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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By QSilver7
Do a google search for "BMW trifecta bifecta". ...

Do a google search for "BMW trifecta bifecta". Forum member Bluebee has an exhaustive thread on how to diagnose the speed sensors and ABS module for this all to common malady. You may not have all...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By QSilver7
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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By QSilver7
What does it say in your owners manual? The...

What does it say in your owners manual? The diesels weren't imported to No America...so that model isn't familiar to most of the members here. You may have to wait until a member from a market that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By QSilver7
Being long is not an issue...but not using...

Being long is not an issue...but not using paragraphs made this DIFFICULT to read...just a tip for future detailed questions (make it readable). :)

As to the car dying and the battery light...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By QSilver7
{help us help you better...please identify your...

{help us help you better...please identify your model/model year...and if you have HID (xenon) or halogen headlamps}

The e53 as well as other BMW models of its generation (e38/e39) don't use fuses...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By QSilver7
How to replace side view mirror glass

Just an FYI...which the OP found out through the help of Swank350...the regular heated or plain mirror glass just pops on/off...but if you have the EC (auto-dimming) sideview mirrors (usually the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By QSilver7
Hmmm...that's really hard to answer...similar to...

Hmmm...that's really hard to answer...similar to like asking which one of your children do you like the best...or which bar or restaurant is your favorite. :)

They all are great forums in my...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-25-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By QSilver7
I can bequeath you my log-in & passwords to...

I can bequeath you my log-in & passwords to bimboard & imageshack. :D If you saw the mess CarDomain made of years of organization (3 different accounts, one with 22 pages of images, one with 18...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By QSilver7
Where did you get a $300+ price for oe e39...

Where did you get a $300+ price for oe e39 facelift chrome grills? I looked up the 11 digit BMW part number for the chrome facelift grills (51 13 2 497 261/262 [left/right])...then went to my local...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-25-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By QSilver7
Yes...follow the instructions below...if you have...

Yes...follow the instructions below...if you have other remotes...you MUST program all during the same session. Any remote not programmed will have a different code table which will no longer...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-25-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By QSilver7
Thanks :) Most of this stuff is...

Thanks :)



Most of this stuff is answers to frequently asked questions from the owners manual & BMW tech PDFS that are images uploaded to servers (bimmerboard, imageshack, and a few of 1000s...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By QSilver7
You do know that in describing a buzzing issue...

You do know that in describing a buzzing issue from your 01 X5...you've failed to mention which model (aka engine) you have, right? Help us help you better...you may get better or more replies if you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By QSilver7
Do you have a 2nd remote fob, if yes see if it...

Do you have a 2nd remote fob, if yes see if it will lock & arm the vehicle.

Have you tried reinitializing the remote(s)? See the instructions below and follow them to them exactly as written....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-25-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By QSilver7
The trunk release button inside the cabin works ...

The trunk release button inside the cabin works electronically...so a dead battery renders it useless unless you can power the vehicle like hooking jumper cables or a battery charger to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 368
Posted By QSilver7
The vehicle you purchased has chromelinie...

The vehicle you purchased has chromelinie trim...and your car has shadowline/M-sport trim
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By QSilver7
This is the only thing I have that goes into a...

This is the only thing I have that goes into a description/explanation of the solar sensor:

http://bimmerboard.com/members/q/original/BMW%20E38%20IHKA%20Solar%20Sensor%203.jpg
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 368
Posted By QSilver7
Yes...if it wasn't clear to...

Yes...if it wasn't clear to some...Arktissilber-metallic (German) is Arctic Silver - metallic when translated to English. :)

If you're referring to the rub strips that run down the center of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-23-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By QSilver7
Since the V8 "iL" models imported to the USA...

Since the V8 "iL" models imported to the USA never got the "sport tranny"...basically the tranny with the short final drive...its easy to determine which tranny you have.

The short wheel base...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By QSilver7
Yeah...it didn't take long for the gougers to...

Yeah...it didn't take long for the gougers to jack up the price once the inventory fizzled after BMW decided to stop making the aux power cord. :rolleyes:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 368
Posted By QSilver7
No...Titanium Silver and Arctic Silver are NOT...

No...Titanium Silver and Arctic Silver are NOT the same...hence the 2 different names and color codes on the paint labels (located on the lower right side of the hood (pass side) on the e39...not the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By QSilver7
This works for the high cluster in the...

This works for the high cluster in the e38/e39/e53:


http://bimmerboard.com/members/q/original/OBC%20TESTS%20How%20to%20Unlock%20High%20Cluster.jpg
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By QSilver7
Which cluster do you have? Do you have the high...

Which cluster do you have? Do you have the high or low cluster? I can post the information that explains how to do it...and also gives a brief explanation of each test.

The high cluster has...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-20-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By QSilver7
The "special engine" you see listed is only an...

The "special engine" you see listed is only an indication that you received the Alusil M62 engine and not the Nikisil engine...that's all. Sorry that it's not something more special. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By QSilver7
Good luck...but I'm Q...not Jim. :D

Good luck...but I'm Q...not Jim. :D
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,695
Posted By QSilver7
My choice for e39 Touring replacement was the e53...

My choice for e39 Touring replacement was the e53 X5. I couldn't stomach the next generation e60/e61 Touring.

The e53 is the same generation as the e38/e39/e46...so 90% of everything is the...
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