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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 619
Posted By shenecke
I have the tools for rent if you decide to do it...

I have the tools for rent if you decide to do it yourself.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,830
Posted By shenecke
I re-initialized mine after a windshield change...

I re-initialized mine after a windshield change with Carsoft. Works fine.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By shenecke
Carsoft error code help

I'm getting the following error codes:

153 activation injection valve cylinder 8

183 Tank leaking recognition

62 Misfire on different cylinders

53 Misfire cylinder 8
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By shenecke
I usually watch the DVD Navigation player in my...

I usually watch the DVD Navigation player in my trunk. When the red light goes out, I know the system has gone to sleep. Usually takes a few minutes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By shenecke
Cold weather kills batteries. Bad batteries kill...

Cold weather kills batteries. Bad batteries kill alternators! If the battery is over 3 years old, it's probably time to replace it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Yes Jim got it! He's the man!

Yes Jim got it! He's the man!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By shenecke
540 Error Code 153 Activation injector valve

Getting this code and a miss on cylinder #8. Is this a bad injector?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
See above post for picture of it.

See above post for picture of it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Finally finished! Car runs great! Seem to have...

Finally finished! Car runs great! Seem to have picked up some in town mileage. Used to get 17 mpg, but recently was down to 14. Now back up to 17.9! Seems snappier also. Now just purging the cooling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By shenecke
My guides did not look that bad at 137,000 mile,...

My guides did not look that bad at 137,000 mile, but I change my oil every 4-5,000 miles. Very low mileage car so I change it twice a year. I think that helped with the guide wear.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Ok, I think I found the problem. The GAS...

Ok, I think I found the problem. The GAS procedure says to not torque the intake and exhaust sprockets just snug them. Then test rotate the engine. I read thru the Besian method and they say to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Read Besian's method. Will follow theirs tomorrow...

Read Besian's method. Will follow theirs tomorrow and re- time it again. Only difference I see from the method I used is they lock down the cam sprockets to full torque before test turning the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
[QUOTE=Tutti57;9395397]I can't think of anything...

[QUOTE=Tutti57;9395397]I can't think of anything else besides a timing issue. Is it possible to be 180* off and get the flywheel pin in?
I would like to know that also!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Using TDC mark, the one to the left Plugs are...

Using TDC mark, the one to the left
Plugs are out.
Locking pin is out as are cam locking blocks.
Verified #1 piston is up with both valves closed
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Help! What am I doing wrong? Here are the steps...

Help!
What am I doing wrong? Here are the steps I did for timing. Won't rotate past 7:00 manually.

timing marks on lower cover and crank pulley lined up.
Locking pin in flywheel.
Cams on both...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By shenecke
No but I will. I just don't see what I did wrong!...

No but I will. I just don't see what I did wrong! See active thread for steps I did.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By shenecke
Tutti57, I am at a standstill. Trying to turn...

Tutti57, I am at a standstill. Trying to turn engine manually it hits a stopping point about 7:30! Any ideas?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Yes they sell kits for the M62TU Vanos, but they...

Yes they sell kits for the M62TU Vanos, but they don't list them as a problem child as the 6 cyl versions.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Don't think I'll do the vanos as I don't appear...

Don't think I'll do the vanos as I don't appear to have any symptoms and my engine M62TU is not listed.

This is from Besians website:
What’s wrong with my vanos?
If you own a BMW 6-cylinder...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By shenecke
I just took my 455 Pontiac engine apart. Before I...

I just took my 455 Pontiac engine apart. Before I did I had seen large deposits on the backs of the intake valves from a previous intake manifold swap. I took a can of Brake Parts Cleaner and sprayed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Wasn't included in my kit. looks like a half moon...

Wasn't included in my kit. looks like a half moon piece of aluminium with two pins sticking out. Could'nt find one to buy separate but I found this:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Yes brittle. I am at a stopping point as I need a...

Yes brittle. I am at a stopping point as I need a Vanos wrench. I also noticed I missed installing a oring for the air reducer behind the u shaped guide! Disassembly now to put it in! Also don't have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Pics of chain guides

Not very much wear on these for almost 140,000 miles. coupling for oil fume evac was partially broken and leaking, fell into pieces when I touched it. Pieces in my oil pan must have been from this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
I had re-torqued them a few years back. There is...

I had re-torqued them a few years back. There is a prcedure in the TIS to adjust the chain slack. See attached file.
Mine was at 12mm, so still in spec. Not going to mess with it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By shenecke
Torx head bolt that holds the passenger chain...

Torx head bolt that holds the passenger chain tension rail is on tight! Soaked it in penetrating oil and will try again tomorrow. Hoping it does'nt break as I have seen on other members cars! I am at...
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