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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By H2oallyear
Its an awesome ski bag I have 3 pairs stuffed in...

Its an awesome ski bag I have 3 pairs stuffed in mine right now. The bag keeps melted snow from dripping on the seats. Being in Tx probably will never use it!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By H2oallyear
So you are saying if you ever need to disconnect...

So you are saying if you ever need to disconnect the battery, open the trunk then wait for the lights to time out THEN its ok to disconnect the battery?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,217
Posted By H2oallyear
Hey, its an e39....they are smooth! 97 july 7...

Hey, its an e39....they are smooth! 97 july 7 build 118k miles 528 5 speed
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By H2oallyear
I read that off my manual but I was wondering if...

I read that off my manual but I was wondering if there was a diagnostic procedure to activate the pump. Something like applying voltage to leads on the pump so I can run it for 5 or so seconds
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By H2oallyear
Test headlight washer

Is there any test that I can use to diagnose issues with my headlight washer? I read where it works on the 4th or 5th activation of the windshield washer but after a few days of sloppy weather I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,608
Posted By H2oallyear
I bought mine at Christmas with 191 k kms on it...

I bought mine at Christmas with 191 k kms on it and the only thing I could find from the records that was changed was the t stat and pump. After reading all the posts on cooling issues I had all the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,608
Posted By H2oallyear
Documentation documentation!! I keep all...

Documentation documentation!! I keep all paperwork for anything I have ever done to my vehicles. That's how I know when my last oil change was done. Tells me how many miles I got on the last and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,608
Posted By H2oallyear
The thermostat has a date code as well. I just...

The thermostat has a date code as well. I just had the rad expansion tank and fan clutch changed. I had documentation fron the original owner that the tstat and pump were changed. The mechanic said...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By H2oallyear
It would point to a t stat or water pump issue to...

It would point to a t stat or water pump issue to explain the cold return hose but I was staying at 94 95 degrees. I did a third test but went out for 1/2 hr and the return hose was warm. I am...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,179
Posted By H2oallyear
I have to ask, what is the "sun visor "...

I have to ask, what is the "sun visor " test?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By H2oallyear
I had booked my car in for a rad expansion tank...

I had booked my car in for a rad expansion tank and fan clutch replacement as I hit the red zone a week or so, filled and did a proper bleed and had no issues since I checked the records from the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By H2oallyear
Well after I drained the coolant and bleed I...

Well after I drained the coolant and bleed I have been driving around for 3 days. The temp has never shown more than 95 degrees usually 94 and zero coolant has dissappered from the expansion tank. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By H2oallyear
Use finger? You will need the bumper sticker

Use finger? You will need the bumper sticker
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By H2oallyear
I drained out the coolant this eve as the coolant...

I drained out the coolant this eve as the coolant and water I topped it up with at 3 am last night was Questionable. Even after that fill I bleed it and had no issues on test run last night. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By H2oallyear
Ahh I see. I will check when I get home. Did the...

Ahh I see. I will check when I get home. Did the OB test and its running around 95-97 with a good hi rev run for 15 minutes. The expansion bottle has not dropped from where I marked it after my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By H2oallyear
Thanks for the info. So you think the gasket and...

Thanks for the info. So you think the gasket and head could be damaged driving in the red for a mile or two at 1k rpm? I know it wasn't any further. Just asking. I have been driving off and on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By H2oallyear
Dilli: no clue as to what was installed but as I...

Dilli: no clue as to what was installed but as I said all work was done by a large BMW dealer I am thinking allparts are BMW. I could be a premature failure.

Mcsimon: it was below freezing and I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By H2oallyear
Sorry King 5. The t stat was changed when the...

Sorry King 5. The t stat was changed when the pump was changed. I have now edited the original post to show this
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By H2oallyear
Thanks Fudman. I have put only about 200miles on...

Thanks Fudman. I have put only about 200miles on the car since I got it. It has never happened until last night. I followed the bleed procedure to the letter as it spewed out a bit of coolant on my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By H2oallyear
Temp gauge suddenly spiked to red Help!

I have a new to me this Christmas a 528i meticulously maintained. 190k or 188k miles. I was driving around home today and noticed that my temp gauge was suddenly sitting in the red area. I limped...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By H2oallyear
It is not the Rest function. I saw that button...

It is not the Rest function. I saw that button and it was off during the test drive.I doubt anything is wrong I am just curious as to what would be running after it has been shut off. So what is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By H2oallyear
Thanks! I did some searching and came up with a...

Thanks! I did some searching and came up with a resistor pack that can cause the blower to run after the key is out but this is a fairly quite buzz or hum. No time today to look into if the noise...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By H2oallyear
Small buzz or hum after 528i is turned off

I am new to this forum and am going to pick up a new to me 528i after Boxing Day. After my test drive this morning. And it was cold out. I heard a continuous hum or buzz coming from in behind the...
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