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Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-12-2011, 04:30 PM
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-21-2011, 07:04 AM
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Views: 355,404
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Blubee, After I removed the ABS model, the...

Blubee,

After I removed the ABS model, the 'bak' light is not on for my car. Is that normal? I saw you said after remove three will be on.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,085
Posted By truelies
The battery is called interstate, the original...

The battery is called interstate, the original price is $97, but my previous one also cames from Sam's club with 85 months warranty. So I got the new one price prorated.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,085
Posted By truelies
I am a little confused, I just got my battery...

I am a little confused, I just got my battery changed at Sam's club for $57, I think if you buy a battery, the store will change it for free. Why need DIY on this?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 355,404
Posted By truelies
I have a question: Hydraulic Pressure Sensor...

I have a question:

Hydraulic Pressure Sensor and the brake Pressure Sensor are same thing, is that correct?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 355,404
Posted By truelies
Mine is different after removed the ABS module ...

Mine is different after removed the ABS module

DSC/ABS trifecta solid yellow lights, no Brake light
SES light not ON.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 355,404
Posted By truelies
Like many people I couldn't get result with diode...

Like many people I couldn't get result with diode mode of DMM, all 8 positions got '1'(I think this means 0L)
So I decided just remove the DSC and send in to rebuild.

After remove it, I began to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 355,404
Posted By truelies
Today I tried to test the four speed sensors, I...

Today I tried to test the four speed sensors, I did the Diode Test, but all the values are '1', don't know what's wrong. Do we need to start the car for this test? I didn't insert the key into the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 355,404
Posted By truelies
So actually you pressure sensor was good. Is that...

So actually you pressure sensor was good. Is that correct? Since you said "it's bad" in the the summary post of this thread, I am wondering if I need to test it. Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 355,404
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Bluebee, You said your brake pressure sensor...

Bluebee,

You said your brake pressure sensor was not working, I am wondering how did you test out this? Did you change it before send the DSC part in for a rebuild?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By truelies
My garage is not even at all, my driveway also...

My garage is not even at all, my driveway also not even. Actually I didn't see anybody's house is even on those two. So I think it's dangrous here if not carfully.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,216
Posted By truelies
I don't agree that super blue can be used for 98...

I don't agree that super blue can be used for 98 and later, it 1400 mm^2, obviously not low viscosity.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By truelies
Support the car with four jack stands

I am planning to buy another pair of jack stand, just wondering if it's safe to jack the car up for four jack stands. Anyone did this before?

I think if I jack front and put two jack stand under...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,216
Posted By truelies
I think we can only use SL.6, not super blue.

I think we can only use SL.6, not super blue.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-22-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 31,216
Posted By truelies
I am confused after read all this. Can we use...

I am confused after read all this. Can we use Super Blue as low viscosity or any other liquid has blue color and low viscosity.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By truelies
Time for a new car?

My 528i 160k miles has following problem:

Three lights on, I think the DSI unit needs rebuild
Oil filter house is leaking, needs to change gasket
front bush, front and rear connectors near tires...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By truelies
Where can I buy a different color of the fluid?...

Where can I buy a different color of the fluid? Last time I bought from dealer, it's gold.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By truelies
I bleed manually, Dave Zeckhausen said this is...

I bleed manually, Dave Zeckhausen said this is the best method. Do know how can this method damage the seals?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By truelies
Bleed brakes

How much brake fluid do I need to buy? I forgot how much I used last time. When bleed last time, I couldn't make it totally no bubbles, still wondering how can I know when each side is finished.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,789
Posted By truelies
For 528i in US air pressures are front 33, rear...

For 528i in US air pressures are front 33, rear 41. Outside US is like 30, 33 don't know why.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,789
Posted By truelies
Negative camber so always wear inside first. Is...

Negative camber so always wear inside first. Is that correct?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,789
Posted By truelies
The manual also says do totation every 3000 miles...

The manual also says do totation every 3000 miles is ok. I usually buy tire from discount tire, they offer free rotation and balance. Never had any problem.
I also found each tire worn not even,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,789
Posted By truelies
Tire rotation and balance

Tire rotation usually extend life of the tire. How is the tire balance for a BMW? Usually the threads wear more inside than outside. Is that reasonable to do the balance?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By truelies
About Transmission Oil Change

My car currently has 160miles. I didn't do any transmission oil change as the manual said it's forever. I asked the dealer if I need to change it, he said that since the car is high miles, don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 30,671
Posted By truelies
bluebee, From:...

bluebee,
From: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4205801&postcount=48

You said:

1 Hydraulic Pressure Sensor (attached to the front-brake hydraulic unit in my E39, DSC III Bosch...
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