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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By dtadrian
Agree with edjack. I would love my touring to be...

Agree with edjack. I would love my touring to be 5sp. I have a honda tech background. I can wrench these bmws All day long. These cars are not to hard to do anything. These cars are built for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By dtadrian
I agree with burning2nd. There is a lot of...

I agree with burning2nd. There is a lot of unanswered questions and you don't seem to want to take car to a different place for a second opinion or try to do something on your own. Listen to what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By dtadrian
Cooling system. Since it's manual you really...

Cooling system. Since it's manual you really don't have to worry about the auto tranny failing. Check for previous accidents. Also suspension will probably have to be done soon if it has not been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,075
Posted By dtadrian
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Wo man.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By dtadrian
Sound like you have a vac leak. Check your CCV...

Sound like you have a vac leak. Check your CCV and related hoses. Get a different scanner for obd2 and read your short term fuel trims. If the values have high # , you have a vac leak


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By dtadrian
It could be a failing voltage regulator but you...

It could be a failing voltage regulator but you may think about ignition switch also... But then again I come from the 5 series that is plagued with it and maybe the newer 3's don't have. Something...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By dtadrian
You most likely have a vacuum leak. I would start...

You most likely have a vacuum leak. I would start by pulling the codes and go from there. Everything you are describing leads to a vacuum leak. Check the CCV and all it's related hoses. You may...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 368
Posted By dtadrian
Confusing P-code(s) issue

I told you on my first post. CCV and all hoses to it

When I had the same issue you had , I had it on bank 1. Don't feel bad.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By dtadrian
I guess I Mis understood Sent from...

I guess I Mis understood


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 368
Posted By dtadrian
Bank 1 is fine. Bank 2 definitely has a vac...

Bank 1 is fine. Bank 2 definitely has a vac leak. Look at all hoses that are connected to the manifold closest to bank 2.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 368
Posted By dtadrian
You have a vac leak as stated on bank 2. Makes...

You have a vac leak as stated on bank 2. Makes sense because your getting misfire codes on cyl 4-5-6. I would check the hoses that goes to your CCV. Also on the intake manifold by the firewall...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By dtadrian
2006 e90 for 3500?? Sounds very questionable....

2006 e90 for 3500?? Sounds very questionable. That's very cheap. I would be very suspicious of that car, like rebuilt title, salvage title, flood car or just plain abused to a point that they put...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,075
Posted By dtadrian
Just replaced CCV today. Total time was maybe 3...

Just replaced CCV today. Total time was maybe 3 hrs. Biggest advise I can give is to use o-ring lubricant or Vaseline and apply a light film on inside of CCV connections. This allows for the new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By dtadrian
Throttle response issues/sluggish pickup

You could have a vacuum leak by your CCV. Maybe one of the hoses split. Now my question is, are you relying on the check engine light to come on or are you physically plugging a code reader to see...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-25-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By dtadrian
1994 540i was given to me.

460626460627
No fade at all
My e39 is faded


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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-25-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By dtadrian
1994 540i was given to me.

As title states, I am a regular on the E39 forum. I have 99 528iT and now this beautiful 540i. Original owner gave it to me. It has been sittin in his garage for about 7 years. He started it at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,076
Posted By dtadrian
Swap the coil from cylinder 2 to maybe cylinder...

Swap the coil from cylinder 2 to maybe cylinder 4. See if your code follows bad coil and perhaps you will get code p0304. If so, then you have a failing coil. Also , when was the last time you car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By dtadrian
Glxh, Try a bottle or 2 of Lucas trans fix. ...

Glxh, Try a bottle or 2 of Lucas trans fix. Drain a quart or 2 and replace with Lucas. Drive a bit and see if it helps. There is some haters on additives but this one worked for me and other...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By dtadrian
Boy do I feel stupid today...

It's a very common problem for these cables to stretch. Both my rears are stretched. I have the new parts but I have not found time to replace.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By dtadrian
Thermostat and water pump was replaced not to...

Thermostat and water pump was replaced not to long ago. It was working great. I'm hoping it is still air pockets working it's way out. But I'm thinking it's the fan clutch. Because at hwy speeds ,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By dtadrian
Just did my cooling system

Again..... I did it like 2.5 years ago, and a few weeks ago it decided to spring a leak on the top corner of radiator and the inlet heater pipe under the manifold. All parts were behr last time but...
Forum: Performance 07-19-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By dtadrian
F/S. Sachs fan clutch

Asking 100 Obo. Plus shipping. 452770

Brand new. Never opened package.



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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By dtadrian
Any new info on this. I had a hard to find leak....

Any new info on this. I had a hard to find leak. It turned out to be a hose under intake manifold next to dual temp sensor. I had to stick a camera in there to see it. The hose is called inlet hose...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,221
Posted By dtadrian
How about both rear door exterior handles with...

How about both rear door exterior handles with cables? Seems that my cables stretched or handle broke on inside. So I'll need it all


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By dtadrian
451575 Sorry so small but I got this on my...

451575

Sorry so small but I got this on my phone. It looks to me that you do not have sport package.


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