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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 609
Posted By vatoman
If you were able to handle the ccv you will have...

If you were able to handle the ccv you will have no problem with this job. Its simple I did it while I did ccv and vanos. The money spent on labor for a six dollar part makes no sense to me. take the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By vatoman
Check the ebox, under the passenger cabin filter....

Check the ebox, under the passenger cabin filter. Open it up and check for water near the bottom. Pull the relay and inspect it too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,668
Posted By vatoman
So while in the process of troubleshooting my car...

So while in the process of troubleshooting my car decided she wanted to help me. How sweet of her.

It was my damn MK3! Not really a surprise as it was on the short list. However it acts really...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,668
Posted By vatoman
So lucky me is back at it today. We are talking...

So lucky me is back at it today. We are talking ma with my readings above. The .627 is in active mode but after some stuff shuts down like the nav which takes a couple minutes. No lights on glove box...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,668
Posted By vatoman
Lets see if im doing this right. 1. Car goes...

Lets see if im doing this right.

1. Car goes to sleep, then unhook neg.
2. Hook positive lead from DMM to neg terminal.
3. Hook negative end to battery post (I have no clamps so I use jumper...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,668
Posted By vatoman
I agree logic goes out the widow. Oddly enough...

I agree logic goes out the widow. Oddly enough the old one seems to be of the newer style too. I never had fan problems. Just those actuators making noise. So basically I'm going to layer up and get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,668
Posted By vatoman
With my issue I bought an oe fsu. However I still...

With my issue I bought an oe fsu. However I still have a drain. I agree I did the ccv and would rather do that again lol. My problem its say its not the fsu but something else on that circuit. How...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,668
Posted By vatoman
Thanks fr the tips. I do have a decent dmm that's...

Thanks fr the tips. I do have a decent dmm that's really tuned for auto electrics. Bought on Amazon cheap to. Decent cables as well. I haven't gone into through testing yet however. I live in a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,668
Posted By vatoman
At battery car on 13.5 it will go up but not much...

At battery car on 13.5 it will go up but not much within spec. In sleep I get odd numbers it fluctuates about .75 but it well drop then rise. Obc shows the alternator at 13.7. So good there I haven't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,668
Posted By vatoman
heres how to unlock those connectors ...

heres how to unlock those connectors
http://www.bmwgm5.com/GM3_E39_Removal.htm

I too am having the same issue. Not my fsu, just replaced. Battery is new though drained. Im thinking its fuse 4 or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By vatoman
BMW PN 13621743299 worked for me no problems...

BMW PN 13621743299 worked for me no problems since replacing and I have a spare in trunk just in case.

Read this for further proof...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,553
Posted By vatoman
lol I should of read your sig, does 8k match well...

lol I should of read your sig, does 8k match well with your ae's I cant justify going that high really.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,553
Posted By vatoman
nice man, whats the rating on your hid's 6000k? I...

nice man, whats the rating on your hid's 6000k? I need to get some now to match it up properly. Not only fogs but low beams.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,553
Posted By vatoman
I got mine yesterday I made a review on...

I got mine yesterday I made a review on bimmerforums
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1751972
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,820
Posted By vatoman
you should replace your air distribution piece...

you should replace your air distribution piece too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By vatoman
im guessing many years of Satanic worship:angel: ...

im guessing many years of Satanic worship:angel:

nice catch op head to casino bet on 6
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By vatoman
Indiana Dunes Meet September 2011

Im trying to get some interest going for another meet. So please respond if your are willing to come out. Need some ideas on dates from you guys. We had two meets last year so why not two this year....
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 04-14-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By vatoman
ive heard nothing but great things about VS....

ive heard nothing but great things about VS. However there is a shop in the city much closer and quality of work is on the same level. R&N Bavarian on Elston good group of guys who used to work at...
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