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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By blackontan
Update, I received two of the purchased scan...

Update, I received two of the purchased scan tools:

New BAFX ELM327 Bluetooth OBD 2 CAN V1.5 Scan Tool Android OBD Reader / Scanner...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By blackontan
Thank You Forzam, BlueBeeAhull, Ahull. WHATS...

Thank You Forzam, BlueBeeAhull, Ahull.

WHATS THE BEST..And not thousands?

Now i am getting excited... I am a I.T computer tech by career and hobby and love bmw. I have programmed eepprom chips...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By blackontan
I guess i was confused the first time a read it....

I guess i was confused the first time a read it. so i am now assuming that all of the options mentioned would reset an airbag. I use, android so i should use touchscan? can anyone confirm this resets...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By blackontan
BlueBee can you please confirm the Peake B800...

BlueBee can you please confirm the Peake B800 works on my e46 2002? I have used this exact tool for my 1999 E39 and had sucess with it, since then sold it. I see many posts referencing the B800 for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By blackontan
This looks interesting: http://iobd2.co.uk/ ...

This looks interesting:

http://iobd2.co.uk/
(http://iobd2.co.uk/)
but i did not see anything saying it would reset airbag light?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By blackontan
Best Tool for Airbag resest and Best Iphone/Android App/Hardware

So much out there nowadays and so many older posts.
I wanted to reset my E46 2002 525i airbag light and with research find i need to spend ~$120 for Peake R5/SRS reset Tool and ~$50 for PEAKE AB03...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 854
Posted By blackontan
Was the battery fully charged when the video was...

Was the battery fully charged when the video was made? Maybe it was maybe it wasnt, I was manually charge the battery overnight.
How much electrical load? I.e. what was turned on? Anything like an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 854
Posted By blackontan
For Future Reference: E39 Grounding Locations...

For Future Reference:
E39 Grounding Locations under the hood: I shot this video for E39 Owners that need to locate 3 of the grounding points under the hood for clean up:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 854
Posted By blackontan
I cleaned the terminal and the battery post, when...

I cleaned the terminal and the battery post, when i went to tighten the nut i noticed that the terminal moves. Even when i hold the terminal with my hand it moves as the nut cannot go any further......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 854
Posted By blackontan
This has a water cooled alternator and places...

This has a water cooled alternator and places like autozone and advanced cannot test these outside the car. When tested in the car, the alt and batt tested good... but the alt seems to vary at times...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 854
Posted By blackontan
Angry Alternator Issues or something else?? Video Attached.

Video:
:dunno: (http://youtu.be/kFFr3N_vET8)


It seems my alternator is bad, however I have put it two different used alternators with the same results....
Is it possible that all three are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By blackontan
Thank you for some proper advise. I am looking at...

Thank you for some proper advise. I am looking at some ignition kyt issues now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By blackontan
troll please help instead of experience points....

troll please help instead of experience points. can i report this troll?:mad:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By blackontan
I unplugged the batter for 20 seconds,...

I unplugged the batter for 20 seconds, recoonected, tail lights still on. unplugged battery for 15 min and it fixed the problem. 5 minutes later problem is there again.... Unplugging battery til...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By blackontan
both tail lights trun on when car is turned off..

When the car is on all lights and blinkers work perfectly. I park the car, then lights off, all lights turn off, then turn the key to completely off and then then both rear brake lights turn on and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By blackontan
I tried real oem with my last 7 of the vin...

I tried real oem with my last 7 of the vin GM61821:

Mine is 11/1998 E39 540I sedan M62 left hand automatic.

It cross references to the standard, not the sport model, which mine is. Calls for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By blackontan
99 540IA Sport - Transmission swap, Any programming needed?

So my trans is bad on my car. I plan to drop it out and put a used one in there, I found the following transmissionand hope its a fit:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By blackontan
WTB Trans, Can I just pop and drop a used trans...

WTB Trans, Can I just pop and drop a used trans in here or does it need to be programmed...?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By blackontan
I would like to think the same, however the car...

I would like to think the same, however the car was well maintained and the fluid looks great.... Also this just happened all of a sudden, also after recent alternator and battery issues which i read...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By blackontan
99 540IA Sport - Delayed shift - 1st to 2nd only ?

I have a 99 540i Sport Automatic.

Trans and engine have been flawless for the last 15k i owned it. Currently at 207K.

Trans also shifted perfect with foot to floor through all gears.

A few...
Forum: Exterior 05-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By blackontan
Wanted / WTB Trailer Hitch OEM or Non-oem

I have a 1999 540I and am looking to buy a trailer hitch. New or used, oem or not. Please let me know if anyone has one or a good place to buy online
Thanks
Jon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By blackontan
QSilver7, THANK YOU, I ordered part #15 from...

QSilver7,
THANK YOU, I ordered part #15 from the following listing:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/130935892518?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649
This listing crossref's to my 1999 540i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By blackontan
Hood wont open broken cable replacement?

Its not the cabin latch....

How to open the hood now???

Where to buy the cable that goes from the cabin to hood....

Bump:dunno:
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-10-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,995
Posted By blackontan
No manual... disappointing, Is this an M5? or a...

No manual... disappointing, Is this an M5? or a collector car that will never be driven? Ultimate driving machine? :( Well, I'm sure it still smolders the tires, that is if you drive it....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By blackontan
Now I think the hood cable is broken....

I tried to use the cabin hood latch release and it worked but made a snapping noise... now the cabin latch moves freely and now I cant get the hood open.....
I assume I need to see if its broke...
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