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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By Crutzy
Dexron VI. Any brand.

Dexron VI. Any brand.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,040
Posted By Crutzy
It's not difficult. It's actually pretty easy...

It's not difficult.
It's actually pretty easy and handy to know on a trip on a Sunday in the middle of nowhere.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Crutzy
I always check out the five-star threads. The...

I always check out the five-star threads.
The gold stars show up in the forum index.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Crutzy
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=536513&page=2
CHECK (something)E(something).
The only messages with the second-to-last character being an E were
"CHECK COOLANT LEVEL"
"CHECK...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Crutzy
Now that, is a pervious mechanic!

Now that, is a pervious mechanic!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 45,515
Posted By Crutzy
You asked the same question in the tirfecta...

You asked the same question in the tirfecta thread.
Forget about the codes.
When the computer is bad, the computer spits out bad codes.
Everyone gets them. They are meaningless (probably).
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 59,904
Posted By Crutzy
I didn't know HALF the stuff pictured here!

I didn't know HALF the stuff pictured here!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 108,045
Posted By Crutzy
I think its a distinct possibliity because...

I think its a distinct possibliity because locking problems are known to happen. Remember the wires are chafing and shorting, and power is not only going to ground but to other wires, depending on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 390,484
Posted By Crutzy
Codes are useless if you have read this thread. ...

Codes are useless if you have read this thread.
If your wheel speed sensors are good then it's the abs control module.
Remove the goop and reattach the big wire as shown in the pictures a few...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 423
Posted By Crutzy
As someone said, how can a car with negative...

As someone said, how can a car with negative camber ever wear the tires evenly?

Also not yet mentioned is that the weight (for ride height) while doing alignment affects the resulting camber.

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By Crutzy
San Diego never has 'heat'.

San Diego never has 'heat'.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 582
Posted By Crutzy
My experience exactly.

My experience exactly.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 589
Posted By Crutzy
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?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,253
Posted By Crutzy
I replaced mine long ago. Didn't feel a thing...

I replaced mine long ago. Didn't feel a thing different. But I waxed the car at the same time and it did feel a little faster due to less friction at speed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Crutzy
Mainly three things cause trans failsafe, all of...

Mainly three things cause trans failsafe, all of which are described in the forum sticky.

Bad charging system
Bad transmsission sensor or wheel speed sensor
Bad transmission


Diagnose in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Crutzy
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?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Crutzy
Ha, the cupholder lasted 24,991 miles! The...

Ha, the cupholder lasted 24,991 miles!
The clutch & flywheel went at 30,377 miles
Back at the dealer at 32,629 miles they replaced the trunk-release button and catalytic converter, whose "ceramic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Crutzy
He's right. Just as it's not intuitive that...

He's right.
Just as it's not intuitive that the passenger visor is used to diagnose ignition switch issues, the very real fact that no scanner can diagnose the trifecta isn't obvious unless you've...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By Crutzy
I read it once, and then shook my head in utter...

I read it once, and then shook my head in utter dismay, and then ignored it which is the only thing you can reasonably do when you encounter something as unreadable as that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By Crutzy
Seat control panel. It's in the sticky. Search...

Seat control panel. It's in the sticky. Search for it. Lots of pictures and explanations and fixes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,747
Posted By Crutzy
Nobody will say it but the only reason they want...

Nobody will say it but the only reason they want the shadowline is because of the trim levels of the sport model.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 390,484
Posted By Crutzy
It's already in this thread. With the little...

It's already in this thread.
With the little you have told us, the only valid conclusion is that the problem is you.


Make sure you're testing the right pins (you must specify them in your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By Crutzy
Nothing in this thread makes any sense. I...

Nothing in this thread makes any sense.
I suspect a troll.
http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ14SqbTd2Bfi-Xjq8x-Fp6-q_tWYgnEgjaR3oSuTKb7-T8YgQk
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Crutzy
From the information provided, I'd say it's your...

From the information provided, I'd say it's your flux capacitor which is the only thing that can affect both the SES and the service interval lights at the same time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By Crutzy
Mine cost something like $12 and it was the one...

Mine cost something like $12 and it was the one found in the sticky links.
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