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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2015, 02:01 PM
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Posted By ninetyseven1
I have always always wondered about this lol

I have always always wondered about this lol
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By ninetyseven1
Ok I'm still Not understanding how to tighten...

Ok I'm still
Not understanding how to tighten the main belt, Im looking at the tensioner , there are 3 bolts one in the middle is the lock bolt? And the one to the upper right loosens , but if I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By ninetyseven1
Also, do you guys know if hoses from a 98-2001...

Also, do you guys know if hoses from a 98-2001 540i will fit? in realoem.com it says the part number for the 99 supersedes the part number of the 1997, does that mean its the same part?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By ninetyseven1
oil filter lines leaking badly HELP please!

Hi guys 97' 540i , well today my alternator caught on fire! it was covered in oil, i just finished a whole day's work of installing new valve cover gaskets and started the car and boom! fire. My oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By ninetyseven1
nobody knows??

nobody knows??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-09-2015, 05:15 PM
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Views: 392
Posted By ninetyseven1
I am also having this same issue. Intermittent...

I am also having this same issue. Intermittent error for months now. Error P0300 cylinder 3, but when I go and look at coil and plug on cyl3 they are bone dry, I have tried swapping out coils,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By ninetyseven1
Seems like coils are fine, injectors test fine...

Seems like coils are fine, injectors test fine (ohms and volts) , and spark plugs have been swapped over. Is this just oil leaking onto number 4 cylinder?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By ninetyseven1
Code P0300 especially when it rains?

Hey guys, 97' 540i automatic. I do have leaking valve cover gaskets and especially on cylinder 3 and 4. However, I have been driving the car and its been fine for the most part,but it gets really bad...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,633
Posted By ninetyseven1
This is what the gap looks like

This is what the gap looks like
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2015, 07:59 AM
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Views: 10,633
Posted By ninetyseven1
I have a question for you all. When I bought my...

I have a question for you all. When I bought my car it had 19's on it , i then put 17'' stock wheels and tires back on it. Now, there is a big gap between my wheels and the body of the car. It is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,024
Posted By ninetyseven1
This is not true

This is not true
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 08:40 AM
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Views: 289
Posted By ninetyseven1
Outer Tie rod end just wont budge?

Guys, car is a 97' 540i. I have done tie rods before but I notice when I turn the 18mm nut on the top of my tie rod that the whole bolt just spins? The tie rod is shot and long overdue but I don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By ninetyseven1
HELP! Transmission Fail safe error

Hi Guys, need some insight on this one. I have a 97' 540i and I was driving along yesterday with the family and all of a sudden the car would not accelerate when leaving the traffic light. Felt like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,226
Posted By ninetyseven1
What was the exact color of this paint? I would...

What was the exact color of this paint? I would like to do this also.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-05-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,692
Posted By ninetyseven1
Would this 2 piece M60 thermo work in my 97' 540i...

Would this 2 piece M60 thermo work in my 97' 540i ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By ninetyseven1
Here is a replica of the Dinan CAI, I have it on...

Here is a replica of the Dinan CAI, I have it on mine. The bumper will have to be removed for installation, but its a real CAI. http://www.cosmoracing.com/productinfo.asp?cid=165&pid=1431

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By ninetyseven1
Temperature issues lower hose cold

Hey guys, hopefully someone can give me an idea on whats going on here. 1997 540i auto. Car has newer thermostat (Behr), and i changed the coolant today. My lower hose is not getting hot, it wont...
Forum: Exterior 03-06-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By ninetyseven1
Hood for E39

Who could use a hood for an e39? This one is like new. Asking $250 Located in Delaware.
The hood has been stored indoors, no scratches dings or dents! and the emblem and grills are like new too....
Forum: Parting Out 02-28-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By ninetyseven1
Hood for e39 1997-98

Extra Hood for d39 1997-98 540 or 528i. Color is ALpine White . Grade A condition. No scratches. Paint is perfect. Comes with grills and emblem also in perfect condition. $300 Firm Local pickup....
Forum: Exterior 02-26-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By ninetyseven1
Hood for 97-98 e39 528i or 540i

Hood for sale 1997-98 540i or 528i. Grade A Condition, its Alpine white looks like new. It is an extra hood I need sold ASAP. Sitting inside my house. $300
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By ninetyseven1
Sign of a bad DME? NEED HELP PLEASE!

Hey guys , got a 97' 540i 6 speed. Just had a clutch installed and now it won't idle unless you keep your foot on the gas. Also, pings like hell if you give it ANY amount of gas at all! I used to get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 962
Posted By ninetyseven1
Clear all of your misfire codes and then re-start...

Clear all of your misfire codes and then re-start it!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 474
Posted By ninetyseven1
P1175 is a fuel mixture code, indicates a vacuum...

P1175 is a fuel mixture code, indicates a vacuum leak. What your smelling is probably the car running Lean, not rich. Check for vacuum leaks after the MAF sensor.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By ninetyseven1
+1 on a bad tensioner pulley. The bearings can...

+1 on a bad tensioner pulley. The bearings can dirt inside or the grease inside can just plain dry up, you may not hear this if you spin it by hand though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By ninetyseven1
I would look to make sure you dont have oil...

I would look to make sure you dont have oil around any spark plugs, what happens is the valve cover gaskets can leak and oil seaps into and around the spark plugs causing misfires
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