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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By QSilver7
This image may be a V12...but the V8 should be...

This image may be a V12...but the V8 should be similarly located on a RHD e38. The link to the WDS used the same image for the M73 and M62 RHD engines:
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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By QSilver7
http://www.bimmerboard.com/members/q/original/E53%...

http://www.bimmerboard.com/members/q/original/E53%20X5%20Common%20Maladies%20and%20Problems.jpg



* no diesel info due to that model not being sold here in the USA:
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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
A/c
Views: 138
Posted By QSilver7
Change the temp scale to Celsius...and it will...

Change the temp scale to Celsius...and it will display 15. :D
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By QSilver7
Have you unlocked your OBC/cluster and run TEST...

Have you unlocked your OBC/cluster and run TEST 6, yet? OBC TEST 6 allows you to check the fuel level sensors...to see if one of them is acting up. BTW...before going further...do you have the low...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By QSilver7
From online BMW WDS website...see K6324/X6324...

From online BMW WDS website...see K6324/X6324 (left/right perspective is from sitting behind the steering wheel):

http://www.bmw-planet.com/diagrams/release/us/e38old/index.htm

{rear RH side...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By QSilver7
Are you confusing the operation of the variable...

Are you confusing the operation of the variable speed fan used on BMWs with a 9/1998-up build date with the operation of the 3 stage (speed) fan use on the 1996-1998 model year e38? The 9/98-up...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By QSilver7
Here in my neck of the woods...Mobil 1 Euro...

Here in my neck of the woods...Mobil 1 Euro formula 0W-40 is still a bargain at $25.17 for a 5 quart jug ($5.03 per quart)...but not quite the bargain you're getting at $22.66 ($4.53 per quart) for...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-26-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By QSilver7
The more info that you share...the better we can...

The more info that you share...the better we can help. For instance, you mention that you used a code reader that says "auto trans speed sensor; A/T sensor-pulse generator"...but you don't give us...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By QSilver7
If you're concerned about getting the correct...

If you're concerned about getting the correct part and possibly finding used or new parts that are correct...my suggestion is to spend a minute or two using one of the online part databases and look...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-26-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By QSilver7
Some context would be interesting...I'm sure many...

Some context would be interesting...I'm sure many are asking...what happened to bring someone to buy a tranny pulse generator (crankcase) sensor...but not know where it's located. Did someone tell...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By QSilver7
Glad I could help...sorry for making anyone's...

Glad I could help...sorry for making anyone's head hurt. :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By QSilver7
Just for grins & giggles...I googled "pierburg...

Just for grins & giggles...I googled "pierburg 72201312" and got this ebay link...and when you look at the 4 pages of compatible models...the 540i is NOT listed: ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By QSilver7
Sorry, but I'm sure that 99% of us have no clue...

Sorry, but I'm sure that 99% of us have no clue about the name & number that you posted...there is no frame of reference to tie any of those thing to. Is pierburg a manufacturer, vendor, ???...and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By QSilver7
If you have your owners manual...there may be a...

If you have your owners manual...there may be a very simple explanation of how to change the fog light bulb...I know there's instructions in the pre-facelift owners manual:

(pre-face lift...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By QSilver7
Actually...many of us have run 2 different tire...

Actually...many of us have run 2 different tire sizes on their car at the same time...those of us that have a staggered tire set-up. :) You can also see that listed on your inflation chart & owners...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By QSilver7
All the info the OP needs was given in a prior...

All the info the OP needs was given in a prior post: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8472410&postcount=5

It was explained that the MID (multi-informational display) is NOT his...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By QSilver7
Don't forget to read the "winter" threads...you...

Don't forget to read the "winter" threads...you should also lubricate the door/tailgate/hood gaskets...and definitely lubricate the driver's door lock cylinder plus the other locking actuators with a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 44,345
Posted By QSilver7
Just an FYI...the 2nd image above with the...

Just an FYI...the 2nd image above with the "Russian" instrument displaying KTMP of 24 C...take note that the coolant gauge is to the FAR LEFT of the BLUE range...which we can assume that it's a VERY...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-22-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By QSilver7
It would take aftermarket software/hardware to...

It would take aftermarket software/hardware to code a USED LCM to your car. Hopefully those that know which software is needed will chime in...if not, you'll have to continue searching...hopefully...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto what Albo said: 1. yes 2. no (not...

Ditto what Albo said:

1. yes
2. no (not without augmentation)
3.yes
4. no (not without augmentation)
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By QSilver7
As with many things...a recommendation from BMW...

As with many things...a recommendation from BMW or from the owners manual...somehow becomes a law or edict...which ends up many times being controversial.

But if you go back to the owners manual...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By QSilver7
It must be the mobile app...because there's a...

It must be the mobile app...because there's a place for "LOCATION" right below everyone's forum name. :dunno: :)

If you get an opportunity to access the forum from a CPU or laptop...take a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By QSilver7
Recheck the battery's voltage from a cold start...

Recheck the battery's voltage from a cold start after approx 2-3 hours...or try to remove some of the surface charge. The battery will read high right after turning the engine off...and could be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By QSilver7
Thanks for the clarification. :) You can either...

Thanks for the clarification. :) You can either search for a "working" used high cluster (meaning you have the BC icon next to the clock face icon on the lower right button)...or send your MID in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By QSilver7
Not knocking having a scan tool in one's...

Not knocking having a scan tool in one's arsenal...and yes, the coolant temp gauge on the right side of the cluster is "buffered" and reacts almost when it's too late...but one can instantly find out...
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