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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 37,330
Posted By mjbennett9
The resistor kit came early (today). Don't know...

The resistor kit came early (today). Don't know if I'll need it yet, but at least I'll have it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 37,330
Posted By mjbennett9
Thanks chocodile! I just got my fan in today...

Thanks chocodile!

I just got my fan in today (and rivets yesterday). I'm waiting on the resistor kit, but based upon something I read (1998 only-or earlier), I don't need it; it's built-into the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 37,330
Posted By mjbennett9
Found what appears to be a ten minute bumper...

Found what appears to be a ten minute bumper removal video on youtube!!! AND, without removing the lights. I have yet to do this DIY, and hard to tell from above DIY steps, but is removing the lights...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 37,330
Posted By mjbennett9
I ended up ordering the resistor pack just in...

I ended up ordering the resistor pack just in case I needed it. I found this from Bimmerforums:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 37,330
Posted By mjbennett9
SleekBmw, do you have the links to the 10 + 10...

SleekBmw, do you have the links to the 10 + 10 rivets you mention? None of the links you've included are working.


UPDATE: I found pics of rivets #22 and #31, but it doesn't list the part...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 37,330
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi mjalloul11, How do you know if you have...

Hi mjalloul11,

How do you know if you have the aux fan with or without the resistor? In looking at realoem, it shows one for my model. But many a times realoem has shown a part I didn't have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,125
Posted By mjbennett9
It was the switch. Thanks!

It was the switch. Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,125
Posted By mjbennett9
After a brake booster repair....Brakes still...

After a brake booster repair....Brakes still working awesome! However, my brake lights (2 rear and 3rd) stay on all the time now. I don't know if it was happening before (doubtful), or even...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,336
Posted By mjbennett9
I successfully followed the repair on M5board,...

I successfully followed the repair on M5board, but...

The brakes are still working awesome! However, my brake lights (2 rear and 3rd) stay on all the time now. I don't know if it was happening...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 45,179
Posted By mjbennett9
It's an easy no parts/cost fix CN90. I'd do it....

It's an easy no parts/cost fix CN90. I'd do it. As an FYI to others, Fuse 13 (unlike what the fuse diagram says), also controls the telescoping streering wheel. I removed that fuse until my ignition...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 45,179
Posted By mjbennett9
Took me 1.5 hours for passenger side and 2.5...

Took me 1.5 hours for passenger side and 2.5 hours for drivers side. Drivers had seat bottom issue, passenger had twist issue. I used the method of cutting 1/4" off the motor end and heating the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 42,169
Posted By mjbennett9
Replaced today in about 45 minutes, including...

Replaced today in about 45 minutes, including dropping the lower part of the dash under the steering wheel. Note. be sure to align the white plastic end that inserts into the steering column. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 42,169
Posted By mjbennett9
Same exact problems (although no trainy light...

Same exact problems (although no trainy light like some others here). Will replace. Was going to rebuild the switch, but for the money, I'll just buy new for peace of mind. I rebuilt my instrument...
Forum: Parting Out 04-15-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By mjbennett9
Like New Bosch made in Germany ABS module 1265950002

I'm giving up on trying to troubleshoot the trifecta ABS. Been going on over 2 years now. While new unit has helped in troubleshooting, as did replacing oil pressure sensor and wheel speed sensors,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,967
Posted By mjbennett9
Passing on some info--consume it how you will....

Passing on some info--consume it how you will. Not sure what to make of it all, but here goes.

Purchased my car over two years ago, maybe 2 and a half. Has always run well, not great, not perfect....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,077
Posted By mjbennett9
Regardless of the spring chosen, what strut would...

Regardless of the spring chosen, what strut would one pick? not brand, but i mean sport or regulard/HD. ie. i do not have sport suspension. so if i picked h&r pro lowering, would i choose bilstein ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,339
Posted By mjbennett9
+1 I've tried a LOT of different brake...

+1

I've tried a LOT of different brake rotors, and tossed and ultimately stumbled upon Meyle rotors (who woulda thunk). But I tell you, out of the box perfect. Smoothest braking thus far in 2+...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,747
Posted By mjbennett9
I'm sure you've figure it out by no, so for...

I'm sure you've figure it out by no, so for others, it could be a CCV if truly blue smoke. But if it was possible it was more on the whiter side, it likely is water going through the vacuum lines...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 33,181
Posted By mjbennett9
I too have heard about this "road force" but...

I too have heard about this "road force" but ignored as I just assumed it was slang for a balance. I just had my car balance and they did a crappy job. Didn't inflate tires to spec I asked for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,297
Posted By mjbennett9
I ended up not attempting to do this as a DIY....

I ended up not attempting to do this as a DIY. Something told me living in an apartment without the right gear to lift the car on all fours would be a bad idea. While at the shop having my new ABS...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 366,164
Posted By mjbennett9
No go. Programmed VIN and steering angle fine,...

No go. Programmed VIN and steering angle fine, but tech received fault on front right sensor. He swapped front sensors, and got the same error. So it's wiring related. He said it's possible bad...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,867
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi Fast Bob, I picked up a lemforder Guibo....

Hi Fast Bob,

I picked up a lemforder Guibo. There are six arrows, 3 point in one direction and 3 the other, so there really isn't a front, or back.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 37,730
Posted By mjbennett9
I think you are right, Takechan. I installed a...

I think you are right, Takechan. I installed a brand new module and still have trifecta. Getting it programmed in the morning. Fingers crossed, and I'll report back.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 366,164
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi Blue/Pool, Could be nothing or something,...

Hi Blue/Pool,

Could be nothing or something, but I sort of have a similar situation to ABS removal. The caveat that it was two years ago and my memory isn't so good after 2 years. I removed it for...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-04-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By mjbennett9
Resolved! I checked all the wiring, harness, and...

Resolved! I checked all the wiring, harness, and harness connections--MINT. Cleaned anyway with electrical contact spray. Took light out and noticed crud, and/or melted plastic, and slightly bent...
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