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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By scpousnret
great, will do. thank you for your help,...

great, will do. thank you for your help, Bluebee. Much appreciated.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By scpousnret
I check my dipstick every week. I was hoping that...

I check my dipstick every week. I was hoping that someone could answer my question. If you have the answer and are willing to share it, then you are adding value to this forum. If you think it's your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By scpousnret
oh ok, gotcha. I don't have that much free time....

oh ok, gotcha. I don't have that much free time. If I knew the answer, I would not be asking.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By scpousnret
my oil level light had not come on, I'm just...

my oil level light had not come on, I'm just asking the question.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By scpousnret
I was referring to Skarz

I was referring to Skarz
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By scpousnret
were your windows up or down? could have been...

were your windows up or down? could have been another car in your vicinity.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By scpousnret
Oil level sensor

This may be a stupid question, but here it goes....
(2002 530, E39, M54) 176k miles.

Generally speaking, how low (ML, Qts, Ltrs, however you choose to answer) would my
oil level have to be for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By scpousnret
gotcha. thanks

gotcha. thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By scpousnret
I guess I did a poor job of wording the delima....

I guess I did a poor job of wording the delima. I'll rewrite it and
repost it. btw: EVERY article I've read states that oil under fill
will seldom cause the potential negative effects of over fill.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By scpousnret
Dipstick woes

When checking my oil, it's not rare that it's very hard to get a true reading. I've got both the original and a newer dip stick and they look identical. Most often the oil reading is higher on one...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By scpousnret
oops, thanks

oops, thanks
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By scpousnret
Oil dip stick - strange

When checking my oil, it's not rare that it's very hard to get a true reading. I've got both the original and a newer dip stick and they look identical. Most often the oil reading is higher on one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,007
Posted By scpousnret
Gas: Exxon Mobil 93 Oct

Gas: Exxon Mobil 93 Oct
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,007
Posted By scpousnret
coolant: whatever is on sale oil: Mobil 1 Full...

coolant: whatever is on sale
oil: Mobil 1 Full SYN, 10w-30
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,007
Posted By scpousnret
E s f j

E s f j
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,007
Posted By scpousnret
I see you use 0W-40. I have a 2002 530 with...

I see you use 0W-40. I have a 2002 530
with 169k miles. I've been using 10w-30.
Would you recommend that I switch to 0W-40
and if so, why? Much appreciate your advice.
Dave, Florida
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 109
Sticky: E39 Faq
Views: 236,989
Posted By scpousnret
I thought the same thing and both of my keys...

I thought the same thing and both of my
keys are dead also, which was the nature
of my original post/delima.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By scpousnret
neither leaks regarding filter housing / valve...

neither leaks regarding filter housing / valve cover.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By scpousnret
yep neither leaks

yep neither leaks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By scpousnret
PS. have owned car since 21k miles and have...

PS. have owned car since 21k miles and
have paid meticulous attention to repairs
and PM requirements. thanks again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By scpousnret
oil consumption

03 530, 157k miles

excellent mechanical shape.

I see no smoke of any kind and have no
drops in garage floor but need to add an average
of 13oz of oil over 8-10 week periods.
in your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,714
Posted By scpousnret
garage at home is level. thank you for the...

garage at home is level. thank you
for the input.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 80,027
Posted By scpousnret
great message. well said. I concur 100%. thank...

great message. well said. I concur 100%.
thank you!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,714
Posted By scpousnret
after I change my oil and put in 6.9-7.0 qts...

after I change my oil and put in 6.9-7.0
qts (per chart) I go for a few mile drive,
return home, let sit for 15 min and the
dipstick is reads at the min point, not max
and not even in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,351
Posted By scpousnret
I guess I did not see the one you are referring...

I guess I did not see the one you are referring to, I'll look again.
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