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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-20-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
If I recall correctly, I read somewhere on this...

If I recall correctly, I read somewhere on this site that it flashes because there is still some air in the system!? I may have read it on the WIKI site, it's been a while...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
The thing you must look at if you change from...

The thing you must look at if you change from one brand to another, is the Pulley and bolt holes. Are they interchangeable, sure, but maybe with some modification...I can't recall at the moment? ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
Either one will work!

Either one will work!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-09-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
Sounds like a bad window motor to me as well! As...

Sounds like a bad window motor to me as well! As for the regulator, I would replace the window regulator sliding clips(2). If they are the originals, then replacing them Now will save you from...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-19-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
Buy O/E whenever possible! There will come a time...

Buy O/E whenever possible! There will come a time when buying the Cheapo brand may not be a bad choice...like possibly the hood or trunk roundel. But remember, You get what you pay for!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-13-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,585
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
I would replace that battery before it leaves you...

I would replace that battery before it leaves you stranded!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-12-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,585
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
When you got it started, do you recall if the CEL...

When you got it started, do you recall if the CEL was illuminated? I say check to see if you have any pending codes! It does happen so...do you have enough fuel? If so, check your fuel pressure,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-14-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
It now becomes a wiring issue. Not sure if it...

It now becomes a wiring issue. Not sure if it will help, but try ddmtuning.com. I believe they have plug and play adapter wiring kits. Good Luck!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-14-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
I don't believe it's going to be your regulator...

I don't believe it's going to be your regulator for it is solely mechanical! Hornhospital is on the right track! Good Luck!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-06-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,552
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
Hey Jay, I believe I read somewhere to release...

Hey Jay, I believe I read somewhere to release the top, you have to turn it counterclockwise, Good Luck! And by the way, probably around a million and one turns...or so!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
DV99, I mentioned that I wasn't sure if your lens...

DV99, I mentioned that I wasn't sure if your lens "glue" was the same, but upon reading your initial post again, you have a 2001, my overlook, so the heat gun procedure will definitely work for your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
I believe after 2001 they went with an epoxy to...

I believe after 2001 they went with an epoxy to secure the lens? DV99 shouldn't have an issue, as a matter of fact he should replace the adjusters whilst there!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
thumper600, I just replaced the headlight...

thumper600, I just replaced the headlight adjusters,2001, and I will say, it was extremely easy to remove the lens! I did not bake mine, but instead purchased a heat gun from H.F, cost was under...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-25-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
I found a place here in California, just 45 min....

I found a place here in California, just 45 min. away, that will repair them while you wait if you choose too...or mail it to them. Thanks for the update though!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-11-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
VVasquez55, where are you sending your OBC for...

VVasquez55, where are you sending your OBC for repair. I need to do the same because mine is barely visible! Anyone know of reputable shops that repair BMW OBC's, please forward information, Thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
4x4 Light on, Grinding on turns!?

I've been searching the threads for some info and have not found anything concrete in regards to my problems. The vehicle is a 2005 X3 with about 114,000 on the clock. The 4x4 light came on about a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
Save your money, you won't notice a bit of...

Save your money, you won't notice a bit of difference...Seemyad is on base, these cars have been highly engineered!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
Placing them side by side, you may not be able to...

Placing them side by side, you may not be able to distinguish OE from aftermarket, on some parts, but on others it is quite foretelling! It's the quality of the material being used. as for window...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
Did you not read what was said? Yes his OE failed...

Did you not read what was said? Yes his OE failed but after how many years? Aftermarket fail more often than not, within months... And if one is lucky, a year or two! OE parts do sometimes fail...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
Window motors rarely go bad! The regulator is the...

Window motors rarely go bad! The regulator is the one that gives up the ghost. As for fitting the motor to the new regulator, just match up the splines, align the bolt holes, secure it...Done!...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
Doubt it's a deadspot! Clicking sound is one of...

Doubt it's a deadspot! Clicking sound is one of the ways to single out an In-op motor. IMO, if it clicks motor is good, regulator needs attention! If you are keeping the vehicle, buy a BMW...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
Search and thou shall find several threads on how...

Search and thou shall find several threads on how to remove door panel and regulator. On a scale of 10, I say it's a 3.5! Now the question you need to answer is this: Are you going to keep said...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,814
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
If you have the funds, replace the knock sensors...

If you have the funds, replace the knock sensors and hoses the from the heater control valve that run to the firewall...Any other vacuum hoses and rubber caps under and behind the Intake Manifold....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-13-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
Have you checked the coolant level? Possibly your...

Have you checked the coolant level? Possibly your themostat and or water pump?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,778
Posted By WaveSurfin3100
It sounds like it may possibly be the fuel pump...

It sounds like it may possibly be the fuel pump on its last leg? Checking the fuel pressure would be a good start. I believe the fuel filter is located in the tank as well? I was thinking maybe the...
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