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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By QSilver7
Swapping the ECU/DME is not a plug-n-play...

Swapping the ECU/DME is not a plug-n-play scenario. There are control modules that communicate with each other and must share the same data...in this case the ECU/DME communicates with EWS before...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By QSilver7
Help us help you better. You don't mention WHICH...

Help us help you better. You don't mention WHICH e53 X5 model you have...and didn't mention which of the SLS (self leveling suspension) systems you have. I kept reading hoping that a clue/hint...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-25-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By QSilver7
What are you considering a "drive cycle"? First,...

What are you considering a "drive cycle"? First, the actual drive cycle is a FTP mandate (federal test protocol)...it wasn't determined by BMW. :)

Below is the specifics required to complete a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By QSilver7
I have no clue where you can find a used cover...

I have no clue where you can find a used cover for $175...you'll just have to select the correct part nbr for the color & type you need for your vehicle and shop for it until you find a price you're...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By QSilver7
You're finding staggered sizes because it was a...

You're finding staggered sizes because it was a staggered wheel option. If you want a staggered set-up...then go for it. If you want a square set-up...then make the decision if you want the 9" or...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By QSilver7
In the future...help us help you better and tell...

In the future...help us help you better and tell us or create a signature that tells us what model you have.

There are 3 ways to sort of achieve what you asked. The SI display on your cluster,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By QSilver7
OK...I only asked because I have those sites...

OK...I only asked because I have those sites bookmarked and sometimes a website can upgrade and add things. Since I usually start at the same place...I wasn't sure if I'd missed a link somewhere on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By QSilver7
I know nothing about the scanner you have...but...

I know nothing about the scanner you have...but to reset the SRS/MRS warning light...you NEED a scanner that SPECIFICALLY states that it can reset SRS/MRS.

Due to the critical nature of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By QSilver7
I actually believe I know what you mean...but on...

I actually believe I know what you mean...but on the e39...the "AC" is turned off/on by the SNOWFLAKE button...so if you want or don't want AC...press the snowflake button. :). If you're referring to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By QSilver7
Location, location, location...it must be taken...

Location, location, location...it must be taken into consideration. :D

If comparing ambient temp readings from other vehicles to your e39...where is the temp sensors located on those vehicles...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By QSilver7
Are you sure you have the correct website for...

Are you sure you have the correct website for decoding VINs? Www.Realoem.com & www.BMWfans.info are online part database sites and will list model, engine and build date info (as well as the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Tps
Views: 253
Posted By QSilver7
Did we scare you away?

Did we scare you away?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,307
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto. About a month ago while doing a...

Ditto.

About a month ago while doing a search for info...I ran across one of her posts where you could obviously read the exasperation in her tone as to why so many posters never respond to a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 627
Posted By QSilver7
MKJS...if you have double brake lights and they...

MKJS...if you have double brake lights and they look like they're wired properly...then a previous owner has probably done a "stellar-bang-up-job" in doing a quad brake light modification to the rear...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Tps
Views: 253
Posted By QSilver7
...also throw in your model year, too. O3x5's...

...also throw in your model year, too. O3x5's suggestion about the tire pressure monitoring system pointed out more info required to possibly give you good suggestions/recommendations/answers. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Tps
Views: 253
Posted By QSilver7
You may not be getting any suggestions or answers...

You may not be getting any suggestions or answers because your post is vague. It's not really clear what you're referring to because you didn't give any details of what your issue is (other than...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By QSilver7
Only asking because you didn't paint the...

Only asking because you didn't paint the picture...what position is the vent dial for the side that isn't putting out any air (#1 in the highlighted column taken from the owners manual below)? Is it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By QSilver7
Since were just grasping at straws due to no...

Since were just grasping at straws due to no actual diagnostic feedback to send us in a true direction...sometimes owners will get this warning when the alternator/charging system or battery voltage...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,340
Posted By QSilver7
Deleted: duplicate post

Deleted: duplicate post
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,340
Posted By QSilver7
YouTube...hazard lights coded for Euro style...

YouTube...hazard lights coded for Euro style flashing (e90):


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CBFCzu3Y7I



You should have put ellipses, hyphens, or something like asterisks between the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-20-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By QSilver7
Xoutpost's E53 X5 forum has a great encompassing...

Xoutpost's E53 X5 forum has a great encompassing FAQ thread about the BMW nav CPUs and software. If you get a chance to read the thread and go through all of the software and hardware info...you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By QSilver7
How can that be when you told us you added up the...

How can that be when you told us you added up the last FOUR digits of your VIN. The instructions are to add up the last FIVE digits of your VIN. :confused:

Since you told us the sum you added up...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By QSilver7
To unlock the HIGH cluster...requires the SUM of...

To unlock the HIGH cluster...requires the SUM of the LAST 5 DIGITS of your VIN. If you used the sum of the last 4 digits...that's why your attempts have failed...you need to add up the last 5 digits...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By QSilver7
OP gave no model year of the e39 M5 they...

OP gave no model year of the e39 M5 they purchased...so are you trying to read the codes from the interior 16-pin DLC...or from the engine bay's 20-pin DLC? If your build date is 9/00-up...then you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By QSilver7
Most here won't be helpful because our cars came...

Most here won't be helpful because our cars came standard with 3 systems that deter theft and lock the car:

EWS - immobilizing system
FZV - central locking system w/remote key capability
DWA...
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