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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,198
Posted By johnmc7
Clad to hear you got the car running, now i hope...

Clad to hear you got the car running, now i hope you get her driving sweet.
good luck.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By johnmc7
It was the round plug that goes in to the side of...

It was the round plug that goes in to the side of the MAF was not fully in:thumbup:.
Thanks any way.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By johnmc7
ASC light on, e39 523i 98 touring.

I have looked thought the forum on this ASC light and my problem only came
about when i changed the oil filter housing gasket today.
when i put all back together, the ASC light stays on:mad:.
I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,261
Posted By johnmc7
Good luck with the tourer and it looks to be a...

Good luck with the tourer and it looks to be a tidy one.:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,332
Views: 257,576
Posted By johnmc7
My touring.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By johnmc7
Did you buy the touring or the saloon, and good...

Did you buy the touring or the saloon, and good luck with the new car and in joy.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,198
Posted By johnmc7
Keep at it, you have come to far to give up now. ...

Keep at it, you have come to far to give up now.
I had a 91 e32 735i a few years ago and i had the fuel lines replaced by mech and when i got it back the car would not start.
I did the same as you,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,661
Posted By johnmc7
A 540i over here across the big pond, is a no no...

A 540i over here across the big pond, is a no no because of the high price of fuel and high cost of repairs.
a I 6 528i or a 530i sport is the job and only speaking for my self go for a manual, the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By johnmc7
Easy repair replacing the valve cover gasket, and...

Easy repair replacing the valve cover gasket, and the plugs.
full service done today and now the wheel bearing on tues, back now to drinking some green beer.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By johnmc7
It could the rocker cover gasket, I replaced mine...

It could the rocker cover gasket, I replaced mine today and i had a leak at the front and around the spark plugs.
Easy repair If you can do it yourself.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By johnmc7
The station i listen to is wheel bearing FM lol

The station i listen to is wheel bearing FM lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By johnmc7
Got the parts.

I now have just ordered all the parts to make this touring a nice car
to seat in again. New wheel bearing, spark plugs, rocket cover gasket, and new ccv.
rocker cover gasket and plugs and oil,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,198
Posted By johnmc7
Sounds like it or alarm multifunction.

Sounds like it or alarm multifunction.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,425
Posted By johnmc7
Looks like i am not the only one then with bad...

Looks like i am not the only one then with bad mpg.
with short runs around town, it was 18.7 at worse and on a good run it showed 22.3 with pressing lightly on the loud pedal.
i was due to service...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By johnmc7
Thanks for that I will check out the on board...

Thanks for that I will check out the on board computer and go from there.
I have noticed that there is a lot of white smoke when the car is running and the tail pipe
is very black, this may be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By johnmc7
i will check it out and see if there is a vac...

i will check it out and see if there is a vac leak.
the car needs a few things doing, like replacing the rocker cover gasket has i changed the
spark plugs and noticed that 3 of the plugs had...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By johnmc7
there is no engine light on and the engine is...

there is no engine light on and the engine is running fine apart from the poor mpg.
i need to check if she has 02 sensors fitted and i will have to check to see if there are
any codes and i will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By johnmc7
mpg for 523i touring.

I was looking the forum for some infor on mpg on a 523i touring.
i have just got one and i notice the mpg is poor and is more than i am used to
because i had 2 5 series before and they were very...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By johnmc7
i am back with a e39 523i touring

High lads , it has been a while and i have just got a e39 523i se touring with full leather
and full service history. just a few things to do to make her real good.
front wheelbearing,
rover...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By johnmc7
thanks lads i will check it out.

thanks lads i will check it out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By johnmc7
99 523i abs problem

last saturday morning the abs light came on and i went to my local garage and put it on the computer. it showed up left passenger rear wheel sensor fault.
so i bought a wheel sensor and replaced it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By johnmc7
that is what i will need to do all so, change the...

that is what i will need to do all so, change the fuel filter and that would cover every thing.
going to my mate some of these weekends to get the codes done and she got a full service
last week.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By johnmc7
hesitating engine.

changed the spark plugs at the weekend and the car is runnig fine now:confused:
also checked the breather pipes and all looks ok.
i will change the oil,filers at the weekend and i changed the front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By johnmc7
i replaced the breather pipe from the trottle...

i replaced the breather pipe from the trottle body, but i ownly replaced it because it had
a split in it.
there was no problem at that time on less it may not be on properly.
the car will need a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By johnmc7
yes they would be and it is happening more often...

yes they would be and it is happening more often now.
are they hard to replace?
i was going to get my mate to put it on the computer and see what shows up any way
has i only have the car a few...
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