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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By jygesq
There have been reports on MB BOARDS that

[QUOTE=speedemn;8273944]I tried some searches on this without being able to find anything conclusive. For years I had heard that I should avoid RainX windshield washer fluid as it can cause issues...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By jygesq
www.540i6.com

They all do that, FSU follow link you can replace it yourself,just get original BMW part.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By jygesq
go to dealer ,this is not a diy job

not when airbag system is involved
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By jygesq
yes you are correct

that despite is you look at instrument cluster on right had side there is an icon for a radiator , but it is not active
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By jygesq
If they did anything it would be replacement with same old unit

That was done with my car just out of warranty.but same unit,which has not been revised
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By jygesq
was it purchased from dealer or other reliable source

cheap knock offs are know to fail or act intermittently from the get go
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 641
Posted By jygesq
Try hunter 9700 road force wheel balance

Very possible new tires. We're not properly balanced.need to find tire installer that has expertise and has that equipment .Not too expensive should be less than $40.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By jygesq
if that does not work do a reboot. Shut off car...

if that does not work do a reboot. Shut off car open trunk, wait for light to go out.disconnect ground lead from battery, disconnect positive lead from battery, reconnect after a few minutes, poitive...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,134
Posted By jygesq
buy this on ebay

you will not have any errors and short out wrong terminal see ebay...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By jygesq
It could be bad vanes seals

If you disconnect electrical lead to vanes solinoid and the idle gets normal then it is bad vanos
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,653
Posted By jygesq
I have a Mt. I find cup holders, which are really can holders do NOT interfer

with shifting, They are designed for cans but can be used with smaller cups. I have replaced my can holders three times in 14 years,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By jygesq
I do not believe 2000 my has a 525

only 528 and 540 were produced for US market.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By jygesq
just try spraying door seals with dupont teflon

spray found at Loews ~$6.00 works wonders for my doors and last long long time,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,667
Posted By jygesq
Spray radio shack electrical contact cleaner

in openings in left hand grilles that are open in climate control unit,noise will go away.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 714
Posted By jygesq
i had a silver e39 diecast model

I gave it away to child of one of my clients who looked like he could enjoy a toy. I have not found a replacement, but believe I bought it from my BMW dealer about ten years ago.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 874
Posted By jygesq
the auto zone basttery is the same one as from Advanced auto parts

it should have the same dimensions, both are made by Johnston Controls. You do not need such an elaborate vent system. The vent tube in our cars just plugs to the vent hole on the positive side of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By jygesq
DuPont Teflon spray works miracles

And it is long lasting.It is available at Lowe's for about $6. It works miracles on e39 door seals.Give it a try before you tear your car apart.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By jygesq
is the climate control blower

or air sampling fan in climate control unit? Does noise go up when you increase blower speed ? There is a small fan in the cliate control unit that get noisy at shut down and runs for a few minutes...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By jygesq
that is why we are here

to help. Find other shop.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By jygesq
electronic struts ? what do you mean

my 2000 528 does not have them are you sure?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By jygesq
just for kicks

change FRONT center vent setting to red dots, see if it impacts rear vent
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By jygesq
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-27-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,660
Posted By jygesq
buying a bMw witha 4 cylinder makes no sense

especially if you have doubts now. A BMW without an in line six is giving up the marques legendary smoothness and sound. In your lifetime you will waste more money than the difference in price you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By jygesq
iteresting, I open door by using key and turning

all the way to left,door opened with door actuator being activated , no issue. I did same for trunk and it opened with not actuator involvement. I can guess drivers side door would open even if there...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By jygesq
you have not turned key far enough

trunk should open so should door
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