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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 540iman
All Done and all good. Had a combination of...

All Done and all good. Had a combination of things, but due to Fudman's patience along with his photos, it all came together. One actuator was bad and operation of the pull-up door lock rod had me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By 540iman
I wont sweat outer door lock key position. What I...

I wont sweat outer door lock key position. What I was trying to say is that when you unlock your door using the key, it always ends up in the straight upright position when you go to remove the key....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By 540iman
Fudman, your guidance is absolutely appreciated...

Fudman, your guidance is absolutely appreciated and thank the Lord you are responding as I am getting tired of inserting and removing.

More info: Lock assm. is in hand and not in door. Thanks to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By 540iman
The ONLY way I have found to make the tabs align...

The ONLY way I have found to make the tabs align first, is to manually take my finger and move the latch itself that captivates the lock pin mounted on the door frame. Is there another way to get the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By 540iman
Latest escapade with door latch and actuator

:mad:Thank you to all who endured my premature nagging questions and hiccups. Here is where I am. I have the original entire lock mechanism as well as a second entire drivers door lock mechanism in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By 540iman
My issue turns out to be removing the cable where...

My issue turns out to be removing the cable where you used a AA battery. I am working on that now and from my spare lock assm., I can see exactly how to extricate that white pin. Rotate about 60...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By 540iman
Fudman to the rescue...Thanks! In advance of...

Fudman to the rescue...Thanks! In advance of receiving your considered response, I went out with a second entire latch assembly in hand and prepared to see if just the actuator could be removed. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By 540iman
FUDMAN! Others, check-in again =)

Read with great interest and appreciation Fudman's old "Best of" thread on removing driver door latch assm. and actuator removal. I am wondering why latch needs to come out to just change actuator...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 52,443
Posted By 540iman
[original actuator out by reaching in the cavity...

[original actuator out by reaching in the cavity and just wedging it upward and she popped right out. Pulled her outward, unhooked the electrical slider mechanism. Tried opening the door manually but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 52,443
Posted By 540iman
[original actuator out by reaching in the cavity...

[original actuator out by reaching in the cavity and just wedging it upward and she popped right out. Pulled her outward, unhooked the electrical slider mechanism. Tried opening the door manually but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,367
Posted By 540iman
So, this would be courtesy lights in rear...

So, this would be courtesy lights in rear pillar??!! Sounds hard to imagine. Wires in there should not get any jostling either? Hey, if it worked for you, what can I lose. Actually glad to know the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,367
Posted By 540iman
I am lead to believe that motors always have 12v...

I am lead to believe that motors always have 12v from fuse 13 to them and that the memory module uses little current to send just a trigger signal which aligns with how I interpret the schematic. I ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,367
Posted By 540iman
I have researched this problem high and low and...

I have researched this problem high and low and have found it to be a "common" issue (fuse 13 blowing), but no real answers! One poster said it was seat forward/back motor burnt out. My seat is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2016, 03:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,367
Posted By 540iman
Appreciate your input RDL. Very helpful. With...

Appreciate your input RDL. Very helpful. With fuse 13 good and the seat connector disconnected, the steering column won't adjust.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,775
Posted By 540iman
I couldn't get that from your post. I didn't see...

I couldn't get that from your post. I didn't see anything about the water exceeding the water flow out the weep holes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,367
Posted By 540iman
I have this exact same problem. Sometimes the 30A...

I have this exact same problem. Sometimes the 30A fuse would blow the same day I replaced it, and once it lasted 2 weeks before blowing. Now, it blows every time and as soon as I push new fuse in. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,775
Posted By 540iman
Jax, the weather strip that meets the window is...

Jax, the weather strip that meets the window is not meant to keep all water out of the inner door. There will always be water weeping between the glass and the outside weather strip at the top. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,775
Posted By 540iman
Re-sealed the "acoustic" panel and found that my...

Re-sealed the "acoustic" panel and found that my water issue has been water pooling where the sill light is mounted. The door panel was nasty all around the lamp housing so water was definitely...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,775
Posted By 540iman
Did it stop your leak and are you happy with the...

Did it stop your leak and are you happy with the repair you made? If so, then you got exactly the product you needed :thumbup: Thank you Jace
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,775
Posted By 540iman
Can someone advise an actual product name for the...

Can someone advise an actual product name for the correct DAP product? Neither the original link or the "updated link" work. What is number or prominent identifier for correct DAP sealant. I'm...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By 540iman
Very Good! I was looking simply straight up...

Very Good! I was looking simply straight up laying on ground at bottom of door-- the very bottom as in the horizontal width of door bottom. Will locate easily by your pics. Thx agn. Bill
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By 540iman
Looking at under-side of rear pass. door, I see...

Looking at under-side of rear pass. door, I see no weep or drain holes. Whet I do see are two approx. 1/8" holes in the rubber outer door seal. I must assume door weep holes are "hidden" by the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,775
Posted By 540iman
About to re-seal my "insulation" or whatever you...

About to re-seal my "insulation" or whatever you want to call it...today. My question is this: I crawled under the door bottom to locate the drain (weep) holes and ALL I found were two holes in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By 540iman
Thanks rdl and burning second for accurate and...

Thanks rdl and burning second for accurate and to-the point responses sans any extraneous remarks. I have been around this forum a LONG time and help on what I have had personal experience with, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By 540iman
Don't recall the "fix" being more than the...

Don't recall the "fix" being more than the plastic behind door panel. What about sealing sill for good measure? Possible?

Not aware of an E-box under floor mat in 540 except big fuses 100-107...
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