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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 209
Posted By Aussie528iT
I don't know of a "check valve" near the master...

I don't know of a "check valve" near the master cylinder. There is a non return valve in the vacuum line to the brake booster.
You say you have replaced suspension components. Which ones? The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 209
Posted By Aussie528iT
Is the " residual valve" you are referring to the...

Is the " residual valve" you are referring to the "residual pressure valve" that maintains a small amount of brake line pressure? Cars that had drum brakes needed them but cars with 4 wheel disc...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,511
Posted By Aussie528iT
E39s don't have batteries in the instrument...

E39s don't have batteries in the instrument panel. Early cars E30s etc (circa late 80s) did but later BMWs don't have instrument panel batteries.

RonR
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Aussie528iT
The ZF Group brands are Lemfoerder, Sachs, Boge...

The ZF Group brands are Lemfoerder, Sachs, Boge etc and they make many of the original parts for BMW, along with Mercedes, VAG and other European makers. If you buy these brands you basically get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 387
Posted By Aussie528iT
The instrument panel is the computer that has all...

The instrument panel is the computer that has all the info along with the LCM for redundancy purposes. Its not just a display. The LCM (lighting and check module ) is the back up for the instrument...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Aussie528iT
The gas struts are HIGH pressure and will add...

The gas struts are HIGH pressure and will add approx 0.5 - 0.75" to the ride height along with new top mounts and spring pads. They can and do add ride height to the car.
They are not like more...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By Aussie528iT
:thumbup: Make sure you have the touring tow...

:thumbup:
Make sure you have the touring tow bar. The sedan one doesn't fit properly.
The touring tow bar is slightly different to the sedan. The outside part is the same but the 2 projections that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Aussie528iT
Whether you disconnect the battery or not there...

Whether you disconnect the battery or not there is no security code required. Later BMWs, E39 etc, do not have a radio security code. Earlier BMWs eg E36 had a radio security code but later BMWs do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Aussie528iT
There is no security code needed. If you are...

There is no security code needed. If you are replacing the coolant lines under the intake manifold why do you have to take the radio/MID/Multi Information Display out?

RonR
99 528iT M52TU
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Aussie528iT
Its part of the blade spoiler No6 on the realoem...

Its part of the blade spoiler No6 on the realoem diagram. Its the broken off part of the spoiler that fits into the end of the wiper arm. You need a new spoiler as the blade carrier clips into this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,503
Posted By Aussie528iT
mokubmw, You still have to loosen the top hose...

mokubmw,
You still have to loosen the top hose bleed screw to bleed air out of the top of the engine. You only have to loosen the bleed screws. Its not necessary to completely remove them during the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,503
Posted By Aussie528iT
nny528i has an M52 engine (single vanos) and may...

nny528i has an M52 engine (single vanos) and may not have the aux water pump. But even if he has, the coolant flow through the M52 engine vs the M52TU and M54 engines is very different. The M52...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,503
Posted By Aussie528iT
As best as I can work out the pulsing coolant...

As best as I can work out the pulsing coolant coming from the bleeder screws is because the aux electric water pump is running and when any trapped air reaches the aux pump it causes the pulsing. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,506
Posted By Aussie528iT
There seems to be some confusion regarding...

There seems to be some confusion regarding coding, programming and how to go about it.

NCS gets its module coding/configuration info from either the kombi/instrument panel or the LCM/Lighting and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Aussie528iT
One thing to note is that the touring rear hand...

One thing to note is that the touring rear hand brake adjuster is in a different location compared to the sedan. The sedan adjuster is parallel to the ground and on the lower side of the disc. On the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Aussie528iT
Original was made by INA. Pelican Parts has them...

Original was made by INA. Pelican Parts has them available at $43.25.

http://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/SuperCat/0360/BMW_0360_ENGMIS_pg2.htm#item5

Looks as though they may have been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Aussie528iT
The tube from the radiator to the expansion tank...

The tube from the radiator to the expansion tank is basically a permanent bleed from the radiator to the expansion tank to bleed any air that collects in the radiator hot tank. If you open the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By Aussie528iT
BMW specify the min rotor thickness as the...

BMW specify the min rotor thickness as the minimum allowable thickness when NEW pads are installed. If the pads are part worn and the rotor thickness is below the minimum then according to BMW that's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Aussie528iT
The cooling system arrangement on BMWs is quite...

The cooling system arrangement on BMWs is quite different to older type systems where the expansion tank is separate and unpressurised.
The expansion tank is under the same pressure as the rest of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Aussie528iT
Original thermostat on my 99 528iT was a Behr....

Original thermostat on my 99 528iT was a Behr. After reading that Wahler was also an original thermostat I fitted a Wahler. It lasted 8 months before it started leaking from the area where the heater...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Aussie528iT
Getting to it from underneath is not the way to...

Getting to it from underneath is not the way to go. Get to it from the top on the exhaust side and there are no power steering hoses in the way, even on a RHD car. You need a short extension on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Aussie528iT
My tailgate window glass occasionaly does the...

My tailgate window glass occasionaly does the same thing. Brings up the open warning light. Open the window and give it a good hard close. That usually solves the problem. Make sure the wiper drive...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Aussie528iT
The parts in the FCP kit are the same for sedan...

The parts in the FCP kit are the same for sedan or touring. You have the part numbers with the kit so you can check them on Realoem.com to make sure. The touring has a different wheel carrier,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Aussie528iT
I've had the same problem with the Wahler...

I've had the same problem with the Wahler thermostat. It started leaking from the area where the heating element enters the thermostat housing. Happened after about 8 months.
I pulled the heating...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 862
Posted By Aussie528iT
2002-530I, That's not the only one on youtube....

2002-530I,
That's not the only one on youtube. That was just the first one on my list. The others give a lot more detail on the 5HP19 if you care to look, including reference to seals in the torque...
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