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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By blackontan
Voltage was tested at the battery post and ground...

Voltage was tested at the battery post and ground under the hood initially, then the respected comments i left about voltage drop were at the cluster. down to 12v at cluster with all on. I am going...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By blackontan
Voltage drop after 15-30 min.. Alternator or other drain???

New battery. 12 volts when off. start the car and turn on all accessories, between 13.4-13.6 as it should be.... I was running DIS and Diagnosing a transmission issues.... then 15-20 mins at an idle...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By blackontan
Thank you Clark for the pdf. Today I was...

Thank you Clark for the pdf.

Today I was playing with dis for hours. Prior to doing so my battery read 12v after sitting for a few day. Then started car and checked voltage at engine and it was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By blackontan
bump

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By blackontan
540i ZF 5HP24 Trans. Fail Safe ERROR: EGS - 3B Stall Speed

Hello,
I have been trying to fix my Trans. fail safe issue on my '99 540i Sport. Transmission was always perfect then one day started giving me trans. fail safe mode after driving for 10 min. In...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By blackontan
Can anyone help with these codes pulled from...

Can anyone help with these codes pulled from Carsoft?
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BMW Scanner...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By blackontan
Also do i need the under hood, round connector...

Also do i need the under hood, round connector cable for my 1999 E39 540I Sport? Need to diagnoise trans and DSC codes...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By blackontan
Whats the best link to buy the cable and the...

Whats the best link to buy the cable and the inpa/dis software included?
The link i post was shipping from Romania...
Anyone on the forum have this or just ebay it? I have the dis and inpa...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By blackontan
Update: bridged pin 7 and 8 and tried again on...

Update: bridged pin 7 and 8 and tried again on the 99 540i. Still same results with PA Soft. IKE and EWS Error. Also this 99 was produced in 10/1998 and has the round connector under the hood. Did I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By blackontan
update: I successfully install drivers and PA...

update: I successfully install drivers and PA soft on a xp virual machine or top of a windows 8.1 machine.
P.A Soft works flawlessly with my 2002 e46. but does not work with my 99 e39 540i. I get...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By blackontan
Update, I received two of the purchased scan...

Update, I received two of the purchased scan tools:

New BAFX ELM327 Bluetooth OBD 2 CAN V1.5 Scan Tool Android OBD Reader / Scanner...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By blackontan
Thank You Forzam, BlueBeeAhull, Ahull. WHATS...

Thank You Forzam, BlueBeeAhull, Ahull.

WHATS THE BEST..And not thousands?

Now i am getting excited... I am a I.T computer tech by career and hobby and love bmw. I have programmed eepprom chips...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By blackontan
I guess i was confused the first time a read it....

I guess i was confused the first time a read it. so i am now assuming that all of the options mentioned would reset an airbag. I use, android so i should use touchscan? can anyone confirm this resets...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By blackontan
BlueBee can you please confirm the Peake B800...

BlueBee can you please confirm the Peake B800 works on my e46 2002? I have used this exact tool for my 1999 E39 and had sucess with it, since then sold it. I see many posts referencing the B800 for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By blackontan
This looks interesting: http://iobd2.co.uk/ ...

This looks interesting:

http://iobd2.co.uk/
(http://iobd2.co.uk/)
but i did not see anything saying it would reset airbag light?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By blackontan
Best Tool for Airbag resest and Best Iphone/Android App/Hardware

So much out there nowadays and so many older posts.
I wanted to reset my E46 2002 525i airbag light and with research find i need to spend ~$120 for Peake R5/SRS reset Tool and ~$50 for PEAKE AB03...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 999
Posted By blackontan
Was the battery fully charged when the video was...

Was the battery fully charged when the video was made? Maybe it was maybe it wasnt, I was manually charge the battery overnight.
How much electrical load? I.e. what was turned on? Anything like an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 999
Posted By blackontan
For Future Reference: E39 Grounding Locations...

For Future Reference:
E39 Grounding Locations under the hood: I shot this video for E39 Owners that need to locate 3 of the grounding points under the hood for clean up:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 999
Posted By blackontan
I cleaned the terminal and the battery post, when...

I cleaned the terminal and the battery post, when i went to tighten the nut i noticed that the terminal moves. Even when i hold the terminal with my hand it moves as the nut cannot go any further......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 999
Posted By blackontan
This has a water cooled alternator and places...

This has a water cooled alternator and places like autozone and advanced cannot test these outside the car. When tested in the car, the alt and batt tested good... but the alt seems to vary at times...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 999
Posted By blackontan
Angry Alternator Issues or something else?? Video Attached.

Video:
:dunno: (http://youtu.be/kFFr3N_vET8)


It seems my alternator is bad, however I have put it two different used alternators with the same results....
Is it possible that all three are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By blackontan
Thank you for some proper advise. I am looking at...

Thank you for some proper advise. I am looking at some ignition kyt issues now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By blackontan
troll please help instead of experience points....

troll please help instead of experience points. can i report this troll?:mad:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By blackontan
I unplugged the batter for 20 seconds,...

I unplugged the batter for 20 seconds, recoonected, tail lights still on. unplugged battery for 15 min and it fixed the problem. 5 minutes later problem is there again.... Unplugging battery til...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By blackontan
both tail lights trun on when car is turned off..

When the car is on all lights and blinkers work perfectly. I park the car, then lights off, all lights turn off, then turn the key to completely off and then then both rear brake lights turn on and...
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