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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By putitupmike
OK, I got Zimmerman rotors, those A kinda pads...

OK, I got Zimmerman rotors, those A kinda pads and had them all shipped ot my mechanic. I am thankful for all of the comments. Mike
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By putitupmike
Lol...

I shoulda known better. Thanks, and I guess that narrows down my search.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By putitupmike
May I expand on my initial question? I just went...

May I expand on my initial question? I just went to Amazon for Zimmerman rotors and they have two sets which look totally different, and both appear to fit my 525i wagon. One is lower at the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By putitupmike
Simple brake thread question

I have a 2001 525i wagon, not a sport, no extra anything that I know of. I need to replace front brakes and rotors as the right front noises are making me nuts. I want a ceramic, low dust, blah,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By putitupmike
Bit more

I had the key transmitter tested this morning and it seems to work just fine. I only lock the car after parking using the key manually. It never occurred to me to lock it twice, and in that the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-01-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By putitupmike
Holy poop. Incredible insight and no wonder the...

Holy poop. Incredible insight and no wonder the dealer wants so much money to investigate this issue. Fuse check coming up. Thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By putitupmike
Lets see. Peter Pan is the dealer in my area. ...

Lets see. Peter Pan is the dealer in my area. The gas cover is unlocked when I lock the car. The interior locking button still controls the locks. I will try to find out about the transmitter not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By putitupmike
Thanks for the tests. I will need a couple of...

Thanks for the tests. I will need a couple of days but will most certainly send info. Mike
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By putitupmike
That's what I was afraid of. Thanks. Mike

That's what I was afraid of. Thanks. Mike
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By putitupmike
LOL. Thats what I am thinking. Will the OBD...

LOL. Thats what I am thinking. Will the OBD give info or just say that the key won't work? Would it give a clue as to the why?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By putitupmike
Na, the $185 is only for the diagnostic, and then...

Na, the $185 is only for the diagnostic, and then the can of worms could open. If the issue is in the steering column charger I would be up a creek. I am thinking about just buying another key for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By putitupmike
Electronic key

I bought a replacement key about ten months ago from Peter Pan. Worked like a charm but has stopped all electronic functions. I can use it manually to open the door and to srart the car, but the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By putitupmike
LOL. I believe that I shall just become happier...

LOL. I believe that I shall just become happier with what I have. Thanks for all the info. This was a great assistance
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By putitupmike
dI would hope it works damned well

Given the price. Great link, I salivated just looking at their equipment.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By putitupmike
I love this site. Just spent the last few days...

I love this site. Just spent the last few days Googling things like MID, OBC, DIY... lots to think about and lots to learn. I do have a DSP sound system, so I guess it computer controls 12...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-13-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By putitupmike
2001 E-39. Replace radio?

Apparently there is no way to replace the original radio with a Bluetooth devise. That's what the mechanics in my area have told me. Is that true? Isn't there some after market Bluetooth radio...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By putitupmike
Tailight installation

I posted a comment about the manual for my 525i base wagon, got a few replies, and am still having issues. The outer socket set up has two bulbs horizontally. The text says that there is one 5 watt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By putitupmike
57

I suppose that getting proper pressure now that there is no radiator leak, there could be something blown inside the engine. Maybe I was better off... LOL.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By putitupmike
Shop complaint

Based on information forwarded to me my friends on this forum, I have taken on a lot of DIY projects on my 2001 525i... and you all have my thanks. When I found my radiator to be leaking I took it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By putitupmike
Ed

This is from the manual. The lights running vertically on the outboard side show as the fixture appears. The interior portion with lights 2 and 3, actually has what appears to be three light...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By putitupmike
Rear lights

I have my 525i wagon for a year and a left light alert is on my dashboard. I pulled the lights and took my manual out and now have a question. There are two fixtures. One vertical, the other...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 69,443
Posted By putitupmike
Jim Con, ordered them from Auto Haus, and I am...

Jim Con, ordered them from Auto Haus, and I am hoping the install is as easy as you say.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 69,443
Posted By putitupmike
On January 15, 2014 the best price I could find...

On January 15, 2014 the best price I could find for the rubber in the San Francisco Bay Area was $25 each.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By putitupmike
Burner

I am not a mechanic, and far from it. I appreciate both your information and patience with me. The shop I go to is a long ways from home, so I did not go back for the proper testing of the MAF. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By putitupmike
170-171

Yes. I hope it's not just a first step and that the O2 Sensors need replacement.
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