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Forum: NY / NJ / CT 07-01-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By bkgreene39
Both rear speed sensors replaced. Problem solved.

Both rear speed sensors replaced. Problem solved.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By bkgreene39
I put in a Nissens radiator over 2 years ago, no...

I put in a Nissens radiator over 2 years ago, no leaks as of yet. Have a good experience with Nissens over 3 defective Behr units I installed. I put in an OEM expansion tank bought from dealer a...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 06-25-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By bkgreene39
Diagnostics Assitance

Looking for assistance from fellow members in the NYC area that can scan my 1998 E39 528. I have a defective wheel speed sensor but I need to figure out which one needs replacing. If anyone has a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By bkgreene39
My original water pump and fan clutch just went...

My original water pump and fan clutch just went at 93k, amazing you got so much life out of the original radiator. I have a Nissens one as well, has been solid for 2 years. Just put in a Hepu pump...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By bkgreene39
My hood sensor was problematic as well causing...

My hood sensor was problematic as well causing false alarms. I just lock the vehicle twice to disable it, problem solved.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By bkgreene39
Best for sale ad ever. Sent from...

Best for sale ad ever.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By bkgreene39
You might not be getting heat because perhaps...

You might not be getting heat because perhaps there is air trapped in the heater core. You stated that the coolant temp gauge climbs into the red zone, that needs to be addressed. This thread might...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By bkgreene39
New Year's greetings

My initial thought as well. OP, what tests have been done by your mechanic to rule out certain components? Did this individual at least bleed the system from possible excess air? I would start there,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
Posted By bkgreene39
Nice, lets go for a ride, break that sucker in.

Nice, lets go for a ride, break that sucker in.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By bkgreene39
DIY: Heater Core Video

What a nightmare of a job, hope I don't have to deal with this anytime soon.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By bkgreene39
While the official requirements for passing a NY...

While the official requirements for passing a NY inspection are stringent, I personally have not been to any place that checks every little thing on this list http://www.dmv.ny.gov/broch/c-50.htm
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By bkgreene39
I do not think it has anything to do with the...

I do not think it has anything to do with the fluid level, if it does I would be very surprised.
In my case it sounds like a screeching/chirping type noise. I have ruled out belts, rollers, p/s...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By bkgreene39
I have the same car, same year and transmission....

I have the same car, same year and transmission. I have developed the same symptoms, except I would describe the noise as more of a screeching sound. Goes away in neutral and in drive within all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,181
Posted By bkgreene39
Entry level mid-size.

Entry level mid-size.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,181
Posted By bkgreene39
'98 528i v 2002 impala

Similar costs on the used car market does not mean they are in the same class, these two cars aren't even in the same league. One was and is a RWD luxury car, the other a FWD entry level POS that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 689
Posted By bkgreene39
So far I have no issues with a URO lower radiator...

So far I have no issues with a URO lower radiator hose and aluminum thermostat housing for over 12k miles. The lower hose actually feels robust, my upper hose is OEM, both seem fine for over 12k...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By bkgreene39
Hard down-shifts can also be caused by the...

Hard down-shifts can also be caused by the transmission cooler going south.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,076
Posted By bkgreene39
Spark plugs!!!

Have been running Bosch +4 for 15k, so far so good. I Don't understand the bad rep they received, perhaps these individuals had the plugs not torqued properly, could be the reason for them backing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By bkgreene39
Back in the E39 fold with a 2000 528i with 46K original miles!

Congrats on the new purchase, I stand by my statement even though I was quoting another user with his mileage setup. Everything in my E39 feels new and tight as well, handles on rails. I would have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By bkgreene39
Back in the E39 fold with a 2000 528i with 46K original miles!

I have a 98 528i for over 2 years now, first car I have ever bought. Other then usual wear and tear parts that were changed, I have had no major issues. Granted it only has 91k on it, but it has been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By bkgreene39
Genuine dealer bought tank lasted 2 months for...

Genuine dealer bought tank lasted 2 months for me, over priced garbage.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,484
Posted By bkgreene39
GM is trying thats for sure. ...

GM is trying thats for sure.

http://youtu.be/FByBZgUcWVo
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By bkgreene39
So why did they even take on this project? Sounds...

So why did they even take on this project? Sounds like they don't have the slightest idea of what to do.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By bkgreene39
Ah that sucks, I feel like this when people...

Ah that sucks, I feel like this when people bring me botched laptops and desktops from geek squad, staples, and mom and pop repair shops.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By bkgreene39
So you guys can't fix it?

So you guys can't fix it?
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