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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-14-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 30,074
Posted By sanchorb
Not belts nor AC...it was the starter

Well, the car came back and the mechanic told me that the sound was coming from the bushings in the starter...the bendix was having a hard time rotating on the bushings. So he took the starter out,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 30,074
Posted By sanchorb
Well...

Certainly there is a trade off. Even the E39 was smooth and soft, but had a superb handling, but as years go by things change. If I had plenty of money I would keep the E90, it is wonderful, but for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 30,074
Posted By sanchorb
Fan belt? Where? (lol)

I am suspecting this has something to do with one of the belts. If it was a problem with the starter, guess I would hear more of a grind than a squeal...really hope this has to do with a simple belt...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 30,074
Posted By sanchorb
Here is my squealing noise

Mine happens only when car has not been used for a day or too. Really annoying and embarassing (ha ha, you drive a BMW and sounds like a POS car...) Sent it to the shop to see what it is, hope that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By sanchorb
Hold it there...

I am interested in that "vapor barrier under the carpet". What is that? :dunno: Under what carpet is that located? Always good to learn something new...thanks!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By sanchorb
Actually we do...

:eeps:

Good channel for what spaniards call "bricolaje", or all those pesky home improvements. Definitely doesnīt sound like hardwood at all below that BMW carpet...most likely some ceramic tile...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By sanchorb
Interesting!

Thank you for the replies. I was aware of the fact that it is either velour mat or rubber mat, but I have seen many cars, especially in rainy countries, where the rubber mat hasnīt been enough to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By sanchorb
Anyone knows whatīs beneath the carpet?

Hi everyone. Anyone knows what is directly BENEATH the floor upholstery, just beneath the area where the clutch pedal, fully depressed, makes contact with the floor unphostery? Cables, ducts,...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-20-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203
Posted By sanchorb
Damn right!!

Funny you mentioned that, maybe when you are used to something it just will be a part of ordinary life. I went to Holland when I was 11 years old, and I was drooling when we got a cab and it was a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,704
Posted By sanchorb
Surprised no one has mentioned the empty space...

...below the moonroof hex wrench. In my case that clamp holds the adaptor that you use for removing the security nut on each wheel. I donīt know if other countries have that, but if you donīt have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,912
Posted By sanchorb
ABS...module?

Hi to all. Hope these are not idiotic questions, but I was searching around this forum but wasnīt agile enough to find answers. I come from the e39 forum, in which a very common issue was the loss of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 21,139
Posted By sanchorb
What a bunch of crap

Damn, donīt transform this forum into the useless crap we see at www.e90post.com Are you all serious? Two damn pages of answers to this stupid post? Sounds exactly like my nephew throwing a rant...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By sanchorb
Amazing, thank you!!!

Thank you very much, you donīt have idea of how much I have looked for this. I think this reply of yours should be a sticky post, so many people can translate their own build sheet on their own....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By sanchorb
Anyone knows where the list of options is?

Hi, I was trying to look for the complete list of car options that the build sheet lists on every car. I distinctly remember I had found it years ago, donīt know if here or in Bimmerforums, but I had...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By sanchorb
Why does my left turn signal is constantly on?

A few days ago I noticed that my left set of "angel eyes" was not working, and when I checked it, I observed that the socket where the main bulb plug is placed was broken, so it doesnīt hold the bulb...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 63,984
Posted By sanchorb
Talking No problem at all...

Well, that is no problem at all, really, in fact, we should be very happy of how informative all people on this forum are. In fact this new post should know better about the use of this mechanism,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By sanchorb
Plastic parts

Hi everyone, I just wanted to comment on some parts of modern BMWīs. I went to buy my AC carbon filters, fortunately to another place rather than the stealer, and I also needed to change the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 63,984
Posted By sanchorb
Clear circles

Hi everyone. For those of you who want to know what those circles are, maybe it is because you have U.S. versions, and you donīt need this mechanism. For european versions, instead of these clear...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By sanchorb
Exclamation ABS Module: can we have a summary?

:dunno:Hi everyone, hope you are all fine. Sorry to bring this up to the field. I know that there is a lot of material on the subject, but reading it makes me even mode confused. So I wanted to ask...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,028
Posted By sanchorb
Sorry for this questions

Hi everyone. Sorry if these questions are too obvious for some of you. I have been looking at these engine bay pictures, and I have two questions:
1) Does every E39 has to have the Pin connector for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,346
Posted By sanchorb
An addition to this post

Hi, I found the link I had seen before, but the thing is it is not from Bimmerforum, it is from a site called
http://www.bmwtips.com/

Go to "Trips and tricks", then select in the "Stereo"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 46,651
Posted By sanchorb
To all people here, if it hasnīt been mentioned,...

To all people here, if it hasnīt been mentioned, the production sheet can be found under the back seat bench, folded and inside the seams of the cushion. There you will find all the options that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,346
Posted By sanchorb
Talking My 2 cents on fixing a CD cover that wonīt close...

Just my small contribution to this theme. After weeks of procrastination, I became exasperated seeing the CD cover always open. My greatest fear was in removing the radio fascia, since I tried the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,391
Posted By sanchorb
Finally!!!

FYI - my '98 540 (produced 23. Nov. '97) came with the steptronic....
And I enjoy it alot.
Is nice to get prepared (putting in 2. or 3.) before the overtaking, and not have to wait for the...
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