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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By HTK12
EDIABAS package (includes INPA) + DIS aka GT-1 ...

EDIABAS package (includes INPA) + DIS aka GT-1 is the most complete diagnostic tool set for E39.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,432
Posted By HTK12
I pretty much follow TIS bleed instruction on...

I pretty much follow TIS bleed instruction on M62tu, so key pos2, heater on 90F low fan speed, fill the expansion tank to the brim. When you don't get anymore air bubles start the car (if the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By HTK12
Is the grinding noise coming from the engine? If...

Is the grinding noise coming from the engine? If it is and you got oil pressure warning I wouldn't start it before removing the oil pan and checking what is going on. Best case it could be just a bad...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,350
Posted By HTK12
This is an safety issue, so I would get it fixed....

This is an safety issue, so I would get it fixed. The airbags might not deploy (I had internal error code).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,907
Posted By HTK12
Easy way is to use infrared thermometer. Measure...

Easy way is to use infrared thermometer. Measure the gearbox oil pan temp.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By HTK12
If we can't touch electronics it would mean no...

If we can't touch electronics it would mean no fault codes, no coding, no replacing modules etc. I've had to replace the airbag control module, due it failing and now my ABS module is failing. Both...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By HTK12
How did you flush the brake fluid and not see the...

How did you flush the brake fluid and not see the brake booster? :confused: I mean you can't miss it when your flushing the brake fluid. The drain is under the booster, you can't really see it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By HTK12
The drains on mine haven't been blocked and I...

The drains on mine haven't been blocked and I only check them few times during fall. Of course I remove leafs etc, if see them on the filter housing, when I open the hood. There shouldn't be too much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By HTK12
Isin't this the wrong time of the year? The issue...

Isin't this the wrong time of the year? The issue usually rears its ugly head during the fall, when you get leaves or other debris in there. If you clean them regularly during fall you won't have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By HTK12
Sure that works for the ball joint, but we are...

Sure that works for the ball joint, but we are not talking about removing the ball joint.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By HTK12
Heating rusted parts is quite common practice,...

Heating rusted parts is quite common practice, because you might not be able to get them to turn without it. Don't heat aluminium, because it won't change color it's just going to melt when you get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,350
Posted By HTK12
I had the same issue and replaced the module....

I had the same issue and replaced the module. What you need to do is to get the codes. It's most likely you got error 240 internal error, which means the module needs to be replaced or fixed. I'm...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,432
Posted By HTK12
Still doesn't mean that it isin't a sensor issue....

Still doesn't mean that it isin't a sensor issue. The scanner is getting it's temp reading from the duel temp sensor. Scanner can easily be fooled by sensor issues. Checking the actual temp with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,432
Posted By HTK12
It still could be just a sensor issue. Would be...

It still could be just a sensor issue. Would be quite easy to check the engine actual temp with a infrared temperature gun.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,432
Posted By HTK12
Never really tought about it, but heating it in...

Never really tought about it, but heating it in cooking oil would get it hot enough.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,432
Posted By HTK12
When your boiling tap water in open pot the water...

When your boiling tap water in open pot the water won't reach 100C. I would not add coolant to get the boiling point higher, because then you would get toxic fumes. You won't get the thermostat to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,432
Posted By HTK12
Opening point for your thermostat is 105C, which...

Opening point for your thermostat is 105C, which is above the boiling point of water without pressure. So you can't test it like that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,432
Posted By HTK12
It won't turn on because it's controlled by the...

It won't turn on because it's controlled by the DME. So you need to generate same signal or plug it the car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By HTK12
With 255/35R20 the speedo is going to be off by...

With 255/35R20 the speedo is going to be off by 7%. So I think the speedo is going to show less than actual speed. Besides those tires won't look good on e39, because they will raise the car up. IMHO...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By HTK12
Uneven tire wear can cause quite a bit of noise....

Uneven tire wear can cause quite a bit of noise. I would start checking the rear suspension for any worn components.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,920
Posted By HTK12
Sure there a offtopic on threads, but these...

Sure there a offtopic on threads, but these threads that bluebee makes are about giving information for people, so jokes won't aid anyone in finding information.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,920
Posted By HTK12
Well I've always tought this kind of Bluebee...

Well I've always tought this kind of Bluebee threads were about giving information not humour. We got topics like "Thread about nothing" for offtopic. If you meant that as a joke it wasn't that great...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,920
Posted By HTK12
Or maybe you should watch less hollywood movies....

Or maybe you should watch less hollywood movies. The BST has explosive charge that is only enough to push out the tapered end on the cable from the battery terminal. It's like saying I don't like to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 637
Posted By HTK12
You should never use torque wrench to remove...

You should never use torque wrench to remove bolts.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,809
Posted By HTK12
BMWfans (BMW parts catalog) has the bolt...

BMWfans (BMW parts catalog) has the bolt information you need. So go to bmwfans.info and check it.
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