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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By QSilver7
Your local BMW dealerships. And I say that...

Your local BMW dealerships. And I say that hopingyou understandthe technology in BMW keys. The remote keys have 3 different syste function/features (EWS/FZV/DWA) and the non remote keys have...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By QSilver7
Just off the top of my head without doing any...

Just off the top of my head without doing any investigation...I would start with the online part database and look at the diagram/part number index for each type of ext mirror I could possibly have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By QSilver7
Here's a direct link to the 5 page thread about...

Here's a direct link to the 5 page thread about this topic that has been going on and dropping information since Oct/2014 - July/2015 (so far): ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 568
Posted By QSilver7
Sorry to hear this happened...but glad you did...

Sorry to hear this happened...but glad you did mention that you chocked the front end. As other's have already stated...the oe jack must be used with thought of how it's made and where you are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 474
Posted By QSilver7
Hmmm....I don't know if its the glare from my...

Hmmm....I don't know if its the glare from my laptop screen...but the pic you posted looks like it says ET 35. If that's true, then that wheel has a 35mm offset.

So not only are they 18"...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-29-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By QSilver7
If you have the correct apps on your CPU...try to...

If you have the correct apps on your CPU...try to see if you can get the online BMW WDS (wiring diagrams) site to work for you: http://www.bmw-planet.com/diagrams/release/us/
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto what konao13 said...if there's a leak...the...

Ditto what konao13 said...if there's a leak...the above is the equivalent of taking 2 aspirins & calling the doctor in the morning...when you have fluids running out of just about every body orifice.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By QSilver7
How many positions can you turn your key? There...

How many positions can you turn your key? There is off, KL R (position 1), KL 15 (position 2), KL 30 (the position the key automatically returns to after starting), and KL 50 (the start position)....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-28-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By QSilver7
Unless a previous owner installed an updated BT...

Unless a previous owner installed an updated BT module for the e53...that would be the only way you'd have BT for making phone calls.

Although we feel/think this technology has been around...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By QSilver7
Ah...it wasn't made clear that you had a...

Ah...it wasn't made clear that you had a non-remote key. But the answer is still no...EWS is a totally different system than central locking (FZV) & the anti-theft alarm siren system (DWA)

Your...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By QSilver7
Help us help you better...please identify your...

Help us help you better...please identify your model & model year & build date if you have it. Not every e53 has bluetooth. Since we have no idea of what you have...any reply is just spinning...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto...see info below since this topic is...

Ditto...see info below since this topic is covered almost every week...and since there's lots of info out there on BMW's EWS/FZV/DWA systems....this can be an appetizer if you weren't aware of tyhe 3...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-27-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By QSilver7
OBC TESTs brief description

As mentioned in the first sentence in the info above on how to UNLOCK the HIGH cluster (OBC)...the TESTs allow you to check the function of inputs/outputs etc of the IKE (instrument cluster...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-26-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By QSilver7
It does't matter what size nav you have...or if...

It does't matter what size nav you have...or if you have nav at all...because its the instrument cluster that is used to access the 21 TESTs that allow access to the OBCs functions.

Basically you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By QSilver7
The X5 3.0 was available with a manual...

The X5 3.0 was available with a manual transmission. The pre facelift 3.0 models (2001-03) can have 5 spd manuals..and the facelift 3.0 models (2004-06) can have 6 spd manual trannys:

...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,668
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto...remote roll up/close can be turned...

Ditto...remote roll up/close can be turned on/coded on with the correct software/hardware....and it will operate just like the remote down/open feature that's already coded on.

But until you...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-25-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By QSilver7
Can you or have you set the DATE? And have you...

Can you or have you set the DATE? And have you changed or removed any original components (instrument cluster/cassette player/MID)?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto...see info below. FYI...the BMW part nbrs...

Ditto...see info below. FYI...the BMW part nbrs listed are no longer valid...but you can easily find the new 11 digit BMW part nbrs by using the online part databases like www.realoem.com or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By QSilver7
Correct...with original HIDs (xenon)...since the...

Correct...with original HIDs (xenon)...since the cold check monitoring is turned off...a blown bulb will fault during a "hot" check monitoring of the bulbs.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By QSilver7
If one has an e39 with the low cluster...thus the...

If one has an e39 with the low cluster...thus the graphic display for check control...which icon illuminates when a side light goes out? I ask because AEs are considered "side lights" for those...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By QSilver7
Don't forget as mentioned back in post #6..if you...

Don't forget as mentioned back in post #6..if you have the HIGH MID & cluster...or NAV...you can turn on the immediate VENT feature if you forget to turn off the AC a few miles before your...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-23-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By QSilver7
Here's more detailed info as to how the IMS...

Here's more detailed info as to how the IMS (interior motion sensor) works:

You have the later type:

1995 model year without the IMS used a Glass Breakage Feature
...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-23-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By QSilver7
Yes & yes, plus Siemens. :) It depends on...

Yes & yes, plus Siemens. :)

It depends on the model year and which type of phone you have. See the diagrams and links below from the online part database that has all of this type of info: :)
...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By QSilver7
Wind noise from missing jack pads affects post &...

Wind noise from missing jack pads affects post & pre facelift e38s. :) The round thingy on the side...as you mentioned...is for placement of the jack on the early e38s...but the jack pad (whether...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-20-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By QSilver7
Are all the DIY links for this mod dead on...

Are all the DIY links for this mod dead on www.e38.org ?
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