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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-18-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By Dragan
I can confirm I hear the same noise in my car...

I can confirm I hear the same noise in my car which is also a 2002 530i. Haven't had the time to diagnose it. Too busy with school at the moment.

It can be heard really well in the cabin and like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,594
Posted By Dragan
$150 CAD from Bema Autosport BMW (Saskatoon,...

$150 CAD from Bema Autosport BMW (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). They shipped it via Greyhound to Thunder Bay, Ontario. DIY install is here (http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=621330) and I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,594
Posted By Dragan
I have an OEM block heater installed but I tend...

I have an OEM block heater installed but I tend to use it once the temperatures start to fall below -10 degrees Celsius overnight. And yes, it helps.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,944
Posted By Dragan
7-8 hours to replace my CCV with a cold-climate...

7-8 hours to replace my CCV with a cold-climate CCV and installed the G.A.S. DISA valve repair kit at the same time. While the DISA valve was out, it allowed for just a little bit more room for my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By Dragan
What about when you need your highbeams? Not sure...

What about when you need your highbeams? Not sure if the pre-facelift is the same as the post-facelift with regards to the DRL and highbeam being the same bulb.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Dragan
Don't come back here complaining about...

Don't come back here complaining about understeer! :p
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Dragan
AutoParstWay (http://www.autopartsway.ca/) is my...

AutoParstWay (http://www.autopartsway.ca/) is my go-to site.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
It's difficult to tell. It doesn't misfire but it...

It's difficult to tell. It doesn't misfire but it doesn't run smoothly either. Because the fuel pressure isn't as high as it should be due to the leak, it's not running as smooth as it should be. But...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
Sorry to hear that. It's a shame you didn't come...

Sorry to hear that. It's a shame you didn't come across this before you had it fixed. Nevertheless, I'm glad I could help.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
That sucks. I'm curious to see what happens....

That sucks. I'm curious to see what happens. Thanks for the update. Not sure about the internal seals though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
I feel the pain, man. Keep me posted on your...

I feel the pain, man. Keep me posted on your situation.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
Yea. It has to be AT LEAST below -20 for the leak...

Yea. It has to be AT LEAST below -20 for the leak to appear. They told me to bring it in to a dealer for inspection but considering I live in Thunder Bay and the closest dealer is about 7.5 hours...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By Dragan
For my fellow Canadians, Mobil 1 0W-40 will be on...

For my fellow Canadians, Mobil 1 0W-40 will be on sale at Canadian Tire as of Friday (January 17) until the 23rd for $8.59 per 1L bottle. Regular is $12.29. It's a 30% off sale.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
I spoke with BMW Canada. Explained my situation...

I spoke with BMW Canada. Explained my situation in detail to a guy named Stefan, and he will be forwarding the information and video to the engineers and other people further up the ladder for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-16-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
I actually got a call back today from BMW Canada...

I actually got a call back today from BMW Canada wanting to know more information regarding my situation. Unfortunately, I missed their call since I'm in the midst of finals at school so they left me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
You're right. Once Siemens VDO became aware of...

You're right. Once Siemens VDO became aware of this issue, they've found the problem and fixed the issue. They have been making good injectors since.

I've contacted BMW Canada regarding this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
poolman: As far as I know, I've only heard about...

poolman: As far as I know, I've only heard about this defect with the injectors for the 3.0L engines.

Citizen of Dreams: Apparently rebuilt injectors don't remedy this problem. And my injectors...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
I always thought that a fuel leak, especially in...

I always thought that a fuel leak, especially in the engine bay, qualifies for a safety recall.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
Correct. I guess the metal housing shrinks a bit...

Correct. I guess the metal housing shrinks a bit quicker than the plastic housing and when temperatures are extreme enough, they cause a leak form the body.

And those injectors (from the E60) will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By Dragan
Fuel Injector Leak on 530i when freezing cold

It's been below -20 degrees Celsius pretty consistently here in Thunder Bay, Ontario for a while now and I've been smelling fuel in the cabin as of late. Turns out the fuel injectors themselves are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,657
Posted By Dragan
I thought the E39s only had a lower control arm...

I thought the E39s only had a lower control arm and a thrust arm on the front suspension?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By Dragan
Definitely the E39s in general. They're one of...

Definitely the E39s in general. They're one of the more handsome models on the road even today.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,922
Posted By Dragan
Have the VANOS seals been replaced?

Have the VANOS seals been replaced?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Dragan
Congrats! Sport package with chrome trim around...

Congrats! Sport package with chrome trim around the windows? Does it have a three spoke steering wheel?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By Dragan
It's not his first time going against BMW's and...

It's not his first time going against BMW's and the forum's reccommendations (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=685639&highlight=). I think we're just wasting our keystrokes trying to...
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