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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By texbid
just got a new cluster and put it in. everything...

just got a new cluster and put it in. everything back to normal except the DSC.

I have an appointment with the dealer to recode my cluster to my car.

Has anyone had this done?

BTW the AC...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 02-16-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 655,613
Posted By texbid
Great pics. I am on my second E39. on both this...

Great pics. I am on my second E39. on both this item has blown out leaving me without AC.

just did this in the parking lot.

GBP 52 + VAT .. 20 minutes. The dealer was quoting 45 minutes of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By texbid
they seem to hink that the dash has bit the dust...

they seem to hink that the dash has bit the dust .. they will try a new one tommrow....

the saga continues??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By texbid
just got the car back from the shop. they, no...

just got the car back from the shop. they, no codes in the computer to indicate sensor failure or other such easy clues.

The ABS works by the way.

changed some fuses to no avail.

help!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By texbid
same problem unpulug the + terminal on the...

same problem

unpulug the + terminal on the battery. leave for about 10-30 minutes. reattach and it shouls start. Then drive to the parts store and get a new battery.

vp
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-05-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By texbid
INOP DSC, clock, gages, odometer, mid

really wierd **** ...

i have a 525d (UK spec). not quite the 540 i used to own in the states but still a damn fine ride

got back from a 2 week trip to find the car acting up. It cranked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,970
Posted By texbid
..... that after I had to sell my 02 540 to move...

..... that after I had to sell my 02 540 to move to europe bought another one when I got here ... not a 540 but a a diesel ...

similar driving pleasure ... way higher gas milage ....

Do I miss...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2006, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,719
Posted By texbid
best thing you can do to your US spec E39. They...

best thing you can do to your US spec E39. They dont have those things in Europe.. BMW assuems you dont know how to drive your car if you live in the US.

VP
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-12-2006, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By texbid
price lowered to 28500

price lowered to 28500
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By texbid
Bmwna

Bmwna
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2006, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By texbid
san antonio 210 296 6761 if you would like...

san antonio

210 296 6761 if you would like to call me
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,898
Posted By texbid
www.ultimatecupholders.com

www.ultimatecupholders.com
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2006, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By texbid
gotta let her go ...

moving overseas and I have to let this car go

gallery
http://www.e39540.com/forsale/2002bmw

info
http://www.e39540.com/

these picutres dont even do it justice...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 05-22-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 748
Posted By texbid
FS Bluetooth complete kit for E39 ($400)

Bluetooth retrofit kit for E39
complete kit (purchased form bimmernav.com). This is all you need in one place at a great pirice

fro vehicle built after Feb 2002. can be used for prevous year...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-22-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By texbid
FS 2002 E39 540 5 series CPO

2002 BMW 540i $31000 (http://www.e39540.com)
click above for picture gallery
car located in San Antonio Tx
- VIN# WBADN53442GF70611

66k miles (highway queen)

- CPO Warranty...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By texbid
i have the same seat belt problem... on the...

i have the same seat belt problem... on the driver side.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By texbid
I opted for placing the aux on the panel next to...

I opted for placing the aux on the panel next to the cup holders. Dont use the cup holders and have XM installed in the sam location. I will get some pics and post tonight.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2006, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By texbid
a common failure point forthe e39 is the final...

a common failure point forthe e39 is the final stage resistor. the symptoms sound just as if the resitior were dead.

A good mechanic should be able to check the status of the resitor witohh too...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By texbid
a common failure point forthe e39 is the final...

a common failure point forthe e39 is the final stage resistor. the symptoms sound just as if the resitior were dead.

A good mechanic shoul be able to check the status of the resitor witohh too...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,029
Posted By texbid
just had the same problem. Mine started blowing...

just had the same problem. Mine started blowing warmer ari through the passenger vents.

In my case it was the service port schrader valve that needed replaceing. The freon had leaked out and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By texbid
Short Shift Kit Lessons Learned

just installed a SSK this morning. It was easy ... a few pointers some you may have seen elsewhere but other Ihave not read.

1. Use a lift. You can do it without one ... but with a lift it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2006, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By texbid
I have the same car with a 6speed. i had a...

I have the same car with a 6speed.

i had a chance to ave my car professionally timed recentluy at the Texas Mile (www.texasmile.com). My top speed from a full stop at the 1 mile mark was 136.661...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By texbid
i just put the bimernav kit i my car ... a 30-60...

i just put the bimernav kit i my car ... a 30-60 miunte install with all functinality. I also have a BT blackberry. you will not be able to transfer your phone book and the sound on the other end...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By texbid
what tires are you running

what tires are you running
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2006, 06:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,073
Posted By texbid
we did not buy them because they were cheap to...

we did not buy them because they were cheap to maintain.
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