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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2013, 05:22 AM
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Posted By veneficus
yea its an actual hole, it seems to be a overflow...

yea its an actual hole, it seems to be a overflow of some kind but i thought the whole system was pressurized, so having a hole like this with an overflow does not make much sense.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By veneficus
Confused by gap inder rear coolant rail

So i have done the valley pan and there are still coolant leak issue.... i started to pull it back apart today and noticed this gap at the back where the valley pan is, it would normally be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By veneficus
SRider, you were on the money, that was the...

SRider, you were on the money, that was the issue. thanks mate!

My only issue now is that the water temp jups to red quickly after i start it :S yet its not actually hot.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By veneficus
Snapped bolt/thread for intake manifold bolts.

Has anyone managed to over torque the intake manifold bolts and sapped the thread? With the wife nagging me, I turned the wrong way and snapped the bloody thing. Obviously it needs to be replaced,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,098
Posted By veneficus
altenator bearings can make an annoying sound,...

altenator bearings can make an annoying sound, DIY for that is involved but doable.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By veneficus
Thanks for the tip, i think ill check the intake...

Thanks for the tip, i think ill check the intake manifold gaskets today.

i got it started but it was running like crap and the temp on the dash was telling me it was in the red but it wasnt that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By veneficus
so i got back out there today after walking away...

so i got back out there today after walking away from it and had another look with the flashlight to find that one of the injector clips had done a 180 and wasnt pluged in... so i spun it back around...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By veneficus
Yes its likely that some degreaser may have got...

Yes its likely that some degreaser may have got into places it shouldn't have, but its not explaining why it wont start...

i need some good diagrams of the hoses and wires to make sure i have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By veneficus
In that case, yes its earthed.... i wasnt sure if...

In that case, yes its earthed.... i wasnt sure if there was another earth wire i was not familiar with but as ive only re-attached stuff i took off.. im pretty stumped
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By veneficus
the knock sensors are back in, though it did take...

the knock sensors are back in, though it did take me a little while to rember that they plug back into the top of the witing loom.

where is this spark ground? i cant check it if no one tells me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By veneficus
wheres the spark plug ground located? the...

wheres the spark plug ground located? the ground(s) for the wire loom are on nice and tight following having put it back on.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,743
Posted By veneficus
Ive found that due to both the amount of heat and...

Ive found that due to both the amount of heat and how soft the pads are, BMW rotors tend to warp pretty easily and that'd be your main cause.... you can get them reco'd but if they have already been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,600
Posted By veneficus
Fuses have a small wire in them that 'breaks'...

Fuses have a small wire in them that 'breaks' when the fuse is blown. if the wire is broken in the fuse, then it needs to be replaced.

have you checked the anti theft sensor under then bonnet?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By veneficus
Have you checked all the fuses?

Have you checked all the fuses?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By veneficus
Wont start following Valley Pan replacement!

Hi everyone, ive been a long time lurker and stealer of information off the site for working on my car, without issue… now I need to post!

I have just finished fixing the valley pan, O-rings… the...
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