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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,216
Posted By lex89
Fiiiiinally replaced the fuse a few days ago...

Fiiiiinally replaced the fuse a few days ago (30W, fuse 52 as previously mentioned). Had to buy some new ones because there were no extras, but the fuse box did have a labeled key next to it. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,216
Posted By lex89
Well, I'd say E, but everyone knows you should...

Well, I'd say E, but everyone knows you should use Mobil 1 Synthetic 30W-40 and change it every 16 miles. That's not religion, it's fact!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,216
Posted By lex89
lol thanks for the tip

lol thanks for the tip
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,216
Posted By lex89
lol come on I used pencils because they were...

lol come on I used pencils because they were rubber (the eraser at least). I was in a rush to get my phone charged. Yes, it would have been a better idea to find some rubber gloves or go buy rubber...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,216
Posted By lex89
But I got sooo far with ignorance! Haha I have 2...

But I got sooo far with ignorance! Haha I have 2 exams on monday so I was just posting when my brain wandered away from studying. I won't have a chance to actually do anything about this for a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,216
Posted By lex89
Thanks, Liz! I assume "Charging Socket" is the...

Thanks, Liz! I assume "Charging Socket" is the one I want, so 7.5 amps. Is there a specific size or are all 7.5 amp fuses made alike? A quick google search suggested that they are. This one looks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,216
Posted By lex89
Shorted out cig outlet

I lent my car to a friend, and when I got back in I found a small metal screw in the cig lighter outlet. I used a couple of pencils to try to get it out, but it kept sparking when I moved it. After...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,860
Posted By lex89
I'm having this same problem. For me it happened...

I'm having this same problem. For me it happened after I idled the car for a long time with the AC on low in warm weather (yes, stupid). Anyone know what the damage is?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By lex89
I have the 16" factory wheels (mesh) and I...

I have the 16" factory wheels (mesh) and I recently got new tires for them so the tires are in good shape. Can the tires be fit onto ASA AR1's or would I have to get new tires? If not I'm looking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By lex89
Buying New Wheels

It's been a while since I've been on here-- college, girls, drugs, and other stuff have pulled my attention in another direction ;). My wheels are finally going (front ones are bent pretty bad) so...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 11-18-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By lex89
My front driver side sway arm (I think that's...

My front driver side sway arm (I think that's what it is) is hanging down. It broke during an hour-long drive to the Dells-- I assume it was when the wind was kicking the car left and right. The...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 11-12-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By lex89
Good mechanic in Madison, WI area

Anyone know one? I'm from NJ and I'm up at school with my car, and I ran into some problems.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By lex89
It needs to be programmed by a computer that...

It needs to be programmed by a computer that you'll be hard-pressed to find anywhere except a dealer. However, in the US dealers will not do it for you. In Euro-spec cars this is standard (or at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By lex89
When I replaced the REAR window regulator I did...

When I replaced the REAR window regulator I did not have to remove the window. I did it about a year ago so I don't remember exactly how I got it all done but there was a screw that was a bi*ch to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2007, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By lex89
Would would any of those mean for me? DIY? If...

Would would any of those mean for me? DIY? If not how much do you think it'd cost to get fixed?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By lex89
Air condition breaking (broken?)

The original symptoms were showing (I think) in the beginning of the summer. On hot days the air would not get cold if I just turned on the car and let it sit there for a few minutes. It wouldn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,796
Posted By lex89
Case in point: me! My '99 528i has 70k miles...

Case in point: me!

My '99 528i has 70k miles on it and yesterday when I was pulling out of a gas station I saw the temp gauge in the red. I turned off the engine, popped it into neutral, and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By lex89
Mine gets outside-air hot (which is pretty damn...

Mine gets outside-air hot (which is pretty damn hot when its 85 out)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By lex89
It's about 85 right now I guess that's why that's...

It's about 85 right now I guess that's why that's happening. The a/c works perfectly when the car is cruising, but if I left it sitting there the air would never cool down. I don't think there's a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By lex89
A couple of problems I've been noticing

My sunroof makes a pretty loud clank sound when it closes. I don't see anything loose up there so I have no idea what it is. It also makes a weird sound (can't remember it atm to describe it) when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,779
Posted By lex89
Make sure you save some for a new cooling system

Make sure you save some for a new cooling system
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By lex89
Motorsport Recycling-- a bmw place in nj. I...

Motorsport Recycling-- a bmw place in nj. I ordered it through the guy there.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By lex89
I believe your dealer is wrong-- your car NEEDS...

I believe your dealer is wrong-- your car NEEDS the old window regulator. My car needed it (got the new one by accident from MSR and it didn't fit, so he reordered the older version). You should be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2007, 04:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By lex89
Do you know what the build date of your car is?

Do you know what the build date of your car is?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,845
Posted By lex89
Yeah I lost it-- popped out at some point and...

Yeah I lost it-- popped out at some point and it's somewhere in my room or possibly in the garbage (we have cleaning ladies that came last fri and I can't remember when I took apart the key)
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