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Forum: New Member Introductions 03-30-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By air_cooled
Greetings and welcome to the forum. Light...

Greetings and welcome to the forum.

Light could be anything. Yes there is the possibility it is an occupancy sensor but I have also experienced an air bag light from a faulty ignition switch.
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Forum: New Member Introductions 03-30-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By air_cooled
Yup,nice car you have there. I can only image...

Yup,nice car you have there. I can only image the fun this car would be to drive as I only have the autotragic version.
Forum: General BMW 03-29-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By air_cooled
I'll play your game.. First off welcome to the...

I'll play your game..
First off welcome to the forums...now to business.
What year is your 3 series? What is leaking? Is it hard?...depends on your skills.

For better results ask your question...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-12-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By air_cooled
Hello and Welcome to the forum. Confirm you...

Hello and Welcome to the forum.

Confirm you can still open the hatch with the key. Sounds like the lock actuator has failed.

Had this happen to my 528. The part was $90 the labor .... mine....
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-10-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By air_cooled
Nice purchase. That E32 looks to be in very good...

Nice purchase. That E32 looks to be in very good condition.

Welcome to the forums
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By air_cooled
Hello and welcome Fuses are in glove box. On...

Hello and welcome
Fuses are in glove box. On top you will see two plastic "latches" .....open... Tada fuses. Tucked in there is a plastic legend that has the location/description of the fuses....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,141
Posted By air_cooled
Well, if you were to make a come back you did it...

Well, if you were to make a come back you did it the right way. Nice purchase.
Forum: General BMW 10-31-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By air_cooled
I gather you plan on returning the car at the end...

I gather you plan on returning the car at the end of lease.

Why not "absorb" all damage till just before return and then buying a new set of wheels and getting your insurance to repair any damages?
Forum: General BMW 10-31-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By air_cooled
Bunch of crooks. Well, unless you want the...

Bunch of crooks.
Well, unless you want the "original" look, it might be time to grab a nice new head unit that plays MP3 and maybe has bluetooth phone support.
Forum: General BMW 10-31-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By air_cooled
Go ask the dealer. If they are reasonable, they...

Go ask the dealer. If they are reasonable, they should do it as a courtesy.

Also, remove radio and see if it is written on the unit. I wrote the number on the radio in my E34 cause, after all, who...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-31-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By air_cooled
Physically - YES. But i'm thinking you'll need...

Physically - YES. But i'm thinking you'll need to swap the ECU, harness, transmission...
Head over to the E34 sub forum - they will be able to help you or at least direct you to someone who can.
...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-31-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By air_cooled
Hello from another car nut. Turbo...

Hello from another car nut.


Turbo diesel in a Lincoln Mark IV ?? Gotta ask......why?
Yeah I know.... Why not.
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-31-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By air_cooled
Read owners manual - verify warning symbol ...

Read owners manual - verify warning symbol

From your description it sounds like you have lost brake fluid. Verify fluid level. Do not drive car until reason for failure is confirmed.
Leaking...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-31-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By air_cooled
Unless things changed in the later year E34, mine...

Unless things changed in the later year E34, mine uses an "open circuit" to trigger the brake linings.
Possible the plug from the sensor that plugs into the brake pad is not connected properly in...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-09-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,863
Posted By air_cooled
Greetings. Welcome to the forums. Having both I...

Greetings. Welcome to the forums.
Having both I will give you my opinion.
I actually find my E34 540 more comfortable to drive however I will recommend the E39, specifically the 528 as a better...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-27-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By air_cooled
Is the car you saw white with a black softtop and...

Is the car you saw white with a black softtop and creamy white interior? If I'm looking at the same one it a 325i that's it - nothing special. NOT AN ALPINA.
Looks like someone was covering all the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By air_cooled
Nothing lasts forever mate. 10 years is a...

Nothing lasts forever mate. 10 years is a reasonable lifespan.
Before giving up, try blowing some compressed air (stuff used to clean computer fans and such) into to drive.
Forum: General BMW 08-15-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By air_cooled
Any Part Numbers on the seat or attaching...

Any Part Numbers on the seat or attaching hardware? If so plug them into the P/N search feature on realoem dot com.
Forum: General BMW 08-15-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By air_cooled
Well get an E39 obviously........I say with some...

Well get an E39 obviously........I say with some bias.

Your budget will get you a real nice 2003 540i M Sport and still leave change in your pocket for many years of maintenance. If you are really...
Forum: General BMW 08-15-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By air_cooled
DVD are region coded. ...

DVD are region coded. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD_region_code

Are you trying to watch a movie from another country?
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-31-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By air_cooled
Hey welcome. I have the reverse. 3 BMW (one is...

Hey welcome. I have the reverse. 3 BMW (one is a 528i) and 1 Chevy.
Enjoy the E39. Despite some known ( but well documented) issues, it is a solid car.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-25-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By air_cooled
Possible - Not likely Sure, if you are...

Possible - Not likely

Sure, if you are mechanically inclined but you may be wasting your time.


Symptoms sound like - thrust/control arms are worn. Perhaps shocks....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-17-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By air_cooled
Interlock cable may be broken Item 7 in link...

Interlock cable may be broken

Item 7 in link (on my tablet, cannot link properly :cry:)
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=HD63&mospid=47404&btnr=25_0056&hg=25&fg=15
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-17-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By air_cooled
Greetings & Welcome How long is a piece of...

Greetings & Welcome

How long is a piece of string?.....Basically there are many answers to your question. Refer to your manual would be the safest answer however since most dont, myself one of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By air_cooled
Greetings / Welcome I'm not all that...

Greetings / Welcome

I'm not all that proficient with the BUS system but I will hazard a guess.
From your comment about "traction control light, abs lights", I suggest that the software your...
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