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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2017, 07:39 AM
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Views: 219
Posted By diggyd357
No. Your rear, driver side wheel speed sensor is...

No. Your rear, driver side wheel speed sensor is bad....or dirty...., but most likely the wires insulation had become brittle and exposed the copper wires. Then all that "drifting" splashed some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By diggyd357
Did vans seals...now have P0335 & P0340

So I recently had some stalling issues that were intermittent and all together just wierd. Turned out to be fuel delivery issues, but in the process of searching for answers I'd changed my vanos...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
The plot thickens..... So I got an oem Pierburg...

The plot thickens..... So I got an oem Pierburg fuel pump and put it in... VOILA ! She runs beautifully. ....for a few days. My CEL pops on and I instantly begin to notice a loss of power, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
UPDATE ****** So I found a harbor frieght...

UPDATE ******
So I found a harbor frieght in the next town over, made the drive and picked up the $20 fuel pump pressure tester. Fuel pressure while running at idle is 35psi. . So it looks like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
Everything it does has been ever changing and...

Everything it does has been ever changing and somewhat irratic. This past week it's kind of kept the same pattern to its problems. Now, it's only hard to start after its sat a looong time. That...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
I'm going to have one soon . I found an...

I'm going to have one soon . I found an outstanding offer on one and will be making the payment shortly. Then it's just a matter of waiting on the postman
In the meantime.... I've tried spraying...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
Well, it's not the maf.... I just replaced it...

Well, it's not the maf.... I just replaced it with a new oem maf and NO DIFFERENCE. I'm not upset with all the parts I'm changing because with 280,000 miles these are things that need changing. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
Thinking about dropping the 100 bucks on a...

Thinking about dropping the 100 bucks on a carsoft scanner to help me with this..... I'm chasing my tail. Pulled the plugs and cleaned them again. Car was still sputtery and backfiring when I tried...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
I finally got a chance to get back at it today. I...

I finally got a chance to get back at it today. I had ordered the downstream o2 sensor and a new ccv since it's been a few years since I replaced it. I also ordered a tensioner for the serpentine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
First off, a HUGE THANKS to all of you ! I am...

First off, a HUGE THANKS to all of you ! I am reading each post and will be doing all things suggested. I'm just being held up by weather and with nothing more than open covered parking here it's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
Great list , thanks ! I will work down it today...

Great list , thanks ! I will work down it today weather permitting (HOUSTON is under a flash flood watch again today) .

Last night I decided to see if it would start (and it did) and drive it ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
I don't have a fuel pressure tester. I rented...

I don't have a fuel pressure tester. I rented one from the local Auto zone in December only to get home and find out the seals on the Schrader valve was gone. So I returned it and asked for another,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
Thanks poolman. I'll get'er back on the road soon...

Thanks poolman. I'll get'er back on the road soon enough. When I do I'll post what I found and what I did because I've found several almost identical problems around the Web and none have any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
So I just got a ride up to the Kroeger where my...

So I just got a ride up to the Kroeger where my car is. It didn't wanna start at first, but after 3 tries it fired up. I drove it 6 miles home with no signs of a problem. Of course I know there's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
I cleared the code and cranked it up, but it died...

I cleared the code and cranked it up, but it died about 2 minutes later.

I cranked it back up, unhooked the maf with it running and for about 10 seconds there was no change and then it died.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
If anyone is on , the car just stalled on me. I'm...

If anyone is on , the car just stalled on me. I'm on the side of the road with a p0141 code.....o2 sensor heater circuit bank 1 sensor 2. It started bucking and bogging and finally just died. After...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By diggyd357
I feel like an idiot (but that's normal)........

I feel like an idiot (but that's normal)..... SHM.... I replaced my interior trim years ago and the trim I purchased came from a newer model. The small piece to the right of the steering wheel did...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
Everything I listed was just done in December...

Everything I listed was just done in December (fuelpump, fpr, fuel filter, cps, serpentine belt, cleaned icv, 2 wheel speed sensors, fixed vacuum leak ..... I may have left a couple out before) I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
Sigh...... So after driving around patting myself...

Sigh...... So after driving around patting myself on the back for about an hour and reveling in ability to take off from a red light and not have everyone go around me staring at me like I stole...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By diggyd357
Cruise control still out after abs sensor replacement

1997 528i
270k

So I haven't had cruise control in a couple years. The fact that I rarely use it prevents me from knowing exactly when it went out. I had the cel and asc lights come on a while...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
VANOS seals are in and problem IS SOLVED ! I was...

VANOS seals are in and problem IS SOLVED ! I was honestly not expecting a complete fix. My symptoms were so severe that I could no longer safely drive the car from fear I'd pull out into traffic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
Vanos seals arrived today from Besian. Weather...

Vanos seals arrived today from Besian. Weather permitting , I'll be changing seals tomorrow. I'll report back....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-06-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
I'm ready to order the vans seals, but I've...

I'm ready to order the vans seals, but I've continued researching my issues and wanted to run something by you all before I place the order.... Obviously sluggish take off then surging at 3k rpms...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,131
Posted By diggyd357
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