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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By macgy
Re: Car wont start.. :(

I would think d alternator is fine since u r able to drive home after d boast, check if d battery connection r tight
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-01-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By macgy
What's the fixed? care to share?

What's the fixed? care to share?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By macgy
hmm, had the same problem with Wahler and it...

hmm, had the same problem with Wahler and it cause my car to overheat occasionally, cost me dear, every thing is fine after I replace with Behr finally.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By macgy
My e39 have the low cluster, recently I have to...

My e39 have the low cluster, recently I have to top up coolant once every week, done a pressure test on the cooling system at 1.5 bar but there is no leak !, probably have to test with an higher...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By macgy
+1, being using 55w hid for 2 years now.

+1, being using 55w hid for 2 years now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By macgy
sorry to disappoint, I drove d car for a 3rd day,...

sorry to disappoint, I drove d car for a 3rd day, signal light still blinking in d morning, so I went out to get a used LCM at the local shop, on the way home however, the car is back to normal again...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By macgy
First of all, the picture I posted is not a LCM,...

First of all, the picture I posted is not a LCM, my mistake, after google for hours, I managed to locate the LCM, see the pic below, took a good look for any solder joint crack but cannot find any, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By macgy
ok, cleaning d signal level doesn't work, it has...

ok, cleaning d signal level doesn't work, it has to b the LCM, going to get a donor LCM from another car and try. it was suggested here that it wont work unless it was coded, well i will find out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By macgy
I have reinstall the LCM after soldering a few...

I have reinstall the LCM after soldering a few joint but once I turn the key on, right signal still blinking and I can't turn it off. Then I disconnect the connection at the signal level but the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By macgy
Thanks for the advise, however since i have...

Thanks for the advise, however since i have dismantle the LCM, i am just going to chk for any bad solder joint, I will clean the signal level next, hope this fix the problem. Is this the LCM ?
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By macgy
I had the same problem this morning, E39 523i 98,...

I had the same problem this morning, E39 523i 98, have u solved your problem?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-09-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By macgy
+1 on starter

+1 on starter
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By macgy
Day 3, I bought a used side mirror switch which...

Day 3, I bought a used side mirror switch which have a button for auto fold and purple color at the bottom as I intend to modify the side mirror to an auto fold side mirror in the future.
That...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By macgy
Well I have replaced the passenger side mirror,...

Well I have replaced the passenger side mirror, now the reverse tilt is working but still I cannot adjust the passenger mirror with d switch control and pushing the selector to left / right can't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-12-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By macgy
Passenger Side mirror

I hv an E46, M54 yr 2004 with passenger side mirror not working while the driver side mirror works perfect, I suspect the control in the mirror is damaged, is it possible to test it by connecting the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,546
Posted By macgy
There r shops who did not calibrate their machine...

There r shops who did not calibrate their machine on schedule due to tight budget or pure stingy, how do i know? my tires wears out w/t months after alignment, as I unknowingly recommended the shop...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 47,059
Posted By macgy
Hey, i have that in my store!, bought 2 years ago...

Hey, i have that in my store!, bought 2 years ago but never get to use it, seriously, it works?, does it last?, did u seal only those section that leak? / whole section around d pan? Thanks for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By macgy
more info pls, which radio is that? model ? /...

more info pls, which radio is that? model ? / picture will help , was it working before this?...etc etc, anyway, if it was working before this.. try to disconnect d battery for a few minutes and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By macgy
now that i hv a good rest after overhaul the...

now that i hv a good rest after overhaul the cooling system, CCV, a/c belt tensioner, belt etc... thinking back.. my a/c compressor does show sign of going bad, so I won't be surprise if the leak...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By macgy
I hv checked fused no. 9 & 20, all is good, at...

I hv checked fused no. 9 & 20, all is good, at this stage, i believe there is gas leak either at cooling coil / compressor, probably reason y the system don't work, Q is how do i check where is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,958
Posted By macgy
U ROCK man, thanks for the treat, M going to find...

U ROCK man, thanks for the treat, M going to find my old valeo alternator and see if i can replace the same worn bearing!, this episode gv me lots of motivation.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,483
Posted By macgy
Hi, I m aware cn90 is talking abt diameter and I...

Hi, I m aware cn90 is talking abt diameter and I would like to know if 1 size bigger bolt can hold torque up to 20 0r 22Nm? if possible I might as well replace with a size bigger bolt (diameter) and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,483
Posted By macgy
Hi uncmozo, I believed I mixed it correctly, I hv...

Hi uncmozo, I believed I mixed it correctly, I hv been using similar epoxy mix hardener product over the years, though this is the 1st time using permatex product, I tried mixing it twice and on both...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,483
Posted By macgy
how to repair stripped thread

Hi, I had my 525, M54 radiator and thermostat changed recently, while installing the thermostat housing, found out that 2 of the thread is stripped, no thanks to the mechanic who repaired my car last...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By macgy
Air conditioner compressor not engaging

Hi, my E39 525, M54 radiator leak 2 weeks ago, I have changed the radiator (Nissen) and decided to change the CCV as well as the car is burning oil, also serviced the idling valve, throttle body as...
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