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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By airplanelover
iPHONE 5 connection

i have a 2001 530i with the business CD. Is there anyway to connect by iphone so I can hear music through my cars speakers?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By airplanelover
!!!tire help!!!

Hi Guys:

I read many things on the site and there is too much info for me to digest and there is conflicting info. Can someone please help me decide which tires to buy and how much it should cost...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-01-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By airplanelover
i know this place and they are great!; however, I...

i know this place and they are great!; however, I dont live near there. It takes too long for me to get there
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By airplanelover
??? Is 297 Normal ???

I have a 2001 530i and I just replaced the fuel pump. After doing so I filled the tank to full and my car tells me I can get 297 miles. I feel like before it would tell me around 320 on a full tank....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By airplanelover
BMW Mechanic in West Los Angeles?

Can anyone recommend a good and HONEST BMW mechanic in or near west los angeles?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By airplanelover
Fuel Tank Pump: Can if AFFECT gas mileage

I just changed my fuel tank pump and I feel like my car is consuming gas faster. Can the change really affect that or am I just being paranoid. Also, when I went to the mechanic, I had almost a full...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By airplanelover
Just got the car back! He just charged me $800...

Just got the car back! He just charged me $800 for all the work! But I just noticed that the back seat that was taken out to replace the pump was not popped back in place correctly. Is this an easy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By airplanelover
yes said he checked the codes and also did tests....

yes said he checked the codes and also did tests. He said that the fuel pump on the car is still the original from when the car was purchased - so 13 years old. Does that make sense? He also said the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By airplanelover
Does PRICE Seem RIGHT?

I am not a DIY person at all and I need the following changed and the Indy has quoted me these prices in Los Angeles. Reasonable? All BMW parts.

(Item/Parts/Labor)

1. Fuel Pump Kit - 387
2....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By airplanelover
fuel pump needs to be changed.

fuel pump needs to be changed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By airplanelover
someone suggested that it could be a problem with...

someone suggested that it could be a problem with the device that carries gas to the engine. Does that make sense? Otherwise, we filled the car with $70 worth of gas today.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By airplanelover
sure does

sure does
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By airplanelover
no that is not the issue. We already checked for...

no that is not the issue. We already checked for that. What other things could be going wrong?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By airplanelover
JUST NOW!: Shaked!, I turned off, It won't start :)

Hi guys

Anyone know what is going wrong? When I started my car, it shaked really badly so then I turned it off. Then when I came to turn it back on, it does not start :-(. I replaced the battery...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By airplanelover
$130 Good or NOT - Battery Change

First time I have to change the battery on my 2001 BMW 530i so dont know much about it and im a girl so I cannot change it myself.

Pep Boys will charge me $130 total for everything using a BOSCH...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By airplanelover
Alarm Lights Flash, No Sound, Battery Dead

Hi Guys

I am really new to my car. 2001 530i.

My battery went dead recently. I think the reason is bc the alarm lights randomly flash (with no sound) so they go and and on and I think that has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By airplanelover
I think what people are not understanding is that...

I think what people are not understanding is that i am not just missing the sticker; I am missing the entire piece that you push down to lock the door. That is what I need. :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By airplanelover
BMW Button on Remote Key - 2001 530i

Hi All!

Please help! The BMW logo button on the middle of my remote key (the one that you push down to lock the doors) fell off and I cannot find it. Is there anywhere I can buy just that button?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-07-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,359
Posted By airplanelover
$118 for an Oil Change?

Sorry I am new to BMWs so sorry if this is a stupid question. This is my first oil change on a BMW.

I am totally not a DIY person as I am a girl and would rather pay a bit more to get things done....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By airplanelover
Oil Change - Does it matter where?

Hi guys!

does it matter whether I go to BMW dealer, BMW indy, or a place like jiffy lube for an oil change.

I just bought my 530i 2001 used at 130K and I want to get the oil changed just to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By airplanelover
yup it is the one on the passenger side.

yup it is the one on the passenger side.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By airplanelover
its looks like the whole piece in picture 14/15/16

its looks like the whole piece in picture 14/15/16
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By airplanelover
Bumper shell

Hello All!

You know that shell that is in between the front feel and the bumper? Well, mine fell off the other day. It is not even noticeable. Is it a problem if I just leave it off or should I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By airplanelover
Window goes up but then stops - help!

Hello:

I have had my 530i 2001 for a few months now and I am already starting to experience problems. :cry:

Today when I tried to roll the front passenger window up, it goes up, but then stops...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-09-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By airplanelover
CREAM CUPHOLDER FOR 2003 325i

Hello:

I just bought my first used BMW 2003 325i with cream interior leather. The cupholder looks in bad shape. Where can i get the best deal on one?
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