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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By bubbs92
Will 2001 750IL rims fit on a 1997 540i?

Saw an ad on Craigslist for some rims that were on a 2001 750IL and was wondering if they would fit on a 97 540i a? Price was right and the rims looks clean but needed tires. back are 285-35-18....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,672
Posted By bubbs92
I feel the same way as the first time I drove it....

I feel the same way as the first time I drove it. It's pure pleasure to drive. I do want to upgrade a few items on the car but it drives perfect the way it is.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By bubbs92
How easy or hard is it to replace those darn...

How easy or hard is it to replace those darn resistors?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By bubbs92
Thanks for the fast response. Is it hard to...

Thanks for the fast response. Is it hard to replace these so called resistors? And what do they actually look like?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,977
Posted By bubbs92
I've just jumped the wires at the temp sensor and...

I've just jumped the wires at the temp sensor and only my high speed works but my low doesn't. Any suggestions?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By bubbs92
I've checked my AC pressure and that is fine. As...

I've checked my AC pressure and that is fine. As I said in my previous post I jumped the wires from the Temp Sensor on the side of the radiator and only get high speed. My low speed when jumped...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By bubbs92
I unplug the temp sensor and using the wire...

I unplug the temp sensor and using the wire method to jump wires that only my high speed works and not my low speed? Any knowledgeable information would greatly be appreciated.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By bubbs92
FAST BOB So are you saying that since the...

FAST BOB
So are you saying that since the pressure is low the fan won't engage? I hope that's all it is. I will try and add some refrigerate sometime this weekend.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By bubbs92
It use to work perfectly. One day getting off of...

It use to work perfectly. One day getting off of work I was stopped at a stop sign and it started smoking from the engine compartment. Not really smoke but vapors. How do I check if I have enough...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By bubbs92
My thread died. Trying to revive AC

Still no AC. I've talked to a few people and they suggest that it might be the Coolant Temperature Sensor. The one on the side of the radiator. My 50Amp fuse is fine. The one behind the glove box...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,733
Posted By bubbs92
Still no AC. I've talked to a few people and...

Still no AC. I've talked to a few people and they suggest that it might be the Coolant Temperature Sensor. The one on the side of the radiator. My 50Amp fuse is fine. The one behind the glove box...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By bubbs92
Aux Fan question

I've been reading and trying to research about Aux Fan on a 97 540ia. Am I correct to say that the Aux fan comes on as soon as the A/C is turned on? And if it doesn't it can be the resistor pack on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By bubbs92
How difficult is it to replace the coolant temp...

How difficult is it to replace the coolant temp sensor? My Aux fan does not come on when AC is on.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,733
Posted By bubbs92
the smoke or vapor wasn't coming out from the...

the smoke or vapor wasn't coming out from the vents it was outside in the engine compartment. Passenger side. A lot as if the car was overheating from radiator overheating. No inside cabin smoke...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,733
Posted By bubbs92
So are you saying if my aux fan is not turning...

So are you saying if my aux fan is not turning while the ac is on then nothing should be smoking or whatever I'm seeing. I'm getting confused here. I know my aux fan doesn't turn on while the ac is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,733
Posted By bubbs92
Just checked for the aux fan. And no it does not...

Just checked for the aux fan. And no it does not turn on while ac is on. Does it suppose to turn on once the a/c starts? Can't find where #70 fuse is located.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,733
Posted By bubbs92
Could there be a fuse blown for the aux fan? If...

Could there be a fuse blown for the aux fan? If so where is it located?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,733
Posted By bubbs92
Hey thanks to everybody who responded to my...

Hey thanks to everybody who responded to my question. I will have time to try and look at it this weekend. Will try and pinpoint the problem. Will definitely check the aux fan to make sure it's on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,733
Posted By bubbs92
If I was to say. Maybe more like coolant but not...

If I was to say. Maybe more like coolant but not positive. Once I pulled over and check the engine compartment. I did not want to turn on the AC again afraid that it might get worse. But hey...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,733
Posted By bubbs92
Need Help Air conditioner problem

When I turn on my AC it blows cold air but smoke from the engine compartment starts bellowing everywhere. Most of the smoke is from the passenger side. I don't see any kind of leakage in engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By bubbs92
I have the same problem only when the car is...

I have the same problem only when the car is sitting in the sun for awhile. After a few minutes of running the engine the air would eventually get cold.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-08-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,149
Posted By bubbs92
still available??????

still available??????
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-08-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By bubbs92
still available????????

still available????????
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By bubbs92
Thanks for the input maher

Thanks for the input maher
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By bubbs92
Just don't want to spend to much on the looks. ...

Just don't want to spend to much on the looks. Saving up for a complete cooling overhaul. If you know what I mean. I picked up a 97 540i and it had 41K on the clock last year. It now has 56K and...
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