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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,271
Posted By josemedeiros007
I found another forum that states that you can...

I found another forum that states that you can use a newer Road Runner beep type siren if you have the older Wolfe whistle chirp siren.
P/N 65 75 8 368 267 Old-style "wolf whistle chirp" siren...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,970
Posted By josemedeiros007
Daniel, I have the same issue with my 1998 E39...

Daniel, I have the same issue with my 1998 E39 Alarm after removing my Interstate car battery to charge it for three days on my 1 amp trickle charger. How did you resolve your issue?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,970
Posted By josemedeiros007
Thank you for your reply and the help. After I...

Thank you for your reply and the help. After I posted my Alarm siren sounding issue, at 4.00 pm I again removed the battery cables to the car battery for two hours, and connected the positive cable...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,970
Posted By josemedeiros007
After removing my battery for three days to...

After removing my battery for three days to trickle charge it on my 1 amp Schumacher charger, my 1998 E39 BMW Alarm is now going off after disarming the alarm using either the key, or remote for one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 97,770
Posted By josemedeiros007
Does anyone know if the E39 Instrument Cluster...

Does anyone know if the E39 Instrument Cluster Unlock feature also works on a 1998 E39 528i to verify car voltage level ?
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 55,928
Posted By josemedeiros007
Do you know if this Instrument Cluster Unlock...

Do you know if this Instrument Cluster Unlock will work on a 1998 BMW 528i?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,402
Posted By josemedeiros007
Bluebee did you resolve your issue and find the...

Bluebee did you resolve your issue and find the source of your parasitic draw, I wasn't clear after glancing over this thread? My 2 year old 1998 528's Interstate battery would not start the my car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,074
Posted By josemedeiros007
Good post! I sold Speed parts in the 1980's at...

Good post! I sold Speed parts in the 1980's at Supershops Automotive Performance centers and at the Speed Merchant in San Jose, Calif, car manufactures five recommendations on engine oil to use on a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 560
Posted By josemedeiros007
You can run your engine with out the MAF...

You can run your engine with out the MAF connected, but it will have poor idle and loss of power. CRC makes a special cleaner, clear the codes and see if it comes back. Have you checked yet to see if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,494
Posted By josemedeiros007
Using a lower viscosity, thinner oil should lower...

Using a lower viscosity, thinner oil should lower your oil pressure. Why are you using a 20w50w engine oil, do you have a 150,000 mile plus engine that is burning oil? I hope you use Synthetic oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 97,721
Posted By josemedeiros007
Just found this tip in a Google search, thank you...

Just found this tip in a Google search, thank you for posting it CN90. What if the CCV unit is plugged but the diaphram is not torn, would this still inflate the balloon? Could you use B12 Chemtool...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 173,798
Posted By josemedeiros007
I just found this CCV replacement DIY in a Google...

I just found this CCV replacement DIY in a Google search. Again an excellent DIY by CN90 and Bluebee. On BMW's that do not have Vacuum leaks due to aging hoses, could the sludge created by moisture...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 560
Posted By josemedeiros007
I agree with ED, if your fuel pressure is correct...

I agree with ED, if your fuel pressure is correct and it' not your fuel pump, then the crankshaft position sensor should give you a check engine light code and may be the cuplrit. I am not sure if a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 117,824
Posted By josemedeiros007
What did you end up doing on your fuse block, if...

What did you end up doing on your fuse block, if it were me, I would disconnect all the fuses, and terminals, clean them and the posts with a fine brass wire wheel on a Dremel tool, or cordless...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 46,771
Posted By josemedeiros007
I would check with BMW to make sure you put in...

I would check with BMW to make sure you put in the right fluid if it is a GM model transmission you should using Dexron 4 for an E39 not Dexron 6 which is used in newer BMW's and is too thin of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 97,770
Posted By josemedeiros007
I went through three Autozone Alternators before...

I went through three Autozone Alternators before I found one that put out 14.1 volts on a full load with the headlights on, rear window defroster, and heater fan blowing on full. The other two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 97,770
Posted By josemedeiros007
Did you use a new Alternator, or a rebuilt one? I...

Did you use a new Alternator, or a rebuilt one? I have a feeling you have a bad voltage regulator, that should have been replaced when it was rebuilt. Where are you testing the voltage at? Did you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,898
Posted By josemedeiros007
I completely forgot about the Planet BMW website...

I completely forgot about the Planet BMW website thank you for your response and URL, but in trying to use the online Wiring Guide, I get the following Java Security error in Windows 7 and I have the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,898
Posted By josemedeiros007
Looks like the Spaghetti coder website is down,...

Looks like the Spaghetti coder website is down, does any one know of another web site with the wiring code and schematic for E39 BMW's. Does the Bentley Manual have a wiring color code guide?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 43,683
Posted By josemedeiros007
This Bosch Spark Plug Manufacturing video also...

This Bosch Spark Plug Manufacturing video also seems interesting.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQIagtcN5Es
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 43,683
Posted By josemedeiros007
My 1998 BMW 528i with Bosch Platinum 4 Spark...

My 1998 BMW 528i with Bosch Platinum 4 Spark Plug's.recently had 5 of the spark plug ceramic insulator and electrode come loose, two are spinning, and the other three are loose to the point that the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 38,908
Posted By josemedeiros007
Should be about 6 1/2 quarts with an oil filter...

Should be about 6 1/2 quarts with an oil filter change.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 38,908
Posted By josemedeiros007
If you have an older Muscle car with a flat...

If you have an older Muscle car with a flat tappet camshaft that needs higher levels of ZDDP, or a Diesel engine that Rotella was designed for, then you are right, it is a excellent quality low cost...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,368
Posted By josemedeiros007
Thank you for updating the post, and let the list...

Thank you for updating the post, and let the list know that it was a corroded connection / loose contact for the ECM fuse. If you live back East in the U.S.A snow and salt used on the roads must...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 145,953
Posted By josemedeiros007
CN90, when are you planning on overhauling the...

CN90, when are you planning on overhauling the rear suspension?
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