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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By 540iman
I did not say that and I also acknowledged the...

I did not say that and I also acknowledged the kind gesture,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By 540iman
+1 This is the ultimate Fix. Get sensor away...

+1 This is the ultimate Fix. Get sensor away from where it can get hit by curbs, snow banks, etc. Where it comes located from the factory is like the *scout* soldier that goes ahead of the troops...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By 540iman
If your temp sensor reads -40 that means that the...

If your temp sensor reads -40 that means that the two-wire circuit to the sensor under rt. bumper is "open". This means either of the two wires that attach to the sensor are presenting an "open"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By 540iman
Nice gesture, but folks likely are not going to...

Nice gesture, but folks likely are not going to bother for 5%. Now if that was 25% or more, maybe.....just my .02 Kinda like the SHARK TANK....gotta be worth the effort.:) Or, maybe your PM is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By 540iman
Is this all you are looking for from software...

Is this all you are looking for from software before hooking to car? This rectangle in center of my desktop.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By 540iman
Not many responses to my post, but time heals all...

Not many responses to my post, but time heals all searches. So, the $29 interface 1.4 from XCar360 is the tool you need to then run the PASoft software. XCAR360 sent me a link to download the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By 540iman
If you have DSC or ASC, have you tried with DSC...

If you have DSC or ASC, have you tried with DSC turned off? Might be that the ABS or stability control sees the brakes applied and does not want any acceleration to happen. Just a wild guess...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By 540iman
Tried a few more times to link to their site and...

Tried a few more times to link to their site and finally was able to download software. The site says that this software must be used with Win 98 or XP. Nice that Xcar360 does not state this, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By 540iman
Seller XCar360 gave me a link to download...

Seller XCar360 gave me a link to download software (why they did not included in box or send disk is beyond me) but link was NFG. Still trying to have someone tell me if software is pirated PASoft...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By 540iman
You buy parts and good body man to fix dent and...

You buy parts and good body man to fix dent and paint.... ~$1200
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By 540iman
Did you purchase from Xcar360 as well? At least...

Did you purchase from Xcar360 as well? At least you got a disk-albeit useless whereas I did not even get that! Curious if your seller was the same? Bill

If I find resolution before you do, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By 540iman
BMW Scanner 1.4.0 / Car Diagnostic Interface Tool Code Reader BMW

Hello. They say no question is a stupid question except the one we don't ask, so here I go. I bought the diagnostic scanner mentioned above from Xcar360 and admittedly did not do my homework. I let...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,152
Posted By 540iman
The car you referenced is not even in the same...

The car you referenced is not even in the same ballpark. You obviously don't understand the 2003 true M-sport and a everyday 540 sport. Comparing the one-year only 2003 N-sport with a 540 sport is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By 540iman
I just make sure I start or drive every 3 days or...

I just make sure I start or drive every 3 days or so. Usually driving it regularly is certainly likely to happen, but at times it does sit and we take her SLK320 (yuk). I need to resolve sooner or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By 540iman
LONG SHOT-Looking for a junk (or good) LCM Lear P/N 6 915 919

For my 2002 540ia w/Xenons. I do not have the more common issue with my LCM, but a strange parasitic battery draw that only disconnecting LCM will cure. Issue is a CONSTANT 300ma battery draw which...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By 540iman
Here we go again! READ THE STICKYS!

Here we go again! READ THE STICKYS!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,015
Posted By 540iman
Did NOT read all posts so if already covered, I...

Did NOT read all posts so if already covered, I apologize. F100 is actually the 200 amp fuse on far left. The fuse you show as F100 is actually F101. Start looking for excess draw by disconnecting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By 540iman
Easy. Is the wiring harness on the new piece...

Easy. Is the wiring harness on the new piece ABSOLUTELY identical to the old. Same wires, same color wires, absolutely no difference between new and old piece? I bet not. Just because two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By 540iman
Correct. With most all replacement bumpers...

Correct. With most all replacement bumpers (after-market) these strips are removed from your bumper and placed onto new bumper. Of course, and OEM bumper would not come with these mouldings for sure....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By 540iman
Testing fuse #107 is a royal PITA and is TOTALLY ...

Testing fuse #107 is a royal PITA and is TOTALLY unnecessary if you have 12VDC at pin 30 of the SAS relay. Its the large red power wire at the relay socket that will have a constant 12VDC whether...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By 540iman
Oh, I thought we were talking about electricity...

Oh, I thought we were talking about electricity and not heat. Your theory is sound. I will retract my statement and stand corrected based upon the fact that a fuse must have resistance of some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By 540iman
Since when does a rated 5 amp fuse blow carrying...

Since when does a rated 5 amp fuse blow carrying 1.5 watts? 12 VDC at 5amps is 60 watts, no? If I have a 5amp fuse that blows conducting 1/30th of it's rating, I got bigger problems.

These types...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By 540iman
[QUOTE=bluebee;9161617]While I immensely respect...

[QUOTE=bluebee;9161617]While I immensely respect both Bill and Pudl, I have to say Bill isn't a troll.
His electronics knowledge is quite good, as proven by the fact that he was the FIRST PERSON...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By 540iman
Whatever. The theory is valid if you remove the...

Whatever. The theory is valid if you remove the fuse and hold ammeter lead to one side of fuse holder which should "mirror" battery volts and then check the other side of fuse holder adding the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By 540iman
An "old thread", but I disagree totally. You...

An "old thread", but I disagree totally. You should never observe a (even miniscule) voltage drop ACROSS a fuse. A fuse, in theory, offers no resistance. No material that I know of has no "natural...
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