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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By ninetyseven1
+1 on a bad tensioner pulley. The bearings can...

+1 on a bad tensioner pulley. The bearings can dirt inside or the grease inside can just plain dry up, you may not hear this if you spin it by hand though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By ninetyseven1
I would look to make sure you dont have oil...

I would look to make sure you dont have oil around any spark plugs, what happens is the valve cover gaskets can leak and oil seaps into and around the spark plugs causing misfires
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By ninetyseven1
Cleaning a bad MAF sensor wont fix it. You would...

Cleaning a bad MAF sensor wont fix it. You would need to replace the MAF sensor, and don't buy one off of ebay either, I bought 2 off there brand new and neither worked. I ended buying a used OEM...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By ninetyseven1
Yes that's probably true, but I even tried to...

Yes that's probably true, but I even tried to start up the aux fan manually by grounding the low speed wire and it still wont come on until I unplug the Taurus fan. WTH?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By ninetyseven1
Aux fan question

Ok guys, somebody out there must have an idea what is going on here. Ok, so I got rid of my mechanical fan a while back and went with a Ford Taurus Electric fan, its wired up right now to run all the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,851
Posted By ninetyseven1
That picture of "models prior to 2001" is not...

That picture of "models prior to 2001" is not totally correct. Here is a picture of the correct location of the fuel pump relay for the 1997 540i model.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-29-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By ninetyseven1
I'm only getting back 5.78v from my harness plug...

I'm only getting back 5.78v from my harness plug that goes to my thermostat heat element, and my temps don't drop under full load , but I also have angel eye relay and electric fan connected to my...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-29-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By ninetyseven1
How did u measure this? Key on engine off?

How did u measure this? Key on engine off?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-28-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,395
Posted By ninetyseven1
Brummel, I unplugged my map heater connector and...

Brummel, I unplugged my map heater connector and measured voltage, key on engine off and I got 5.78V. I thought I should be getting 12V?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,616
Posted By ninetyseven1
My car seems to knock on 87 octane in the summer...

My car seems to knock on 87 octane in the summer time. I switched back to 93 today and it ran a lot better but I still got some initial knock and then it went away. Maybe this is the knock sensors...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,616
Posted By ninetyseven1
My car started pinging the other day on 87, its...

My car started pinging the other day on 87, its seems fine in the winter though,but the other day it was pretty hot out and I was running the A/C.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By ninetyseven1
Water pump gasket?

Does anyone know if they make a rubber water pump gasket for our 540i's? This is the second time I have installed the new water pump and it still leaks. I used the paper gasket that came with it and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-21-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,839
Posted By ninetyseven1
I hope you werent' using Dex cool type anti...

I hope you werent' using Dex cool type anti freeze before. Cause Dex cool antifreeze will turn into Gel if mixed with other types of coolant. I hope you know that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-22-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By ninetyseven1
You can test your aux fan by unplugging the...

You can test your aux fan by unplugging the radiator temp sensor on the radiator and using a paperclip to test the fan, the brown wire is ground and the other 2 are low speed and high speed....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,455
Posted By ninetyseven1
Get yourself a good light to work on your car at...

Get yourself a good light to work on your car at night. LOL. This is when I do most of my automotive work.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-07-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,737
Posted By ninetyseven1
How can this be? With my A/c on and the stock Fan...

How can this be? With my A/c on and the stock Fan Clutch, the car feels very bogged down and acceleration is not great, but with the electric fan, it runs like it did with no A/c on! It feels more...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By ninetyseven1
I got mine from ESC Tuning, 7k LED rings, keep...

I got mine from ESC Tuning, 7k LED rings, keep your factory lights and install the rings. These are the nicest and brightest ones available.
Forum: Performance 06-01-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By ninetyseven1
Volvo Fan Controller

For sale is a Volvo Fan controller, this works great and is very popular for electric fan conversions, it has the ability to control both low and high speeds and works well with the popular Volvo 850...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,481
Posted By ninetyseven1
Elec fan questions

Jim, I just did an electric fan conversion using a Ford Taurus fan and a Volvo fan controller, everything works just fine, but I have a few questions I think you may be able to answer.

1. I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,346
Posted By ninetyseven1
I know the underhood heat cover has asbestos in...

I know the underhood heat cover has asbestos in it tho.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,346
Posted By ninetyseven1
I would like to know, what is that black material...

I would like to know, what is that black material with little crystals all over the motor after a fan failure? Is this graphite or asbestos?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By ninetyseven1
Also note that the low fuel light on these cars...

Also note that the low fuel light on these cars will come on when you have 2.5 gallons of gas or less, but this is also constantly monitored and re-calculated depending upon your driving style. In...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By ninetyseven1
I would not be so quick to assume you actually...

I would not be so quick to assume you actually have bad fuel mileage. When there is a problem with the DSC/ASC module (aka traction control module) or speed sensor in the left wheel , THEN the gas...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By ninetyseven1
Did you almost run out of gas ? , that will give...

Did you almost run out of gas ? , that will give you a misfire code sometimes. Of course clear the codes and see what returns.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By ninetyseven1
I think you will gain more with a muffler, there...

I think you will gain more with a muffler, there have been tests proving this, and the muffler always made more power than the straight pipe. IIRC, the Borla XS muffler made the most torque and HP...
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