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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By occhis
Try starting a new thread and you are more likely...

Try starting a new thread and you are more likely to get an answer.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By occhis
Guess I should read more carefully. Didn't...

Guess I should read more carefully. Didn't notice it was the pass. door.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By occhis
You can manually unlock the door with the key. If...

You can manually unlock the door with the key. If you insert the key and turn 90 degrees the lock will pop up.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By occhis
How did it run before the last gas was put in?

How did it run before the last gas was put in?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By occhis
Had the same problem but after replacing both the...

Had the same problem but after replacing both the cable and the broken handle the door still would not open from the inside. I noticed that if I unscrewed the handle from the door and pulled the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By occhis
It appears that your CEL can no longer be...

It appears that your CEL can no longer be ignored. Read them again, write the numbers down and post them here. Perhaps then someone can give you someplace to start.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By occhis
Glad you got it fixed.

Glad you got it fixed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By occhis
It seems many shops will charge more for...

It seems many shops will charge more for alignment on euro cars. Reasoning is that the specs call for properly weighting the car, though I wonder how many actually do weight it. Still sucks that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By occhis
My list is shrinking all the time. Not that I...

My list is shrinking all the time. Not that I don't love my car but as Bluebee says, at this point it's just not worth it. Left rear window regulator quit, cracked wood trim, headliner, some dead...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By occhis
Shortly after buying a Ford Flex (the next day)...

Shortly after buying a Ford Flex (the next day) the brakes were making a grinding/groaning sound under heavy pedal pressure. Still under warranty (19k Miles) so took it to Ford and they did a TSB on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By occhis
Bad coolant temp sensor could cause this.

Bad coolant temp sensor could cause this.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 897
Posted By occhis
Nice car. Good luck.

Nice car. Good luck.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By occhis
Nice house, Jim!

Nice house, Jim!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,563
Posted By occhis
1998 528 218,000 Oil and filter change approx...

1998 528 218,000
Oil and filter change approx 150K, drain/fill @ around 190K
Runs smooth, shifts great
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By occhis
See post 2. AKA Upper control arms or thrust arms

See post 2. AKA Upper control arms or thrust arms
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By occhis
edjack you beat me by just seconds

edjack you beat me by just seconds
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By occhis
Year, miles, suspension maintenance history? ...

Year, miles, suspension maintenance history? Throw us a bone here.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By occhis
Compare part numbers on www.realoem.com

Compare part numbers on www.realoem.com
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By occhis
If you are spilling your drink at every light,...

If you are spilling your drink at every light, then you haven't driven a manual very much.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By occhis
Wp bolts are behind the cone shaped pulley, so I...

Wp bolts are behind the cone shaped pulley, so I can't see how that can happen.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By occhis
For motor mounts DiY you can search CN90's posts....

For motor mounts DiY you can search CN90's posts. Like all of his DIYs it's very detailed.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By occhis
Have you replaced the fuel filter?

Have you replaced the fuel filter?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By occhis
Wow, FREE shipping. How do they do it?

Wow, FREE shipping. How do they do it?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By occhis
Does the other rear brake work? I also would...

Does the other rear brake work? I also would suspect the rubber hose b/c your problem started just after you jammed the brake pedal, if I understand the sequence of events correctly.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By occhis
Moots is right. Read the codes. Many things can...

Moots is right. Read the codes. Many things can cause no start.
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