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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 10:55 PM
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Posted By fortunateson
Bluebee, thanks again. I'm a little bit...

Bluebee, thanks again. I'm a little bit intimidated when it comes to electrical issues I'll read over that section again and see if I can understand the process. Perhaps I'll have to wait for my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 374,509
Posted By fortunateson
Had m indie scan the car today. He found code...

Had m indie scan the car today. He found code 52, 53, and OE (valve relay fault). He cleared them and they are gone. No codes regarding the four wheel sensors. However he found that the ABS pump...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 374,509
Posted By fortunateson
The second indi did a thorough check of the BLP...

The second indi did a thorough check of the BLP sensor so was convinced that it was the problem. Don't the wheel sensors show up as faults? There was not code re:the wheel sensors. The weird thing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 374,509
Posted By fortunateson
Well the sensors were not tested. The initial...

Well the sensors were not tested. The initial code was brake line pressure sensor, done by two independent mechanics, so that sensor was replaced ($200). Read up on the issue and sent ABS unit to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 374,509
Posted By fortunateson
I just installed my BBA rebuilt ABS unit and all...

I just installed my BBA rebuilt ABS unit and all lights gone except for the SES warning. Speed Angle Sensor code which I cleared. Now the $&&@$?!"@$@& "trifecta" is back!!!!!! Has this happened to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By fortunateson
Thanks, that makes sense. I swear that at least...

Thanks, that makes sense. I swear that at least one BMW engineer has the last name of Voodoo! Just hoping BBA can repair mu ABS unit. Still ticked I spent $200 for a sensor I didn't need.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By fortunateson
Bluebee, I was just finding it weird that...

Bluebee,

I was just finding it weird that that code would show up the day after I disconnect the ABS unit. I enjoy the car but some of these computer related issues seem to be so random that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By fortunateson
Question ABS Unit and Speed Sensor Code

I sent my ABS unit to BBA yesterday. No speedo, etc. as was to be expected. This morning a get a code indicating that the speed sensor is now a fault. Is this normal whether ABS unit has been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By fortunateson
Anybody have the same thing happen to them?

Anybody have the same thing happen to them?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By fortunateson
Exclamation DSC, Brakes, an ABS

We'll I have been having the "trifecta" issue for the last month. I an indie read the codes and came up with "line pressure sensor". I was going to send the ABS sensor to BBA for a repair but held...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By fortunateson
Im talking about the pressure sensor in the DSC...

Im talking about the pressure sensor in the DSC unit. P/N 34511165467 on REALOEM. And like I said the question is can the DSC read the sensor because the sensor is faulty or is it that the sensor...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By fortunateson
I would replace with a new IF the sensor was the...

I would replace with a new IF the sensor was the problem; I really want a good used one to find out for sure whether or not the sensor or the ABS unit is faulty. What do you mean by "matched sets"? ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By fortunateson
Question DSC sensor

Hi all. I've been looking into the "trifecta" light situation a little more. Code states that the sensor for line pressure which screws into the DSC/ABS unit is faulty. Mechanic says it probably...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By fortunateson
Well actually he could clear the codes but they...

Well actually he could clear the codes but they kept coming back re:code #51 pressure sensor line/ DSC pressure switch?

More help please.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By fortunateson
Question BMW ABS codes?

I had my codes read today in relation to the Brake, ABS, and DSC light-up on my '02 525i.. The mechanic said they were code 6C (Brake fluid switch), 69 (Brake light switch plausibility?), and 51...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By fortunateson
Question Codes 0491 and 0492

So along with the dashlight Trifecta I now have codes 0491 and 0492. Are there any procedures/fixes in dealing with these. I believe they are secondary air injection concers. Thanks. Calling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 374,509
Posted By fortunateson
Bump

Bump
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,517
Posted By fortunateson
This may have been avoided if you had been using...

This may have been avoided if you had been using a different user name. Irony? Seriously I'm looking forward to you DIY. Should not be that bad if you have decent mechanical skills. Good luck!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 374,509
Posted By fortunateson
Kind of thinking along the same lines really. ...

Kind of thinking along the same lines really. "Come on Pros!!!"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 374,509
Posted By fortunateson
Thank God for Bluebee! Anyway, I got the...

Thank God for Bluebee! Anyway, I got the trifecta the other day. All three lights on after driving 5-10 minutes. (Braking on steep hills created a shudder/judder for a few weeks.) This happened...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By fortunateson
JimLev, Yes I saw it. The car has 189000 miles...

JimLev, Yes I saw it. The car has 189000 miles on it. I'm thinking I should replace both the master and the slave ( Ihope that doesn't sound too communistic!) considering both are original. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By fortunateson
Would a bad slave cylinder cause a dead pedal?

Would a bad slave cylinder cause a dead pedal?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By fortunateson
Question Clutch Master Cylinder re&re

Clutch pedal goes all the way to th efloor with no resistance. Must be time to replace it? Used "search" function couldn't find a DIY. Anyone have a documented "how-to" preferably with pics? The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By fortunateson
Question Front and rear window trim

Can anyone help? it's time to replace the trim around the front and rear windows. So who has the best prices?
Thanks.

(Windshield and back glass)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By fortunateson
Question Mtech Rear Bumper

Did a LOT of searching and I've still haven't found out what I was looking for (apologies to U2). When changing from a non-Mtech rear bumper on a '02 525i what else must I change EXACTLY? Some say...
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