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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 103,142
Posted By viking28
Tension bolt replaced, waiting for the snow to...

Tension bolt replaced, waiting for the snow to stop before I start up. I hope this quiets the engine down! Easy job, once I fired out which extender I needed with the 19mm socket. 1 1/2 inch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 88,628
Posted By viking28
Hi, my dash shows a temp 5 to 8 degrees colder...

Hi, my dash shows a temp 5 to 8 degrees colder than what is reality. I pulled the sensor, cleaned it with rubbing alcohol...no reason, then reinstalled thinking it might recalibrate. I drove the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-21-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 654,009
Posted By viking28
Awesome post, not a hard job, but as a novice...

Awesome post, not a hard job, but as a novice gave me the confidence to do it myself and avoid the labor cost. I do have to give a shout out to Dave at dp motorwerks in Virginia beach who...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,652
Posted By viking28
New gas cap is on, service engine soon light...

New gas cap is on, service engine soon light extinguished! Thanks guys!

I will detail and get some pics up!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By viking28
I bought a 01 540 sport a week ago with 92k for...

I bought a 01 540 sport a week ago with 92k for 9800. So far I am out 200 for window tinting and 200 for front plate bracket, gas cap and dash piece. The dealer replaced the valve cover gaskets,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,652
Posted By viking28
Thanks, i will get a new cap.

Thanks, i will get a new cap.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,652
Posted By viking28
Gas cap clicks twice

I just bought a 2001 540.

When I tighten the gas cap to the first click, I release it, and the cap slightly turns back counter clockwise and clicks again.

Is this normal?

It seems looser...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 37,502
Posted By viking28
I bought a 2001 540i, sport package this week...

I bought a 2001 540i, sport package this week with 92000 miles. The cel is on.

When I tighten the gas cap, i go clockwise to one click. When I release the cap, it turns back counter clockwise...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By viking28
temp fix

Two washers to take up the slack for now. 16 dollars is just too much for a cable that may or may not be the problem. Just a daily driver for me. Only time i need the back door, is on the weekends...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By viking28
pass rear door outside handle cable & lever

Similar issue with rear door handle unable to open door....i have the panel out. I cannot open the door by simply pulling the door handle, BUT i can get it to open by moving the lever attached to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By viking28
what is the mayonaising indicative of?

what is the mayonaising indicative of?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By viking28
new battery solved the same issue for me.

new battery solved the same issue for me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,628
Posted By viking28
Newest guy on the board here....So with 133K...

Newest guy on the board here....So with 133K miles, do I change the original ATF?
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