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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,274
Posted By josemedeiros007
I completely forgot about the Planet BMW website...

I completely forgot about the Planet BMW website thank you for your response and URL, but in trying to use the online Wiring Guide, I get the following Java Security error in Windows 7 and I have the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,274
Posted By josemedeiros007
Looks like the Spaghetti coder website is down,...

Looks like the Spaghetti coder website is down, does any one know of another web site with the wiring code and schematic for E39 BMW's. Does the Bentley Manual have a wiring color code guide?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 40,821
Posted By josemedeiros007
This Bosch Spark Plug Manufacturing video also...

This Bosch Spark Plug Manufacturing video also seems interesting.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQIagtcN5Es
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 40,821
Posted By josemedeiros007
My 1998 BMW 528i with Bosch Platinum 4 Spark...

My 1998 BMW 528i with Bosch Platinum 4 Spark Plug's.recently had 5 of the spark plug ceramic insulator and electrode come loose, two are spinning, and the other three are loose to the point that the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 34,210
Posted By josemedeiros007
Should be about 6 1/2 quarts with an oil filter...

Should be about 6 1/2 quarts with an oil filter change.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 34,210
Posted By josemedeiros007
If you have an older Muscle car with a flat...

If you have an older Muscle car with a flat tappet camshaft that needs higher levels of ZDDP, or a Diesel engine that Rotella was designed for, then you are right, it is a excellent quality low cost...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,986
Posted By josemedeiros007
Thank you for updating the post, and let the list...

Thank you for updating the post, and let the list know that it was a corroded connection / loose contact for the ECM fuse. If you live back East in the U.S.A snow and salt used on the roads must...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 134,483
Posted By josemedeiros007
CN90, when are you planning on overhauling the...

CN90, when are you planning on overhauling the rear suspension?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 89,385
Posted By josemedeiros007
This a BMW E39 thread, but my google search comes...

This a BMW E39 thread, but my google search comes up with another thread where the solenoid that is the throwing a P1145 code is under the drivers seat, and it is part of the fuel system. The DME...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By josemedeiros007
I agree with CN90, my Fram filter did not hold up...

I agree with CN90, my Fram filter did not hold up well to a 15,000 mile oil change interval, I would recommended that you change the filter at 7,500 miles or sooner, and just add another quart of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 47,784
Posted By josemedeiros007
Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would...

Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would suggest that you just retap the threads to a slightly larger oil plug. This thread is probably the best to explain what some one did by going to his...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,156
Posted By josemedeiros007
Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would...

Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would suggest that you just retap the threads to a slightly larger oil plug. This thread is probably the best to explain what some one did by going to his...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By josemedeiros007
Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would...

Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would suggest that you just retap the threads to a slightly larger oil plug. This thread is probably the best to explain what some one did by going to his...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By josemedeiros007
Can you post the pictures? Should the float be...

Can you post the pictures? Should the float be pointing towards the passenger side of the car after it's installed?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By josemedeiros007
When I replaced the fuel pump earlier this year...

When I replaced the fuel pump earlier this year on my 1998 E39 528i, I had the same problem with the Float, and must have installed the sending unit incorrectly, some times it registers, other times...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 07-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 38,485
Posted By josemedeiros007
Take a look at this FCP Euro E39 Fuel Pump DIY...

Take a look at this FCP Euro E39 Fuel Pump DIY video, it was very helpful in replacing my own E39 Fuel Pump. At about 4.20 minutes is the section in the video which shows you how to press the two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By josemedeiros007
My BMW ran just fine, I parked it at Taco Bell...

My BMW ran just fine, I parked it at Taco Bell late one Friday night and grabbed a bite to eat, came back out, and tried starting the car, it ran for a few seconds then shut off. I tried re-starting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,091
Posted By josemedeiros007
Just in case this thread comes up in a Google...

Just in case this thread comes up in a Google search I thought I should post that my issue was a bad fuel pump. I replaced it with a lower cost Airtex fuel pump, and so far it's been running fine....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,376
Posted By josemedeiros007
Glad to hear that you figured out the issue. Do...

Glad to hear that you figured out the issue. Do you recall which fuse number it was for future reference? Was it the ECM fuse?

Just in case some one else is experiencing no start issue's, This...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 07-09-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 38,485
Posted By josemedeiros007
I myself am no mechanic or care to be, I consider...

I myself am no mechanic or care to be, I consider myself the frugal BMW gourmet, just trying to keep my 1998 E39 going another 100,000 miles. If you want to fix it your self, buy a Peake Research...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,906
Posted By josemedeiros007
This video on installing a BMW Fuel Pump by FCP...

This video on installing a BMW Fuel Pump by FCP Euro is very helpful. The hard part is installing the new one so that the float for the fuel tank sending unit doesn't get stuck, it's tight in there....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,156
Posted By josemedeiros007
A Bad ground sounds as the likely cause of the...

A Bad ground sounds as the likely cause of the alternator static, or it could also be a bad connection of the AM/FM antenna if it is only occurring while listening to the radio. Cleaning the battery...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,156
Posted By josemedeiros007
Dan take a look at these other threads, they may...

Dan take a look at these other threads, they may be very helpful. Notice the main fuse at the battery terminal junction in the trunk.

Picture & amperage & description of every single fuse & relay...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,156
Posted By josemedeiros007
What is the battery voltage? It should be about...

What is the battery voltage? It should be about 12.6 volts. I don't have a wiring schematic, nor am I a BMW mechanic, but I would check the engine positive terminal that can be used for jump starting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,542
Posted By josemedeiros007
Greetings, I am still having intermittent...

Greetings, I am still having intermittent problems with my Check Engine light on my 3/98 BMW 528i, the light comes on and after a hundred miles or so of driving it shuts off. The Peak research codes...
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