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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By HTK12
Some gasket come with instruction some don't....

Some gasket come with instruction some don't. Best to get a repair manual.



Get e39 bentley repair manual, it has all the information you need.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-14-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By HTK12
Sure it can be done, but you'll need to replace...

Sure it can be done, but you'll need to replace pretty much all the wiring looms and pretty much everything under the hood. You'll also need to swap the driveshaft, diff, outputshafts..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,854
Posted By HTK12
If you don't have the tools to DIY oil change you...

If you don't have the tools to DIY oil change you don't have tools to DIY anything. Changing the oil is one of the easiest jobs and the change of causing damage is quite low compared to working on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By HTK12
WT# is that mechanic going on about?! No you...

WT# is that mechanic going on about?! No you don't want to run the car until you hear grinding noise, that would mean you have run out of brake pad material. If you do you'll ruin the brake discs and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By HTK12
First things first remove the negative battery...

First things first remove the negative battery cable from the battery. Before removing any altenator bolt you need to remove the belt. These cars got automatic belt tensioners. Seems like you haven't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 404
Posted By HTK12
No, because the car doesn't know how much it has...

No, because the car doesn't know how much it has been driven. The odo gets that information from ABS module. So no tampering dot.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,048
Posted By HTK12
The gasket your missing is the upper oil pan...

The gasket your missing is the upper oil pan gasket, which is major PITA to change once the engine is in the car. So you need to pull the upper oil pan and change before installing the car. I would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By HTK12
EDIABAS package (includes INPA) + DIS aka GT-1 ...

EDIABAS package (includes INPA) + DIS aka GT-1 is the most complete diagnostic tool set for E39.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,532
Posted By HTK12
I pretty much follow TIS bleed instruction on...

I pretty much follow TIS bleed instruction on M62tu, so key pos2, heater on 90F low fan speed, fill the expansion tank to the brim. When you don't get anymore air bubles start the car (if the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By HTK12
Is the grinding noise coming from the engine? If...

Is the grinding noise coming from the engine? If it is and you got oil pressure warning I wouldn't start it before removing the oil pan and checking what is going on. Best case it could be just a bad...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,440
Posted By HTK12
This is an safety issue, so I would get it fixed....

This is an safety issue, so I would get it fixed. The airbags might not deploy (I had internal error code).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 23,552
Posted By HTK12
Easy way is to use infrared thermometer. Measure...

Easy way is to use infrared thermometer. Measure the gearbox oil pan temp.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By HTK12
If we can't touch electronics it would mean no...

If we can't touch electronics it would mean no fault codes, no coding, no replacing modules etc. I've had to replace the airbag control module, due it failing and now my ABS module is failing. Both...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By HTK12
How did you flush the brake fluid and not see the...

How did you flush the brake fluid and not see the brake booster? :confused: I mean you can't miss it when your flushing the brake fluid. The drain is under the booster, you can't really see it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By HTK12
The drains on mine haven't been blocked and I...

The drains on mine haven't been blocked and I only check them few times during fall. Of course I remove leafs etc, if see them on the filter housing, when I open the hood. There shouldn't be too much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By HTK12
Isin't this the wrong time of the year? The issue...

Isin't this the wrong time of the year? The issue usually rears its ugly head during the fall, when you get leaves or other debris in there. If you clean them regularly during fall you won't have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By HTK12
Sure that works for the ball joint, but we are...

Sure that works for the ball joint, but we are not talking about removing the ball joint.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By HTK12
Heating rusted parts is quite common practice,...

Heating rusted parts is quite common practice, because you might not be able to get them to turn without it. Don't heat aluminium, because it won't change color it's just going to melt when you get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,440
Posted By HTK12
I had the same issue and replaced the module....

I had the same issue and replaced the module. What you need to do is to get the codes. It's most likely you got error 240 internal error, which means the module needs to be replaced or fixed. I'm...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,532
Posted By HTK12
Still doesn't mean that it isin't a sensor issue....

Still doesn't mean that it isin't a sensor issue. The scanner is getting it's temp reading from the duel temp sensor. Scanner can easily be fooled by sensor issues. Checking the actual temp with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,532
Posted By HTK12
It still could be just a sensor issue. Would be...

It still could be just a sensor issue. Would be quite easy to check the engine actual temp with a infrared temperature gun.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,532
Posted By HTK12
Never really tought about it, but heating it in...

Never really tought about it, but heating it in cooking oil would get it hot enough.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,532
Posted By HTK12
When your boiling tap water in open pot the water...

When your boiling tap water in open pot the water won't reach 100C. I would not add coolant to get the boiling point higher, because then you would get toxic fumes. You won't get the thermostat to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,532
Posted By HTK12
Opening point for your thermostat is 105C, which...

Opening point for your thermostat is 105C, which is above the boiling point of water without pressure. So you can't test it like that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,532
Posted By HTK12
It won't turn on because it's controlled by the...

It won't turn on because it's controlled by the DME. So you need to generate same signal or plug it the car.
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