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Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 04-09-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 800
Posted By 02sport
Antenna connection to aftermarket stereo

Hi all,

I have replaced the stock DSP/Nav unit in my 2002 540 with an Eclipse AVN 726. I got everything working however, I have terrible radio reception. I am assuming I have the antenna adapter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,837
Posted By 02sport
Sorry for the confusion, that was directed mostly...

Sorry for the confusion, that was directed mostly to cn90. He is here in Omaha. Hell, I wouldn't mind taking a road trip to Maine. I heard it beautiful up there.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,837
Posted By 02sport
Quick update. Software and interface arrived...

Quick update. Software and interface arrived tonight so I have not had a chance to really dig into it as yet. The install was a snap and it connected right away to my wife's S40 which had a check...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,002
Posted By 02sport
Sorry. I missed that. As it has been pointed...

Sorry. I missed that. As it has been pointed out, I am no expert on these engines. Would a failing valve cover gasket cause this problem? Of course, this should be fairly obvious since it would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,837
Posted By 02sport
Hey cn90, I just ordered this, Crescent USB...

Hey cn90,

I just ordered this, Crescent USB OBD2/EOBD Multi-Protocol Car Diagnostic Tool Auto
Scanner. Should be here sometime next week. It was only $50 so I figured I would take a chance. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,002
Posted By 02sport
I'd start with the CCV. Mine failed a few months...

I'd start with the CCV. Mine failed a few months a ago. I pretty much had to pry the oil filler cap off while the car was running.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By 02sport
Also would not hurt to double check the gap on...

Also would not hurt to double check the gap on your plugs and the connections to the coils.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By 02sport
I would have to agree with edjack. I just had a...

I would have to agree with edjack. I just had a similar issue. It started with an occasional chirp while starting off and also when shifting into second gear. After just over a week it was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,050
Posted By 02sport
I have gone through several sets of Khumo tires...

I have gone through several sets of Khumo tires in the past ('99-'09) on two different cars. Never had any quality control/safety issues with them. And for the money they performed very well. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By 02sport
Well, the only thing I have found that resembles...

Well, the only thing I have found that resembles an exhaust leak are two very small spots behind the rear O2 sensor that had a little moisture coming out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 22,060
Posted By 02sport
Check out the DSM and Supra forums.

Check out the DSM and Supra forums.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By 02sport
Doubt it but I'll check it out. Something else I...

Doubt it but I'll check it out. Something else I noticed this morning. I did not notice the noise for the first 12-15 minutes of driving. It seems as though the car has to warm up first. I am...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By 02sport
Probably would not hurt. I was having shifting...

Probably would not hurt. I was having shifting problems in the cold, the Royal Purple and removing the DCV made a huge difference.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By 02sport
Changed fluid with RP last December. Fluid was...

Changed fluid with RP last December. Fluid was full when I checked in March. So far no leaks. I had someone else listen to it and they commented that it sounds like I have a pigeon under my car. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By 02sport
Howling sound???

Hi all,

I have recently noticed a howling sound with a slight echo coming from somewhere under the car. It almost sounds like it could be coming from the bell housing. Here are some details.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 74,674
Posted By 02sport
edit: If you still have some. (Just noticed how...

edit: If you still have some. (Just noticed how old this thread is.)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 74,674
Posted By 02sport
I'm in for two.

I'm in for two.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By 02sport
That's surprising with all of the BMWs floating...

That's surprising with all of the BMWs floating around this town. I'll PM you with my email address so that we can continue this conversation. I don't want to hijack this thread.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By 02sport
This does seem a bit high. Maybe they are...

This does seem a bit high. Maybe they are quoting you "book time" on the labor. I'd have to agree with edjack, another estimate may be a good idea.

Hey cn90, good to see someone else from Omaha....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,249
Posted By 02sport
41. My 540 is my second BMW, my first was my 88...

41. My 540 is my second BMW, my first was my 88 325 iX. First car was a '71 bug.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By 02sport
I had a similar problem which continued even...

I had a similar problem which continued even after replacing the bulb. In my situation, it turned out to be the high stop (third brake) light. The contact in the socket was burnt. Apparently, it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 137,172
Posted By 02sport
No problem. Thank you.

No problem. Thank you.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 137,172
Posted By 02sport
Hey BMWpartman, Have you got any pics with...

Hey BMWpartman,

Have you got any pics with those installed on your car? I was looking at the same rim on tire rack (killer price) but can't tell what they would look like on my car mainly, are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-09-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By 02sport
Based on recent experience, I would have to agree...

Based on recent experience, I would have to agree with porksoda. I had the same symptoms and it turned out to be the valve cover gaskets. Also remove the piece covering the spark plugs and take a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By 02sport
I'll add those to my list. Thanks for the...

I'll add those to my list. Thanks for the replies.
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