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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By wpg.Lawson
After work yesterday notices my passenger cabin...

After work yesterday notices my passenger cabin filter wasn't clipped in on the bottom leaving it virtually unconnected clipped it on started fine drove home and parked it overnight, this morning...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By wpg.Lawson
It's greyish white exhaust builds up at idle and...

It's greyish white exhaust builds up at idle and overnight


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Anyone know what could be the cause of a large...

Anyone know what could be the cause of a large exhaust cloud at startup followed by the engine stopping completely, but then being able to start the car up no problem on the second startup?

The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Was just at the shop and the engine light did not...

Was just at the shop and the engine light did not throw a code for any missfire all it did was reset the engine light but it is apparent my vehicle speed sensor is not functioning possibly causing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By wpg.Lawson
2001 540i Concerning symptoms what to do?

This morning on startup the car fired up blew out a cloud of exhaust seized up and stopped running but I was easily able to start it back up, it continued blowing exhaust for a minute at idle then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Will replacing the VCG get rid of the misfire? I...

Will replacing the VCG get rid of the misfire? I plan on ordering gasket covers from the dealer which im my city has very reasonable prices for legit parts. The spark plugs did have a thin layer of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Idle shakes

Hey bimmerfest I dont post much my 01 540i runs pretty great for the most part, its been cold and the problem started yesterday driving around the area. When I would come to a stop the shaking was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By wpg.Lawson
2001 540i-M need rear bumper

I was hit and run today my car now needs a new bumper, the model is in title can some one help me in finding the correct sport bumper replacement, I dont know whether or not to go through insurance...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By wpg.Lawson
2001 540i cold start issue

Oky thanks i will check my voltage and recharge the battery indoors overnight if needed,

And may i ask what is the fan i can hear engaging would that be the alt reving?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By wpg.Lawson
2001 540i cold start issue

So ill give it to you short and sweet, in Winnipeg it is dropping below 0 the last couple weeks and the air is getting cold and thin, my car is running like it should all fluids and antifreeze are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Driver side window troubleshoot

Its just putty, heat to mold back on . The barrier itself wont tear unless you freak out on the thing


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Driver side window troubleshoot

Today I decided to tear off my panel and fix the window that would not roll down, at first i assumed the motor lost a line somewhere in the regulator but simply tore back the foam and was able to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 638
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Yea me, in Winnipeg :p

Yea me, in Winnipeg :p
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 638
Posted By wpg.Lawson
The M package was only put on to select 01-03...

The M package was only put on to select 01-03 american models it includes front and rear fenders, suspension, steering wheel and M inner frame panels, this is just an '99 540i, still a very beautiful...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,020
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Bought 2001 540i-m :) as my first car with 155km,...

Bought 2001 540i-m :) as my first car with 155km, I was 17 yr old. Have owned the car for 9 months and Love it, it is my goal to preserve this machine and treat it the way it deserves to be treated...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By wpg.Lawson
I solved the issue today, I am so glad my...

I solved the issue today, I am so glad my alternator was not the cause but I went down to NAPA and picked up a new ground, as well as a foot of 2 gauge wire to replace the old relay, installed both...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Bump

Bump
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Jim would this bad wire cause starter issues?

Jim would this bad wire cause starter issues?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By wpg.Lawson
I should go about replacing the wire before...

I should go about replacing the wire before taking the alternator out? Does it seem like the alternator may not be the issue but the connectors themselves? I am aware the relay cable heating up is a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By wpg.Lawson
2001 540i not starting up

I bought my car 8 months ago, things have been great but this winter has taken its toll on one of my starting components, my symptoms are as follows: (all in the last 2 weeks)

- Battery light...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Its connects from the fusebox to the positive...

Its connects from the fusebox to the positive terminal, im just curious to know if this cable will do the trick, i can shorten it if need, im new and need confirmation.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Bump

Bump
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Replacing positive fuse cable, need confirmation please

http://www.gandermountain.com/modperl/product/details.cgi?pdesc=2-Gauge-Red-Battery-Cable&i=93341

Will this do the trick, I am replacing the original 3 gauge with this 2 gauge wire due to the wire...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Update: After reconnecting the battery and taking...

Update: After reconnecting the battery and taking the car for a drive it died in mid ride, I stopped on the side of the road, reconnected my battery and drove back home turned the car off, then I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By wpg.Lawson
Minor winter battery issue

New battery, drove the car the previous day parked it at home and got in it late this afternoon and it didnt turn over, meanwhile the battery is fully charged at 13v, what i did was disconnect the...
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