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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 301
Posted By HTK12
That's the hardest way to check it. There are...

That's the hardest way to check it. There are sasier ways like checking the buildsheet, cabin button (asc/dsc), using a scanner and checking the p/n on the module.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 301
Posted By HTK12
Buy the repair service on ebay from BBA, they...

Buy the repair service on ebay from BBA, they regularly offer it for $99. Only buy new control unit, if they tell you that yours can't be repaired. When you send it for repairs you can remove it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,077
Posted By HTK12
Could be failing waterpump, the impeller is known...

Could be failing waterpump, the impeller is known to separate and work intermittently. You said the shop added 3 quarts of coolant, which is a lot if you ask me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,077
Posted By HTK12
The pressure is larger in the cylinder than in...

The pressure is larger in the cylinder than in the cooling system and gasses go through smaller cracks than coolant thus there should be exhaust gasses in the cooling system. I can't see how the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,077
Posted By HTK12
It's easy to check if the exhaust getting into...

It's easy to check if the exhaust getting into the cooling system. Either take it a shop that has emissions testing equipment and tell them to test the expansion tank or get a kit for testing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By HTK12
How have you diagnosed that it's the fuel pump?...

How have you diagnosed that it's the fuel pump? Have you check the wiring? It's known to crack where the wires go to the fuel pump. You could check the fuel pressure with a gauge. Have you checked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By HTK12
Why not? The video shows more than enough room....

Why not? The video shows more than enough room. Just get a proper 1/2" impact, suitable extensions, impact swivel and impact socket. Cut the O2 wire, get the socket in place and pull the trigger.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 606
Posted By HTK12
The 540 has 1.7kw starter. If we assume the...

The 540 has 1.7kw starter. If we assume the battery voltage is 9V while cranking 1700W/9V=~190A. There are other things like ecu etc that need power, but still even a typical 45ah battery with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 606
Posted By HTK12
If the battery really is providing the full...

If the battery really is providing the full 640CCA it will start the I6 easily (the battery should be tested to see the output). If the battery is putting out the 640CCA and it won't start the car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By HTK12
I'm fairly confident in saying that the issue has...

I'm fairly confident in saying that the issue has been resolved with a new Bosch MAF. I've driven under varying driving conditions and the car has been running great. Today on my way back home I took...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By HTK12
I assume you have recently bought the car? If I...

I assume you have recently bought the car? If I had guess I would say somone has disabled the airbag led before selling it to you, either by destroying it or covering it up. It probably has airbag...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,018
Posted By HTK12
What? Adding few pounds to the wheels/tires...

What? Adding few pounds to the wheels/tires doesn't mean you need bigger brakes. You do know that the e39's were available with bigger wheels from the factory? Or did you mean that larger brakes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By HTK12
Well I think the time it cut out on WOT could...

Well I think the time it cut out on WOT could have been the MAF failing. Because I haven't had MAF code before I and I check the codes pretty much each time I connect the scanner to the car (to reset...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By HTK12
I check the fault codes with INPA and it seems It...

I check the fault codes with INPA and it seems It could be an MAF issue. I got the following error code:

115 Hot film air mass meter
Error frequency : 1 Logistic counter: 40
Engine speed ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By HTK12
540i stalling

Hi,
my 540i (1999 M62TU engine) started having issue on thursday when it stalled while I was on a freeway ramp at WOT. Got it on the hard shoulder and it started right up. Drove the car for some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By HTK12
Some gasket come with instruction some don't....

Some gasket come with instruction some don't. Best to get a repair manual.



Get e39 bentley repair manual, it has all the information you need.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-14-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By HTK12
Sure it can be done, but you'll need to replace...

Sure it can be done, but you'll need to replace pretty much all the wiring looms and pretty much everything under the hood. You'll also need to swap the driveshaft, diff, outputshafts..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,983
Posted By HTK12
If you don't have the tools to DIY oil change you...

If you don't have the tools to DIY oil change you don't have tools to DIY anything. Changing the oil is one of the easiest jobs and the change of causing damage is quite low compared to working on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By HTK12
WT# is that mechanic going on about?! No you...

WT# is that mechanic going on about?! No you don't want to run the car until you hear grinding noise, that would mean you have run out of brake pad material. If you do you'll ruin the brake discs and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By HTK12
First things first remove the negative battery...

First things first remove the negative battery cable from the battery. Before removing any altenator bolt you need to remove the belt. These cars got automatic belt tensioners. Seems like you haven't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By HTK12
No, because the car doesn't know how much it has...

No, because the car doesn't know how much it has been driven. The odo gets that information from ABS module. So no tampering dot.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,219
Posted By HTK12
The gasket your missing is the upper oil pan...

The gasket your missing is the upper oil pan gasket, which is major PITA to change once the engine is in the car. So you need to pull the upper oil pan and change before installing the car. I would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By HTK12
EDIABAS package (includes INPA) + DIS aka GT-1 ...

EDIABAS package (includes INPA) + DIS aka GT-1 is the most complete diagnostic tool set for E39.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,077
Posted By HTK12
I pretty much follow TIS bleed instruction on...

I pretty much follow TIS bleed instruction on M62tu, so key pos2, heater on 90F low fan speed, fill the expansion tank to the brim. When you don't get anymore air bubles start the car (if the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By HTK12
Is the grinding noise coming from the engine? If...

Is the grinding noise coming from the engine? If it is and you got oil pressure warning I wouldn't start it before removing the oil pan and checking what is going on. Best case it could be just a bad...
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