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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By 5series92
Engine Wiring Harness Dilemma

Update: so I got my hands on a code reader and pulled codes. I got P1550,
P1509,P1396, P0100, P1384, P0325. I replaced the crankshaft sensor, ICV, and MAF. I cleared the codes and tried to start it,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By 5series92
Okay thanks, I'll try that in the morning. I...

Okay thanks, I'll try that in the morning. I unplugged the maf and started it earlier today and it did the same thing so it's probably not the issue


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By 5series92
Yes. If I give it gas it stays on but when I let...

Yes. If I give it gas it stays on but when I let off the throttle pedal it dies out


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By 5series92
Thanks for your help Jim. I removed and...

Thanks for your help Jim. I removed and reinstalled the ECU. It starts up now and dies. I have checked the ICV and it's working well. Maybe a vacuum leak somewhere?

I don't have access to a code...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By 5series92
To see if I can hear the fuel pump, do I just...

To see if I can hear the fuel pump, do I just jump the pins in the trunk?

Yes the CEL was on when it was running. But what I don't understand is why it won't start now after I got my ECU back and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By 5series92
Update: So I got the ECU back and the company I...

Update: So I got the ECU back and the company I sent it to said there was no fault in it from the tests they carried out. I installed it back into the car and now it won't start, it just cranks but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By 5series92
Thanks Jim. I tried looking for any leak and...

Thanks Jim. I tried looking for any leak and couldn't find any, the icv was stuck closed so I put in a new one but then the car wouldn't idle at all.
I took the car to a BMW indie and I was told...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By 5series92
Engine Wiring Harness Dilemma

I recently swapped the engine on my 1998 540i/6. I got most of the connections back together but I'm still left with one unplugged wire. The cars idle is not steady and idles at 1,000 rpm. Does...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By 5series92
Opinions please ^_^

Why would anybody ever do that to a BMW? It really amazes me


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-05-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By 5series92
Timing chain guide

Hey all. I was changing out my upper timing cover gaskets and saw this
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I dropped my oil pan and didn't see any plastic bits in the engine which makes me think it has been broken since the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,746
Posted By 5series92
Gold Style 42's

I'd like them if they were on a lowered black car


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 281,435
Posted By 5series92
Show off your E39 post pics!!!

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Giving her a wash. Don't ask about the side view mirror cover lol


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Forum: Parting Out 08-15-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By 5series92
Part out My car E39 540Dinan (dont know if this is correct place)

What's your suspension set up?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By 5series92
2000 BMW 540i Transmission Questions

Have the fluid level checked. And go from there


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By 5series92
transmission fail safe mode need help!!!

Have the fluid level checked first. Is the "D" on the dash illuminated when is this gear? If not it could be your tranny position sensor


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By 5series92
Performance tunes autothority, powerchip or UPsolute

My local BMW indie said he has a tune from autologic, but I've never heard of them.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By 5series92
Performance tunes autothority, powerchip or UPsolute

esstuning don't have a remap avaloable for the 97 540iA. And some of the tunes I mentioned claim to add a substantial amount of horses under the hood


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By 5series92
Performance tunes autothority, powerchip or UPsolute

I'm trying to figure out what tune to get I'm stuck between autothority and upsolute. If your currently running on one if these please let me know how you like it


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By 5series92
Most Miles On Stock Cooling System?

My original waterpump is at 163,000 miles. Just changed the thermostat on Friday


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By 5series92
540i tranny auto to manual swap

About 2-3 grand unless you can get the parts really cheap


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By 5series92
540i automatic not wanting to go into Drive

Mine had hard shifts and had a bad down shift form 2nd to 1st. turned out the fluid was about 4 quarts low


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By 5series92
540i automatic not wanting to go into Drive

First thing I would suggest is to check the transmission fluid level.

Has the fluid ever been changed?

Is the "D" on the dash illuminated when you engage it?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,464
Posted By 5series92
+1 on that I have the 14816 and the tips look...

+1 on that I have the 14816 and the tips look nothing like those on his car

Totally read that wrong. My bad
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,797
Posted By 5series92
Because the drive shafts have different lengths,...

Because the drive shafts have different lengths, i think the manual is a bit longer than an auto
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By 5series92
Any pics of you B10!?

Any pics of you B10!?
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