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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 32,087
Posted By bmwshifter
anyone know why the kits are now over $200 in...

anyone know why the kits are now over $200 in some case over $300. I removed the driver without taking off the sunroof. If you pull the pin end out of the track by bending then move it back so it is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 539,398
Posted By bmwshifter
I tried reading the sensors with a volt meter but...

I tried reading the sensors with a volt meter but much easier to lift one front wheels off ground and rotate with inpa hooked up. You will see the bar move if the sensor is actually reading a speed...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-22-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By bmwshifter
Also the gears (plastic) in the motor strip and...

Also the gears (plastic) in the motor strip and it is a good thing they do the torque on the motors would bend metal. Most of these problems are because the window is not running smoothly it the...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-22-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By bmwshifter
first remove the plastic pullup and push down pin...

first remove the plastic pullup and push down pin it unscrews. Pop out the power mirror switch small screwdriver that will slip under it to pop it out. remove connector. remove the wood trim start at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,024
Posted By bmwshifter
I used inpa to test mine but whatever you have is...

I used inpa to test mine but whatever you have is good even the write up using dmm which I never got to work but good for continuity testing for the wires. If you keep the connector end of one of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By bmwshifter
all codes erased except code 97 steering angle...

all codes erased except code 97 steering angle sensor but like the tcm I replaced I cannot talk to this sas module so I ordered another. I will post the results for that item.
Did do some work for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By bmwshifter
well finally turned off the light but still do...

well finally turned off the light but still do not know the cause. As mentioned it occurred during a battery jump from under the hood when the cables touched. The result was codes dumped into where...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 51,814
Posted By bmwshifter
just following up on post for the problem with my...

just following up on post for the problem with my trans. The nvram in the tcm could not be read or cleared by the unit. I am assuming that somehow electric charge turning a battery jump went bad....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 97,164
Posted By bmwshifter
well hope this helps someone. So my problem was...

well hope this helps someone. So my problem was the tcm bought a used one replaced it and the codes went away and the engine light went off. Before I replaced the module I checked wires for power to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By bmwshifter
Hi, I did get a chance to read the gs20 unit...

Hi, I did get a chance to read the gs20 unit however I can not clear or read error memory. I can do everything else to the gs20 module but I get a inh0009 error which most people blame on setting up...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By bmwshifter
Just a comment but I don't think you can remove...

Just a comment but I don't think you can remove the key if it does not go into park.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By bmwshifter
before you replace a heater control valve when...

before you replace a heater control valve when you first start the car in the morning with the ac on before the engine heats up is the ac cold if it slowly heats up as the car warms up the valve...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,183
Posted By bmwshifter
Get well. Gute Besserung :)

Get well.

Gute Besserung :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 97,164
Posted By bmwshifter
Smile Similar problems as those who replaced tcm (gs20)...

Similar problems as those who replaced tcm (gs20) but I am guessing. Did anyone who replaced their tcm have a problem reading error memory?

In my case Read and manuiplated everything else on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 51,814
Posted By bmwshifter
By the way with the autel scanner clone from hb I...

By the way with the autel scanner clone from hb I get 5 codes 2 p0705s and p0743 p0753 and p0763. This scanner works different based on conditions. If you have a pending or fault from an emissions...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 51,814
Posted By bmwshifter
Ok finally got to this post and this is my...

Ok finally got to this post and this is my problem exactly. Don't know if you have found and answer but I will join up with this post and see if we can find an answer. My light is also on and here is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By bmwshifter
Its a great help thank you. I see that the ags...

Its a great help thank you. I see that the ags uses a private bus line to talk to the dme but color wise it appears as the same bus. The can bus obviously terminates at the dme but I think you can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By bmwshifter
Smile well lets see they make football fields out of...

well lets see they make football fields out of them, great for boat docks. home obstacle course..then of course http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/materials/tires/live.htm
your government needs them!:)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By bmwshifter
To try to answer your questions. Well it...

To try to answer your questions.


Well it went into limp mode when we erased codes with a Autologic attached to 20 pin under hood which seemed strange not saying the person who did it knew what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,379
Posted By bmwshifter
Oh yeah the simple answer is if the abs came on...

Oh yeah the simple answer is if the abs came on also you may have trans fluid or junk from the change impairing one of the sensors and you just need to clean it. Anyhow they are all easy to check. By...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,379
Posted By bmwshifter
I think if you disconnect the abs connector the...

I think if you disconnect the abs connector the trans needs wheel speed information in addition to internal input and output shaft sensors for the trans. Your right about the elec vs mech problem....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By bmwshifter
So it appears transmission codes are stored in...

So it appears transmission codes are stored in the ecm and detected in the gs20? Does the gs 20 store codes or just retest at each startup and forward codes to the ecm. Is this also what the abs unit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 172,146
Posted By bmwshifter
I posted a control unit that I opened and found...

I posted a control unit that I opened and found the wires detached. We speculated that it caused the intermittent problems. I am now fighting with a second unit that has similar symptoms. I don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By bmwshifter
Well the bmw head tech suggests to reprogram the...

Well the bmw head tech suggests to reprogram the tcm. may use the inpa to do this and see first if I can read from the tcm. If it cant be read it maybe wires or unit.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 960
Posted By bmwshifter
If they asked you to order it let them tell you...

If they asked you to order it let them tell you which unit you need. The current price, if you take it off, in ca postage paid back to you is about 95 dollars.
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