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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-18-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By rdc
Thanks. This is the part i used a few years ago...

Thanks. This is the part i used a few years ago to stop the tear. It has pulled out a bit more. Door is even slightly harder to close as I think the door brake is binding a bit. I will get it fixed....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-18-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By rdc
Thank you. I plan to get an estimate early next...

Thank you. I plan to get an estimate early next week.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-17-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By rdc
Metal ripping on door around door brake

Metal is ripping on drivers door around door brake. Any suggestions on how to repair? I noticed the ripping a few years ago and purchased a reinforcement plate that has slowed it down.

I am...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-08-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By rdc
I am so embarrassed

The remote quit working totally. So I tried the other remote. Guess what I get the horn beep and car lock and unlocks. I thought the battery in remote was bad. Opened it up and the chip had fallen...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-08-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By rdc
Good point. All I know at this point is the under...

Good point. All I know at this point is the under hood horn just stopped beeping as i locked or unlocked the car with a remote.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-07-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By rdc
Been digging under the cowling near the wipers. I...

Been digging under the cowling near the wipers. I can "see" the anti-theft horn but I am not sure how to get it out to test or replace it. Not sure what to remove to get access. Any ideas? Thanks
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-27-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By rdc
Perhaps what I used to hear was half horn. Been...

Perhaps what I used to hear was half horn. Been some time ago so I was thinking it was more of a chirp. :)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-27-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By rdc
I think I am confused. I thought a siren would be...

I think I am confused. I thought a siren would be a wailing continuous sound like a fire engine. Mine chirps. I will check when it warms up to see what I have. Thanks.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-27-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By rdc
Thanks. Mine makes chirping or beeping noises...

Thanks. Mine makes chirping or beeping noises more like a horn. Is this what you mean?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-27-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By rdc
Locking or unlocking no beeping sound?

When I lock my 95 525i with the remote the car no longer beeps? Is the beep from the Horn which works fine or is there another beep source? Fuses under the hood seem fine.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-08-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By rdc
Got lazy, real lazy, took the seat out, started...

Got lazy, real lazy, took the seat out, started work to fix the seat back and decided i did not have the patience that day to mess with it. Took it, without the car, to my indy they fixed with no...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-05-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By rdc
Thank you. I am going to start today. as fate...

Thank you. I am going to start today. as fate works, the passenger side now has the twist. :) So I will tackle it first.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-02-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By rdc
Still have not found time to take the seat out....

Still have not found time to take the seat out. Soon. :)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-23-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By rdc
If it is a serial number 82-111467028 I will buy...

If it is a serial number 82-111467028 I will buy it. Now that i see I may not have mine fixed.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-23-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By rdc
Sorta worked. On a short trip today the remote...

Sorta worked. On a short trip today the remote would not work. However, later it did work. I suspect a bad connection somewhere. Ony one ever open one of a security boxes up?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-21-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By rdc
Reprogrammed one key chip and the remote worked!...

Reprogrammed one key chip and the remote worked! Checked the other key remote and it worked without reprograming. Have no idea why. I can only think I somehow reset the "brain" box. The serial number...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-20-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By rdc
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-20-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By rdc
Thanks In the past I have reprogramed the remotes...

Thanks In the past I have reprogramed the remotes per these instructions. Plan to do it again just to be sure. :)
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-20-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By rdc
I am suspecting module failure. Now to find a...

I am suspecting module failure. Now to find a repair or replacement source. any thoughts?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-20-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By rdc
both remotes quit working.

Both remotes on my 1995 BMW 525i quit working. this is the 3 button clicker. I checked fuses. all seemed ok, replaced remote batteries, realigned under seat antenna. Nothing. Searched and did not...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-18-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By rdc
Heater valve repair complete

I recently replaced my heater valve (original valve) on my 1995 BMW 525i with 236,000 miles. For years the heat was poor with what seems to like cold air leaking from somewhere. Well after replacing...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-10-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,860
Posted By rdc
One more observation and I am through with this...

One more observation and I am through with this thread. I disassembled the old heater valve (seems to be the original OE valve) to see what had failed. Everything was stuck either partially open or...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-09-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,860
Posted By rdc
IMO, you need to get over yourself. I stated...

IMO, you need to get over yourself. I stated everything as I saw it in the order of observation. Finding the problem is often imprecise, so please quit harping on precision etc. Most of us are...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-09-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,860
Posted By rdc
I have completed the repair and I am through with...

I have completed the repair and I am through with it. If something else breaks i will fix it. FYI, the brownish sludge has a very small granualarity and dissolves very easily. It may just be the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-08-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,860
Posted By rdc
That Nipple is "short" a hose and clamps seems...

That Nipple is "short" a hose and clamps seems to hold it. The more I look at the nipple i am not sure it it is broken It is smooth opening only has one ridge on the end where the pipe protrudes...
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