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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By jygesq
ordering this

s4 MT, sport differential.leather,B&O sound,metallic paint,superharged badges .
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By jygesq
Thinking of buying 2015 audi s4

Mt 3 liter 333 hp 325 lbs torque Will be selling my 2000 528 MT premium not sport car , silver grey leather 82k miles only needs vanos rebuild as idle surges a few times until warm in cold winter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 297
Posted By jygesq
for that money it can NOT HAVE CHIP

and chips come in keys only from Dealer. Key has to be custom ordered with ID you own car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By jygesq
link to show how to replace FSU

www.540i6.com
they all do that FSU. pictures of how easy job except being on your back upside down . try this http://www.540i6.com/finalstagereplacement.html new FSU looks different and buy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By jygesq
try here

http://www.bmwtips.com/ownersmanuals/manuals.htm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By jygesq
Siren is also working correctly

Try to find on line owners manual .
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By jygesq
Car can be set up to beep or not beep when new

By dealer . My car also does not beep as I had it set up that way. My doors also do NOT LOCK at 5 miles per hour.That is the way I want it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By jygesq
yes

it is
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By jygesq
most people w/out vanos problems live in warm temps

during all but winter my 2000 528 MT performs wonderfully. In winter on initial warm up the idle fluctuates , I believe a sign vanos rebuild is needed. But for me the time, expense and lack of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By jygesq
what transmisssion?

auto or manual? 3.46 for auto and 3.23 for manual google is your friend http://www.new-cars.com/2003/bmw/bmw-530i-sedan-specs.html#general
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By jygesq
Wow talk about customer care

These guys really go the extra mile!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By jygesq
are the connectors into the dash display loose?

do search how to remove the assembly and check connectors.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By jygesq
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-12-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,503
Posted By jygesq
try touch up paint first

if not happy, repaint
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By jygesq
try a new cd, if it does not work

you can buy used business radio/cd version on ebay pretty cheap or at a junk yard
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By jygesq
Most likely 3rd Brake light ( one in rear window)

The socket is bad and partly melted. I had same issue kept on changing bulbs. $7.00 for new socket all fixed!,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By jygesq
Allowing truck lights to go out

Gives time for all electronic modules to power down . Did it help?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By jygesq
you have nothing to loose

open trunk, car is shut off. wait until trunk light go out. unhook ground neg cable first. then red positive on.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 616
Posted By jygesq
common failure

usually you will see white residue from coolant where nipple joins radiator. It best wet o-ring before you snap nipple into radiator.It goes in easier that way.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By jygesq
do not waste your time on a new unit

It has the same part number of old one and seals are same. Dealer replaced whole vanos unit for me about 5 years ago (car was out of warranty) treated it as CPO repair I paid $50. But the point is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By jygesq
I bought a device from eBay for 10 bucks

Even though my port has correct terminals out lined in white paint. Easier to use no foul ups if I put wire in wrong place as one person did a while back and caused him infinite grief .
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By jygesq
you are correct,

got confused with wire posting,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By jygesq
That does not work for e39 before model year 2001

Cars with round diagnostic port under hood:thumbdwn:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,434
Posted By jygesq
When is last time thermostat was replaced?

If aux fan AND fan. Clutch are working then thermostat would be logical , but fan clutch sounds to be most likely culprit .THAT IS ASSUMING YOU HAVE BLEED ALL THE AIR OUT,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By jygesq
But be sure you short the right holes

or you can really damage car
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