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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2015, 04:27 PM
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Posted By kpprod
Btw, does the heater and water pipes need two...

Btw, does the heater and water pipes need two Orings on them? There seems to be a place for two... One set inside the housing and the other in the channel of the end of the pipes. Also, I noticed a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By kpprod
Beautiful work!! I'll take your lead on this!...

Beautiful work!! I'll take your lead on this! Thank you :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By kpprod
Seafoam I would just add to tank or should I get...

Seafoam I would just add to tank or should I get the spray version and spray directly onto the tops of the valves?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By kpprod
If using paint thinner are we not concerned that...

If using paint thinner are we not concerned that this may seep down into the cylinders?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By kpprod
I noticed some residual in the intake manifold....

I noticed some residual in the intake manifold. Should I clean this out at least in the openings that mate with the engine intake?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By kpprod
Remove intake *

Remove intake *
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By kpprod
Removed intake manny, valves carbon help?

Hey guys! I had to the intake manifold in order to get to the water pipe leak which I have. As I inspect things the CCV has gjunk in it tubes going to the oil spout has is gunked too. I'm going to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By kpprod
EdJack thanks! I noticed these are for e46 which...

EdJack thanks! I noticed these are for e46 which has a m54 engine in it with a DME 43 version compared to my m52tu with DME 42 vs. The engines look identical from what I can see (my son has the e46...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By kpprod
Sorry missed the autocorrect for DME

Sorry missed the autocorrect for DME
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,011
Posted By kpprod
As edjack stated Michelin are working great on...

As edjack stated Michelin are working great on mine. 65k mile warranty. Just got 4 new ones at discount tire only 125 each and I negotiated free mount and balance :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By kpprod
Dime codes 1, 21, 239, & 145

Gurus.. Engine running rough throwing cel. 239 is cyl 2 misfire 145 is cam position circuit a bank 1 circuit open, 21 is small leak on evap emissions but what is error code 1?

I'm looking for the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
Will do... It may have been 4k since I changed...

Will do... It may have been 4k since I changed oil. I'll have to check


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
Oil level is fine Sent from BimmerApp...

Oil level is fine


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
Ok gents... Figured it out. After some time in...

Ok gents... Figured it out. After some time in the Bentley service manuals I traced down the problem to a 20 amp fuse in the E Box. Behind the DME module is a set of 5 fuses which protects the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
Hey burning...yes I placed a new intake cam...

Hey burning...yes I placed a new intake cam position sensor in. This has been a code thrower for a couple of months but not real problems. I went ahead and bought new one from the dealer. The one i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
Burning... That Makes sense. So what do you guess...

Burning... That Makes sense. So what do you guess the problem might be? No fuel injection and no fire. I have not found any fuses blown. Is there a fuse or relay next to the DME that would control...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
Fuel pump is working fine. Plenty of pressure to...

Fuel pump is working fine. Plenty of pressure to the fuel rail. No wetness on the plugs at all. I never have see. Spark on the one plug I checked. I'll continue searching.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
Another thought, none of other plugs had oil on...

Another thought, none of other plugs had oil on it, perhaps the oil on plug 5 came for me when I pulled out the plug and the puddle of oil at the bottom of the cyl tube dripped on to the plug as it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
The plot thickens... I was able to put a new plug...

The plot thickens... I was able to put a new plug in cyl 6 (one at front of car) then moved on to the rest. Got to 5 (second from the front of car) and there was oil present in the spark plug tube...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
Burnin2 I think you're right. The repairs I made...

Burnin2 I think you're right. The repairs I made to the cooling system seemed to have been good. With voltage to the coils...the problem is somewhere to do with transferring the voltage through the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
The threads on the spark plug...

The threads on the spark plug...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
Here is how I made the connections to try to see...

Here is how I made the connections to try to see spark on the plug... Have I missed anything? as I mentioned before there is voltage to the coil.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
Didn't see any wetness from fuel on the first I...

Didn't see any wetness from fuel on the first I pulled spark plug (6). It's dry and a little sooty.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
I double checked the Bentley service manual and...

I double checked the Bentley service manual and check for voltage on coil terminal 15 to ground, turn on ignition, and there is a steady 12.45 volts displaying on the multimeter.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,178
Posted By kpprod
Ok finally removed spark plug 6. Threads on the...

Ok finally removed spark plug 6. Threads on the spark plug are shot! I used a torque wrench to see how much foot pounds was on it and it showed up to 40. I then took a copper wire wrapped it around...
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