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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By airplanelover
BREAKS - will they FAIL???!!!

Hi guys! Thanks for being around to answer questions. So my break light went on a few months ago. I took it to a mechanic who removed all four tires and said that I still have a good amount of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By airplanelover
yes I can hear a sound, which I think is the pump...

yes I can hear a sound, which I think is the pump working. The sound resembles the wings on an airline when the move in and out (if that makes sense).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By airplanelover
WATER not Coming Out of WINDSHIELD WIPER

Hey guys hope all is well.

A few weeks ago a friend of mine wanted to do me a favor and refill my water tank. He said he added a little bit of Tide to the water to make it soapy. Everything has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By airplanelover
whatever.......you should not be expecting women...

whatever.......you should not be expecting women to flex their muscles like men do. Men and women have different roles.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By airplanelover
honestly if the jerks who are responding to my...

honestly if the jerks who are responding to my post were REAL men, they would not expect a woman to get under a car and get her hands dirty to fix a car. Come on? WHere are your senses? Geeze
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By airplanelover
guys please stop being jerks. that is not nice. ...

guys please stop being jerks. that is not nice.
anyways, I got a quote for 385 using german-made non-OME brakes. Does that sound right?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By airplanelover
Brake pads???

Hello! My brake pad light went on. Ive only had a 2001 530i for 2 years and its the first time this happened. How much should I expect to pay to get them changed. I cant do them myself as I am agirl....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By airplanelover
iPHONE 5 connection

i have a 2001 530i with the business CD. Is there anyway to connect by iphone so I can hear music through my cars speakers?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By airplanelover
!!!tire help!!!

Hi Guys:

I read many things on the site and there is too much info for me to digest and there is conflicting info. Can someone please help me decide which tires to buy and how much it should cost...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-01-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By airplanelover
i know this place and they are great!; however, I...

i know this place and they are great!; however, I dont live near there. It takes too long for me to get there
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By airplanelover
??? Is 297 Normal ???

I have a 2001 530i and I just replaced the fuel pump. After doing so I filled the tank to full and my car tells me I can get 297 miles. I feel like before it would tell me around 320 on a full tank....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By airplanelover
BMW Mechanic in West Los Angeles?

Can anyone recommend a good and HONEST BMW mechanic in or near west los angeles?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By airplanelover
Fuel Tank Pump: Can if AFFECT gas mileage

I just changed my fuel tank pump and I feel like my car is consuming gas faster. Can the change really affect that or am I just being paranoid. Also, when I went to the mechanic, I had almost a full...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By airplanelover
Just got the car back! He just charged me $800...

Just got the car back! He just charged me $800 for all the work! But I just noticed that the back seat that was taken out to replace the pump was not popped back in place correctly. Is this an easy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By airplanelover
yes said he checked the codes and also did tests....

yes said he checked the codes and also did tests. He said that the fuel pump on the car is still the original from when the car was purchased - so 13 years old. Does that make sense? He also said the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By airplanelover
Does PRICE Seem RIGHT?

I am not a DIY person at all and I need the following changed and the Indy has quoted me these prices in Los Angeles. Reasonable? All BMW parts.

(Item/Parts/Labor)

1. Fuel Pump Kit - 387
2....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By airplanelover
fuel pump needs to be changed.

fuel pump needs to be changed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By airplanelover
someone suggested that it could be a problem with...

someone suggested that it could be a problem with the device that carries gas to the engine. Does that make sense? Otherwise, we filled the car with $70 worth of gas today.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By airplanelover
sure does

sure does
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By airplanelover
no that is not the issue. We already checked for...

no that is not the issue. We already checked for that. What other things could be going wrong?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By airplanelover
JUST NOW!: Shaked!, I turned off, It won't start :)

Hi guys

Anyone know what is going wrong? When I started my car, it shaked really badly so then I turned it off. Then when I came to turn it back on, it does not start :-(. I replaced the battery...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By airplanelover
$130 Good or NOT - Battery Change

First time I have to change the battery on my 2001 BMW 530i so dont know much about it and im a girl so I cannot change it myself.

Pep Boys will charge me $130 total for everything using a BOSCH...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By airplanelover
Alarm Lights Flash, No Sound, Battery Dead

Hi Guys

I am really new to my car. 2001 530i.

My battery went dead recently. I think the reason is bc the alarm lights randomly flash (with no sound) so they go and and on and I think that has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By airplanelover
I think what people are not understanding is that...

I think what people are not understanding is that i am not just missing the sticker; I am missing the entire piece that you push down to lock the door. That is what I need. :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By airplanelover
BMW Button on Remote Key - 2001 530i

Hi All!

Please help! The BMW logo button on the middle of my remote key (the one that you push down to lock the doors) fell off and I cannot find it. Is there anywhere I can buy just that button?...
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