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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:05 AM
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I checked for wire breakage and voltage. After...

I checked for wire breakage and voltage. After doing some research, I have found that the code 123 for the map cooling thermo will not keep the engine from running. I did notice that when the car was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By kpprod
I've check all the connections, but still engine...

I've check all the connections, but still engine will not start. It turns over with compression but doesn't fire up. I still receive one code, 123 which is this MAP cooling thermostat control circuit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
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The new thermostat connector going into the...

The new thermostat connector going into the "upgraded" metal thermostat housing wiggles. I checked my old thermostat housing which is only couple years old and it is solid with no wiggle. I've never...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
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My bad, cam position sensor ... (Blush) ...

My bad, cam position sensor ... (Blush)


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By kpprod
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CPS?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By kpprod
I ran the codes... 123 Map Cooling thermostat...

I ran the codes... 123 Map Cooling thermostat control circuit electrical; 65 camshaft position A sensor circuit (recently replaced cam shaft sensor) ; 155 o2 sensor circuit (bank 2 sensor 1), 187 O2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By kpprod
Yes it turns over with compression but doesn't...

Yes it turns over with compression but doesn't want to run.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By kpprod
Help! Put in new water pump...engine ran fine then stopped, won't start

Gurus Help!! I noticed a leak on my water pump a couple of weeks ago, but the car never overheated. After waiting for all the parts to arrive, I replaced the water pump, expansion tank, radiator,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
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SRS light errors

I have the Airbag light illuminated. Errors codes read are 17,2,20,240,6. Suggestions??


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By kpprod
Camshaft position a and b sensor errors

I have a check engine light illuminating off and on. DME Error codes read 18,187,155,65 which are camshaft position sensor b bank 1 sensor 1, o2 sensor no activity bank 2 sensor 1, o2 sensor circuit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
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SRS error codes (Airbag)

Gents, the airbag light is illuminated on my 528i. I have checked the codes and it gives me four: 17, 2, 20, 240. I've checked my Bentley manual and it does not have them listed. Does anyone have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By kpprod
Brake fluid leak...assistance.

Thanks guys. Found a damaged hose on the front passenger wheel well. Something must have popped up in the wheel well and bent the brake line into wheel. Over time the wheel rubbed a hole in the line....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By kpprod
Brake fluid leak...assistance.

I have had to replace brake fluid quite a bot over the last year and finally see the trail of leak flowing down the tube on the passengers side front wheel area. What should I be looking for as a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Ok.. I changed the oil and filter and at the suggestions I revved up the engine to 2000 then 3000 then 4000 then 5000 after about 17 minutes the tapping was gone. :)


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
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1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Hey guys.. I've finally been able to spend time on the car. The tapping is coming from the lifters closest to the firewall. There is still good oil pressure. I decided to change the oil and filter to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
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1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Yes I've handled thrust bearings before. I replaced the first engine that was in this 528 three years ago and bought this one with 70k miles on it. The first engine I took completely apart to see if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 40
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1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Burning, it's my daily driver but I'm thinking about getting another vehicle and turning this into a project


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 40
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1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Yes light illuminates in position 2. Yes with engine cold the tapping is consistent.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
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1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

It sounds like the tapping is coming from both the top passenger side and the bottom. The tapping on the bottom sounds deeper in tone. If I rebuilt this myself, how much will I be spending on all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Thanks burning second...thanks to all who are wanting to help and for the advice. I will check it out thoroughly today.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Btw, EdJack, I'm not a total idiot but I have had a lot going on in my life as my son has BPD and tried to commit suicide a few weeks ago. Dealing with that which consumes a father's life things like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Tapping is on top, passenger side.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

No oil pressure light on, but the tapping sound is pretty loud


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

No, low oil light ever came on. Never over heated. I noticed some oil residual on the ground where I park at work but I thought it was another person's which was leaking. Totally bizarre. And sad :(...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Yes it's is still tapping. On average how much will a rebuild cost?


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