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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Today, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By QSilver7
First, it's not clear which set-up you...

First, it's not clear which set-up you have...MID, IRIS, or NAV? Determine which one of these systems you have...this is where the clock settings are made/set/reset/etc. Once the clock & date has...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Today, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By QSilver7
You can see where the location of the aerial...

You can see where the location of the aerial amplifier is located in the diagram below (in the visor that extends out over the upper lift gate)...the FM2 reception is incorporated into the same amp...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Today, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By QSilver7
My memory is getting bad...but I believe the mfg...

My memory is getting bad...but I believe the mfg label was on the side of the battery of the negative battery terminal.

If you can get access to a Varta manufactured battery...in my experience,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 29
Posted By QSilver7
You heard incorrectly. The on-board...

You heard incorrectly.

The on-board disabling system (initiated thru the OBC) is done using the display for the OBC...which is the MID (multi-informational display). But the MID is only an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By QSilver7
:thumbup: Very good connection comparing the old...

:thumbup: Very good connection comparing the old alternator/charging system when BMW used the lead-acid battery types...to the new system and the introduction & use of the AGM batteries.

For...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 518
Posted By QSilver7
Okay...now its time to read the manual (or the...

Okay...now its time to read the manual (or the info posted between the Mid & Nav pics above). :D

You can set 2 different tmer settings like for lunch and for going home....but start the car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 518
Posted By QSilver7
The e38/e39/e53 that have the MAX button on their...

The e38/e39/e53 that have the MAX button on their IHKA control panel...still have the REST feature. Again, this only works when the ambient temp is below 59F...but when the key is in position 1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 518
Posted By QSilver7
The e38/e39/e53 that have the MAX button on their...

The e38/e39/e53 that have the MAX button on their IHKA control panel...still have the REST feature. Again, this only works when the ambient temp is below 59F...but when the key is in position 1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 518
Posted By QSilver7
Twofeatures that many times gets over looked are...

Twofeatures that many times gets over looked are the:

REST feature - residual heat mode can be activated when ambient temps are below 59F andthe car has warmed up to normal operating temps. You...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 518
Posted By QSilver7
Thay's the "pathway/follow-me-home" lighting...

Thay's the "pathway/follow-me-home" lighting feature...which again came with the LCM III. It is also programmable (with software/hardware) to stay on for different length intervals:

...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By QSilver7
The f06 640/650 gran coupe is my favorite BMW...

The f06 640/650 gran coupe is my favorite BMW since the end of the e38/e39/e46/e53 generation. I really thought I'd might have to change marques after all ythese years...but now I have hope. :D
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By QSilver7
Also,the SES light is an indication of a fault...

Also,the SES light is an indication of a fault code registered with the vehicles electronic emissions system. That light is one of the most misunderstood warniing lights on modern cars.

The...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,740
Posted By QSilver7
You're welcome...and here's some more info if...

You're welcome...and here's some more info if you didn't know or perhaps other may find the info useful...if you have access to the interior (cabin) andcan pop the hood...you can hook up battery...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By QSilver7
If all fails in searching aftermarket for the...

If all fails in searching aftermarket for the elbow...get one from the closest BMW near you. This elbow is used on multiple BMW models so it's still made and usually doesn't cost very much (approx...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 518
Posted By QSilver7
This feature didn't appear until the LCM III...

This feature didn't appear until the LCM III debuted..and the turn stalk has a "P" icon, too (closer towards the steering wheel column) that also indicates this optional parking lamp feature is...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By QSilver7
It's probably just me but I can't tell if you're...

It's probably just me but I can't tell if you're referring to the aux fan in front of the radiator, the blower fan below the dash that sends air into the cabin's floor, dash, defrost vents, or the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By QSilver7
Is this problem on your e39...or do you have an...

Is this problem on your e39...or do you have an (unknown to us with no model/model year info) e53? Help us help you better...please identify what BMW model/model year/build date you have. :)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 169
Posted By QSilver7
According to the owners manual...there are 3...

According to the owners manual...there are 3 sections of the outer rear tail light assembly that illuminates:

(1) top = turn indicator
(2) middle = rear tail light/side light
(4/2) bottom =...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By QSilver7
The instrument cluster's (IKE) speedometer...

The instrument cluster's (IKE) speedometer receives data from the rear left wheel speed sensor by way of the ABS control module. Do you have any other issues where brake/ABS/traction control wanring...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 61,005
Posted By QSilver7
The numbers aren't "on the holes" or pins...they...

The numbers aren't "on the holes" or pins...they are NEXT to the pins. And yes...you eyes can be that bad :) ...at least mine did. I got to a point where I couldn't see the numbers when trying to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-26-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By QSilver7
Why turn off DSC in the rain? That's one of the...

Why turn off DSC in the rain? That's one of the conditions when DSC might be needed at a moments notice...especially those moments you're not expecting to occur.

BTW, if you're in Missoula...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-26-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By QSilver7
Don't take offense to what TxDarth and are are...

Don't take offense to what TxDarth and are are bantering back-in-forth about...yes, you do have the official "sport pkg" for the 740iL. But it's kind of a very long standing (insider) joke with old...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By QSilver7
Good luck with your purchase. :) And don't...

Good luck with your purchase. :)

And don't forget to hook up the vehicle's gray battery vent tube to the battery's vent hole if the battery is the lead-acid type...or an AGM with a vent hole...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By QSilver7
Take note of the AH (amp hour) column in the...

Take note of the AH (amp hour) column in the chart in my reply in post #2. Notice that the H6/H7/H8 battery class size for the East Penn/Deka batteries (lead acid & AGM) has anywhere from a 70 AH...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-24-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By QSilver7
The OBC code which locks down the car...uses any...

The OBC code which locks down the car...uses any number you want to input between 0000-9999...using the 1000/100/10/1 buttons on the OBC. Then press the S/R button to set this number. To turn it...
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