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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,360
Posted By stlbmw
Well.....Spent more time with car yeaterday. ...

Well.....Spent more time with car yeaterday.

--There are 4 speed sensors, one at each wheel.
--From the DIY on this, the ABS module is under the hood...just like the pic in the DIY by blubee.
--...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,360
Posted By stlbmw
Wow !! Just read the DIY you made. Most helpful...

Wow !! Just read the DIY you made. Most helpful
One question...on my 99 528i, I am not sure if I have DSC. I believe all that is available is a ASC button.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,360
Posted By stlbmw
The Letters ABS are illuminated as well as the...

The Letters ABS are illuminated as well as the triangle with the circle around it.

Yes, i was referring to the speed sensors.

my son and I jacked up the lt front today and removed and cleaned...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,360
Posted By stlbmw
1999 528i ABS Light On

My ABS light is on and am wondering what are the logical reasons or causes.
Could it be the ABS sensors ? My peak research tool will not read the ABS system.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By stlbmw
Replace the probe sensor itself. Just did mine...

Replace the probe sensor itself. Just did mine this summer. Mine had the 2 wires, sensor and all, ripped away.
It read -40 degrees F. Just replace the probe sensor to start and see if you get a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,579
Posted By stlbmw
Looks Good !!

Looks Good !!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,701
Posted By stlbmw
Yup, the Magna flow has a good, reasonably...

Yup, the Magna flow has a good, reasonably priced muffler. Straighten out as much of the pipe as possible and loose the "V" resonator.


stlbmw
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,520
Posted By stlbmw
Thanks for the tip. So, if the Aux Fan won't...

Thanks for the tip. So, if the Aux Fan won't come on for whatever reason...as your above post reads...this in turn causes the AC clutch not to operate.
Aside from what you found in terms of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-19-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,520
Posted By stlbmw
Finally got the repair kit yesterday, had to...

Finally got the repair kit yesterday, had to assebmle the wiring, but that wasn't hard. Also got the right side under fender well plastic part the sensor actually slips into.
It was pretty smashed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,520
Posted By stlbmw
Parts should be here on 7/16. I went ahead and...

Parts should be here on 7/16. I went ahead and got the below engine plastic covering since it was banged up.
Hopefully the reinstallation of the external temp sensor will cause the comp clutch to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,520
Posted By stlbmw
So, I went ahead and purchased the kit from...

So, I went ahead and purchased the kit from bavarian auto; it has the same pieces to reattach the temp sensor. Individuals posting on this thread have done this same repair and have had the AC...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,520
Posted By stlbmw
I follow you, but there is no way to put the raw...

I follow you, but there is no way to put the raw hanging wire under the car back into the plug end of the sensor; the wires are bbroke off up0 in the rear of the plug. I would simply take the bare...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,426
Posted By stlbmw
I have a tendency to start with the oil's weight....

I have a tendency to start with the oil's weight. I'm in the same neck of the woods myself. Its a scorcher out there.
In the past, I have changed to a 25W-40 in the summer and had no oil light....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,686
Posted By stlbmw
On my 99 528i, after a brake installation I got a...

On my 99 528i, after a brake installation I got a slight scraping/brushing noise on my left front. I noticed the back side of the lt rotor was corrroded and rubbing on part of the steering knuckle,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,686
Posted By stlbmw
How about the pad wear sensor ? Could this be...

How about the pad wear sensor ? Could this be the cause of the ABS lights.
You may have already changed the pad wear sensor when yopu did the brakes.

The wheel speed sensor may also be at fault....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-11-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,520
Posted By stlbmw
Great !! Thanks. I had a feeling from other...

Great !! Thanks. I had a feeling from other suggestions here the temp sonsor for the outside temp is part of the issue. The sensor was reading fine until it was stripped off the car by an ice...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,520
Posted By stlbmw
Man, thats my exact issue. Can't seem to get...

Man, thats my exact issue. Can't seem to get that compressor clutch to kick on.
I think in each of our problems , the comp clutch kicking on would solve the problem.
I'll keep trying to sort this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,987
Posted By stlbmw
Thanks for the tips and your time:thumbup: ...

Thanks for the tips and your time:thumbup:

appreciate it !

stlbmw
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,520
Posted By stlbmw
Hmmmmm. Thanks for the tip. What are your...

Hmmmmm. Thanks for the tip.
What are your thoughts on the aux fan having anything to do with it ?

Thanks for your time !


stlbmw
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,987
Posted By stlbmw
Hey Zoccer22, I am having problems with my air co...

Hey Zoccer22, I am having problems with my air co as well. Doesn't blow cold. What is the thought of the connection of this aux fan and the air co.
AND...how did you fix the aux fan. I'll assume...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,520
Posted By stlbmw
Funny you should ask. During an ice storm last...

Funny you should ask. During an ice storm last winter my daughter decided to make a "U" turn near the house. When she did this she ripped out the external temp sensor
on an ice mound from its...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-05-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,520
Posted By stlbmw
Air Conditioning blowing hot

Have a 1999 528i. Air Co was working fine up to about 4 weeks ago.

The fan blows air as usual, but its not cold. Went ahead and checked the low side of the system and its charged.

I noticed...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-28-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,302
Posted By stlbmw
I had this problem with my 7. Transmission...

I had this problem with my 7. Transmission throwing all sorts of codes. Parking Brake error, rough shifting, loud bang when pressing the gas pedal as if I was rear ended. BMW told me I need a new...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-28-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By stlbmw
From St Louis as well. Nice 7 stlbmw

From St Louis as well. Nice 7



stlbmw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-28-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,137
Posted By stlbmw
Had an 02 745Li. Never had a door problem like...

Had an 02 745Li. Never had a door problem like this, but over the past year I came to many realizations these cars have alot of
issues that have indicated there is no depth to their engineering. ...
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