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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By QSilver7
The image you posted above is correct...ALL keys...

The image you posted above is correct...ALL keys (remote & non-remote) have a transponder "chip" inside them...what would be the purpose of BMW charging $45-$55 dollars for a plastic/wallet key...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 36,141
Posted By QSilver7
you didn't mention any of the steps required...

you didn't mention any of the steps required before pressing the buttons on the key...so this begs the questions:
is your key's battery fully charged?
were ALL doors closed?
were ALL doors...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By QSilver7
And check the latch/striker (#6 in diagram below)...

And check the latch/striker (#6 in diagram below) to see if it needs to be adjusted...#5, #6, #7, and #8 or all related and attached to the door jambs:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By QSilver7
BMW's DWA (anti-theft alarm siren system)...

BMW's DWA (anti-theft alarm siren system) Information:

http://www.bimmerboard.com/members/q/original/Anti-Theft%20DWA%20System%20Info.jpg
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By QSilver7
Okay...in attempt to figure out what you...

Okay...in attempt to figure out what you have...and what you want...can we assume that you are looking for something to make noise (an alarm siren) if someone was to tamper with your vehicle?

But...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By QSilver7
Do you have a red LED below your interior rear...

Do you have a red LED below your interior rear view mirror?

Do you have a little square thingy in the middle of your headliner covered in the same material (located just past the sunroof if you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By QSilver7
You can see the last 7 digits of your VIN if you...

You can see the last 7 digits of your VIN if you look at the base of your windshield (on driver's side) where the glass meets the dash (on the inside of the car).

The images below are from several...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By QSilver7
That note applies to owners that have programmed...

That note applies to owners that have programmed specific car/key memory settings for different drivers & key holders for the same vehicle.

The key's assigned number is used for setting the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By QSilver7
More than likely the OP has EWS because all keys...

More than likely the OP has EWS because all keys (remote& non remote) have an EWS transponder...he just maynot have FZV (remote central locking) and DWA (anti-theft alarm siren) system.

The issue...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By QSilver7
The 1st link is for pre face lift X5s that did...

The 1st link is for pre face lift X5s that did not come from the factory with angel eyes...thus the entire kit that comes with rings and wiring etc. The 2nd link is for the facelift X5s that ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,493
Posted By QSilver7
You'd have better luck trying to contact Mike (if...

You'd have better luck trying to contact Mike (if possible).If you click on his name...you'll see the last time he posted to the forum was back in March 2014. Also, there may be an email lnk for...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By QSilver7
If you use any of the online part databases like...

If you use any of the online part databases like www..realoem.com or www.bmwfans.info ...you can input the last 7 digits of your VIN and pull up the diagrams and part number index specifically for...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By QSilver7
Some automotive stores have a remote key checker...

Some automotive stores have a remote key checker that can determine if a signal is being sent (meaning battery is charged).

If there's an issue with FZV (central locking) or DWA (anti-theft alarm...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By QSilver7
Every e39 (in the USA) has this option,but if the...

Every e39 (in the USA) has this option,but if the trunk cyinder isn't in the vertical position, it won't open the trunk. Take note that it says if the trunk hasn't been locked separately (which...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-25-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By QSilver7
The BMW e38 is a luxuury sport sedan. Although...

The BMW e38 is a luxuury sport sedan. Although the cost of one is now in the range affordable by many...the car never-the-less remains a luxury sport sedan...so upkeep & maintenance is that for a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-25-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By QSilver7
Merry Christmas to you, too...and to all the...

Merry Christmas to you, too...and to all the forum members. :)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-23-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By QSilver7
(removed comment due to running across your...

(removed comment due to running across your other thread about the same topic but with a bit more detail...that made this reply incorrect)

In order for us to help the best we can...remember to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By QSilver7
Slightly different suspension...then the rest is...

Slightly different suspension...then the rest is cosmetic...dark headliner, aero pkg, 18" wheels vs 17" wheels in prior sport pkgs:

Here's a PDF about the 2003 540i sport: ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-23-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By QSilver7
If you haven't read the manual on how to use the...

If you haven't read the manual on how to use the spare tire removal assist straps...there's a video on youtube. If you have rear or dual axle SLS...you have to remove the dome...but thats pretty...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 625
Posted By QSilver7
If you've never maintained your lock...

If you've never maintained your lock cylinders...you may need to lubricate them (trunk & driver's door) so that they can be turned to the manual unlock position.
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By QSilver7
Did you jump start using the terminals in the...

Did you jump start using the terminals in the engine bay...or did you hook directly to the battery?

Also...model, model year, build date info goes a long way in helping us to help you better...for...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By QSilver7
You can't manually actuate the electronic...

You can't manually actuate the electronic lock/unlock...or you can't actuate the manual manipulation of the door lock? There are 2 different lock/unlock cylinder positions....turning the lock to a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-20-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By QSilver7
Is it the mirror assembly or the mirror glass? ...

Is it the mirror assembly or the mirror glass?

If it's the mirror assembly...do you have the power folding mirrors? If yes, have you actuated the power fold button? If someone bumped the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-20-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By QSilver7
GMCPAUL...Thanks for stepping up with the answer....

GMCPAUL...Thanks for stepping up with the answer. :thumbup:
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 12-19-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By QSilver7
Im not sure how familiar you are with the parts...

Im not sure how familiar you are with the parts database...but if you click the link below...you can correlate the parts in the illustration with the part nbr index you'll see below the diagram.
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