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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Petlover
My friend just told me the same thing, FSU or...

My friend just told me the same thing, FSU or Blower Resistor. Is it really matter with Genuine part or aftermarket part? Genuine Part is about $100.00, Brand named Rein from Germany is about $60.00
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Petlover
Ventilation issue

My car has a lot of issues lately.

After I parked my car and turned off the ignition, and pull the key out this morning, there is some noise came from the vent/blower, and the light is flashing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By Petlover
The video looks so easy, I had a very hard time...

The video looks so easy, I had a very hard time to push it up. I ended up using a small screw driver to push it up, somehow I cracked a tiny piece at the corner of the filter box.
When I replaced...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By Petlover
I didn't trash the K & N filter, I replaced the...

I didn't trash the K & N filter, I replaced the one from BMW dealership, which I bought it 3 yeas ago, for the K& N one, I will clean it up and reuse it next year.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Petlover
It was not done by the shop. I went to have my...

It was not done by the shop. I went to have my car oil changed and the guy did my oil change discovered the Radiator was bad, he told me he will fix it for me and charged me a lot less the the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Petlover
Thermostat is new, Expansion Tank and Vent Screw...

Thermostat is new, Expansion Tank and Vent Screw are still the old part. I haven't driven the car for 2 days, I will go back to work tomorrow and see how much it leaks. Well, the guy did this for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Petlover
It was done on Sunday, 5 days ago. I drove the...

It was done on Sunday, 5 days ago. I drove the car home on Wednesday night and looked the panel under the hoses with flashlight, and discovered the drops. My mechanic did tell me the Expansion Tank...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Petlover
You mean the Expansion Tank? It is the original...

You mean the Expansion Tank? It is the original one, I believe. The car is 2003.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Petlover
Yeah, it is still the same situation, after...

Yeah, it is still the same situation, after installing the new bulb, it is off when I close the trunk, it is back on when I am lifting:dunno: it up.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By Petlover
I got a new Intake Boot in it.

I got a new Intake Boot in it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By Petlover
I bought the filter at the Dealership.

I bought the filter at the Dealership.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By Petlover
Engine Air Filter

I use K & N air filter, it is about 50,000 miles since I replaced it 5 years ago. so I replaced a new one today with OEM filter. I don'e believe it is so hard to pull out and have to use screw...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Petlover
Water Pump and Radiator Replacement and all hoses

I had a guy to replace my Water Pump and Radiator with all the hoses due to the leak. After the replacement, I use the flash light and see if there is any leak, the Radiator has no more leak, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Petlover
I will go to E-Bay and purchase it and see how it...

I will go to E-Bay and purchase it and see how it goes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Petlover
I already cleaned it, it is still the same...

I already cleaned it, it is still the same situation.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Petlover
I don't see any corrosion around it. I will...

I don't see any corrosion around it. I will clean it and see if still the same.:mad:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Petlover
License Plate Light

The light went on and off as I was driving couple days ago, when I turn off the ignition, it says "Check License Plate Light ". When I was lifting up the trunk, the light was off, but when I was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Petlover
Yes, when I had the oil change done last week,...

Yes, when I had the oil change done last week, the mechanic showed me besides the Radiator is leaking, he found out other hoses are wet and I can see the fluid is coming out from the hose but don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Petlover
Power Steering Hose

As I posted earlier about replacing the Radiator due to the leak, I am also going to replace the Tank Hose, Power Steering Pressure Hose and Water Pump w/ Thermostat as well the same time. My...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By Petlover
I already have a gallon which I purchased from...

I already have a gallon which I purchased from the Dealer, that means I will have to buy another gallon. A gallon coolant has 3.75 liters + half gallon contains 1.87 liters plus 5.60 water, it will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By Petlover
My radiator has a leak and I need to replace a...

My radiator has a leak and I need to replace a brand new Radiator, so how many gallon or liters of Coolant/Antifreeze do I need in order to fill it up? I know it is mixed 50 coolant with 50 water, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By Petlover
Coolant Capacity in the Radiator

I had the oil change today and they told me the Radiator has a leak and it needs to be replaced. I know it takes about 12 liters of coolant in the Radiator, does it mean 6 liters coolant and 6...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,059
Posted By Petlover
I live in Wisconsin, when you purchase four tires...

I live in Wisconsin, when you purchase four tires at Costco, the price you pay including Life Time Rotation and Balancing very 5,000 miles. I may have to check with them if they have the Lever-Less...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,059
Posted By Petlover
The one they suggested to me is not Super Sport,...

The one they suggested to me is not Super Sport, it is Pilot Sport A/S 3 which is all season tires, I think the one you got is not the same.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Petlover
Thank you for the Tip.

Thank you for the Tip.
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