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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By oltom
TO all who are experiencing shift problems with...

TO all who are experiencing shift problems with there E39's, reverse or otherwise. There are 2 main things you need to know before asking questions about your shift problems.
1. What type of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By oltom
You can pull your hair out looking for minor...

You can pull your hair out looking for minor leaks. Good luck on the cooling overhaul. I must agree with those above who said short interval high revving doesn't matter. If in fact this one brief...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By oltom
Thanks for the feed back on the Radiator sensor....

Thanks for the feed back on the Radiator sensor. I've got a small leak from under the forward lower engine cowling. Haven't had time to look into it. I'll make sure I start there and save myself some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By oltom
Fulltrottle540 We wonder why we have problems...

Fulltrottle540
We wonder why we have problems with our cars. Duhhh? On the other hand all can see why we drive them. Nice vid Boss, thanks for the show.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By oltom
Bacpque

Not sure if this is in the transmission or something to do with the main computer itself. However if this problem is in the tranny the valve body sounds like the culprit. In the valve body two things...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By oltom
DEFINE DRAGGING? Sounds like it's running in limp...

DEFINE DRAGGING? Sounds like it's running in limp mode. When the transmission was rebuilt was the torque converter replaced? If not what type of oil did the shop put in the tranny? How many miles...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By oltom
If interested read www.gearsmagazine.com/view...

If interested read www.gearsmagazine.com/view "DON'T LET THE PISTON PUT A DAMPER ON YOUR DAY"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By oltom
Vavet The problem with Bam is this for the...

Vavet
The problem with Bam is this for the most part the D-G drum is directly over the top of the valve body. For the most part the metal falls directly into the oil pan and is secured there,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By oltom
vavet Tried to open your link to the PDF chart...

vavet
Tried to open your link to the PDF chart and couldn't. For all go to www.ZF.com. Scroll to page 24. You'll find what your looking for there. Additional info. when replacing the d-g drum. After...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By oltom
Again no need to replace piston unless you can...

Again no need to replace piston unless you can see that the anodized coating on the piston lands is worn off.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By oltom
vavet sorry for the misunderstanding. Lets try...

vavet
sorry for the misunderstanding. Lets try again. No the piston doesn't wear out. The high rate of modulation or cycling actually wears the valve body out at the 6 o'clock position, ie the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By oltom
D-G Drum failure Root Cause

Hello ALL
This post for info only. If previously posted please forgive. Just purchased a 2001 530i with 77K on the clock. Transmission is working fine with NO codes present. Before purchase I knew...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By oltom
About your start up after the overnight pressure...

About your start up after the overnight pressure test with pressure drop. Any white smoke out the tailpipe? Of course if your driving a mopar classic I'm sure you know where I'm going with this.
Did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By oltom
New owner, new member

Hello All,
How I got here. Just bought a 2001 530i with M sports package. 77K on the clock. Had a slight shimmy at 55 mph. Hit the net ended here amongst others. Me, mechanic by trade, just not to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-25-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By oltom
seem to be having trouble navigating the site....

seem to be having trouble navigating the site. Thought I was in the E39 forum. Working on it not need to RSVP. Thanks
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-23-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By oltom
Question 530i/E39 hello all

Hello all. Just joined the site can't sleep. Wanted to check in. I'm hailing from north florida.
Guess I could start with how I got here. Just bought a 2001 530i with a sport package. She's got 77K...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-23-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By oltom
test

test
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-23-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By oltom
530i/E39 hello all

Hello all. Just joined the site can't sleep. Wanted to check in. I'm hailing from north florida.
Guess I could start with how I got here. Just bought a 2001 530i with a sport package. She's got 77K...
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