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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Burning2nd; How true! ...

:smokin:


Burning2nd; How true!


my thinking (wrongly, as it turns out), was once you replace a fuel pump it "should" ( notice the operative word here "should") last a considerable long...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Yep, FUEL PUMP no code...

:smokin:


Yep, FUEL PUMP


no code will be thrown in ODBII ( if you do have a code it will be like a "p0102" or so, as no fuel being received by any of the sensors, hence fuel delivery. aka=...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Fuel Pump. ( new filter too for...

:smokin:


Fuel Pump. ( new filter too for you sticklers out there:rofl:)



I find this completely bizzare as I replaced the pump in March.:mad:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: WELL, HOLIDAY REVELERS, THE FAIL...

:smokin:

WELL, HOLIDAY REVELERS, THE FAIL HAS REARED ITS HEAD......


ARE YOU READY FOR THIS........

NOT ONLY DID THE INTAKE CAM SENSOR GO BAD.....

BUT THE FUEL PUMP DIED...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: hmmm.... you have the mesh shade...

:smokin:

hmmm.... you have the mesh shade lifts? is the top curled part of door panel pulled away from seating into the channel? if so,,,,, best bet run over to a AUTOMOTIVE UPHOLSTERY...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,388
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: good to know you NOW found water in...

:smokin:

good to know you NOW found water in booster......this is not good for vacuum components designed to be in arid operating environs. What gets me is,,, if the brake booster is designed to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: One last thing I thought of here...

:smokin:

One last thing I thought of here when My little blue died on Christmas Day.....


even though I do not personally think it is possible, as the car cranks over with what sounds like a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,388
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: So I have to chime in here after...

:smokin:

So I have to chime in here after reading the rants, accolades, raves, gripes etc......


Frozen brakes........

1. caliper bores on calipers are probably shot ( scored, cut etc)....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: well, fuses for MAF/CPS/etc are...

:smokin:

well, fuses for MAF/CPS/etc are good Fuze box under pass micro filter in engine compartment.



waiting for new Cam sensor and we will se what happens
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: acoste------- NOW THAT makes...

:smokin:


acoste------- NOW THAT makes some real sense!

I will definitely check the fusing and ckt diagrams today..... thinkin outside the box, yep.:):thumbup:

i was and thought so much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: The "Pulse Generator, Crankshaft"...

:smokin:

The "Pulse Generator, Crankshaft" is the Automotive Technical term for the "Crankshaft Position sensor"

I won't know the result of the "CAMSHAFT Position Sensor" R & R until I actually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Ok, so thanks everyone for your...

:smokin:

Ok, so thanks everyone for your consideration...I do agree, methinks the CPS (intake) side has fried and didnt have a chance to set a code.

Here is a quick question tho... and can't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: A-bear: was thinking that...

:smokin:

A-bear: was thinking that too,,,but as i said in post, Battery is good. I did the maint test on dash LCD got like 13.91 VDC during crank.... Injectors are new, like 3 months old. new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By cpnwrench
Not so merry christmas day!

:smokin:

So, yet another bad karma gremlin has decided to visit me today, one half mile from home after a 13hr shift on Christmas eve-into Christmas day.... just about to turn right at apex of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: just fixed this problem on my sons...

:smokin:

just fixed this problem on my sons car............

IAC valve is VERY dirty or gone bad.....he had exact problems you did.

also i agree with other poster here....get codes from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,896
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Ya Know.....when a belt...

:smokin:

Ya Know.....when a belt disintigrates (grenades/shreds etc)....it WILL sound like a freaking HH-53 has just landed next to you!!!!!

mita been whatcha heard.

then car woulda locked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,526
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Yep, the adage TIME vs....

:smokin:

Yep, the adage TIME vs. MONEY.....certainly applies here.


I did my own, in-line 6 cyl.

I had the time and another vehicle.

$28.00 gasket
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,029
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hmm, might also be a CPS which is...

:smokin:

Hmm, might also be a CPS which is bad. Had this problem on mine a few years back..frustrating especially when I went through the steps you did.

It didn't throw a code for it, but you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By cpnwrench
Check Spark plugs for correct gap////// ...

Check Spark plugs for correct gap//////



cpnwrench :drink:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: AHA!!! I knew I would catch...

:smokin:

AHA!!! I knew I would catch someone on this!!!!!


But to be honest,,,,, I went through the timing chain guide explosion on the 740i.

I have to say for THAT evolution, PATIENCE...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-26-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By cpnwrench
CAT Converter

:smokin:

Anybody know where I can get a set of front Cats for my 2001 740i without paying $1300

for them?


one of em shot,,,,replaced O2 sensor, same code.

yeah I know, car still runs...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By cpnwrench
CCV is probably shot. validation..........

CCV is probably shot.

validation....... while its running....pull out dipstick.....put finger over tube......sucking air......


ccv bad.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By cpnwrench
Oil leak stop

:smokin:

Howdy folks. I would like to start off by thanking all who are members here on the forum, through everyone's postings and unique insights to solving our ownership maintenance issues!

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By cpnwrench
+1 on the code. OBDII readers are cheap now,...

+1 on the code.

OBDII readers are cheap now, you can even get one for short term use at autozone/oreillys/advance etc etc.



then you can check on line for code results, by chance you have a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By cpnwrench
Psssssstt!!!!!

:smokin:

Hey,,, probably been asked before, but I gotta real need here without shellin out megacash...anyone got a PDF of the Bentley service manual they can PM me with...??? i got 2002 525i..
...
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