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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By kpprod
RFl, the car has 128k miles. I do not know the...

RFl, the car has 128k miles. I do not know the history. What's yours best guest prognosis? I clear the codes and it runs great.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By kpprod
Rdl, thank you for your reply. Yes by the grace...

Rdl, thank you for your reply. Yes by the grace of God he and his girlfriend were not hurt. The Beamer protected the most precious cargo. I'll review your message and make a game plan!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By kpprod
Exclamation HELP!! EGS CODES needed; Tranny acting up 2003 530i

Hey Gents: Just after I had my 99 e39 running great and ready for a new paint job, my son totalled it :cry: Now I have a clean beautiful 2003 520i I picked up at auction however after 3 weeks of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By kpprod
Btw, does the heater and water pipes need two...

Btw, does the heater and water pipes need two Orings on them? There seems to be a place for two... One set inside the housing and the other in the channel of the end of the pipes. Also, I noticed a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By kpprod
Beautiful work!! I'll take your lead on this!...

Beautiful work!! I'll take your lead on this! Thank you :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By kpprod
Seafoam I would just add to tank or should I get...

Seafoam I would just add to tank or should I get the spray version and spray directly onto the tops of the valves?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By kpprod
If using paint thinner are we not concerned that...

If using paint thinner are we not concerned that this may seep down into the cylinders?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By kpprod
I noticed some residual in the intake manifold....

I noticed some residual in the intake manifold. Should I clean this out at least in the openings that mate with the engine intake?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By kpprod
Remove intake *

Remove intake *
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By kpprod
Removed intake manny, valves carbon help?

Hey guys! I had to the intake manifold in order to get to the water pipe leak which I have. As I inspect things the CCV has gjunk in it tubes going to the oil spout has is gunked too. I'm going to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By kpprod
EdJack thanks! I noticed these are for e46 which...

EdJack thanks! I noticed these are for e46 which has a m54 engine in it with a DME 43 version compared to my m52tu with DME 42 vs. The engines look identical from what I can see (my son has the e46...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By kpprod
Sorry missed the autocorrect for DME

Sorry missed the autocorrect for DME
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,252
Posted By kpprod
As edjack stated Michelin are working great on...

As edjack stated Michelin are working great on mine. 65k mile warranty. Just got 4 new ones at discount tire only 125 each and I negotiated free mount and balance :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By kpprod
Dime codes 1, 21, 239, & 145

Gurus.. Engine running rough throwing cel. 239 is cyl 2 misfire 145 is cam position circuit a bank 1 circuit open, 21 is small leak on evap emissions but what is error code 1?

I'm looking for the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,301
Posted By kpprod
Will do... It may have been 4k since I changed...

Will do... It may have been 4k since I changed oil. I'll have to check


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,301
Posted By kpprod
Oil level is fine Sent from BimmerApp...

Oil level is fine


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,301
Posted By kpprod
Ok gents... Figured it out. After some time in...

Ok gents... Figured it out. After some time in the Bentley service manuals I traced down the problem to a 20 amp fuse in the E Box. Behind the DME module is a set of 5 fuses which protects the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,301
Posted By kpprod
Hey burning...yes I placed a new intake cam...

Hey burning...yes I placed a new intake cam position sensor in. This has been a code thrower for a couple of months but not real problems. I went ahead and bought new one from the dealer. The one i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,301
Posted By kpprod
Burning... That Makes sense. So what do you guess...

Burning... That Makes sense. So what do you guess the problem might be? No fuel injection and no fire. I have not found any fuses blown. Is there a fuse or relay next to the DME that would control...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,301
Posted By kpprod
Fuel pump is working fine. Plenty of pressure to...

Fuel pump is working fine. Plenty of pressure to the fuel rail. No wetness on the plugs at all. I never have see. Spark on the one plug I checked. I'll continue searching.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,301
Posted By kpprod
Another thought, none of other plugs had oil on...

Another thought, none of other plugs had oil on it, perhaps the oil on plug 5 came for me when I pulled out the plug and the puddle of oil at the bottom of the cyl tube dripped on to the plug as it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,301
Posted By kpprod
The plot thickens... I was able to put a new plug...

The plot thickens... I was able to put a new plug in cyl 6 (one at front of car) then moved on to the rest. Got to 5 (second from the front of car) and there was oil present in the spark plug tube...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,301
Posted By kpprod
Burnin2 I think you're right. The repairs I made...

Burnin2 I think you're right. The repairs I made to the cooling system seemed to have been good. With voltage to the coils...the problem is somewhere to do with transferring the voltage through the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,301
Posted By kpprod
The threads on the spark plug...

The threads on the spark plug...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,301
Posted By kpprod
Here is how I made the connections to try to see...

Here is how I made the connections to try to see spark on the plug... Have I missed anything? as I mentioned before there is voltage to the coil.
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