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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Today, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By QSilver7
X5 3.0, 4.4, or 4.8is? Each of those models have...

X5 3.0, 4.4, or 4.8is? Each of those models have different engines so components may be in slightly different areas. But most times it's somewhere around the radiator shroud so that air flowing thru...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Today, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By QSilver7
Your question is kind of vague because there are...

Your question is kind of vague because there are electrical ''body harnesses'' all over the car...prior replies were trying to get you to be more specific...and it appeared to make you stay vague.
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By QSilver7
I recommend concentrating on the alternator...

I recommend concentrating on the alternator first...before it ends up killing the battery. The battery warning light is one of the most misunderstood warnings. According to the owners...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By QSilver7
Any update?

Any update?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By QSilver7
Yes...which is verifiable by the tire pressure...

Yes...which is verifiable by the tire pressure chart on the driver's door jamb as well as the info in the owners manual:

Note the BMW recommended tire sizes (in 16" & 18"):
...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By QSilver7
For that AVG MPH (speed)...pretty much yes.

For that AVG MPH (speed)...pretty much yes.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-16-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,909
Posted By QSilver7
Well...I appreciate you coming forward as a...

Well...I appreciate you coming forward as a witness. :)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By QSilver7
http://bimmerboard.com/members/q/original/LCM%20E3...

http://bimmerboard.com/members/q/original/LCM%20E38%20E39%201995-1998.jpg

http://bimmerboard.com/members/q/original/LCM%20LKM%20Follow%20Me%20Home%20Light%20Info%201.jpg...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By QSilver7
It looks like you selected the correct cover. ...

It looks like you selected the correct cover. Item #4 in the diagram is for the left/right mirrors without puddle lights...and item #5 is the left/right covers for X5s with the puddle lights. Stick...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By QSilver7
Just to add on to Bluebee's info in the post...

Just to add on to Bluebee's info in the post above...the Bluetooth module in the e39 Touring is NOT in the roof (I'm sure there's at least one person who is assuming it is from the illustration), but...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By QSilver7
First, you posted a ten digit part nbr...BMW part...

First, you posted a ten digit part nbr...BMW part nbrs have 11 digits...or you can search some databases using the last 7 digits. I tried the last 7 digits and got nothing again.

Where are you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 24,370
Posted By QSilver7
If you have a key that is cut to fit the...

If you have a key that is cut to fit the ignition, but the EWS transponder inside it doesn't work or is missing...if you have a working key and it is near or between the RING ANTENNA (which is around...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By QSilver7
No problem...glad to assist. :thumbup:

No problem...glad to assist. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By QSilver7
Do a simple Internet or youtube search on a...

Do a simple Internet or youtube search on a topic that would include instructions how to open the mirror housing.

Once open the story writes itself...the bulb & wiring is right there. I just...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-15-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By QSilver7
Where did you get the replacement? Is it for the...

Where did you get the replacement? Is it for the US or Euro market? Does it illuminate for parking lights? What type of bulb does it have...single or dual filament?

Back in 2003 when I ordered the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-15-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,909
Posted By QSilver7
OMG...not this bull_ _ _ _ again. :rolleyes: ...

OMG...not this bull_ _ _ _ again. :rolleyes: The only way to reset the transmission is with diagnostic equipment. There is no driveway simple reset procedure for our generation of BMWs.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By QSilver7
If I'm interpreting what you wrote correctly...I...

If I'm interpreting what you wrote correctly...I think you are actually asking about the cell phone antenna which is attached to the rear windshield...not the gps antenna.

The gps antenna (#3 in...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 04-13-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By QSilver7
I highly agree that some type of charger is great...

I highly agree that some type of charger is great for vehicles that set for short/long periods...but do be careful as to what type of charger you use.

With the modern BMWs...many of them now have...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By QSilver7
Some owners have had the opposite...

Some owners have had the opposite confusion...when the pen holder is sitting on top of the cupholders and the cover is closed...when they opened the cover...all they saw was the pen holder.

Some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By QSilver7
For whatever reason...when the thick band around...

For whatever reason...when the thick band around the mirror glass was removed...consider it destroyed. That black band is not sold separately.

If you have connections at whoever the manufacturer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 983
Posted By QSilver7
I typed "bmw obd ii p0740" in a google search box...

I typed "bmw obd ii p0740" in a google search box and this was the top result:

http://engine-codes.com/p0740_bmw.html
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By QSilver7
You just described UUC Motorworks. :) Back in...

You just described UUC Motorworks. :) Back in the mid 90s when the internet was still rather new to the masses...there was a website called Richard Welty's BMW Digest...it was like the wild, wild...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-11-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By QSilver7
ditto...LCM is located along the exterior side of...

ditto...LCM is located along the exterior side of the passenger footwell...and the OP's will have the noticeable heatsinks on it. :)

1996-1998 model year LCM
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By QSilver7
All exterior lights are under the control of the...

All exterior lights are under the control of the LCM...not a fuse. Help us by giving some details if you've done more...if not we will be asking you questions that you may have already ruled...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-10-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By QSilver7
Look up the 11 digit bmw part nbr for the...

Look up the 11 digit bmw part nbr for the ignition coil at either of the 2 sites below. Then use either of those site's part nbr search feature to see what other bmw models that may use the same...
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