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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,434
Posted By Trebbia
This thread is helpful but I have a question...

This thread is helpful but I have a question about the readiness tests.

I just had a CCV-to-dipstick hose replaced (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6870733&postcount=18) and then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 28,090
Posted By Trebbia
After (1) paying someone to diagnose and replace...

After (1) paying someone to diagnose and replace a holed lower CCV-to-dipstick hose, my (new) advice is to (2) just replace all the rubber in the engine bay, or (3) buy/borrow a smoke machine.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,041
Posted By Trebbia
My turn for misfires due to air/vacuum leaks. ...

My turn for misfires due to air/vacuum leaks.

I'm in the shop right now (Ray's Ultimate BMW in Santa Clara, CA) for the $150 smoke diagnostic test.
They removed all the rubber & plastic housings...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By Trebbia
There is only one oil that should ever go into...

There is only one oil that should ever go into the E39. One. Just one. Olive. Extra virgin!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By Trebbia
Maybe this hill related problem? Smell From...

Maybe this hill related problem?
Smell From Tranny (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=6822766#post6822766)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By Trebbia
Maybe this? My E39 stinks when I idle pointing...

Maybe this?
My E39 stinks when I idle pointing uphill (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=618856&highlight=stink)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Trebbia
Does the steering wheel also not tilt?

Does the steering wheel also not tilt?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By Trebbia
Replace the vcg. its an easy job. i think.

Replace the vcg. its an easy job. i think.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,755
Posted By Trebbia
Hello: your suggestion on the best religion for...

Hello: your suggestion on the best religion for E39 drivers?

Christianity ? Shia Islam ? Judaism ? ... ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By Trebbia
Look for the thread in the best of the links for...

Look for the thread in the best of the links for how to test a bmw battery or alternator.

Nothing new can be added here.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Trebbia
Is a "clock" a cluster?

Is a "clock" a cluster?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Trebbia
Is the seat moving at all? Or is it stuck in...

Is the seat moving at all? Or is it stuck in position?
If it's stuck in one spot, is the steering wheel tilt similarly inoperative?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,259
Posted By Trebbia
http://www.marvelmysteryoil.com/index.php/forums/v...

http://www.marvelmysteryoil.com/index.php/forums/viewthread/290/

So the great little 4oz containers of "Marvel Lubricating Oil" can be refilled from the giganto 1 gal Marvel Mystery Oil container.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By Trebbia
Doesn't the side panel have two Torx screws? ...

Doesn't the side panel have two Torx screws?

If you only have one, maybe that's why it slipped out of place, which then knocks the connector off.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,065
Posted By Trebbia
Try rebedding first. Its free. If it works,...

Try rebedding first. Its free. If it works, you've solved your problem. If not, you can still do the bearings.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 96,259
Posted By Trebbia
12 gauge. ...

12 gauge.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=130057
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By Trebbia
What's the open circuit voltage on the battery?

What's the open circuit voltage on the battery?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,230
Posted By Trebbia
I don't presume to argue with anyone but haven't...

I don't presume to argue with anyone but haven't we seen the other side of that argument also?

One side is that the silver wire is going to break off its pad on the new module just as much as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By Trebbia
I'm surprised nobody mentioned the most common...

I'm surprised nobody mentioned the most common and easiest cause & solution.

Rotors don't generally warp but what they do is build up uneven pad deposition due to the way you brake.

The easiest...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By Trebbia
May I trade mine for one of those please? ...

May I trade mine for one of those please?



Oh oh. So now the reason is that I didn't do the regular (at the dealer) maintenance. That's why my cooling system plastic blew at the neck and my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,480
Posted By Trebbia
You might want to look up the home alignment DIYs...

You might want to look up the home alignment DIYs from cn90 on this forum (just to check it all out).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,391
Posted By Trebbia
I followed the great instructions here. ...

I followed the great instructions here.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4363430&postcount=1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Trebbia
Post your results to this thread. ...

Post your results to this thread.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=397245
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By Trebbia
Cn90 has a great thread on all the brake lines to...

Cn90 has a great thread on all the brake lines to replace. It includes these.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,029
Posted By Trebbia
The electric auxiliary water pump is mounted...

The electric auxiliary water pump is mounted vertically on the lower driver side of the radiator facing the engine.
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