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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2013, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Bim540
Explaining why it smells. Damn.. You would think...

Explaining why it smells. Damn.. You would think getting your car to start would be a good thing. Haha.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Bim540
I forgot to mention that the electrical smell...

I forgot to mention that the electrical smell also seems extra potent specifically on this blue/black wire. Hope this helps someone help me.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Bim540
So I replaced the fuse today. The car started up...

So I replaced the fuse today. The car started up as normal. I let the engine reach temp., then checked for codes.. With no results. I can still smell a faint burning electronic odor from passenger...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Bim540
Well I bought a Peake reader. It came up with...

Well I bought a Peake reader. It came up with code 0F 82. 'Drive-by-wire throttle positioning monitoring'. Now I am really confused.. I don't see how that explains the burning electronics smell. Any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Bim540
I took the cover off in the photo, I just set it...

I took the cover off in the photo, I just set it back on the case. That fuse is certainly blown. I suppose I'm asking what the fuse is for, and given my other issues what this could mean.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Bim540
After a bit of a headache, I was able to open the...

After a bit of a headache, I was able to open the fuse box. From what I've read, fuse 'EF1' is blown. I've been able to search similar fuse charts, but I haven't found one with all 30A fuses like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Bim540
I can't find any fuses. I must be missing...

I can't find any fuses. I must be missing something obvious here..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Bim540
Also, would that account for the connector...

Also, would that account for the connector photographed to have a burning smell?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Bim540
Thanks for the reply! Do I have to take the ECU...

Thanks for the reply! Do I have to take the ECU out to see the fuses? I opened the E Box and there appears to be some relays, a big black box/rack unit (I'm assuming is the ECU), and a white fuse...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Bim540
Second Photograph.

Second Photograph.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By Bim540
First Bimmer Problem.. Engine Failsafe Prog

I was driving home yesterday, and when I got into my garage, my car just shut off on its own. Nothing like this has ever happened. I turned the car back on, and it seemed to start up just fine....
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