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Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-27-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 96,887
Posted By 97boulder540i
Thanks Lance, Any pictures you could post when...

Thanks Lance,
Any pictures you could post when you get back would be helpful.
Thanks!
Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-23-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 96,887
Posted By 97boulder540i
Does anyone have instructions on how to route the...

Does anyone have instructions on how to route the cables in the regulator? I've got the kit to fix the issue, but the cable has come off all the pulleys and I can't figure out how to get them back...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 07-20-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 96,887
Posted By 97boulder540i
Need a kit and cable info

I'd like to purchase a kit. How do I do so?
Also the cables have come off the pulleys in the regulator. Any info on how to properly re-route them?
Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,229
Posted By 97boulder540i
leak

The mechanic suspects it's a freeze plug leak or maybe a coolant line that runs through the transmission..... I didn't know transmissions had coolant lines, so that's new to me.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 11-17-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,369
Posted By 97boulder540i
Avoid Gebhardt like the plague! They bring a...

Avoid Gebhardt like the plague! They bring a whole new meaning to horrible customer service. I live in Boulder and drive to Denver whenever I need warranty service.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,229
Posted By 97boulder540i
Yes, automatic trans. An independent "European"...

Yes, automatic trans.
An independent "European" auto shop checked it out. Said he wasn't completely comfortable pulling out the transmission and recommended someone the thought could do the job...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,229
Posted By 97boulder540i
Antifreeze leak

A quick update on my issue. I took my car in to the shop to get checked out. They ran a pressure check on the cooling system to look for leaks.
They said it looks like the leak is coming from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,229
Posted By 97boulder540i
It looks like antifreeze, but feels like oil.

It looks like antifreeze, but feels like oil.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,229
Posted By 97boulder540i
greenish oil leak - part pics included

I don't think its the valve cover gasket. That area looks pretty clean. I'm going to try and post a few pictures of the part. It looks like greenish oil. The part is between the transmission and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,229
Posted By 97boulder540i
97 540i oil leak

I recently bought a used 97 540i with 90,000 miles on it.
After a few weeks, I noticed a small oil leak.
Looking under the car I see a small amount of oil dripping from what looks like a gearbox,...
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