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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Today, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By QSilver7
Dead key batteries don't prevent the ability to...

Dead key batteries don't prevent the ability to start the car because EWS doesn't use the battery inside the key. EWS uses induction and powers it's own source by sending a 125 KHz AM signal to the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Today, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By QSilver7
This concept of coding new batteries is something...

This concept of coding new batteries is something that get's confused far too often with the new BMWs that have an IBS (intelligent battery sensor)...and for the BMW owners that don't have an IBS in...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By QSilver7
As explained in the owners manual...the Service...

As explained in the owners manual...the Service Interval feature keeps track of when specific services need to be done...oil and the inspection 1 & 2.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Today, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By QSilver7
It was clear that you have an e38...but that's...

It was clear that you have an e38...but that's not the details I was asking about...it was WHICH of the 5 engines you have & where in the production run from 1995-2001 does it fall The 5 engines in...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By QSilver7
Hmm, I am flummoxed...you have no car info under...

Hmm, I am flummoxed...you have no car info under MEIN AUTO...as well as no signature that reveals model/model year/build date...and the M60/M62/M62TU/M73/M73N engines use different spark plugs.
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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By QSilver7
I'm late to the party but you are absolutely...

I'm late to the party but you are absolutely correct. The missing flap is there to prevent stuff from falling down into the fresh air intake for the HVAC system. As you stated...when the hood is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 256
Posted By QSilver7
Perhaps a BMW wheel size chart can help guide...

Perhaps a BMW wheel size chart can help guide you. If you go wider or narrower...or use offsets outside the range listed...then remember to do your homework and find a calculator (lots of good ones...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 197
Posted By QSilver7
Just an FYI...and I'm sure covered by Bluebee in...

Just an FYI...and I'm sure covered by Bluebee in the link provided...but once you've copied the image's URL address...there's a quick way of inserting that URL and that is to click the little yellow...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By QSilver7
Looks like you've found what you're looking...

Looks like you've found what you're looking for...but for anyone else that is curious as to BMW wheels and their specs...BMW usually puts the wheels information around the hub (for hub capped & some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By QSilver7
...ditto...OBD II scan tools and connections only...

...ditto...OBD II scan tools and connections only access electronic engine emissions...and only connect over the TXD II lines of the communication but. To speak with all of the control modules on...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By QSilver7
:thumbup: Thanks for the update...glad it got...

:thumbup: Thanks for the update...glad it got all sorted out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 373
Posted By QSilver7
The analog phone components are obsolete...

The analog phone components are obsolete here...but I think some other countries still use analog technology...so there's always the international eBay/Amazon.com opportunities for reselling this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By QSilver7
The 2 button old style key is the IR (infrared)...

The 2 button old style key is the IR (infrared) remote key. The programming sequence is different depending on which type of remote key you have...as well as some other things to check to see if they...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By QSilver7
Ega...you found it. The flash light outlet in...

Ega...you found it. The flash light outlet in the glovebox has always been switched on BMWs for decades. BMW even used to sell a special aux power adapter to use in the flashlight connector. And...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 373
Posted By QSilver7
No, that little springy tail antenna on your rear...

No, that little springy tail antenna on your rear window "was" for the phone. If you didn't have a phone installed...but had the antenna...then your e39 was prepped for the phone and you should have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 373
Posted By QSilver7
Shark fin is for the antiquated analog phones...

Shark fin is for the antiquated analog phones that are no longer used in the USA since we've gone digital. :)

The radio antenna is incorporated into the rear window along with the rear defrost...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By QSilver7
My advice? Sell the wheel and get the correct...

My advice? Sell the wheel and get the correct one. Trying to make a steering wheel with retrograde technology fit your current SRS/MRS system isn't worth the hassle. If you go to any of the info...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By QSilver7
I can't think of why you need to do this...but...

I can't think of why you need to do this...but don't let me stop you if you see something I'm missing. :) The first reason why I'm finding it hard to wrap my mind around your idea is that its...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-17-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto...what type of scanner are you using and...

Ditto...what type of scanner are you using and where are you trying to plug them in? It makes a big difference and gives better details as to how to respond to your questions. :)

As mentioned...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By QSilver7
:eeps:

:eeps:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 297
Posted By QSilver7
FYI: if anyone is curious about the above...EWS...

FYI: if anyone is curious about the above...EWS has a 10 second window were it DOES NOT require verification after a verified key has just shut down the vehicle.

I'm not sure why BMW engineered...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By QSilver7
You need to hook the vehicle up to BMW...

You need to hook the vehicle up to BMW DIS/MoDic/GT-1 ...or some of the aftermarket software/hardware that can gain access to the communication bus:

...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By QSilver7
Make sure that your automotive battery is in good...

Make sure that your automotive battery is in good health (above 12volts).

Try programming your key using the instructions below...do NOT skip, fudge, ignore, combine any of the steps...they must...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By QSilver7
When reinitializing the keys that have had...

When reinitializing the keys that have had specific selected settings...they can sometimes lose their settings if not programmed in order. As far as the DWA system (anti-theft alarm siren system)...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By QSilver7
You can't do a "driveway" reset of the DWA alarm...

You can't do a "driveway" reset of the DWA alarm siren alerts unless you have aftermarket software/hardware that allows you to hook up to the communication bus. Audible alarm alerts are...
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