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Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-01-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 80,993
Posted By mjbennett9
For various reasons, I had replaced my CCV system...

For various reasons, I had replaced my CCV system about 2 months ago (for second time now). No issues went well. Changes OFH gasket as well. I don't see any oil leaks but car is consuming about a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 50,280
Posted By mjbennett9
for me, several electric gremlins, steering...

for me, several electric gremlins, steering column acting out on its own/sticking in a position, or going in/out non-stop. Intermittent hard starting/no starting. Replaced (OEM) and all good.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,899
Posted By mjbennett9
I did the quick 15 minute CN90 fix for the little...

I did the quick 15 minute CN90 fix for the little fan (dirty and un-balanced). CN90 fix http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=5623427&posted=1#post5623427 However, there were a lot of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 35,416
Posted By mjbennett9
It turned out to be the little fan as identified...

It turned out to be the little fan as identified in this link... http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=422191
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 42,307
Posted By mjbennett9
From Dynavin Site...

From Dynavin Site http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0299/0549/files/INSTALL_GUIDE_E39.pdf?1109
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 42,307
Posted By mjbennett9
Can you send me a PM as well?

Can you send me a PM as well?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 35,416
Posted By mjbennett9
Thanks AZBimmerCpl. I'll have to look up the...

Thanks AZBimmerCpl. I'll have to look up the location of the blower motor fuse and give that a try. I wont be able to do it till tomorrow the earliest. I never noticed/thought about it till you made...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 35,416
Posted By mjbennett9
Not sure what value my post and response will...

Not sure what value my post and response will offer, other than for learning purposes. So my battery does not drain/die, even after sitting for days/week +, BUT I do get the symptom of fan being on...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 35,519
Posted By mjbennett9
I used the turtle wax kit and now redo about...

I used the turtle wax kit and now redo about every month or two using only 2 of the 4 steps. When it gets really bad, I'll redo the complete system.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 33,108
Posted By mjbennett9
Every since replacing my 3 cables, the hood would...

Every since replacing my 3 cables, the hood would intermittently have a hard time opening. It wasn't the cables at this point. I tried lubing, tried leaving everything dry, etc. nothing. I would have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,177
Posted By mjbennett9
My Nozzle piece was broken under the hood...

My Nozzle piece was broken under the hood (cracked). I used a piece of the red straw like things that come with all spray cans. I pinched it slightly with needle nose pliers, stuck in-between the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 01-12-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,522
Posted By mjbennett9
Had no issue re-using mine. Over a week and no...

Had no issue re-using mine. Over a week and no leaking.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 29,185
Posted By mjbennett9
Eventually stopped? Are you saying that after you...

Eventually stopped? Are you saying that after you replaced the VCG, it still leaked, but eventually stopped?

I'm no expert but I've done dozens of e39 DIY, including 3 VCGs, and a new valve cover...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 01-04-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 671,762
Posted By mjbennett9
I have a random gremlin where drivers side seems...

I have a random gremlin where drivers side seems to be warmer than the passenger side (maybe 5 degrees). Not sure if that is the FSU? But that's not my more pressing questions. There's a fan like...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-27-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 81,860
Posted By mjbennett9
UPDATE. Was loose connection on the Oil Pressure...

UPDATE. Was loose connection on the Oil Pressure sensor (but odd that it threw an oil temp sensor code P0198)?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,319
Posted By mjbennett9
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,319
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,319
Posted By mjbennett9
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,319
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,319
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,319
Posted By mjbennett9
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,319
Posted By mjbennett9
I did the OFH gasket R&R yesterday along with...

I did the OFH gasket R&R yesterday along with about 6 other R&R and/or maintenance items. When I was done, I started, no leaks, all seems ok, but got a code P0198 oil temp high circuit. Only things I...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-27-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 81,860
Posted By mjbennett9
Finished the OFH gasket R&R along with my 2nd CCV...

Finished the OFH gasket R&R along with my 2nd CCV R&R.

Couple of things along the way (pics to follow):

1. CCV was much easier the 2nd time around by removing the OFH. However, if you don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-27-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,367
Posted By mjbennett9
I redid my CCV while replacing the OFH gasket...

I redid my CCV while replacing the OFH gasket yesterday. I had ordered a new gasket for the IAT sensor, but there was no sensor (or hole) as indicated in the picture in this thread. Anyone else have...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-26-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 81,860
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi CN90. Thanks! I found this after leaving a...

Hi CN90. Thanks! I found this after leaving a post on another OFH thread you had. The one I followed elsewhere only mentioned the 6 bolts! I was trying to remove PS UNTIL I saw everything move....
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