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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,082
Posted By 2k528i
I found the culprit on my car and the rough...

I found the culprit on my car and the rough idling... the small hose going to the ICV from the breather box had a tear in it... sealed that up and the idle went back to normal..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By 2k528i
Thanks for the replies everyone, Flybot may be...

Thanks for the replies everyone, Flybot may be onto something, the intake hose going to the ICV was torn for awhile before I realized it and fixed it.

May have sucked in some dirt.. I'll read the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By 2k528i
Sometimes developes rough idle, reastart clears it up

My 2000 528i sometimes will develop a rough idle to the point of loping, when I take off, it seems to have a slight miss. If I pull over and restart the engine, it will run smooth.

I also notice...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By 2k528i
So did this fix your problem? It doesn't help...

So did this fix your problem? It doesn't help anyone if you solve the issue and never return to inform people of the root cause. :mad:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By 2k528i
Wipers work then quit, have to turn off car

Hello everyone,
Friday my wipers were on and they just quit in the straight up position, now when it happens, I have to pull over and shut off the car, once I start back up they work fine but will...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-17-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By 2k528i
Actually not true, I have a damaged tensioner...

Actually not true, I have a damaged tensioner pulley that drives the AC compressor so I just removed the belt for now, it's on the outside part of the crank pulley.

Didn't have to remove the main...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By 2k528i
CCV, been there done that

Thanks everyone for the replies. Back in 09 I had a faulty thermostat that wasn't allowing the engine to heat up and actually had the engine lock on me when the ccv clogged and filled the head with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By 2k528i
developed an oil leak when temps hit -15 this week

Hey all, been awhile since I posted here.. we had 15 below this past monday and tuesday and my car started smoking on me on my way to work. I popped the hood and noticed oil sizzling on the O2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By 2k528i
Bad thermostat for sure

I believe skylord is correct... sounds like the thermostat is faulty and stuck in the open position. Mine did the same thing, it would bury itself all the way to hot even though the engine wasn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,082
Posted By 2k528i
I have the same problem as tj1004... acts like...

I have the same problem as tj1004... acts like it's not getting fuel, the longer it idles, the worse it gets... restart the car and it smooths out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By 2k528i
nothing

Drove the car into work today and didn't smell anything so maybe whatever it was is gone... I have no idea.

Thanks for the suggestions everyone, if it comes back I'll update this post.

FYI, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By 2k528i
cabin filters

I did check the cabin filters, nothing there.. and it doesn't smell like oil, and there is no sign of smoke.

Just the odor of burnt paper.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By 2k528i
Burnt paper smell from vent as car warms up

Yesterday I had a burnt paper smell come into the car as it was warming up... I opened the hood and the smell is not noticable around the engine compartment. It is definitely coming from the vents.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By 2k528i
We made a tool here at work like the one you'd...

We made a tool here at work like the one you'd buy, great having a small tool room at work..lol anyway, I used a piece of flat bar stock and we drilled a few holes in it, was able to get it on one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By 2k528i
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By 2k528i
I have a 32mm wrench...

what other tool is there?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By 2k528i
Can't get the fan nut loose

I've done the reading on how to remove the fan, I know it's a reverse thread but I can't get mine to break loose. The belt tension is not enough to hold it, it just slips.

I've sprayed it with PB...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By 2k528i
Update!!

:thumbdwn::thumbdwn:Part came today.... NOT the part shown on the website... I'll have to wire it in myself. Lesson learned.:thumbdwn::thumbdwn:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By 2k528i
Anyone here ever buy from GMPartsDirect.com?

Did it take an unusual amount of time to get your part? I ordered a control module for my blower and it was three days before they even shipped the part, then it got to my hometown via UPS only to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,932
Posted By 2k528i
Ok everyone, I appreciate all the knowledge this...

Ok everyone, I appreciate all the knowledge this forum has to offer... I will definitely buy the new BMW oem... again, many thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,932
Posted By 2k528i
I understand what you guys are saying but all of...

I understand what you guys are saying but all of these units worked great for awhile.. just seems something else is going on here.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,932
Posted By 2k528i
Fourth FSU in two years

Hey everyone,

My FSU started acting up again this morning, this is the fourth one to act up on me in about two years. The first two were new replacements from Ebay, this one was a used BMW unit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,362
Posted By 2k528i
:thumbdwn:Maybe these guys are working together...

:thumbdwn:Maybe these guys are working together and the hope was you would send them back for half your money back... they sell nothing and make money on it.

I wouldn't trust either one of them,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By 2k528i
Were there an symptoms before it quit like low...

Were there an symptoms before it quit like low blower speed or intermittant blower speed? This is what mine did, then the FSU started turning on the blower with the car off and running down the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,896
Posted By 2k528i
Rivercity.... ding, ding, ding... this was my...

Rivercity.... ding, ding, ding... this was my problem.. it took me about 2 days to figure it out... I had totally forgotten about the third light.:rofl:
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