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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By SeanPhang
Changed bank 2 O2 sensor and light went off...

Changed bank 2 O2 sensor and light went off instantly. Pretty confident that fixed the issue.

Bought another one to refresh the other bank too. Thought might as well since it had been in use for 5...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By SeanPhang
Yes, vacuum leak is of course #1 suspect.

Yes, vacuum leak is of course #1 suspect.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By SeanPhang
Thanks Fudman. I read your post before posting...

Thanks Fudman. I read your post before posting this and now am even more convinced I might be in the same boat. Not only do I share the two codes with you, I also have "new" O2 Bosch sensor with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By SeanPhang
Question Intermittent codes: P1085 and P0174

The code only lights up after about 15 minutes worth of driving, which for my daily commute is when I am driving on the highway. And on the following trip, the SES light will go out promptly after...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By SeanPhang
People generally agree that smoking is bad for...

People generally agree that smoking is bad for you. But there is some people who smoked everyday and lived to 100. However, this fact should not be looked upon as a recommendation for smoking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By SeanPhang
welcome to da club~

welcome to da club~
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,137
Posted By SeanPhang
2002@155k

2002@155k
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By SeanPhang
1. You don't have to take out the oil pan for oil...

1. You don't have to take out the oil pan for oil change.
2. You don't have to let the car idle for 30 minutes after oil change.
3. Proceed carefully as this issue might toast your engine.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,080
Posted By SeanPhang
What's the big ticket repairs along the way to...

What's the big ticket repairs along the way to 300k miles? I am at 154k, would definitely pay attention to items that will fail with age.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,138
Posted By SeanPhang
Sweet! It would be hilarious if a debadged...

Sweet!

It would be hilarious if a debadged 530i has a vanity plate says "BMW530i".
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By SeanPhang
lesson: don't idle for long.

lesson: don't idle for long.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By SeanPhang
A more urgent need here seems to be getting an...

A more urgent need here seems to be getting an iPhone LOL
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By SeanPhang
Didn't try using screwdriver. I think it's...

Didn't try using screwdriver. I think it's brilliant!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By SeanPhang
Not too long. A little bit over 5 years, I...

Not too long. A little bit over 5 years, I believe.

Leaving it be for another week.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By SeanPhang
Thanks. I understand that I could use a...

Thanks.

I understand that I could use a 16mm open-ended wrench to counterhold the bolt when turning the nut to remove it. The broken ball joint did make the counterholding on this side easier....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By SeanPhang
Sounds promising :thumbup: will try.

Sounds promising :thumbup: will try.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By SeanPhang
Photo added for clarity.

Photo added for clarity.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By SeanPhang
Unhappy HELP! changing rear sway bar end links

I bought end links and bushings for the rear sway bar after I found out that my passenger side sway bar links is totally broken at the lower ball joint. It rejoiced me a bit because this could...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By SeanPhang
Same thing happend to me. I wasn't able to push...

Same thing happend to me. I wasn't able to push down the air filter box enough to get an rewarding click sound.

Even to this day, every time I open up the hood, I would try to push it down...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By SeanPhang
search 'no reverse' on forum.

search 'no reverse' on forum.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By SeanPhang
Ouch.

Ouch.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,144
Posted By SeanPhang
Still, good work!

Still, good work!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By SeanPhang
Awesome, bro! Just curious, what's your...

Awesome, bro!

Just curious, what's your mixture between city/highway driving for the 23 MPG?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By SeanPhang
you'll be missed. good luck.

you'll be missed. good luck.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By SeanPhang
nice write-up! I like how the hammer from...

nice write-up!

I like how the hammer from China is prominently featured LOL
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