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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By jon-h
Close Enough

Just now had the same question and, though it is years since it was asked on the forum, thought I would share my findings.
I just took a crossbar from a E53 and tried it on my E70. My impression is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By jon-h
Stuck engagement pawl?

The wiper motor drives a disc with a hole in it. You can see this when you open the rear window hatch. The wiper arm attaches to a rotating hub that has a spring-loaded pawl (pin) that engages the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,034
Posted By jon-h
Photo 528iT pumps

Attached is a photo of three of the washer pumps in a 1999 528iT. Closest (left) is the headlight washer pump, then the rear washer pump, and on the inside the windshield washer pump. On the far,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,143
Posted By jon-h

My first thought was also: electrical failure. Turns out the problem was the shaft for the wiper frozen in the bore. Check by opening the window to see if the wiper arm will rotate freely. Mine would...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-10-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 379,010
Posted By jon-h
2000 323i

I had 178,000 miles when I experienced typical reverse drum breakage. Drove OK forward and in reverse under very light load. There was still a lot of lining left on the wear surfaces when the break...
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