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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:30 AM
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Posted By 540iman
Well, you got your answer in a very direct way. ...

Well, you got your answer in a very direct way. My 540 does not smoke the tires terribly when I take off in DSC "off" mode and as this is a sports sedan and not a muscle car, your thoughts are way...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By 540iman
+11 The key may seem to need to be "forced",...

+11 The key may seem to need to be "forced", but it is usually because the lock is used so seldom manually. Use a FIRM, steady hand and unless lock and/or key do not match, It will open. Or, as...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By 540iman
Any swap can be a PITA and also present a myriad...

Any swap can be a PITA and also present a myriad of challenges. What has happened to the idea of pulling head and checking it for straightness. Being aluminum, it will likely be pretty distorted, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,668
Posted By 540iman
hard to understand having these codes when...

hard to understand having these codes when reading, but no SES light?! If the SES were lit, you can forget the car passing is most any state. Only emission faults set the SES and so any SES light...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,685
Posted By 540iman
Knowing her, if she were able to get on a...

Knowing her, if she were able to get on a computer at all, she would certainly check-in here. Therefore, I must assume that she has no ability or access whatsoever due to her condition or situation. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By 540iman
Need add'l help with gas tank purge valve 540i 2002

About 6 months ago, I started to get intermittent P0443 errors- purge system. I installed new gas cap- no joy. I took purge valve apart and cleaned it, lightly lubed it, and activated it repeatedly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By 540iman
Anyone else experiencing really slow loads?

Maybe not the right place to ask- I was going to just PM a mod- but of late, when I load the FEST in the AM with IE11 on win7 x 64 system, shorter posts can be read rapidly. However, if I try to look...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By 540iman
Donna....

Does anyone that may live close to her or may have personally befriended her, know her status? I completely respect her right to privacy and if she could post I believe she would, but when many of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,617
Posted By 540iman
I have powder-coated one set with absolutely...

I have powder-coated one set with absolutely GREAT results ($100 for the pair small Indiana town) and painted several times with poor results. I have primed and used hi-temp. pair with peeling within...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By 540iman
Another "anyone change your own oil" 2 post...

Another "anyone change your own oil" 2 post idiot. Don't take bait friends.

P.S. I'd even accept Blue Bee making this a canonical thread if she would just come back!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,685
Posted By 540iman
get back here soon D~ I need my allies :-) ...

get back here soon D~ I need my allies :-)

Bill
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By 540iman
ever read the stickies above? Use the classified...

ever read the stickies above? Use the classified section. That is why they exist.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By 540iman
You will have many questions and they are already...

You will have many questions and they are already posted in the E46 post I referred you to. Read ALL the posts in that thread. Over 6 pages worth. Yes, I have said that I now can access all modules...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By 540iman
I actually ended-up with software newer than 2007...

I actually ended-up with software newer than 2007 by following this E46 link: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=942966 I had to make the solder connections as well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By 540iman
How would one measure "better"? How many cameras...

How would one measure "better"? How many cameras you got?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By 540iman
As stated in my last post, I soldered the pins...

As stated in my last post, I soldered the pins and can access most all modules my car has!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By 540iman
I changed mine at 150K with no issues. I used...

I changed mine at 150K with no issues. I used fully synthetic Mobil one trans fluid rather than opt for more pricey BMW fluid. YMMV, but it has worked for me on two different 540s- a 2000 with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By 540iman
I have the newer software now and PASoft is up...

I have the newer software now and PASoft is up and running finally. I used it to scan my car just the other day and it saw (IIRC) all the modules on page one, about a third of the modules on page two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By 540iman
Can PASoft re-initialize rain sensor module

I have other software and know INPA can do this, but has anyone had any luck re-initializing their non-working rain sensor after a windshield change with PASoft? Is calibrating sensitivity...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
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) 08-01-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
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) 07-31-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
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) 07-31-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
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) 07-31-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
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: 17
Views: 886
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...
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