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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By rush_ad
the critical steps you mention here are only for...

the critical steps you mention here are only for single VANOS, not for double VANOS - per the Baisan procedures. Can someone confirm?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By rush_ad
I have been doing research here to find the...

I have been doing research here to find the solution. Can someone please point to me to pictures of the following, so I know what exactly to check and replace.

1) intake boot
2) CCV hoses
3)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By rush_ad
I have a 2003 E39 with about 131K miles on it....

I have a 2003 E39 with about 131K miles on it. For last year, the torque converter SES light comes on and goes away after a while. I mean the SES light will come on, stay on for a month or so. Then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By rush_ad
Looking for Hood and Front Bumber

Got into an accident and looking for front end parts. Mainly,

1) Hood
2) Grills
3) Front Bumper
4) Head Light - passenger side

Car color is 'Slate Green.' Color code is 449.

I would buy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By rush_ad
I also have the P0741 code on. Where in Florida...

I also have the P0741 code on. Where in Florida did you buy this from? I am located in Tampa Area.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By rush_ad
On a separate note, since this accident in the...

On a separate note, since this accident in the morning... my heater does not work. I checked the radiator and it is full. No coolant leaks. What else can it be?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By rush_ad
I contacted that facility. They have the bumper...

I contacted that facility. They have the bumper for $51.75. But it is not painted.

What's the trick painting these bumpers?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By rush_ad
I am not too sensitive about the crack on the top...

I am not too sensitive about the crack on the top edge. If the trim strip does the trick then I am ok with it. May be I can replace both sides trim strip than getting the expensive paint job.

Open...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By rush_ad
Accident: Need advise how to fix front bumper

Please see the picture for the front bumper damage. On the passenger side the bumper got damaged.

What are some options to fix this cheapy? I'd rather not buy whole bumper or something that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-18-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By rush_ad
I ran the car for two days after the two-drain...

I ran the car for two days after the two-drain cycles. Seems to run alright. No smoke or weird things.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By rush_ad
i did two drain and re-fills. but i didnt replace...

i did two drain and re-fills. but i didnt replace the filter. usually i use mobile1 0W-40 but this time i used Pennzoil 5W-30. hope it doesnt ruin things.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By rush_ad
Bluebee Is one drain and re-fill cycle...

Bluebee

Is one drain and re-fill cycle enough?
Currently I was planning on doing two drain and re-fill cycles.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By rush_ad
You're scaring me!!

You're scaring me!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By rush_ad
Ok so here is the plan... 1) Car is...

Ok so here is the plan...

1) Car is currently draining the mixture - I will let it sit for next hour or so, just to drain
2) Will fill with 'regular' cheap oil - will not change filter.
3) I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By rush_ad
right now I am draining the current mixture of...

right now I am draining the current mixture of engine oil and brake fluid. I am going to let it sit for next hour or so.

My next step is to get some fresh cheap regular (non-synthetic) engine oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By rush_ad
what is the crankcase and how do I drain/re-fill?...

what is the crankcase and how do I drain/re-fill? Any DIY links?

Since adding the brake fluid, I haven't turned on the car. Thank God, saved the filter.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By rush_ad
Need Help Quick: Mixed Brake Fluid and Engine Oil

sorry for not searching around, sort of emergency.

I just did oil change on my 2003 E39.

Everything was done fine, added 6qt Mobile 1 0W-40.

Lastly I checked for oil level and felt I needed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 604
Posted By rush_ad
I've experienced this issue on the 2003 E39 530i....

I've experienced this issue on the 2003 E39 530i.

For me, the problem occurs when driving in slow traffic (5-10mph) for 10-15 mins. It also happens if I keep the car running in Park position (so...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 09-20-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By rush_ad
xibondix, did you ever find a tool to reset the...

xibondix, did you ever find a tool to reset the airbag light? i need it too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By rush_ad
any of you people in Tampa area have a tool to...

any of you people in Tampa area have a tool to reset the airbag light on a 2003 E39 530i? I would really appreciate some help.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 02-21-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,179
Posted By rush_ad
I tried this but this turn on the check brake pad...

I tried this but this turn on the check brake pad light on in the dash board.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 93,436
Posted By rush_ad
just to find out... what happens if I simply...

just to find out...
what happens if I simply don't connect the brake pad sensor? Will that make the warning light go away?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 93,436
Posted By rush_ad
this doesn't seem to working on my 2003 530i. Am...

this doesn't seem to working on my 2003 530i. Am I missing anything? I read at a few places to keep the door open...I tried with open door and closed door.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,028
Posted By rush_ad
could you please describe this solution in a...

could you please describe this solution in a little more detail? my front two windows do not go up automatically but the rear two windows go up automatically.

all four windows go down...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By rush_ad
I got my 2003 530i Automatic (no sports package)...

I got my 2003 530i Automatic (no sports package) with 85K miles for $8500+tax in Nov 2011. Four new tires. No maintenance records.

Since then I spent ~$700 on maintenance.
180 for new key
350 on...
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