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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By dtadrian
Thermostat and water pump was replaced not to...

Thermostat and water pump was replaced not to long ago. It was working great. I'm hoping it is still air pockets working it's way out. But I'm thinking it's the fan clutch. Because at hwy speeds ,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By dtadrian
Just did my cooling system

Again..... I did it like 2.5 years ago, and a few weeks ago it decided to spring a leak on the top corner of radiator and the inlet heater pipe under the manifold. All parts were behr last time but...
Forum: Performance 07-19-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By dtadrian
F/S. Sachs fan clutch

Asking 100 Obo. Plus shipping. 452770

Brand new. Never opened package.



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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By dtadrian
Any new info on this. I had a hard to find leak....

Any new info on this. I had a hard to find leak. It turned out to be a hose under intake manifold next to dual temp sensor. I had to stick a camera in there to see it. The hose is called inlet hose...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By dtadrian
How about both rear door exterior handles with...

How about both rear door exterior handles with cables? Seems that my cables stretched or handle broke on inside. So I'll need it all


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By dtadrian
451575 Sorry so small but I got this on my...

451575

Sorry so small but I got this on my phone. It looks to me that you do not have sport package.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By dtadrian
I want to buy the entire cooling system. Like all...

I want to buy the entire cooling system. Like all hoses from heater core, radiator and aux pump. I have seen "kits" for sale but none have all hoses. Just upper and lower. Anyone here has come...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By dtadrian
Thanks for the info pool man. Here's an update. ...

Thanks for the info pool man. Here's an update. I took it back to my friends shop and re did pressure test. I found the leak. It's the hose directly under the temp sensor under intake manifold. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By dtadrian
Ok I went out to parking lot and I see more or...

Ok I went out to parking lot and I see more or less where coolant is present. I see a little bit puddling up next to starter. Could this be the dual temp sensor. If so , how hard is it to fix.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By dtadrian
Vanos question

I was looking through the e46 forums. I came across this. Let me know if anyone here tried this
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=856781


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By dtadrian
Get your codes read. It could be as simple as a...

Get your codes read. It could be as simple as a speed sensor on one of your wheels like fudman mention or could be low fluid or a tranny that died. No sense in speculating what it could be

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By dtadrian
Thanks for trying burning. The pressure test was...

Thanks for trying burning. The pressure test was done from the expansion tank , so the cap was not tested. The cap is relatively new. But like mentioned I see a little drip of coolant in the area...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By dtadrian
So apperantly I have a coolant leak

But I cannot find it. For the past few weeks my car would tell me check coolant level. I have to add maybe 6oz. I saw that my radiator hose that goes into the right side of my thermostat was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By dtadrian
150 lbs is not fat for an American unless it's a...

150 lbs is not fat for an American unless it's a short 4ft woman


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By dtadrian
Ahhh. Commifornia. Get a mechanic stethoscope or...

Ahhh. Commifornia. Get a mechanic stethoscope or a long screw driver and put it on ICV when buzzing and see if it's that.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By dtadrian
buzzing noise from Fuel Rail?

You could get a buzzing from your idle air control valve. Do you have any codes? I would take it out and maybe clean it with carb cleaner and see what happens


Edit. Doesn't autozone in your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By dtadrian
I'm just gonna throw this out there... Check for...

I'm just gonna throw this out there... Check for major vacuum leaks, also maybe your crank position sensor is not working anymore. Somehow I do not trust your mechanic. How is the battery in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 525
Posted By dtadrian
Unhooking will probably give you a trans...

Unhooking will probably give you a trans failsafe.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By dtadrian
Napa has plastic impellers. Get hepu. I...

Napa has plastic impellers. Get hepu. I followed cn90 advice almost 2 years ago and 30k miles ago and it's still good. I had a horrendous experience with Bosch. Stay away from them. Unless your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By dtadrian
braking system

+ 1 on cn90. Check your calipers. Rebuild them and check the pins.
+1 on HTK. Thrust arms will cause the shimmy usually while driving between 50-70 mph and also braking.

Also try this, ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By dtadrian
E34 and e39. Best looking bmw's ever ...

E34 and e39. Best looking bmw's ever


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By dtadrian
Clean out ICV also Sent from BimmerApp...

Clean out ICV also


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By dtadrian
Waterpump replacement

There is no special tools. It's the easiest job ever on this car. You will need a 32mm open end wrench. It needs to be thin. Remove fan clutch by turning wrench to right hand side. You may need a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By dtadrian
Cooling system questions

You can always buy about 5 gallons of distilled water and flush that way. Then fill with prestone green like cn90 said or bmw blue
Oh and make sure you turn on heater aux pump so you also flush...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By dtadrian
Your rear subframe may have a crack. Take it to a...

Your rear subframe may have a crack. Take it to a suspension shop


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