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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By occhis
I'll give you the short version of my story. In...

I'll give you the short version of my story. In 2003 I bought a 1998 528 off ebay from a BMW dealer in Toledo solely from the pics on the auction. At the time it had 54,000 miles, just out of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By occhis
There is a reset procedure. Happened to me not...

There is a reset procedure. Happened to me not long ago. Don't remember the exact sequence, but search and you will find it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By occhis
That sounds way too low. Make sure you're not...

That sounds way too low. Make sure you're not getting cheap Chinese junk.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By occhis
What are the major issues with the 2006-2007s? ...

What are the major issues with the 2006-2007s?
Also what does LCI stand for?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By occhis
Looks like your brake wear sensor is disconnected.

Looks like your brake wear sensor is disconnected.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By occhis
I've been shopping for a 328xi. What is the...

I've been shopping for a 328xi. What is the average lifespan of water pumps in this motor?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By occhis
They probably thought you meant entire vanos...

They probably thought you meant entire vanos unit, not just the solenoid.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,251
Posted By occhis
What does the front look like?

What does the front look like?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By occhis
Nice pair of Ms

Nice pair of Ms
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By occhis
Nice pair

Nice pair
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-19-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,127
Posted By occhis
How is it possible to have zero posts?

How is it possible to have zero posts?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By occhis
Interesting. I replaced the front cover, but did...

Interesting. I replaced the front cover, but did not realize that the rear was also a cover. Thought it was an actual seal and could not be replaced without removing the rear window. My rear one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 613
Posted By occhis
I've been driving in the snow for 50 years so...

I've been driving in the snow for 50 years so have done so on many rear wheel drive cars not with the benefit of traction control systems. I love my E39, but it is by far the worst I've ever driven...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By occhis
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 751
Posted By occhis
If the battery will not hold charge and you have...

If the battery will not hold charge and you have any kind of warranty on it, take it back and get a new one. Costco gives 100% replacement up to 36 months on ones they sell.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By occhis
When you find the source of the problem, please...

When you find the source of the problem, please post the info here for future reference for the rest of us.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,180
Posted By occhis
Wow. So this car has been sitting in the garage...

Wow. So this car has been sitting in the garage for over 2 years? Good luck on the swap. Post your progress.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,202
Posted By occhis
See post #34 here:...

See post #34 here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=810282
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,370
Posted By occhis
I 56% N 38% T 50% P 11% Mobil 1 euro 0w40...

I 56%
N 38%
T 50%
P 11%
Mobil 1 euro 0w40
Gasoline: Not brand loyal. 89 octane
Coolant: BMW blue
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,467
Posted By occhis
Just from reading on this forum, the 530 (M54...

Just from reading on this forum, the 530 (M54 engine) does have a tendency to use oil. Do a search.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By occhis
The sun visor trick is the de facto test for bad...

The sun visor trick is the de facto test for bad ignition switch. Documented many times on this and other forums. Usually there are other symptoms that occur when the switch is going bad. Airbag...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By occhis
I think that those that can help you need more...

I think that those that can help you need more information. 6 or 8 cylinder? Better orientation of the connectors you are referring to. Very difficult to determine location from your pic.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By occhis
Where is the Beru clutch made?

Where is the Beru clutch made?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By occhis
Too hard to read. The error codes are the line...

Too hard to read. The error codes are the line above the Single Diagnosis Completed line. Try an online translator for those words. I can send you the English version files for CarSoft 6.5 if you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By occhis
We need more history. Why the new battery? Was...

We need more history. Why the new battery? Was the car running or cranking before the new battery?
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