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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By bmwmanz2
The coolant temp. sensor will not cause a loss of...

The coolant temp. sensor will not cause a loss of heat in the car. The obvious job of it is to communicate the temperature of your engines coolant to the PCM and instrument cluster (gauges). It also...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By bmwmanz2
Autohausaz, pelican parts, car-parts, and ecs...

Autohausaz, pelican parts, car-parts, and ecs tuning all will do. I am sure there are plenty of others out there.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By bmwmanz2
Good to know here. How about under the car? On...

Good to know here. How about under the car? On the exhaust manifold which is bank 1? The one closest to the block and block drain plug or the one closest to the wheel well?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By bmwmanz2
Today I tried driving the old girl. The check...

Today I tried driving the old girl. The check engine was off until I drove her down the road a few miles. It then came on and there was no power when accelerating. The car began to shake a bit and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-18-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By bmwmanz2
Thank you sir. I will try, but I'm sure unless...

Thank you sir. I will try, but I'm sure unless they were in contact via the exhaust gases that they wouldn't be damaged being sealed and all. Worth a shot though eh? Strange that it was running...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-18-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By bmwmanz2
Any ideas?

Any ideas?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-18-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By bmwmanz2
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By bmwmanz2
M52 drive ability issues

So a buddy hooked his inpa up to my '98 528i and found the issue to be an upstream O2. I replaced the sensor and life was good. No check engine anymore and smooth cold start ups etc. I decided to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,068
Posted By bmwmanz2
If the ammeter was measuring .2 amps then that...

If the ammeter was measuring .2 amps then that would still be too high. Less than .05A is good and preferably more around .03A. Hopefully the issue gets fixed. I know the Bmw has a timer the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,068
Posted By bmwmanz2
If you have a digital multimeter try this: put in...

If you have a digital multimeter try this: put in on DC volts (v with squiggly lines and dots above the squiggly line) and put one lead on either battery post and the other test all along the battery...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,621
Posted By bmwmanz2
Haha yeah. It is 7/1998, but I totally forgot...

Haha yeah. It is 7/1998, but I totally forgot that the engine is from a 1997 of mine on the 1998 body is correct.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,621
Posted By bmwmanz2
This isn't the first time it has been brought up....

This isn't the first time it has been brought up. I was at BMW and get said does the hose look like this? I had to tell them there diagrams were wrong in the system as I know what my hose looks like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,666
Posted By bmwmanz2
CKS is a piece of cake to be honest. Just jack...

CKS is a piece of cake to be honest. Just jack the car up and put it on jackstands. After that see if you can find the starter. Go directly below the motor and use your fingers to feel the sensor on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Posted By bmwmanz2
It is possible especially with the CKS. Did you...

It is possible especially with the CKS. Did you ever figure out what the issue was?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 72,971
Posted By bmwmanz2
Ok, so I have went over all of the vacuum hoses...

Ok, so I have went over all of the vacuum hoses including the notorious CCV hoses. I even tried the paper card or bag test over the crankcase opening (where oil cap sits). Pulled it right in. I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,457
Posted By bmwmanz2
Did you find the problem? I have all the vacuum...

Did you find the problem? I have all the vacuum leaks fixed as far as the eye can tell. Car runs not too bad at cold start then evens out. Not as noticeable since I repaired the vacuum hoses that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By bmwmanz2
Thank you for the visor test. I had no idea it...

Thank you for the visor test. I had no idea it existed. I tried it and still a click. Charging my battery to eliminate that for sure was not the issue. The wiring and terminals are clean and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By bmwmanz2
Codes, codes and more codes...no start

Battery is a year old and measuring 12.4v...it should read 12.6v to be fully charged. The starter was just replaced as it just went. The engine has 309,000 miles on it and new VANOS seals around...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,621
Posted By bmwmanz2
Here are a few more. Hope this helps. Just...

Here are a few more. Hope this helps. Just thought I would throw in some eye candy ;)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,621
Posted By bmwmanz2
Hey guys. I forgot to check out the date, but if...

Hey guys. I forgot to check out the date, but if those were of the M52 I am sorry to tell you how they do not match my M52. I even went to the dealer for a certain cooling hose below the radiator and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,068
Posted By bmwmanz2
I know this doesn't help, but maybe done...

I know this doesn't help, but maybe done information on how to test for parasitic drain and voltage drop on the battery may be useful? Make sure there is no dirt and to clean the tops of top post...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 10-23-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 90,425
Posted By bmwmanz2
I have with my Peake displaying table 11 code OE...

I have with my Peake displaying table 11 code OE (IAT sensor) and 44 (EVAP system, Purge control valve ckt.) coming on. I noticed a tiny vacuum line taped off with electrical tape and haven't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,083
Posted By bmwmanz2
Also my auxiliary fan stopped working and I...

Also my auxiliary fan stopped working and I cleaned it out with some electrical cleaner and it had a ton of dirt in there. I tapped it with a non-marring hammer and hooked 12 volts to it and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,083
Posted By bmwmanz2
The low side should read anywhere from 25-45psi...

The low side should read anywhere from 25-45psi with the AC running. The high side should read 100-150 degrees above ambient temp. Ie. 70* ambient temp high should be 170-220psi. The low side looks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,781
Posted By bmwmanz2
For the static reading (car running AC off) you...

For the static reading (car running AC off) you need a Pressure Temperature chart or app by DuPont. This will show you what your gauges should be reading. Ie. ambient temperature is 90* the gauges...
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