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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-17-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By ninetyseven1
Outer Tie rod end just wont budge?

Guys, car is a 97' 540i. I have done tie rods before but I notice when I turn the 18mm nut on the top of my tie rod that the whole bolt just spins? The tie rod is shot and long overdue but I don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By ninetyseven1
HELP! Transmission Fail safe error

Hi Guys, need some insight on this one. I have a 97' 540i and I was driving along yesterday with the family and all of a sudden the car would not accelerate when leaving the traffic light. Felt like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,047
Posted By ninetyseven1
What was the exact color of this paint? I would...

What was the exact color of this paint? I would like to do this also.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-05-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,537
Posted By ninetyseven1
Would this 2 piece M60 thermo work in my 97' 540i...

Would this 2 piece M60 thermo work in my 97' 540i ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By ninetyseven1
Here is a replica of the Dinan CAI, I have it on...

Here is a replica of the Dinan CAI, I have it on mine. The bumper will have to be removed for installation, but its a real CAI. http://www.cosmoracing.com/productinfo.asp?cid=165&pid=1431

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By ninetyseven1
Temperature issues lower hose cold

Hey guys, hopefully someone can give me an idea on whats going on here. 1997 540i auto. Car has newer thermostat (Behr), and i changed the coolant today. My lower hose is not getting hot, it wont...
Forum: Exterior 03-06-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By ninetyseven1
Hood for E39

Who could use a hood for an e39? This one is like new. Asking $250 Located in Delaware.
The hood has been stored indoors, no scratches dings or dents! and the emblem and grills are like new too....
Forum: Parting Out 02-28-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By ninetyseven1
Hood for e39 1997-98

Extra Hood for d39 1997-98 540 or 528i. Color is ALpine White . Grade A condition. No scratches. Paint is perfect. Comes with grills and emblem also in perfect condition. $300 Firm Local pickup....
Forum: Exterior 02-26-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By ninetyseven1
Hood for 97-98 e39 528i or 540i

Hood for sale 1997-98 540i or 528i. Grade A Condition, its Alpine white looks like new. It is an extra hood I need sold ASAP. Sitting inside my house. $300
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By ninetyseven1
Sign of a bad DME? NEED HELP PLEASE!

Hey guys , got a 97' 540i 6 speed. Just had a clutch installed and now it won't idle unless you keep your foot on the gas. Also, pings like hell if you give it ANY amount of gas at all! I used to get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 815
Posted By ninetyseven1
Clear all of your misfire codes and then re-start...

Clear all of your misfire codes and then re-start it!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 416
Posted By ninetyseven1
P1175 is a fuel mixture code, indicates a vacuum...

P1175 is a fuel mixture code, indicates a vacuum leak. What your smelling is probably the car running Lean, not rich. Check for vacuum leaks after the MAF sensor.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By ninetyseven1
+1 on a bad tensioner pulley. The bearings can...

+1 on a bad tensioner pulley. The bearings can dirt inside or the grease inside can just plain dry up, you may not hear this if you spin it by hand though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By ninetyseven1
I would look to make sure you dont have oil...

I would look to make sure you dont have oil around any spark plugs, what happens is the valve cover gaskets can leak and oil seaps into and around the spark plugs causing misfires
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By ninetyseven1
Cleaning a bad MAF sensor wont fix it. You would...

Cleaning a bad MAF sensor wont fix it. You would need to replace the MAF sensor, and don't buy one off of ebay either, I bought 2 off there brand new and neither worked. I ended buying a used OEM...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By ninetyseven1
Yes that's probably true, but I even tried to...

Yes that's probably true, but I even tried to start up the aux fan manually by grounding the low speed wire and it still wont come on until I unplug the Taurus fan. WTH?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By ninetyseven1
Aux fan question

Ok guys, somebody out there must have an idea what is going on here. Ok, so I got rid of my mechanical fan a while back and went with a Ford Taurus Electric fan, its wired up right now to run all the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,384
Posted By ninetyseven1
That picture of "models prior to 2001" is not...

That picture of "models prior to 2001" is not totally correct. Here is a picture of the correct location of the fuel pump relay for the 1997 540i model.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By ninetyseven1
I'm only getting back 5.78v from my harness plug...

I'm only getting back 5.78v from my harness plug that goes to my thermostat heat element, and my temps don't drop under full load , but I also have angel eye relay and electric fan connected to my...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By ninetyseven1
How did u measure this? Key on engine off?

How did u measure this? Key on engine off?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-28-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,933
Posted By ninetyseven1
Brummel, I unplugged my map heater connector and...

Brummel, I unplugged my map heater connector and measured voltage, key on engine off and I got 5.78V. I thought I should be getting 12V?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,692
Posted By ninetyseven1
My car seems to knock on 87 octane in the summer...

My car seems to knock on 87 octane in the summer time. I switched back to 93 today and it ran a lot better but I still got some initial knock and then it went away. Maybe this is the knock sensors...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,692
Posted By ninetyseven1
My car started pinging the other day on 87, its...

My car started pinging the other day on 87, its seems fine in the winter though,but the other day it was pretty hot out and I was running the A/C.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-05-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By ninetyseven1
Water pump gasket?

Does anyone know if they make a rubber water pump gasket for our 540i's? This is the second time I have installed the new water pump and it still leaks. I used the paper gasket that came with it and...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-21-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,574
Posted By ninetyseven1
I hope you werent' using Dex cool type anti...

I hope you werent' using Dex cool type anti freeze before. Cause Dex cool antifreeze will turn into Gel if mixed with other types of coolant. I hope you know that.
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