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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 69,600
Posted By QSilver7
If you're shopping Autozone for a replacement...

If you're shopping Autozone for a replacement battery for the now defunct 49DL...what you look for is their H8 battery (which is a 49/H8 battery class size).

It comes in several specs...there's...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By QSilver7
Did the sunroof stop working as well? Can you...

Did the sunroof stop working as well? Can you lower the windows if you stick the key into the driver's door lock cylinder, turn it counter-clockwise and hold it in that position until the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By QSilver7
See if any of these previous threads are helpful...

See if any of these previous threads are helpful to this oft asked question:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=796569
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=685901...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By QSilver7
Help us help you better...you give no model/model...

Help us help you better...you give no model/model year/build date. The e53 has 2 different rear tailgate set-ups. The 2004-2006 e53 has the soft close tailgate which has a relay in the rear fuse...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By QSilver7
I replied to your other thread about streaming...

I replied to your other thread about streaming bluetooth through your 05's BT TCU unit...yooudidn't indicate in that thread that you'd consider a wired hook up. Youur model year should have the aux...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By QSilver7
No, the technolgy required to "stream" music by...

No, the technolgy required to "stream" music by BT is not designed into the oe BT TCU. To stream music through BT in your 05 X5 will require new aftermarket "stuff". What that "stuff" is...I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By QSilver7
To answer the question embedded in your...

To answer the question embedded in your post...I'd say yes. If looking for the used dual paned security/protective glass...check to see if the numbers on the glass match...as well as keep the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto what others already said...to clarify...

Ditto what others already said...to clarify (since OP has a V8) see pic below for location of remote battery terminals in the engine bay:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-23-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By QSilver7
The regular e38 (non protection or security...

The regular e38 (non protection or security models) had 2 dual pane glass options. The 750iL came standard with S352a (insulated dual pane)...& there was an optional break-resistant dual pane glass...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-22-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By QSilver7
If you've followed the instructions from the...

If you've followed the instructions from the www.homelink.com website on programming your brand name opener...and iyour UGDO (universal garage door opener) still doesn't work...you may need to get a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 493
Posted By QSilver7
Is there a reason you never mention anything...

Is there a reason you never mention anything about the 3rd center brake light that was suggested back in post #2 & #3? The paragraph from the owners manual with the 3rd center brake light info...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By QSilver7
Decode VIN here: ...

Decode VIN here: http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html

Then report back what audio options are on your build sheet. There's no way we can tell without visual or more details...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By QSilver7
That part number on your control module was...

That part number on your control module was discontinued and known for failures as you've described...and should be replaced with BMW part number 61 31 7 119 867. Shop ebay using the updated...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto...as written on the label...it is a GM III...

Ditto...as written on the label...it is a GM III module (BMW part number 61 35 6 920 822) and is the main control module for components/systems on the P-bus. Like FZV/DWA (central locking/anti-theft...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By QSilver7
No problem...I did watch one of the youtube vids...

No problem...I did watch one of the youtube vids and it showed one screw toward the rear (can't remember if it was a T-10 or T-20 torx cause I've got several DIYs floating thru my cerebral cortex ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto, help us help you better...I'm assuming...

Ditto, help us help you better...I'm assuming you mean the engine cuts off and on? If so, its not really clear as to when or how this is occuring...does it happen while you're moving, or when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By QSilver7
Have you tried or saved the BMW WDS (wiring...

Have you tried or saved the BMW WDS (wiring diagram systems) web site to your favs (or bookmarks)? Hopefully you have the current browser and/or applicaton that can access/utilize the site...more and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto ca2014mp2...the e39 has a rear cup holder...

Ditto ca2014mp2...the e39 has a rear cup holder (see #7 in the diagram below).. If you don't have #7...a previous owner may have replaced it with #6 (a little storage cubby) when the cupholder...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-21-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By QSilver7
This is interesting because if your build sheet...

This is interesting because if your build sheet doesn't have S357A (protective) or S352A (insulated)...then a previous owner must have upgraded to the dual pane glass.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-21-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By QSilver7
ditto...help us help you betterby providing a...

ditto...help us help you betterby providing a little bit more info. You have no signature with model year/build date...so you could have anywhere frm a 1995-2001 e38...which could be any of 3...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-21-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By QSilver7
So, if option code S357A is not listed on your...

So, if option code S357A is not listed on your build sheet...then this is something you're wanting to upgrade to instead of something the car came with? If you had the protective/security...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-20-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By QSilver7
Did you scroll down the page or did you just see...

Did you scroll down the page or did you just see what was at the top of the page? If not post the last 7 digits of your VIN...perhaps someone that has better access can see which of the glass option...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-20-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By QSilver7
The wheels should be okay...but if they come with...

The wheels should be okay...but if they come with tires...you may want to run through a tire size calculator to make sure the overall diameter/circumference works for e38 20" tire sizes.

Click...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-20-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By QSilver7
Hmm...I always wonder in threads like this (when...

Hmm...I always wonder in threads like this (when there's no final post by the OP)... if they ever found the info that everyone replied knows is there & tried to point them to it.

Will this thread...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-20-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto...and for better replies/suggestions...the...

Ditto...and for better replies/suggestions...the more info you give the better the replies.

For instance, there's like 6 generation of 5 series...which one did the wheel come from? Knowing which...
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