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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2012, 05:56 PM
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Views: 963
Posted By jordan16j
Here's a link ...

Here's a link ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By jordan16j
I found some advice on another forum and I was...

I found some advice on another forum and I was able to fix this so I figured I would share. I turned the wheel and moved the steering wheel all the way out. Whatever relay was being activated in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By jordan16j
Right Rear Turn Signal stuck on solid

So I discovered today that my right (passenger side) rear turn signal is solidly lit. It does this no matter what state the car is in, even when it's turned off and locked. If I turn the blinkers on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By jordan16j
I checked AutohausAZ quick and the part numbers...

I checked AutohausAZ quick and the part numbers are also the same on there. Looks like they do use the same pump.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By jordan16j
It's really all about the maintenance. Not all...

It's really all about the maintenance. Not all that many things just "break" on a well-maintained car but the parts do wear out, especially after 100k miles, so it is important to research and know...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,209
Posted By jordan16j
I've got an 01 525i. I don't remember how to...

I've got an 01 525i. I don't remember how to engage the cruise control offhand but I can try it out when I get home and post back. It took me a while to figure out how to do it properly - definitely...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By jordan16j
My best guess is ABS module but that's probably...

My best guess is ABS module but that's probably way off. A picture would really help.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By jordan16j
When I flushed my old e39 I decided not to risk...

When I flushed my old e39 I decided not to risk it and just got the BMW coolant for (I think) $22 at the dealership. It was a little more than yellow Prestone but I decided it wasn't worth the risk...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By jordan16j
Totalled my blue 2001 525i in May

Figured I should finally get around to posting it on here. So driving home at night in early May I was rear-ended by a Ford Fiesta going 55 or 60 when they tried to pass me after tailgating me for a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,655
Posted By jordan16j
Nice. I really like your rims!

Nice. I really like your rims!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
I figured I should probably get around to making...

I figured I should probably get around to making an update to this thread in case somebody stumbles across it later and wants to know how I fared.

I replaced the power steering pump and that did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
Wouldn't that be related to the shaking and not...

Wouldn't that be related to the shaking and not the loss of power steering ? Either way I took your advice and sprayed some more WD40


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
Sorry for the late reply on this. I've been out...

Sorry for the late reply on this. I've been out of town for training/certification testing since Wednesday and I've had a busy weekend to boot.

Spraying the U joint with WD-40, unfortunately, did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
I did not notice any improvement but I'll try it...

I did not notice any improvement but I'll try it again tonight. Is there anything from the suspension that could cause power steering to stop working? I only ask because it's not in the best shape -...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
I believe I found it. Two sort of U-shaped pieces...

I believe I found it. Two sort of U-shaped pieces linked together? I could also view it from above, just to the right of the dipstick about maybe a foot down and to the rear. Hopefully that is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
I will try that. I'm not at home at the moment so...

I will try that. I'm not at home at the moment so I can't go out there to look but is the joint easy to find? I'd love a pic if possible . I'm not very good at finding my way around down there :p
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
185k on the odemeter. I've only had it since...

185k on the odemeter. I've only had it since 180k, though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
Interesting ideas, I should have time to try them...

Interesting ideas, I should have time to try them out tonight.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
If it's an easier DIY then that's good to hear. I...

If it's an easier DIY then that's good to hear. I did have some time to play around with the car this evening and the wheel does turn (with great difficulty) if the car is moving. It's nearly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
Or at least it definitely didn't feel like the...

Or at least it definitely didn't feel like the anti theft usually does.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
Yes...I was actually driving the vehicle at the...

Yes...I was actually driving the vehicle at the the time I noticed the issue so it wasn't that. It actually feels like like I'm sitting in park with the.ignition off trying to turn the wheel when I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
I'll have to pull the car into the garage and...

I'll have to pull the car into the garage and remove the fan shroud and possibly upper radiator hose to have a really good look at the belt system. I won't be able to do so until later today or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,586
Posted By jordan16j
Steering wheel not turning

After driving without any problems as recently as last night I discovered that this morning my 2001 525i steering wheel would not turn. I can move it just slightly left and right but that's it. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-15-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By jordan16j
Cheap and easy to replace. If you're worried...

Cheap and easy to replace. If you're worried about scratching it up again you can put a clear coat over the new emblem to protect it.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By jordan16j
Good deal, just breaking her in! Sent from...

Good deal, just breaking her in!

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