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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 31,371
Posted By TurboEnginerd
Certainly

Good, I'm glad that worked for you. When your oil leaks, Its probably going to be the oil filter housing gasket, even if it looks like the main oil pan gasket.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 07-17-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,201
Posted By TurboEnginerd
More thoughts on using gasket maker on the gasket.

I would not use roofing caulk, its not designed for high temps (engine high). Loctite instant gasket is approved up to 400dF, so I would use it if you feel the need to use something. We use it on...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 07-17-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,201
Posted By TurboEnginerd
Thoughts on the Job

Hey CN, your post on the oil filter housing repair was excellent. I hadn't seen that in all the time I have looked for info on repairing the oil pan gasket, but yesterday, it popped up and you were...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 31,371
Posted By TurboEnginerd
Or read post 8

I would first check the relay, read post 8 and visit the link included. You can go buy a new relay or repair your old one (just as good as new), but you should make sure it is bad first. Open it up...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 31,371
Posted By TurboEnginerd
Relay Repair

I just pulled my relay off, unknowing whether it was the culprit for the same problems you guys are having, essentially, cookey behavior from the wipers at seemingly random times.

My wipers...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By TurboEnginerd
Not The Original on Mine

This is actually not the version that I have. Mine is much more hardy looking then this.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By TurboEnginerd
Whew

I made myself a wrench and avoided taking off the entire window. I ended up taking a busted phillips head, grinding it down to the right diameter and slotting it with a dremel tool to make a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By TurboEnginerd
This link has a different kind of bolt in the...

This link has a different kind of bolt in the top. Its not a torx. I have found several sources, but none of which mentioned a torx bolt at the top. Would I be wrong to take some thin metal strap,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By TurboEnginerd
Doesn't matter if I can't get the old one out

Thanks OEM, but I am waiting to order until I know that I can remove the old one, or else, I might as well just pay the dealer. Which would be a first for me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By TurboEnginerd
Right rear window regulator repair

Ok for those of you who have made this repair. I have a question. I know that I definitely need to replace the whole regulator on my 2000 528i because the regulator cable is jammed up in the wheel...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-09-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 99,140
Posted By TurboEnginerd
Please Help!

Ok for those of you who have made this repair. I have a question. I know that I definitely need to replace the whole regulator on my 2000 528i because the regulator cable is jammed up in the wheel...
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