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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By gtMc
Other option is just have an aux jack installed...

Other option is just have an aux jack installed in the glove box. I have an '03, with the indash Nav and they just wired this into the Aux Input of the head unit. very clean and easy, dealier did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By gtMc
I have had this before. Does the thumping sound...

I have had this before. Does the thumping sound seems as if it is coming from the drivers side firewall area, and if so, can you almost 'feel' the thump very faintly thru your foot sole? almost...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,068
Posted By gtMc
Just to close this one, I finally had my car at...

Just to close this one, I finally had my car at the shop and it was infact the leveling sensor in the front. Its bracket was broken. Which makes sense now considering they were still adjusting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,068
Posted By gtMc
oops. I better go fix it. No wonder I could see...

oops. I better go fix it. No wonder I could see around corners so well. thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,068
Posted By gtMc
to help me/us understand... if I can take a...

to help me/us understand... if I can take a screwdriver and turn the white screw, and it does move the beam up or down, then the adjustors are NOT broken, right?

Also, there are two white...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,068
Posted By gtMc
eh, it was kinda tight but it did have a little...

eh, it was kinda tight but it did have a little play in it. cant say it was loose though
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By gtMc
^ This is all absolutely correct. And I hope at...

^ This is all absolutely correct. And I hope at some point I am able to DIY more. For me at this point in life when I dont have the time, the room, or the tools, it becomes necessary for me to have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,068
Posted By gtMc
Yes. They actually do adjust and I can see the...

Yes. They actually do adjust and I can see the headlights moving and hear the gears turning. But it was just angled way too far low. very wierd. I cranked the screw and now they still adjust but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By gtMc
I'll just post what I wrote down. You'll notice...

I'll just post what I wrote down. You'll notice not all major jobs were done together. Ie expansion tank, the radiator and wp were all done on different occasions. Also, some of the sums I didnt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By gtMc
Pretty much all you need is right here including...

Pretty much all you need is right here including another member who fixes them. I too heard about EAC.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=6889901&posted=1#post6889901
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,068
Posted By gtMc
This is good to know. FYI the problem I had...

This is good to know.

FYI the problem I had didnt seem to be the adjusters. the motors were working fine and they were adjusting, but they were just adjusting the lights too far down. I just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By gtMc
Here is some real experience over the long haul: ...

Here is some real experience over the long haul:
I have had my '03 E39 540i w M sport package and AT for 6+ yrs now, it has 95k miles on the clock. 3 years ago the CPO warranty ran out. I recently...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,148
Posted By gtMc
the rear end.

the rear end.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,148
Posted By gtMc
for the past few months, I have been using Mike @...

for the past few months, I have been using Mike @ North East Motorsports in Mahwah for my ///M. Its certainly a hike from Central NJ. But they SOLELY work on BMW's. they know the e39, they do a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,790
Posted By gtMc
Hmmm. Not sure, I feel like i've already done...

Hmmm. Not sure, I feel like i've already done 90% of it at this point... I am def going to have it looked at by my indy soon to be safe. cant go into summer with any coolant issues!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,790
Posted By gtMc
Is it possible to have a faulty coolant level...

Is it possible to have a faulty coolant level sensor? I have also recently been getting the 'check coolant level' message when I turn my car off ('03 540). this is concerning because the coolant...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By gtMc
Just had my inspection done this AM at a private...

Just had my inspection done this AM at a private shop. Windows up. Not even a mention of it. Passed. They loved the car, kinda funny.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By gtMc
While I'd debate this in a seperate thread, I...

While I'd debate this in a seperate thread, I dont think anyone is talking about windshield tint here.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By gtMc
True its still illegal in NJ. But they changed...

True its still illegal in NJ. But they changed the inspection requirements and no longer conduct a 'visual' inspection during the process. So, they wouldn't visually inspect your car and visually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,068
Posted By gtMc
Excellent - thank you. I will give the wiggle...

Excellent - thank you. I will give the wiggle test, and get help and then listen myself to hear if the mechanism is working but just not engaging with the plastic parts. If those are infact broken,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,068
Posted By gtMc
Bump on a 5 year old thread.... I have the exact...

Bump on a 5 year old thread.... I have the exact same problem on a 2003 right now. Both have stoped autoleveling and both point down when driving. Any ideas? Seems improbably that both plastic...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 05-20-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 83,650
Posted By gtMc
Hello all, Looks like I have to deal with this...

Hello all,
Looks like I have to deal with this issue at well. I have an '03, and the autoleveling headlights have stopped leveling when I turn the car on, and they point rather low on the road. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,367
Posted By gtMc
I just ordered the covercraft instead of the OEM...

I just ordered the covercraft instead of the OEM versions because of this. thanks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By gtMc
+1

+1
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 04-07-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 36,871
Posted By gtMc
Please change my username to gtMc. Thank you,...

Please change my username to gtMc. Thank you, have a good weekend.
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