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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By 2002-530I
Thanks for the reply. I wasn't sure if any ole...

Thanks for the reply. I wasn't sure if any ole scanner with srs abilities would do the truck or not.
I'll check some out on eBay.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By 2002-530I
Bmw scanner.

Hi there. Thanks in advance for your help. I'm looking to purchase a relatively inexpensive scanner to read and reset my vehicles airbag light. I mistakenly removed the seats and started the car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,417
Posted By 2002-530I
Just install a good used transmission. Also...

Just install a good used transmission.
Also next time use the proper size Torques to remove the pan bolts and change the filter.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
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BMW e39 steering vibration while breaking at 70 mph

That's funny. Some of the most intelligent ppl I know had problems in school. Being a good speller has nothing to do with common sense. I didn't learn to read or spell till after high school when I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By 2002-530I
BMW e39 steering vibration while breaking at 70 mph

Does it mater if they've been proven on this thread? It's a proven fact that the single most probable cause of a breaking vibration going 70mph is rotors...



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Forum: New Member Introductions 12-08-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By 2002-530I
My first Bimmer

I was/am only playing around. There are allot of helpful ppl on here. Good luck.
Adam


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Forum: New Member Introductions 12-08-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By 2002-530I
My first Bimmer

LMAO!



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Forum: New Member Introductions 12-08-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By 2002-530I
My first Bimmer

Sorry man:-(
That's got to be one of the most ugly cars Iv ever seen.
I think $600 was a little high.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 550
Posted By 2002-530I
Sunroof Casette Problems

As the sunroof retracts, the very last few inches it pulls the sunshade all the way back in where you can't reach it. When the sunroof closes just a few inches prior to closing completely it pulls...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-07-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By 2002-530I
my idle keeps climbing.

I didn't realize they were not made of regular fuel vapor hose. How about disconnecting it from the intake and plugging it?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By 2002-530I
BMW e39 steering vibration while breaking at 70 mph

Hmm...rotors are still the most likely cause. I'd at least have them checked. They may have to take a thousandth off to see if they are true. Most places only get $15.00 each though.



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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By 2002-530I
BMW e39 steering vibration while breaking at 70 mph

Mmmmmmm yup. It's the easiest thing to eliminate at this point. Did you have yours turned or buy new ones?



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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 909
Posted By 2002-530I
BMW e39 steering vibration while breaking at 70 mph

Sounds like rotors are still warped.


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Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 12-07-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By 2002-530I
my idle keeps climbing.

Sounds like you have a leaky valve cover gasket.
I'd try eliminating it by using a pair of smooth pliers such as needle nose that lock and pinch off the CCV/PCV that goes to the intake. If the idle...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By 2002-530I
O2 Sensor Replace

What engine codes do you have?
Have you bothered having it scanned or are you guessing? There's lots other things that will cause poor fuel mileage and hesitation. In my experience 02 sensors don't...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 550
Posted By 2002-530I
Sunroof Casette Problems

Have a mechanically inclined friend or another shop look at it first. Maybe something really easy like stripped threads on something that can be re drilled and tapped. That's just an off guess, but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By 2002-530I
Smog check LA area - help plz

What's the code/s its displaying?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 864
Posted By 2002-530I
Still a wobble

Sounds like your low on transmission fluid.
Adam


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-25-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,935
Posted By 2002-530I
Overheating Issue

HC- Hydrocarbon test...
Not head gasket...

It's obvious the OP cracked the head after many, many times of overheating trying to diagnose his original problem.
If I remember his exact words,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-25-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,935
Posted By 2002-530I
Overheating Issue

With all the wannabe mechanics in here I'm still not shocked to find you haven't figured it out yet.
How about simple mechanical truths...

1) how about the fact that cracks in heads, blocks,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-14-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,935
Posted By 2002-530I
Overheating Issue

Is there any off chance crazy way the t stat could be installed backwards? I know you mentioned putting it in correct regarding the fail safe hole but at this point...
Next did you put a reman water...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-14-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,935
Posted By 2002-530I
Overheating Issue

According to what I read earlier, he's felt the hoses not the radiator itself. Additionally there is a very important reason for the drive prior to feeling the radiator. YO dip shi*


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-14-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,935
Posted By 2002-530I
Overheating Issue

Ok I'm jumping Baird just because I'm going to replace the radiator, t-stat and hoses on my car in a couple weeks.
After reading your entire post I've come up with only one thing. Your screwed! ...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,746
Posted By 2002-530I
Car starts idles then dies...

It's useless. We asked him for compression numbers and haven't got them. I think he's using a shade tree mechanic and throwing guesses at it.


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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,746
Posted By 2002-530I
Car starts idles then dies...

What about the other day when you said it was shooting water out running cold...
What are your actual compression numbers?
If what you're saying now is accurate, sounds like you have air in the...
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