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Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-06-2011, 10:18 AM
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Views: 621
Posted By Est1974
FS: 1999 528i Touring Sport Wagon

148,000
Silver With Black/Grey Int.
pm for details and links to ads/photo gallery

all of the majors done (CCV, Vanos, New tranny, suspension, cooling system etc)

5k obo

minimum 12k in...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-17-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,284
Posted By Est1974
For Sale: E39 528iT Touring

MY 1999
148k
Titan Silver Metallic
Grey Interior with Black Leather two tone
M Sport Package (steering wheel/ suspension as delivered by dealer)
Convenience Package
15" BBS OEM wheels ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Est1974
okay ill reference the Bentley thanks

okay ill reference the Bentley thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Est1974
Relay Location(s) Touring

After pulling my glovebox apart I now realize the Relay locations for the touring are in the boot. I found one cluster on the right. Can anyone direct me to a diagram with the relay purpose and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By Est1974
Aftermarket bumper cover question

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/97-00-BMW-5-SERIES-E39-FRONT-BUMPER-COVER-NEW-528-540-/180672488008?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&fits=Make%3ABMW&hash=item2a10eb6248#ht_3850wt_1182

Anyone...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,570
Posted By Est1974
The SAME thing happened to me. No symptoms of a...

The SAME thing happened to me. No symptoms of a transmission failure at all. However, CEL light on car in "limp" mode. Two BMW dealers said code is Failed Transmission etc. It just didn't seem...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By Est1974
Question about Auxiliary Fan replacement

If I am buying a new Auxiliary Fan Do I need to purchase a Resistor Repair Kit as well? Or is this part contained within the Auxiliary fan

thanks in advance!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Est1974
overheat, fix, overheat again ????

had an overheat the other day after a weird temp gauge issue.

replaced the fan clutch and water pump

did a complete overhaul of the cooling system 7 months ago sans those two components...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Est1974
Code is P50505 ?

Code is P50505 ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Est1974
Will do. thanks

Will do.

thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Est1974
Temperature Gauge on Dash Paradox

Hi all
99 528iT with 145,000 miles
Cooling system overhaul last year

Question: The temperature Gauge on the dash has been behaving more like a speedometer lately.
It climbs into the red and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Est1974
Temp Gauge going crazy

did a complete overhaul on my cooling system a year ago
No signs of leaks anywhere

the actual gauge seems to just bounce around at will.

Parked or driving etc. It will climb into the red...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By Est1974
Headliner replacement & question

As expected my 99 528it headliner is sagging. I want to replace it with Vinyl. I can't stand the fabric headliner I have now. Its light grey, and the slightest touch with any dirt on your hands...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By Est1974
Interior question

Will a 60/40 split folding rear seat from a 540 sedan fit in my touring?

are they the same seats?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By Est1974
thanks to both of you, I printed the article and...

thanks to both of you, I printed the article and getting started now
cheers
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By Est1974
Single Code P0302

my engine has been running really rough lately idling at fluctuating rpms etc
loss of power and the typical malaise not uncommon to stuff i have read on searches

my question is that when i used...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 47,598
Posted By Est1974
Did you get the CPS code when you ran the...

Did you get the CPS code when you ran the diagnostics or was it another code? Or a shot in the dark entirely
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By Est1974
I owned 2 E34 cars. My very first car was an E34....

I owned 2 E34 cars. My very first car was an E34. I believe bar none this was the best BMW 5 ever made. The perfect balance of technology not too many computers uber reliable, most comfortable...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Est1974
Suspension Fix Results/Observation

thanks to everyone who posted in the past, did a write up, or replied to my posts over the past few weeks regarding my front suspension.
Thanks to CN90 and others who did some DIY schematics etc....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Est1974
Yeah! I bought my Vanos seals from them I totally...

Yeah! I bought my Vanos seals from them I totally forgot they had that link. THANKS!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,913
Posted By Est1974
Congrats Matt! Welcome on that door panel you...

Congrats Matt! Welcome
on that door panel you can find various DIY links here and on the web. A word of caution: there is a screw in the door panel inside the Air Vent located at the top left. Its...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By Est1974
FYI: you should get AAA Membership. It's worth...

FYI: you should get AAA Membership. It's worth it's weight in gold! Especially with an E39, its just a little pice of mind knowing at least the tow is free and you can have the car jumped etc. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Est1974
thanks I did in fact read Cn90's DIY, VERY good...

thanks I did in fact read Cn90's DIY, VERY good resource. cheers
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By Est1974
Cooling System Advice

Did some overhaul and I learned the hard way you can not or at least should not re-use your temp sensor in that lower hose! Ouch! Cost me time having it towed, another trip to the dealer, another...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Est1974
Suspension Symptom Flow Chart?

Hi all
Is there a flowchart to diagnose suspension issues. Specifically the front. My right front side vibrates at exactly 60mph and at low speeds the ride is very rough over bumps. I checked my...
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