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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,810
Posted By josemedeiros007
Great Write up, but I must ask why you did not...

Great Write up, but I must ask why you did not replace the inner bushings in your lower rear control arms, is that unnecessary, or should we buy new Doorman Rear Lower Control Arms with new Bushings...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By josemedeiros007
I concur, check your Thermostat, I had a new...

I concur, check your Thermostat, I had a new aftermarket Modis Thermostat, and it failed with in 5000 miles. You can put the thermostat in pot of boiling hot water to see if it open's correctly....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By josemedeiros007
I am sorry to hear of your BMW E39 528 over...

I am sorry to hear of your BMW E39 528 over heating I had the same thing happen to me. You should to do a compression test on each cylinder, and if you can also do a leak down test to find out where...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,512
Posted By josemedeiros007
So what did you decide to use, can you post...

So what did you decide to use, can you post pictures of your speaker installation? Do you know if the factory BMW amplifier uses internal electronic crossovers on each speaker channel? I found these...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,683
Posted By josemedeiros007
Thank you for the DSP amplifier wiring guide, is...

Thank you for the DSP amplifier wiring guide, is there a BMW Forum thread on installing and wiring a aftermarket head unit to the factory amplifier, or replacing the BMW factory amplifier and...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics by BAVSOUND 11-30-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By josemedeiros007
I may be mistaken but I believe that your factory...

I may be mistaken but I believe that your factory BMW amplifier has built in crossovers that prevent high frequencies from going through your 5.25 inch mid bass speakers, and back subwoofers, you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,671
Posted By josemedeiros007
So what was the problem that caused your BMW...

So what was the problem that caused your BMW rough idling issue, was the fuel pump going out, did you check the pressure at the Fuel injector Rail?
Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-23-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 135,920
Posted By josemedeiros007
Sorry for the second post but the throttle...

Sorry for the second post but the throttle positioning sensor in this picture has a connector identical to the one next to it that are both three prong, but I forgot the name of that sensor, any one...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-23-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 135,920
Posted By josemedeiros007
Did you label your wires before unplugging them,...

Did you label your wires before unplugging them, you may have a those sensors connected to the wrong wires, I would check that first, I had 6 sensors incorrectly connected when the mechanic changed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 69,223
Posted By josemedeiros007
Out of curiosity what type of oil filter did you...

Out of curiosity what type of oil filter did you use?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 30,943
Posted By josemedeiros007
Good tip, I also agree with you that his CCV...

Good tip, I also agree with you that his CCV valve is probably bad. I would test the compression in the cylinders, and watch this you tube video on a M52 engine that had low compression in one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 58,232
Posted By josemedeiros007
You obviously are having electrical issue's,...

You obviously are having electrical issue's, assuming that your battery is fully charged and reading 12.6 - 12.8 volts and your alternator is putting out 13.6 - 14.5 volts at the rear battery, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By josemedeiros007
Just use a Dice Media Bridge 1500 so it can...

Just use a Dice Media Bridge 1500 so it can display the music text on your Radio, and you can still use your steering wheel controls and have the option of a Iphone / Ipad input, USB or Blue Tooth? ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,277
Posted By josemedeiros007
Can you post pictures, or a you tube video link?

Can you post pictures, or a you tube video link?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 74,277
Posted By josemedeiros007
Great write-up CN90. Any one using a newer...

Great write-up CN90.

Any one using a newer Dice Media Bridge 1500 so it can display the music text on your Radio, and you can still use your steering wheel controls and have the option of a Iphone...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,657
Posted By josemedeiros007
What a fantastic write up, very well done. I am...

What a fantastic write up, very well done. I am confused why you need a Cassette Adapter if you were able to tie into the preamp section of the BMW Radio? back in the 1980's they made cassette...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 40,642
Posted By josemedeiros007
Well I hope it's only your ground. The Battery...

Well I hope it's only your ground. The Battery Ground is very important, as is the engine ground to make sure you battery is getting enough current, remove them all and clean the grounds with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-28-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,522
Posted By josemedeiros007
If the battery had enough juice to start the car...

If the battery had enough juice to start the car even after it died the first time, my guess is the fuel pump, or fuel pump relay, or fuel pump fuse. One of the other members already mentioned that...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-25-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,720
Posted By josemedeiros007
Before you replace your Valve seals, have you...

Before you replace your Valve seals, have you replaced your CCV first? Also try ATP AT-205 Re-Seal Additive AT205, http://www.summitracing.com/parts/atp-at205

This video may also be helpful....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 47,282
Posted By josemedeiros007
I am not sure if you read this entire forum, but...

I am not sure if you read this entire forum, but BMW did switch to a Ultrasound interior sensor in 1999 which should be more reliable the the RF / Microwave sensor in the 1998 / 1997 E39 models. My...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,502
Posted By josemedeiros007
Now that's funny, my neighbors are just about the...

Now that's funny, my neighbors are just about the same. I have to admit that BMW alarms are not my favorite. The Microwave RF interior sensor seems to be going off for no reason on my 1998 BMW E39. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 159,248
Posted By josemedeiros007
BlueBee, I have read really good reviews on the...

BlueBee, I have read really good reviews on the Noco Genius Boost, although a little pricy at $99.00. Noco Genius Charges also have a desulphator / desulfator for extending the life of a battery....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,963
Posted By josemedeiros007
I realize that this an old thread, but I found...

I realize that this an old thread, but I found another thread that is also related. Did you find your issue with your sensor or alarm?
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,852
Posted By josemedeiros007
Good thread, my 1998 E39 528i is also having...

Good thread, my 1998 E39 528i is also having issue's with the alarm, and I have been disabling the interior's Motion sensor by pressing the lock car door button twice on the alarm remote. A few...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 74,389
Posted By josemedeiros007
BlueBee, where you able to find a Bosch Pulley...

BlueBee, where you able to find a Bosch Pulley for your E39? I bought mine from FCP Euro, $35.99.
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw-alternator-pulley-e36-12311432988

ECS has it for $29.99...
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