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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By QSilver7
If it's in the same place as a left hand drive...

If it's in the same place as a left hand drive x5... The LCM (light module & check control modules were combined into one module and is located in the right footwell behind the right panel. It's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By QSilver7
Has the car battery been ruled out as a possible...

Has the car battery been ruled out as a possible culprit? If the voltage or amps are dropping, then it could result in the loss of time (as well as other electrical gremlins). If the cluster has...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By QSilver7
Just and FYI...you may not get many replies...not...

Just and FYI...you may not get many replies...not because we don't care...it's just that the majoriy of this forum is No American based...and we didn't get any E38 diesels here...only the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By QSilver7
The remote keys contain 3 features: EWS/FZV/DWA. ...

The remote keys contain 3 features: EWS/FZV/DWA.

The FZV (central locking) & DWA (anti-theft alarm siren system) require the battery inside the key (the immobilizing EWS feature is self powered). ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By QSilver7
What is the status of your DWA (anti-theft alarm...

What is the status of your DWA (anti-theft alarm siren) system? The red clown nose below the rear view mirror should give you specific indication if there's an issue with a DWA monitor...or if all...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By QSilver7
You didn't give us any details about what you did...

You didn't give us any details about what you did to "fix" the remote unlock issue...so there's not much we can say since we didn't see what you did. So I'll press further and ask (as to verify &...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-13-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By QSilver7
Before getting too excited...the orange light on...

Before getting too excited...the orange light on the gear shift stays illuminated for 16 minutes after shutting the engine off...then turns off if no calls are made on the P-bus (door handles,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-13-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By QSilver7
Great. Glad your journey was successful...and...

Great. Glad your journey was successful...and that the CC corrected itself. :)
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-12-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By QSilver7
I'm not quite sure what "the simple way" is...I'm...

I'm not quite sure what "the simple way" is...I'm only familiar with the instructions from the manual...which depends on which set-up you have.

There's usually only one way to initiate...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By QSilver7
The C43 & CD43 (cass & CD) units are...

The C43 & CD43 (cass & CD) units are interchangeable. Once you remove the MID...the screws are the same that hold each of these units in the dash. If the DIY is still up at the links the guys...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto...the fader/balance/treble/bass controls...

Ditto...the fader/balance/treble/bass controls get moved to the MID's display when you change from the in-dash cass/radio to the in-dash CD/radio:

press the TONE button on the in-dash...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-11-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By QSilver7
Putting things in perspective. :thumbup:

Putting things in perspective. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By QSilver7
Here's a link to a BMW (PDF) doc that gives BMW...

Here's a link to a BMW (PDF) doc that gives BMW recommended PS fluids. Make sure you are looking at the correct table. Table 3.0 is for those that require ATF. Table 4.0 is for those BMW models...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto...get a set of 4 dedicated wheel/tires and...

Ditto...get a set of 4 dedicated wheel/tires and swap them on in the late fall/early winter (when ever ambient temps stay below 45F) then swap a summer wheel/tire set back on in the spring when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By QSilver7
Welcome. :) Below is the break down of a...

Welcome. :)

Below is the break down of a DTC (diagnostic trouble code) and what some of the digits reveal. And because the federal mandate for OBD II covers every car manufacture...and the SAE...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-10-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By QSilver7
Welcome. :) Just some tips to help you in...

Welcome. :)

Just some tips to help you in the BMW world. First, help us help you better by creating a signature that includes your model/model year/build date. Not all E38s are the same or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 459
Posted By QSilver7
That "code" is actually the last 7 digits of the...

That "code" is actually the last 7 digits of the BMW part nbr. You can enter that number into the online parts databases (realoem.com or bmwfans.info) to get more info. Also, the other pic you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By QSilver7
At this point...have you checked to see if you...

At this point...have you checked to see if you actually have a DSP amp? Cause if you don't...the DSP MID will get you nowhere except maybe really nice bright pixels if some are out. :D

The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By QSilver7
I picked up a simple obd II scanner that I keep ...

I picked up a simple obd II scanner that I keep in the glove box from amazon.com for under $25 a few years ago. It has more than paid for itself...and the price drops even lower at times. You can ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By QSilver7
Siince you didnt mention what code was set by the...

Siince you didnt mention what code was set by the SES light....any & everything we can say or recommend is wild assumptions.

The SES/CEL/MIL light is OBD II related which deals with the electronic...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-08-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By QSilver7
ditto...its not as common on the e38 because it...

ditto...its not as common on the e38 because it has a different FSR/FSU...but this component is what regulates the HVAC blower.

As the Mayor stated...the final stage resistor/unit is located in ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-08-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By QSilver7
Which engine do you have...because my 06 X5 4.4...

Which engine do you have...because my 06 X5 4.4 doesn't have an aux fan. If you have the 3.0...then it shares the same aux fan set-up with all M54 3.0 models of the same generation the e39 525i/530i...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-08-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,633
Posted By QSilver7
More information about your audio system is...

More information about your audio system is needed. What do you have in your dash up front? The majority of forum members here probably have either theMID & C43 cassette radio, or the MID & CD43 or...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 09-07-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By QSilver7
Where is the image located? It needs to be on a...

Where is the image located? It needs to be on a website that has 24/7 access plus a URL address...so if the site requires a password...it won't work unless you have a selection to make it public.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-07-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By QSilver7
Edjack is on the right track...but I'd go a step...

Edjack is on the right track...but I'd go a step further. If you use the bmwfans.info site...you can use its part nbr search feature which is slightly more extensive in that it will go back further...
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