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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By akillies
I found out its the DSC light, I should have...

I found out its the DSC light, I should have realized that as I saw this light on an E39 but was in a different place. So without factored in what should I assume it is, the clutch?? That's what I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By akillies
its the orange light with a circle around an...

its the orange light with a circle around an exclamation point, its on the bottom between the speed odometer and rpm's. I checked out the diagram and it said transmission light but I could easily be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By akillies
01 325i tranny issue??

I just bought a 01 325i w/ 155k at the auction and drove it off the lot and wouldn't stay in 3rd gear, it went into 3rd but then popped back into neutral and does this regularly. it shifts into the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By akillies
like I said the vibration is only in the steering...

like I said the vibration is only in the steering and it does not happen when I brake, it happens anytime the vehicle is going 50-60mph. I could be while accelerating or slowing down without breaking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By akillies
Can some recommend a wheel/machine shop in NYC area??

I have the E39 M Pars on my 540i, they are bored out but I think they did a bad job b/c the steering wheel vibrates at 55-60 mph(only at those speeds). The whole suspension is new and the wheels have...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-01-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,756
Posted By akillies
I would like to see some pictures even know its...

I would like to see some pictures even know its sold. I can't access them at the link provided above
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By akillies
wareagle72, was it the thermostat? I am having...

wareagle72, was it the thermostat? I am having the exact same problem with my 99 540i.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By akillies
I have had the wheels mounted and balanced twice...

I have had the wheels mounted and balanced twice since I had the wheels bored and there is the safe amount of lead weights on wheels to assume they are balanced correctly. I had real bad experience...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By akillies
Steering wheel shake after M Par hu boring! Help

So I brought a set of E38 M pars to a reputable machine shop and had them bored to 74.1 mm. After finished I had them balanced and mounted and now feel a shake in the steering wheel between 40-50...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By akillies
I am not looking to drop any where near that much...

I am not looking to drop any where near that much cash. I would like to do do some headers and re-maping though and maybe the pulley's, I guess doing some thorough research will be the best way to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-01-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By akillies
Need Hp Modifications suggestions for 99 540i!

I have a 99 540i6 with a performance muffler and COSMO CAI. I want to take the next step for more horse power. What would be the best Modification for the money?? I know Dinan software is only...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,243
Posted By akillies
I said black goop b/c that's what it looked like...

I said black goop b/c that's what it looked like but the motor mount is either packed with grease or a thick oil. When it starts seepping out around the edges and/or when its visable you know it is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,243
Posted By akillies
Wow!! I found the obvious reason for the shaking...

Wow!! I found the obvious reason for the shaking and rough idle. The exhaust manifold gasket helped a log but the rest of the problem was due to a bad drives side motor mount. I can't believe none if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 630
Posted By akillies
exact same with me and have not yet figured it...

exact same with me and have not yet figured it out, but i recently changed my water pump and radiator so I don't know what it is now?? going to see a friend that was a certified BMW tech next week....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,517
Posted By akillies
Ok, can I replace the motor itself to maybe save...

Ok, can I replace the motor itself to maybe save some money??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Fan
Views: 630
Posted By akillies
I have the same problem. it is coming from the...

I have the same problem. it is coming from the AUx fan. The fan comes on randomly, it could sitting in neutral or driving. It sounds like a very stressful revving sound and then it goes off. My...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,517
Posted By akillies
I'm having a problem with my aux fan too. My aux...

I'm having a problem with my aux fan too. My aux turns on and goes off but when it kicks on it makes a very loud noise and sounds like it is straining and the car doesn't over heat. Does anyone have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,243
Posted By akillies
Replacing the exhaust manifold gasket really...

Replacing the exhaust manifold gasket really worked well.. Now there is a barely noticeable shake and no fuel smell. The fumes smell was really bad and I did not know where it was coming from. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,243
Posted By akillies
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,243
Posted By akillies
Thanks.. I know autozone does have the complex...

Thanks.. I know autozone does have the complex BMW technology I need that's why I brought it to a specialist. I told the supervisor everything you suggested(rrtec) as well as possible vanos issue....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,243
Posted By akillies
So i have my car at the renowned Mihn's auto...

So i have my car at the renowned Mihn's auto repair in brooklyn NY, they specialize in German vehicles. They have just informed me there is a bad exhaust manifold leak(gasket) and that is probably...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,243
Posted By akillies
The thermastat was not changed!! But everything...

The thermastat was not changed!! But everything else seems to be plugged in, as for the Valve cover gasket ill have to have that checked out for me. I really hope it's one of these inexpensive...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,243
Posted By akillies
I have a feeling it's the vano's too I will find...

I have a feeling it's the vano's too I will find out Monday. What causes the seals to go on the vano's system, or any vano's problem?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,243
Posted By akillies
Because anything having to do with the vanos is...

Because anything having to do with the vanos is going to be expensive and I def don't want to start getting into that if I don't have to and if it's not the problem.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,243
Posted By akillies
I'm at autozone right now and the scanner said...

I'm at autozone right now and the scanner said there are ZERO code malfunctions. Guess that mean it's not a serious issue??? I think the next step is go to BMW service or BWW specialist?? The car...
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