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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By snapple112
Ahh, I see. From the various posts i've read on...

Ahh, I see. From the various posts i've read on here regarding disabling the ABS, I had noticed two different ways to do this. 1 being that you can disconnect the unit by taking off the electrical...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By snapple112
First thing Friday ill be taking it to a shop to...

First thing Friday ill be taking it to a shop to have them diagnose the fluid and filter levels. But, today I had disconnected the front passenger side wheel sensor, which to my understanding should...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By snapple112
Exclamation 97' 528i auto trans shifting problem, stuck in 1st

BMW is a 1997 528i, auto transmission about ~180,000 miles. Couple years ago when the car was at 100k miles, tranny was giving me some slipping issues as well as getting stuck in S3/S2 when it would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By snapple112
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfxfE0_Y9hw ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfxfE0_Y9hw


I am going to be calling around local shops to get a replacement hose for this. Can anyone tell me what this hose is called to tell them?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By snapple112
Found the leak. It ended up being #(14) hose in...

Found the leak. It ended up being #(14) hose in the RealOEM Diagram. I created a video of the leak and i'm going to upload it to youtube following my next post.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By snapple112
Was the lower hose the culprit with your BMW? Let...

Was the lower hose the culprit with your BMW? Let me know, we may have the same issue. Although antifreeze is pouring out of mine, it went from a small leak to a very big one after I let the engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By snapple112
Looking on RealOEM, I believe you are referring...

Looking on RealOEM, I believe you are referring to #(5) the heater return pipe. Mine would be metal, so I assuming there is a chance of corrosion and bad o-rings. I really have no way of know this is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By snapple112
Yes I can see two bleed screws, both visible and...

Yes I can see two bleed screws, both visible and do no appear to be leaking. In need of replacement, but not the problem at the moment. Expansion tank is also visible so that doesn't seem like it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By snapple112
water pump was replaced about ~6000 miles ago,...

water pump was replaced about ~6000 miles ago, and t stat was about ~15,000 miles ago. new upper rad hose, not a new lower though
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By snapple112
Exclamation 97' 528i Leaking Antifreeze Can't Find Leak

Couple of day's ago, the BMW overheated due to lack of antifreeze while going up a large hill and when I turned it off and opened the hood it was pouring out steam for a good 10 minutes.

After...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,773
Posted By snapple112
I need the following parts (if still available) ...

I need the following parts (if still available)

Splash guard
Oil filter cap
Camshaft position sensor (got code p1519)
O2 sensor ( heater circuit bank 2 sensor 2 got code p0161. Already replaced...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By snapple112
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By snapple112
Convert 97 528i BMW rad to 99-01 behr rad

Long story short, got this radiator out of a junk yard from a 2000 528i. Little did I know my 97 does not have the same rad.

Flushed coolant installed new rad. Went to connect the electrical wire...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By snapple112
Got it, didn't have the "click" Thanks...

Got it, didn't have the "click"

Thanks everyone!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By snapple112
Checked the cap, its on pretty well. Any other...

Checked the cap, its on pretty well. Any other suggestions?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By snapple112
Check Engine Code Scanner

I have always borrowed AutoZone or Advanced Auto Parts' accuscan code scanner to pull my check engine light codes.

Roughly a week ago, the scanner reads "Link Error" and the same thing after...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
Posted By snapple112
My power steering fluid does have a very small...

My power steering fluid does have a very small leak in it and I refill it once about every 2-3 months. But, it is at the correct amount right now
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
Posted By snapple112
Can anyone relate to this?

Can anyone relate to this?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
Posted By snapple112
The issue started very faint and just increased...

The issue started very faint and just increased as I put miles on. Though, when I turn the wheel right it goes away.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
Posted By snapple112
Exclamation 1997 528i whining/grinding sound while driving (video)

I've had this 528 for about a year now, and this issue is finally catching up with me. 155xxx miles.



When driving, a loud, whistling noise is coming front the front end of the car. Its hard...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 28,352
Posted By snapple112
Yeah mine used to so that too. A yellow light...

Yeah mine used to so that too. A yellow light that looks like this: ( ! ) comes on. And I think that means your trans went into safe mode. It is starting off in probably 3rd or 4th gear when it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 28,352
Posted By snapple112
If your having the same issue as me (transmission...

If your having the same issue as me (transmission slips into S2 during snow/freezing temps) then you have a sensor on the side of your transmission that is gone bad. Most mechanics will tell you to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,272
Posted By snapple112
i was getting 17 city 23 highway mpg before...

i was getting 17 city 23 highway mpg before replacing vanos seals...

after replacing them i have 22 city and 27 highway mpg.

148K miles, 97 528i
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,662
Posted By snapple112
I have the same issue with my 97 528i. At cold,...

I have the same issue with my 97 528i. At cold, the transmission will take a little bit longer to shift into the lower gears, but the car feels like it has much more power than it would when the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 46,686
Posted By snapple112
Thanks... so far no luck. My oil filter cap is...

Thanks... so far no luck. My oil filter cap is stripped, so I can't get that off and I don't have a tool big enough to fit around the solenoid.
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