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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Mikes00528i
Have you tried getting your tires balanced? That...

Have you tried getting your tires balanced? That is what I would do first to see if the problem is as simple as that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By Mikes00528i
Looks good! I like the red, very few Bright Red...

Looks good! I like the red, very few Bright Red (Helrot) & Electric Red (Japanrot) that I ever see around for E39's.
Just realized next week is 5 years since I've posted pics of my Japrot 528!...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Mikes00528i
Right rear passenger door vapor barrier needs to...

Right rear passenger door vapor barrier needs to be resealed no doubt. Would make sense to do the left barrier too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,555
Posted By Mikes00528i
Whoops wrong year a moment ago, this should be...

Whoops wrong year a moment ago, this should be more like it though http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1763405
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,971
Posted By Mikes00528i
No fun, hope the dog is okay!

No fun, hope the dog is okay!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,555
Posted By Mikes00528i
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.ph...

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=773117

Here you go, no flame!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,819
Posted By Mikes00528i
Your ABS module has failed, and needs to be...

Your ABS module has failed, and needs to be repaired. While this takes place your car is usable but do know that your ABS & DSC will be inoperable until the fixed module goes back in. I'm not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Mikes00528i
I'm pretty sure OEM is the only way to go here....

I'm pretty sure OEM is the only way to go here. I've heard bad things about the DEPO ones doing weird things like adjusting speed at random, shutting on and off, and continuing to run and drain the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By Mikes00528i
Link isn't working...

Link isn't working...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Mikes00528i
Your adjusters are broken no doubt. I think there...

Your adjusters are broken no doubt. I think there is a zip-ty (temporary) fix out there that you could search for on this forum. Other option is to open em' up and replace which is easier said than...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Mikes00528i
You'll notice if you hold down the unlock button...

You'll notice if you hold down the unlock button on your key, all of the windows will roll down, as well as the sunroof opens up. If you put the key in the drivers door to lock and hold it over, all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,274
Posted By Mikes00528i
Same here, subscribed.

Same here, subscribed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,802
Posted By Mikes00528i
pleiades, welcome. I envy your motivation to get...

pleiades, welcome. I envy your motivation to get the car all proper and up on maintenance in such a short period of time. I'm just across town from you and work in Eugene so maybe I'll see you in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,642
Posted By Mikes00528i
Hasn't happened to me again since September 08'...

Hasn't happened to me again since September 08' original post, I never did anything to attempt a fix.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Mikes00528i
I used Royal Purple Synchromax and like the...

I used Royal Purple Synchromax and like the results. It only took about 1.5 quarts. cn90 posted a great diy with pics and all that some time ago. CDV delete (or replace with modified) is a great...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,306
Posted By Mikes00528i
These 19" Stern ST-2's were on the car when I...

These 19" Stern ST-2's were on the car when I bought it. Definitely not my choice had I spent the money on a new set myself but they have grown on me over the last couple of years. I can't warrant...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,633
Posted By Mikes00528i
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.ph...

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=748011

I found the link, calling out fuse 75 & 76 for reference. You're asking about 45 & 46 so may or may not be what you are looking for,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,633
Posted By Mikes00528i
If this is the 50A fuse for the pusher...

If this is the 50A fuse for the pusher (auxiliary) fan between the bumper and a/c condenser, the fuse is behind the glove box and a literal pain in the back to get to. If I remember right, you remove...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,353
Posted By Mikes00528i
Thumbs up Welcome, You should post this in the X5 forum....

Welcome, You should post this in the X5 forum. This forum is for the E39 5-Series sedan and touring cars. Good Luck
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By Mikes00528i
Sounds exactly like a dead battery issue to me....

Sounds exactly like a dead battery issue to me. Your jump points are under the hood, positive (+) terminal is under a plastic cover cap next to the top of the engine. The negative (-) ground post is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,544
Posted By Mikes00528i
You'll need to put the car on ramps for access to...

You'll need to put the car on ramps for access to the undercarriage. They are right underneath the center console that is leaking, one on each side left and right about 2-1/2 feet in toward center...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,544
Posted By Mikes00528i
This happened to me when my a/c drain line hoses...

This happened to me when my a/c drain line hoses were clogged, but only after using the a/c for a long period of time in hot weather.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,026
Posted By Mikes00528i
Hate to say it but join the club, aligned by BMW...

Hate to say it but join the club, aligned by BMW I'm lucky to squeeze 15k out of a set of rear tires while the fronts are still 60% tread and wearing even. The difference is I get to drop in excess...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,535
Posted By Mikes00528i
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.ph...

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=533140

Here's a decent write up from the other forum. May vary due to the older 528 but then again maybe not.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,698
Posted By Mikes00528i
Mack, It's recommended to drive it agressive...

Mack,
It's recommended to drive it agressive during the vanos seals break in period, sounds like you're doing a good job of it so far.
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