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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 05:23 PM
Replies: 110
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Posted By poolman
I'll grab a new boot for the TB and ICV this week...

I'll grab a new boot for the TB and ICV this week and install it when possible. Have a lot of plans for the Labor day, my Son's band is a big headliner at a Music Fest,,so it's camping time of year...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 03:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
On the ICV, I removed the boot to get to the...

On the ICV, I removed the boot to get to the throttle body , to unhook the connector and give it a shot of Deoxit. I forgot to tighten the clamp on the ICV when buttoning everything back up. For...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 02:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
I, Sir , Am An Idiot. I didn't tighten down the...

I, Sir , Am An Idiot. I didn't tighten down the clamp for the Idle Control Vale. Got that fixed and found my #'s still in the negative -2.4 both sides ,,but they will go up out on the road and come...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 11:28 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
Update--I went deeper in and unhooked the...

Update--I went deeper in and unhooked the throttle body electric's and used the Deoxit spray. Cleaned that connector and all others. No changed, still at 3.1 and 3.5 Negative Long term #'s. I then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By poolman
Uhh,,I suggest that you also remove the cabin...

Uhh,,I suggest that you also remove the cabin duct work on the driverside of the car and replace the rubber section of that hose that is back behind the intake manifold, along with the other two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By poolman
The reason I used the permatex everywhere , the...

The reason I used the permatex everywhere , the gaskets are so soft now, that I'm thinking they can start to have small vac leaks after a time,,along with oil leaks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By poolman
I know that this one will start a fire storm, but...

I know that this one will start a fire storm, but here goes. Back over a year or 2 ago, BMW changed the material that these gaskets were made of. The older material would harden up and fail after 100...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
When the key is turned on, pressure is 40 LBS,...

When the key is turned on, pressure is 40 LBS, when the engine is cranked, the pressure goes to 50 lbs. When I turn the engine off, the pressure slowly drops back to 40 and holds. I don't know how...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
Have driven around , on the job as a traveling...

Have driven around , on the job as a traveling sales rep. The car felt great with the new ECS installed. My LTFT -3.5 both banks. Saw it as high as 4.9 on one bank but went down again after arriving...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
I installed new Denso 02 sensors about a year...

I installed new Denso 02 sensors about a year ago. These sensors were supposedly better than the Bocsh sensors in the fact that they react quicker. Could that be the problem? They are reacting too...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By poolman
You need to inspect the lower hose going from the...

You need to inspect the lower hose going from the CCV to the oi dipstick. Bet that it has a small hole in it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
The sensor I pulled and cleaned again was from...

The sensor I pulled and cleaned again was from the Exhaust cam sensor that is internally leaking oil. When I first cleaned the sensor yesterday, the LTFT went to 0.8 and stayed there. After putting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
Well, I'm not so sure now. I removed the...

Well, I'm not so sure now. I removed the connector on the ECS and cleaned it again. The numbers are still like neg 2.4 on both banks. I will get a BMW sensor tomorrow and throw some dough at it
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
The power was way better. Before I checked the...

The power was way better. Before I checked the LTFT, I had no idea there was anything wrong with the car, except for poor fuel economy around town. What I have done so far has really helped with the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
Okay, here we go. Drove back to finish the work...

Okay, here we go. Drove back to finish the work started yesterday. After cleaning the connectors on my Cam sensors (exhaust sensor connector covered in oil) I hooked my scanner up and drove around....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
On the drive,it briefly got up to -3.4 on both...

On the drive,it briefly got up to -3.4 on both banks and then went down again. For about 5 minuets or so, one bank was at -0.8 and just stayed there, while the other bank was at -2.1 ,,weird.
Well...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
Well, I have new numbers. LTFT is down to -2.1 on...

Well, I have new numbers. LTFT is down to -2.1 on both banks so considering it was as high as 8.9 on both banks,,this is a great improvement. Car drove great and felt like it had a little more...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
Well, I had about 3 hours before making my drive...

Well, I had about 3 hours before making my drive , about 30 miles away into the Blue Ridge Mountains. I dived into the fuses and relays, and all checked out, except for one that was set all the way...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By poolman
Tried the above the other day , after letting the...

Tried the above the other day , after letting the engine set overnight. Engine was cold, but still got 10% warmer in the intake temp than from the outdoor temp. Guess the heat sink was still going...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
I found that it is time out with the wife for a...

I found that it is time out with the wife for a dinner date , that I had forgotten about,,and a few small shots of Scotch to set me in motion for tomorrow. :thumbup: I have to be in the in the Blue...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By poolman
The first engine went to the happy hunting ground...

The first engine went to the happy hunting ground with 270,000 on her about 20 months ago. Burnt valve in #4 cylinder , exhaust side. The comp numbers were still good before the valve went bad. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By poolman
+1 on Fudman's Post. I had the same problem a...

+1 on Fudman's Post. I had the same problem a couple of times. Both instances were set right with a new alternator. Keep in mind, there's over
300,000 miles on my car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
I'll be starting on this today , after work and...

I'll be starting on this today , after work and report back with my findings. Thank you for the help and the time, you have taken to post your understanding of the problem I'm experiencing. It's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
Yes , agreed, I'm just like the way it's Limping...

Yes , agreed, I'm just like the way it's Limping about versus the way it has been for the last few days. I'll throw a little money at that part, just because it's due, and I plan to drive this sucker...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,710
Posted By poolman
I've unhooked the MAF and car runs better than it...

I've unhooked the MAF and car runs better than it did with it pluged in. This MAF has over 150000 miles on it and was bought from ECStuning back a few years ago. I'm thinking it is over reading the...
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