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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 625
Posted By Aussie528iT
The 5HP19 had problems with a batch of faulty...

The 5HP19 had problems with a batch of faulty clutch drums from a supplier that where incorrectly machined and caused the "No reverse" problem but it doesn't apply to all 5HP19 transmissions.
If you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Aussie528iT
They are metric sized O rings - 37mm I/D and 4mm...

They are metric sized O rings - 37mm I/D and 4mm dia cross section.
The size was measured from new O rings in new BMW radiator hoses.
Don't use "near enough" imperial sized O rings unless you want...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Aussie528iT
The ZF5HP19 isn't death. ZF had a supplier...

The ZF5HP19 isn't death.
ZF had a supplier problem with a batch of clutch drums that were not machined properly.
It does not apply to all 5HP19 transmissions.
My 99 528iT RHD Euro spec has the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 30,387
Posted By Aussie528iT
It's worth noting that pin 19 is an earth and you...

It's worth noting that pin 19 is an earth and you can just connect pin 7 which is the "Service Indicator Reset" pin to an earth point on the body near the 20 pin diagnostic connector.
Strut earth...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By Aussie528iT
Check the tension control arm bushes for cracks...

Check the tension control arm bushes for cracks first.
This is the control arm that goes to the front part of the subframe.
The bushes are fluid filled and they eventually crack and the fluid leaks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Aussie528iT
You did get the correct module? The ASC and DSC...

You did get the correct module?
The ASC and DSC control modules are different.
The ASC control module has 10 valves and the DSC module has 12 valves.

The message in the second DIS pic seems to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Aussie528iT
Since it's a 2000 528i with the M52TU engine the...

Since it's a 2000 528i with the M52TU engine the cruise control gets it speed input from the 2 front wheel speed sensors, not one of the rear wheel sensors.

Cars with the M52TU engine have a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Aussie528iT
There are 2 different size struts, one for the...

There are 2 different size struts, one for the tailgate with a large assisting spring and one for the tailgate window.
You can make your own tool with 2 pieces of tubing, one for each of the 2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Aussie528iT
The "Auto" switch is for auto air distribution...

The "Auto" switch is for auto air distribution not auto air temp control. Air temp is controlled by the LH and RH temp setting buttons.
If you have the centre dash vents pointing down and the temp...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By Aussie528iT
:thumbup: The M52TU engine is a completely...

:thumbup:
The M52TU engine is a completely different engine to the M52.
The engine control system is different.
The block is different.
The head is different.
The throttle body is different....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 655
Posted By Aussie528iT
If the new sensor isn't in the correct position...

If the new sensor isn't in the correct position inside the wheel carrier it won't be able to measure the wheel speed, irrespective of whether it is connected or not.
The sensor measures the speed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Aussie528iT
LH front and RH rear is correct. They are...

LH front and RH rear is correct.
They are connected in series and when either sensor touches the disc and wears through it open circuits an earthed circuit to the instrument panel and turns on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Aussie528iT
Mine has the colour on a label attached to the LH...

Mine has the colour on a label attached to the LH suspension strut tower adjacent to the inner guard panel.
My car is 6/99 RHD Euro spec so may be different.
Some RHD later 3 series BMWs, not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Aussie528iT
The number on your transmission green label is...

The number on your transmission green label is correct.

This is the BMW part number for Esso/Mobil LT71141.

Go to page 3 and page 7 in the link below for more info.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 744
Posted By Aussie528iT
The BMW cooling system bleed process says amongst...

The BMW cooling system bleed process says amongst other things, to place the expansion tank cap on but do not tighten it down to avoid coolant overflowing during the cold rev part of the bleeding...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By Aussie528iT
The original air springs on my 99 528iT were made...

The original air springs on my 99 528iT were made by Gates and they were rubbish. After 70-80K kms the rubber was starting to perish and stretch and eventually one failed at 140K kms.
The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Aussie528iT
I use anti seize around the hub centre and on the...

I use anti seize around the hub centre and on the tapered part of the wheel bolt where it contacts the wheel.
Never on the thread part unless the torque spec is with oiled threads.
Allways use a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,590
Posted By Aussie528iT
You may find this site useful. It lists all the...

You may find this site useful.
It lists all the different approved ZF oils and their applications.
The 5HP19 transmission is covered in TE-ML 11...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By Aussie528iT
Go to the Coding and Programming Forum on this...

Go to the Coding and Programming Forum on this board for more info.

RonR
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,378
Posted By Aussie528iT
Cenji, Glad you were able to resolve the...

Cenji,
Glad you were able to resolve the problem.
A fault in the EHC module has never to my knowledge been raised on this forum before.
This module in the box adjacent to the battery, controls the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,236
Posted By Aussie528iT
My top hose has about the same amount of...

My top hose has about the same amount of movement. IIRC I used Conti hoses from Pelican and they where basically BMW hoses with the BMW logo and part number ground off.

I don't know if this will...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-29-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,378
Posted By Aussie528iT
You really need someone with BMW specific...

You really need someone with BMW specific software such as INPA to read the error codes from the height control module (EHC module).
The warning on the dash could be caused by many things.
INPA can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Aussie528iT
You need to go to the Bimmerfest BMW Coding and...

You need to go to the Bimmerfest BMW Coding and Programming forum and start there.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=175

RonR
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,378
Posted By Aussie528iT
Cenji, IIRC - if I remember correctly. OBC...

Cenji,

IIRC - if I remember correctly.
OBC - On board computer
Low OBC and High OBC refer to the type of instrument panel in your car.
There are 2 versions, one which displays messages for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,378
Posted By Aussie528iT
A simple way to tell if you have sport or...

A simple way to tell if you have sport or standard air suspension is to look at the colour of the base part that bolts to the wheel carrier.
Standard is black and sport is white.
(Touring wheel...
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