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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By sainda210
Yup cleaned that out as well. The only place...

Yup cleaned that out as well. The only place where water seeps through is definately now the windshield.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By sainda210
My leak was not any of those..there was a gap in...

My leak was not any of those..there was a gap in between my windshield and windshield modling..not sure how the water was getting in, but took everything off from below the dash it was running down...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By sainda210
I have the same problem...rear driver side...

I have the same problem...rear driver side footwell. I removed the side trim like the OP and then had the wife hose the car down for a while. I was hoping it was the vapor barrier as it's the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By sainda210
Also, he might have bought it used and the...

Also, he might have bought it used and the previous owner might have re-wired them. Do some wire traces to make sure they are not tapped off to another power lead/lights and that they connected to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,839
Posted By sainda210
I know with LED Festoon bulbs you have to worry...

I know with LED Festoon bulbs you have to worry about polarity of the bulb install..would the LED BA9S bulb have the same problem? Try rotating the bulb install 180 degree and check the lights. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-06-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,314
Posted By sainda210
With all that extra space..he can pack a few cans...

With all that extra space..he can pack a few cans of fix-a-flat and an air pump though..newer cars that come with run flats have no spare tire, but have a fix-a-flat/air compressor kits where spare...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By sainda210
Check battery cables...I answered the same...

Check battery cables...I answered the same question the other day. My problem was negative side battery cable was loose. Doesn't explain why the car would cut off at stop, because the alternator...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,260
Posted By sainda210
I bought my rotors and pads from rockauto.com I...

I bought my rotors and pads from rockauto.com I know other members have had horrible service from them, but I've always gotten what I needed from them no problems.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By sainda210
I had the same thing happen to me in my...

I had the same thing happen to me in my car..turns out it was a loose negative battery terminal in my case. Simple fix for me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By sainda210
It might be becuase your cluster has to be...

It might be becuase your cluster has to be re-coded to work with the new engine..something about component VINs..ie..cluster info not matching the car info. The cluster will not work. I'm working...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,328
Posted By sainda210
Tracing down noise problems is one of the...

Tracing down noise problems is one of the crappiest things to accomplish..i would start with checking the wheel liners to see if there are any evidence of wheel rubbing on any of the sides. It could...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By sainda210
Do you intend for this light to replace the third...

Do you intend for this light to replace the third brake light you have in the rear window? Or are you going to splice and work both at the same time? As long as only one is one at a time, shouldn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By sainda210
From the picture and discription, I would go in...

From the picture and discription, I would go in person and test drive it. If you show up with your 540i the guy may make nice with the secrets of whats wrong with the car and why he's selling so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By sainda210
I just finished reading up on coding programs for...

I just finished reading up on coding programs for e39...I bought the cable from China 36 bucks..supposidly the cable can be used with the other programs out there..the version I bought mine for is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By sainda210
My sunroof motor just broke. I took the motor...

My sunroof motor just broke. I took the motor apart just to find a plastic gear cracked in half. Ordered a used on from ebay for 25 shipped.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By sainda210
Looks very clean. I'll have to do the same next...

Looks very clean. I'll have to do the same next year when I redo my VCG, CCV, and clutch replacement. man I need to buy that dang engine cover. I bought my car used and it did not come with one,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By sainda210
Quick search...here is the answer from another...

Quick search...here is the answer from another post.. http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=870256. The feature keeps your car warm when not running. But watch out as it drains your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By sainda210
To the Op, you might have better luck posting...

To the Op, you might have better luck posting this in the X5 section of the forum. You're posting in the 5 series, E39 section.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-31-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,242
Posted By sainda210
I bought a 24 X 60 in piece and had plenty enough...

I bought a 24 X 60 in piece and had plenty enough for extra if needed. I bought 3d black carbon fiber vinyl wrapping from amazon for fairly cheap. It's been about three months with no problems. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,236
Posted By sainda210
give it a shot a couple times...mine "forgets"...

give it a shot a couple times...mine "forgets" sometimes at random intervals and I have to re-teach it as well. Glad at least one of the functions is restored
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,236
Posted By sainda210
In short, the direction is telling you to hold...

In short, the direction is telling you to hold down the button that brings the windows down for 15-20 seconds, which actually should bring the window down all the way, and then press and hold the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By sainda210
Are there any driving or handling problems that...

Are there any driving or handling problems that made you check the tires? If not, I wouldn't replace them until it's time. Sounds like Big O tires is trying to pressure you into buying some tires...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By sainda210
I bought from ebay as well. Paid about 28 bucks...

I bought from ebay as well. Paid about 28 bucks painted to color match my car and came from Taiwan. Took about two weeks to get here, but it looks great. I had the same issue with matching the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By sainda210
The picture of the part is at the front passenger...

The picture of the part is at the front passenger side of the car
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By sainda210
If you got LED lights..try switching the polarity...

If you got LED lights..try switching the polarity or turning the bulb 180 degree in the socket. Depending on the LED bulb, it'll only come on installed one way.
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