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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By 1hander
I know what you mean...I keep wanting to believe...

I know what you mean...I keep wanting to believe it's not a total loss too...but with the cost of just a new compressor...I just don't think I can bring myself to take a chance on not just putting in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
Oh no....it will most certainly blow 40-43f air...

Oh no....it will most certainly blow 40-43f air even on 100 de days..the X5 will do the same ... he showed me how much junk was in the system...he remove the high pressure service port valve..and it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
bad news guys...the reason my a/c is cycling is...

bad news guys...the reason my a/c is cycling is the pressure is going through the roof when i drive it it...higher rpm....too much pressure...cycles off....

the restriction in the system suggest...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,209
Posted By 1hander
Also I used a lot of alcohol..3 bottles I think...

Also I used a lot of alcohol..3 bottles I think to 1.5 gallon of boiling water ..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
yea.. im beat on this one....i was driving down...

yea.. im beat on this one....i was driving down the freeway a few minutes ago ..barely at 60deg a/c..i came to a stop in traffic...then gassed it to accelerate pretty hard...and all of a sudden the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
I think I'll have to concede on this one...the...

I think I'll have to concede on this one...the system was probly contaminated from the old compressor. ..I may have to take it in to a place that just does ac service...

...I do have a full...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,209
Posted By 1hander
Guys...mine still has no funky smell....please...

Guys...mine still has no funky smell....please keep in mind I used ..isopropyl alcohol ....not simple green...I was going to try bleach if the alcohol didn't work but haven't need to yet
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
your right...mine has 3 wires.... the last thing...

your right...mine has 3 wires.... the last thing im gonna try is the evap temp sensor..


.if that doesnt work ...im gonna call the system trashed and replace it all again...

i was told by my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
it doesnt seem to matter what i do , it will not...

it doesnt seem to matter what i do , it will not cool past 50-51F... the low side is 36 high side 247when it cycles off......i think the compressor has **** the bed...which is really going to piss me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
ok so heres what i found out... my bmw tech buddy...

ok so heres what i found out... my bmw tech buddy says thecar did not come with an evap temp sensor....but they syarted putting them in e39s with auto climate control in 03/2000 mine was built...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
Expansión valve is new

Expansión valve is new
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
Turns out mine doesn't have an evap temp sensor...

Turns out mine doesn't have an evap temp sensor ... but it could be the sensors inside the cabin... does anybody know how to bypass the high pressure side sensor..I want to see if that let's it get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
You know....I didn't even think about the...

You know....I didn't even think about the evaporator sensor and cabin sensors..very good point
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
lol me too... the expansion valve is a new bmw...

lol me too... the expansion valve is a new bmw part...its the second new one its had in there...the first new replacement was not working properly and making a weird vibrating moaning sound...really...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
ive seen alot of charts that specify the 2000...

ive seen alot of charts that specify the 2000 540i is supposed to have 1540 grams ... mine has a 750gram sticker on iti..
nevermind thats the older system.... im gonna try replacing the switch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
high pressure is reading about 175 then climbs to...

high pressure is reading about 175 then climbs to 200 and cycles off... which is right on par with what the x5 is(but the x5 doesnt cycle off).... so im not sure whats going on here.... its really...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
Yes it took a while because I evacuated and...

Yes it took a while because I evacuated and refilled to lower levels each time...I didn't explain it right...I spent 5 hours evacuating and refilling to lover levels each time ..and checking the air...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By 1hander
a/c cycling opinions please

so ive got another problem....recently the a/c started cycling...just at an idle.... i ended up buying an a/c charging setup from a shop that went out of budsiness... so i know the system has exactly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By 1hander
vanos

vanos
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By 1hander
when you turn the a/c on the engine rpm should...

when you turn the a/c on the engine rpm should slightly dip then return to previous rpm or just a bit higher,,,

what does your engine rpm do....



could also be your a/c belt tensioner,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By 1hander
Min ended up being the expansion valve I put in...

Min ended up being the expansion valve I put in there ..it was wack somehow .. I put another new one in and the vibration stopped
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,209
Posted By 1hander
my car has been driven every day since this post...

my car has been driven every day since this post ....i still cant smell any of the funky smell it used to have..but the x5 smells like someone pissed in the sunroof LOL...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,260
Posted By 1hander
be safe... thanks for all the help...

be safe... thanks for all the help...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,260
Posted By 1hander
yes sir i took your advise on that in an earlier...

yes sir i took your advise on that in an earlier post, i did the pins in the front and rear and replaced the brakes lines with braided stainless...
the only other thing that it could be is.....i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,260
Posted By 1hander
even if they are warped..i can cut em...so i have...

even if they are warped..i can cut em...so i have a enough spares for a long time i guess..
i have one set of undrilled brembos....if it starts to shake again..ill the undrilled ones on and see if...
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