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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By Pensioner
At a loss with smoke

Could it be perhaps that the new CCV is broken or faulty? Just a thought
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By Pensioner
I would not disregard the idea that the replaced...

I would not disregard the idea that the replaced CCV could be fauly of broken inside or the valve is not seating inside. Just a thought.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,416
Posted By Pensioner
Hi Josh P, I like your car. The picture looks...

Hi Josh P,
I like your car. The picture looks nice. How come your lights are so clear?. Mine are almost grey. But anyway, I should have mentioned that it is the passenger seat Head Rest that is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,574
Posted By Pensioner
Thank you, daw, I will look again tomorrow in the...

Thank you, daw, I will look again tomorrow in the sun light. I really could not see it. Lucky me, I had a few Electric Cable Ties. Did it around the Air Con tubes also. I'm a Klutz for not seeing it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,416
Posted By Pensioner
The Back Rest Rear Cover removal I wanted to...

The Back Rest Rear Cover removal

I wanted to check why the Head rest is stuck on the UP position and since all the fuses are OK, I decided to remove the Back Rest Rear Cover. I took pictures, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,574
Posted By Pensioner
Hi daw, Where are the Sensor wires secured on...

Hi daw,
Where are the Sensor wires secured on your engine to ensure that they will never touch the exhaust pipes? I had a hard time to figure that out and although it is done, I am still not sure. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,574
Posted By Pensioner
Oxygen Sensors Wires/528i

Hi Guys,
I have no idea how to place a photo on this forum to show any particular item, but I will try today. First things first. I will take a snapshot of the engine from the top and the place...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,416
Posted By Pensioner
Memory Seat/Head rest problem

Hi Guys,
The passenger head rest is stuck in the up position. I have read here somewhere that the cover of the Back Rest is removed by pulling it upwards. I did try, but nearly broke every bone in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,574
Posted By Pensioner
My car has a M52TU six cylinder engine and there...

My car has a M52TU six cylinder engine and there is no way that Pre-cat sensors can be removed from the top and that is only my opinion. I had to remove the Oil Pan Protection Plate to get sufficient...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,574
Posted By Pensioner
Oxygen Sensors Wires/528i

Hi Bobdmac,
I have solved the problem. One should look carefully. I found two plastic lugs at the rear of the cylinder head, just underneath the spark plug cover end. Those were the only two places...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,574
Posted By Pensioner
Hi Bobdmac, Thanks for your reply, but NO. The...

Hi Bobdmac,
Thanks for your reply, but NO. The engine in the photo appears different. Maybe a V8? I have a straight six (M52TU)and my oxygen sensors can only be removed from the bottom of the engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,574
Posted By Pensioner
Oxygen Sensors Wires/528i

Hi Guys and Bluebee,
I eventually fitted The Precat Oxygen Sensors that was wrongly ordered durin December 2010, but now I have a small problem.

When I unplugged the Sensor Wires from the top of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Pensioner
Upgarding to E60 from E39

Hi Guys,
I am seriously thinking of buying an E60, 3.0 ltr. I need your input on the year model. Maybe the 2004 had more problems than a 2006. Any ideas what to check when I go around hunting for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,117
Posted By Pensioner
Sorry Bluebee, I only meant well and was just...

Sorry Bluebee, I only meant well and was just joking. You are our sister and I agree. But I remain a fan!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Pensioner
Hi Air Cooled, No motor sounds at all. But I...

Hi Air Cooled,
No motor sounds at all. But I will remove the Seat Back as you suggested and have a look. I also checked the fuses and they all are OK. I will be travelling this week to a funeral, so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,007
Posted By Pensioner
Nobody will buy the car, unless you trade it and...

Nobody will buy the car, unless you trade it and even then you should declare the crack. And then you will get almost NIL for it. So, I would if I were in your shoes, fit a replacement engine. It is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,117
Posted By Pensioner
BlueBee must be a man, as no photo had been...

BlueBee must be a man, as no photo had been placed. I AM WAITING FOR THE AUTHENTICATED PHOTO. Big Please!! It will put this to rest! But again, the image is that of a car with worn bolts and nuts...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Pensioner
Passenger Seat Head rest

The Electrically Operated head rest on my 1999, 528i Passenger Seat is stuck in the UP position. I tried to press it and shake it downwards (for Bluebee!!!:)) and operated the down button at the same...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By Pensioner
Seat Headrest problem

Hi Guys and Bluebee:bigpimp:,
The headrest on my Electrically operated passenger seat will not come down. I held the down "button" down and at the same time pressing it down and shaking as best I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,779
Posted By Pensioner
Talking about "Don't worry". I have had my car...

Talking about "Don't worry". I have had my car for 8 years and only found out the other day that when everything is switched off and you pull the "Bright/Dimmer switch, the head lights will come on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,117
Posted By Pensioner
No woman in my opinion can know so much about a...

No woman in my opinion can know so much about a car (and a BMW on top of it) and and steer a bunch of crazy BMW fans in the right direction. I want a photo of her displayed that was authenticated by...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,602
Posted By Pensioner
211k, smooth as a baby's bum and never changed...

211k, smooth as a baby's bum and never changed yet. Don't know how also.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By Pensioner
I do not know enough to help you. I would have...

I do not know enough to help you. I would have thought to check the fuel pump pressures or the accellerator pedal maybe (something simple?). In the mean time, it is nice to hear that you are OK. A...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,453
Posted By Pensioner
You guys are scaring me. My car has now done 211k...

You guys are scaring me. My car has now done 211k and I have never even looked at it. Brake rotor and discs last about 75k. It pays also not to race from red light to the next red light.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,324
Posted By Pensioner
Hi arsham 1992, My car, 1999 528i went into...

Hi arsham 1992,
My car, 1999 528i went into LIMP mode and also the "gear Light" showing. BMW found that it was the Right Rear Brake Caliper by-pass. It cost me a packet to repair. (R8001 = $US...
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