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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Chisum
My sedan would do this sometimes I would let it...

My sedan would do this sometimes I would let it sit overnight then in the morning it runs. Once it started doing this I pulled into a gas station and filled it up the issue went away. It turned out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-08-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Chisum
Get under the car and check the wire harness...

Get under the car and check the wire harness going to the level sensor. I had 3 wires on the right side of my touring open causing the same error.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-18-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,077
Posted By Chisum
Hi Gary, Would this work on an M54 that is...

Hi Gary,

Would this work on an M54 that is supercharged?

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 32,001
Posted By Chisum
Replaced rear brake pads.

Replaced rear brake pads.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,841
Posted By Chisum
Best place for an oil change is my garage. I took...

Best place for an oil change is my garage. I took my 525 to jeffy lube for an oil change the day after I bought it and it cost $90 I was shocked. I've been doing my own oil change since.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 32,001
Posted By Chisum
Replaced the driver side air spring on my...

Replaced the driver side air spring on my touring. Took less then an hour.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Chisum
I'm leaning towards Corteco. Chisum

I'm leaning towards Corteco.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Chisum
Engine Mount Brand

I have to replace the engine mounts in my 2003 525i. What brand is recommended? The BMW mounts are $102 each the others brands range in price from $46 to $22. The brands are

BMW
URO
Corteco...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-14-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By Chisum
Window Regulator

I replaced the rear passenger window regulator in my sedan last weekend. It's easy and there are a few videos on You Tube to walk you through it.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,765
Posted By Chisum
Dws

I have the DWS on my touring and would buy them again.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,397
Posted By Chisum
+1 on replacing the oil filter gasket. I did mine...

+1 on replacing the oil filter gasket. I did mine 2 years ago and it took me 3 hours.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By Chisum
Intake Boot, to test squeeze the boot with one...

Intake Boot, to test squeeze the boot with one finger and thumb. If you finger punches through the boot replace it. :rolleyes: That is how I found my vacuum leak.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Chisum
City 20% Highway 80% Chisum

City 20% Highway 80%

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Chisum
She is running great, pulls all the way to red...

She is running great, pulls all the way to red line and I get an average of 23 MPG according to the OBC.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Chisum
Made it To 200K

I hit the 200K mark on the 2002 525 touring on 4/4:roundel::roundel::roundel:

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,644
Posted By Chisum
Mine are weaping now at 132K it's on my list of...

Mine are weaping now at 132K it's on my list of things to replace.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By Chisum
This Will Make You Feel Good

http://www.cheatsheet.com/automobiles/10-best-used-luxury-sedans-for-ballin-on-a-budget.html/11/

Enjoy

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,528
Posted By Chisum
I had the Cool Carbon pads on my 525 for about 6...

I had the Cool Carbon pads on my 525 for about 6 months. I could not stand the amout of dust they put out so I switched them out for Akebonos. Now I can go weeks without washing my wheels and they...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,362
Posted By Chisum
I've been running NPG for almost 5 years without...

I've been running NPG for almost 5 years without a problem. Another advantage is it's a life time fill. :thumbup:. Without a doubt this is the best coolent for the weak BMW cooling system.

Chsum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,605
Posted By Chisum
I've put 3 sets of tires on my sedan and one on...

I've put 3 sets of tires on my sedan and one on the touring. This is how I would rate them.

1 Nitto Invo Best tire by far for the price. It's a summer tire and sticks to the road like glue wet or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Chisum
About 3 months ago my SLS light came on and it...

About 3 months ago my SLS light came on and it turned out to be 3 wires on the right side connector had worn through. I bought 3 new pins from the local BMW dealer for $1.95 each and rebuilt the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,472
Posted By Chisum
FYI for anyone needing to replace the rear...

FYI for anyone needing to replace the rear control arms this looks like a good alturnative.

http://thayermotorsports.com/

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,800
Posted By Chisum
Sorry to hear but at least you are unharmed. Good...

Sorry to hear but at least you are unharmed. Good luck on getting her fixed.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,199
Posted By Chisum
My trans died at 119K miles :cry: $4k to rebuild....

My trans died at 119K miles :cry: $4k to rebuild.

Chisum
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Chisum
Is there a fuel level sensor on the left side of...

Is there a fuel level sensor on the left side of the tank?

Chisum
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