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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: ok, sroor, the fuse was good. i...

:smokin:

ok, sroor, the fuse was good. i just did not "SEAT" the fuse back in AFTER I Replaced the fuel pump!

thanks again for all the input!

cheers! :drink:

cpnwrench
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: WELL, GIVE THE CPN' A GREAT BIG...

:smokin:


WELL, GIVE THE CPN' A GREAT BIG FAT D.A. AWARD!!!!!!:banghead:


I FORGOT TO "SEAT" FUSE #54 (IN THE TRUNK FUSE BOX ASSY)....ALL THE WAY IN AFTER REPLACING THE FUEL...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 619
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Howdy! well, from what I have...

:smokin:

Howdy!

well, from what I have read here on this forum, (thanks all who posted information everyone!)

you may have fuel injector O-ring failure (bottom ones: the O-rings which are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: you dont need to do all...

:smokin:

you dont need to do all that........what you are wanting to that is.,

just make sure you disconn battery, remove fuse for fuel pump.

take cover plate off for access, remove ring...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Sroor,,,,, Here is situation,...

:smokin:

Sroor,,,,,

Here is situation, I pulled all the plugs out yesterday to crank the car to attempt to EVACUATE any and all oil or GAS fluids from the combustion chambers (i.e. cylinders)....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: ...

:smokin:

CRAP......:dunno::confused::(:dunno::tsk:

replaced fuel pump and fuel filter. voltage was present at fuel pump connector prior to replacing fuel pump. still have voltage at fuel pump...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 755
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: alternator bearing ...

:smokin:


alternator bearing



cpnwrench
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Fine work sir! Thanks for...

:smokin:


Fine work sir! Thanks for sharing!


Cheers! :drink:

cpnwrench
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: ALSO!!!!! after replacing CCV...

:smokin:

ALSO!!!!!

after replacing CCV valve.....and still no start......

This broke...... see pic attached; (F-Connector) small dia tube which apparently goes to the charcoal canister. mine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: MKJS: appreciate the feedback sir!...

:smokin:

MKJS: appreciate the feedback sir! I havent had the time to delve further, I had to fly back to Texas as the weather in west Texas caused havoc on my house! I also had to fix my jeep...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hey guys! Thanks so much for the...

:smokin:

Hey guys! Thanks so much for the kind replies!!!!

Appreciate all the feedback! Yeah I am leaning twoards fuel pump too, have one on order.

Now, for the fuel pump relay..... cat...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hey edjack Thanks for reply! ...

:smokin:

Hey edjack

Thanks for reply!

coooooold weather, always let idle warmup to get tranny a bit warmed afore ya throw gearing at it!!!! never had problems with any of my "Best Motor...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By cpnwrench
HELP!!! No Start, after much chugging , weaker, weaker, weaker chugging, stall! no mo

:smokin:

Soooo, now car is dead, just cranks and cranks, background below.

Situation, researching and reading everyone's posts (thanks so much BTW!)

Had codes p0171 and p0174 for some time,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By cpnwrench
Fuel Injector parts- VANOS SOLENOID SOAK

:smokin:

Ok guys,

Am at the apex of the TCG replacement process.
the following parts broke or were failed during removal:

OSV
JET PUMP (hose to brake booster)
CCV
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-09-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Honestly, and I am being truly...

:smokin:

Honestly, and I am being truly serious here, let the car warm up until it is WELL WELL past the Blue cold area on the temp gauge........

For whatever reason BMW are the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-08-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Andyman32, Nice write up! ...

:smokin:

Andyman32,

Nice write up! trials and tribulations eh?

my question to you is, what exactly (product name) did you use to clean solenoid valve(s)?

I am in process of the complete...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-08-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: "So, does this mean Ann Margret...

:smokin:

"So, does this mean Ann Margret ISN'T coming?" (full metal jacket)........

methinks thou protest too much........End float, lapping, ? jeepers, just wondering if the dang thing comes...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-04-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By cpnwrench
So taking the pump apart poses no "project D.I.W....

So taking the pump apart poses no "project D.I.W. ( Dead In the Water), oh crap, I gotta spend more $$ to replace THIS now" threats?

see below.... And what is the "excess endfloat" you are...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-04-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By cpnwrench
740i Oil Pump Dis-assembly

OK,

so not getting any brave souls to reply on another post.

I will ask once more,

Has anyone taken APART the OIL pump ?

I have it removed, and I want to dis-assemble it to remove all the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-01-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By cpnwrench
:confused: Appreciate the reply folks! ...

:confused:

Appreciate the reply folks!

The clips I am referring to on the fuel injectors are the circular disks "below" the bottom O-ring on the injectors.

(Where they seat into the intake...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-01-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By cpnwrench
:drink: Well, and I thought I was...

:drink:

Well, and I thought I was crazy......when I started MY project....(timing guides fail) I found also exactly three of those "rollers" around near the top of the upper oil pan area , which...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-31-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By cpnwrench
740i purgatory or salvation?

:stickpoke

removal of timing chain guides resulted in some issues and I cannot locate certain things.

the fuel injectors, what is that little freakin clip that is below the O-ring on the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-15-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Hey, anyone, ? crankshaft pulley...

:smokin:


Hey, anyone, ? crankshaft pulley bolt (a.k.a. Jesus bolt), torque spec?

Any other part scenarios I need to replace the timing chain guides etc?

I think i got the list:

chain...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-12-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Yeah, I plan to drive like granpa...

:smokin:

Yeah, I plan to drive like granpa once I put the oil pan back on, until I can do the teardown and replacement. I ordered all three guides and the gaskets for valve covers, timing covers, ...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-10-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By cpnwrench
:smokin: Howdy from Texas, young sir! Even...

:smokin:

Howdy from Texas, young sir! Even though you have taken the precautionary precaution to eliminate EXCESS oil content in the crankcase (via the sucking of .5 litre of oil out of dipstick...
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