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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2013, 09:09 PM
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Views: 5,470
Posted By tek0011
Thanks Sherlock. If you had any knowledge of BMW...

Thanks Sherlock. If you had any knowledge of BMW fobs you would realize that batteries don't last forever. Rechargeable or not. Please do not make a fool of yourself; I have a mustache.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By tek0011
tyvm good sir

tyvm good sir
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By tek0011
i should also mention, even though its a 2001, it...

i should also mention, even though its a 2001, it has 90k miles on it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By tek0011
yes. and i know they were slowly going about 10k...

yes. and i know they were slowly going about 10k ago... good point. would the Vanos seals cause an issue with starting, but not once the car gets going?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By tek0011
Yea I have to assume that the fuel pump/filter is...

Yea I have to assume that the fuel pump/filter is next to replace/fix. Injectors were all replaced about 20k miles ago.

Im going to doubt the oil has anything to do with it. Being a surface...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By tek0011
Every 10-12k. However the knocking is only on...

Every 10-12k. However the knocking is only on startup after the cars been off/sitting for quite some time. If I come back to the car an hour or two later, its fine. No issues on startup. Its when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By tek0011
Rough start and knocking - then fine.

Hello fellow bimmer enthusiasts.

I am having an issue (or more) with my 2001 503i.

Throughout Summer she was rough starting kind of sluggish, I have to assume something fuel related, as if...
Forum: General BMW 11-08-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By tek0011
I know. Unfortunately, he came referred by my...

I know. Unfortunately, he came referred by my best friend who was a mechanic for 8 years and had since been bring his car to that shop. He was recommended by multiple people and many had good...
Forum: General BMW 11-08-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By tek0011
Thanks. Its right down the road from my work.

Thanks. Its right down the road from my work.
Forum: General BMW 11-08-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By tek0011
Indeed it was a independent mechanic. I don't...

Indeed it was a independent mechanic. I don't think he purposely created the issues or just didn't fix them as he did multiple smaller fixes at no cost, came referred by a friend of mine who was a...
Forum: General BMW 11-08-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By tek0011
Unhappy Multiple maintenance issues of the same type - Mechanic goes out of business. Help!

I purchased a 2001 530i with 65,008 miles on it, clean title, 1 owner, good history.
Since then I have put over $4,000 of maintenance into the vehicle and some issues have been fixed multiple times....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By tek0011
not that I know of. I will check again. But...

not that I know of. I will check again. But pretty sure I have cleaned it off before and have seen no leaks. Fluid level stays the same. I am wondering however if too much coolant got into it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By tek0011
Well fancy that. Fixed for ya :) Thanks...

Well fancy that. Fixed for ya :)

Thanks everyone for all the responses. The high pitch noise is hard to figure out. I am leaning towards my alternator, but will follow steps to find out. Most...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By tek0011
So in other words: "most likely the mechanic...

So in other words:

"most likely the mechanic did not install this properly, if at all."
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By tek0011
Coolant Leak w/ pics

Hello all. Many a problems resolved from all you here, hopefully you can shed some light on this one too.

I am having a small coolant leak. It is coming from behind the crank pulley (or at least...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 75,689
Posted By tek0011
Its been 3-4 months and Ive had no problems.

Its been 3-4 months and Ive had no problems.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,470
Posted By tek0011
Shes been running just fine with the warmer...

Shes been running just fine with the warmer weather and $4k I dumped into it. I havnt had a sensor problem yet (besides the O2 sensor already fixed).
Hopefully she will be good for another 100k. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,470
Posted By tek0011
Unhappy Lets add a new problem to the list that just...

Lets add a new problem to the list that just started last night on my way home.

Going about 58-63 there is a ... whirring noise coming from the back.

wrea wrea wrea wrea

its higher pitched,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,470
Posted By tek0011
This is my 1st used car Ive ever bought. Always...

This is my 1st used car Ive ever bought. Always bought new. Gave my last car to my fiance and took her POS 89 Park Ave.
I did test drive and had it full inspected. Maybe a few small items...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,470
Posted By tek0011
Not sure. But if there is I'm sure you're...

Not sure. But if there is I'm sure you're trolling on it! :)

jk bud. :rofl:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,470
Posted By tek0011
I should go back to my 89 Buick Park Ave. ...

I should go back to my 89 Buick Park Ave. Bought it for $400 bucks with 203k miles. Drove it for 2 years, without an oil change, tire rotation or ANY OTHER repair costs. NONE!
Got rid of it 3...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,470
Posted By tek0011
Thanks :thumbup:

Thanks :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,470
Posted By tek0011
Thanks. Didnt seem like much of a problem more...

Thanks. Didnt seem like much of a problem more than an annoyance.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,470
Posted By tek0011
Thank you for an educated meaningful post. ...

Thank you for an educated meaningful post.

Are the Vanos seals really only about $20-$30? That is what Im seeing online.
I figured Id get the tran. fluid changed soon anyways. good thought,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,470
Posted By tek0011
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