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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,955
Posted By zman2001 525i
Thanks Paul! Idle is steady but I got an engine...

Thanks Paul! Idle is steady but I got an engine failsafe prog error on my way home. This and a MAF error and O2 sensor errors showed up. I thought I had a bad CCV and replaced that and all hoses...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,955
Posted By zman2001 525i
INPA error 211 LLFS

Does anybody know what this error references? Searched all over and I can't find any reference to LLFS. 300557
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By zman2001 525i
CCV & Hoses Replaced - Still Smoke from Dipstick Tube

Well, I replaced the CCV & all the related hoses (and the air distribution piece). I am still getting smoke coming out of the dipstick tube and no suction at the oil filler hole. The dipstick was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,903
Posted By zman2001 525i
I thought you said "$15 o-ring" (assume here...

I thought you said "$15 o-ring" (assume here you're talking about the OFH gasket) and "brakes". Then you mentioned 35 minutes. I would pay to see you do an OFH gasket and just the rear brakes in 35...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By zman2001 525i
M54 has an ICV. It's #8 in the linked photo. ...

M54 has an ICV. It's #8 in the linked photo.

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=DT53&mospid=47587&btnr=11_2879&hg=11&fg=40&hl=15

I would try cleaning that with throttle body cleaner...
Forum: General BMW 08-15-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By zman2001 525i
I'd pass on the i3.

I'd pass on the i3.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,220
Posted By zman2001 525i
I love the Continental DWS. Very affordable and...

I love the Continental DWS. Very affordable and holds the road very well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,903
Posted By zman2001 525i
35 minutes for oil filter housing and brakes?...

35 minutes for oil filter housing and brakes? Really?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By zman2001 525i
If you can get a check for the $7.3 repair...

If you can get a check for the $7.3 repair estimate I'd take it and part out the car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,970
Posted By zman2001 525i
I have been using Valvoline MaxLife ATF with no...

I have been using Valvoline MaxLife ATF with no problems. You may want to go to the regional forum to find a local shop that works on ZF systems.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,970
Posted By zman2001 525i
Agree with Fudman. I've seen used 5hp19...

Agree with Fudman. I've seen used 5hp19 transmissions for around $700. If you can find a shop that knows ZF systems they can rebuild the "new" one for you and you will still be well below the BMW...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By zman2001 525i
Could be EWS. Here's what happened to me (same...

Could be EWS. Here's what happened to me (same car). While driving my battery light came on. I figured it was the alternator and I could make it home. No such luck. My batter drained quickly. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-23-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By zman2001 525i
Check out Tischer BMW: www.getbmwparts.com ...

Check out Tischer BMW: www.getbmwparts.com

They have good prices on BMW branded parts.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,860
Posted By zman2001 525i
Only way to add significant power is a...

Only way to add significant power is a supercharger. Software, etc. won't make a noticeable difference.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,082
Posted By zman2001 525i
That's what I thought. Any downside to leaving...

That's what I thought. Any downside to leaving it with the manual controls other than not being able to divert air flow to the floor or defrost? Everything seems to be functioning fine so I'll...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,082
Posted By zman2001 525i
Just checked realoem and it looks like the only...

Just checked realoem and it looks like the only difference (other than the main control unit) is the cables used to control the flaps. For my car I would need to add 64118385553 and remove the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,082
Posted By zman2001 525i
I just did this yesterday on my '01 e39. You...

I just did this yesterday on my '01 e39. You will lose the ability to shift zones (e.g., from dash vents to defrost). I'm sure there's a way to retro that function but I'm not sure how at this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By zman2001 525i
Isn't that the part for e46? I think you want...

Isn't that the part for e46? I think you want ES#113878 for an e39.
Forum: Parting Out 07-15-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,483
Posted By zman2001 525i
Climate control unit in the dash still available?...

Climate control unit in the dash still available? If so, could you send me a photo of front & back of unit with price?

Thanks.
Forum: Parting Out 07-12-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,441
Posted By zman2001 525i
Shifter boot and plastic frame still available?

Shifter boot and plastic frame still available?
Forum: Parting Out 07-12-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,439
Posted By zman2001 525i
I need the shift boot including the plastic frame...

I need the shift boot including the plastic frame for it (actually I only need the plastic frame). Any chance you still have it available??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By zman2001 525i
It's not overly difficult. Just have to jack up...

It's not overly difficult. Just have to jack up the engine a bit to get them out. I would also do the transmission mounts while you're at it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By zman2001 525i
Anderias - not the engine fan - the auxiliary fan...

Anderias - not the engine fan - the auxiliary fan between the bumper and the radiator.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,929
Posted By zman2001 525i
If you want to go cheap either junkyard or...

If you want to go cheap either junkyard or certi-fit. You can get a BMW hood from Tischer for about $650 shipped. Probably another $400-$500 to paint / install at a body shop.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By zman2001 525i
Can You Swap 5HP19-TT with 5HP19-TU?

Ca n you put the auto trans,ission from the 530i into the 525i?
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