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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Petlover
Struts & Shock

Thanks for the advice.

I ordered from FCPeuro, they have the parts from Sachs, the front Strut looks like it has a bearing cap on it, for the mount which I have to order separate.

For the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Petlover
Struts and Shocks - 03 530i Sport M-Technic

I am going to have the Front & Rear suspensions replaced because all my tires are worn due to all the suspensions are old. I will purchase all the parts myself from FCP
When I looked at the car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By Petlover
Rear Main Seal

The Rear Main Seal has been leaking for couple years, it is about 1 to 2 drops a day. I got a quote which is $595 with part and labor. Do you think it is a good deal?

My friend told me do not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By Petlover
Shock Absorber Rear

I need to replace the Shock Absorber Rear. There are two kinds; one is Sport Suspension and other is Standard Suspension. Which one shall I purchase? There is an " M " on my steering wheel, does it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Petlover
Thanks for the tips.

Thanks for the tips.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-14-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Petlover
Start Motor or Starter

I remember when I started the car by turning the key at the Ignition few years ago when I bought the car, it was very quiet, just like driving a new car, but recently it seems like it is more noise...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Petlover
Differential Fluid Change

Thanks for all reply.

No, I don't think I can do it myself and just have someone to do it for me, and I already purchased a quart of Genuine Gear Oil SAE 75W-90 from FCP Euro, it is only $20.00, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Petlover
Mobile Motor Oil

Do you have Costco where u live? They have $10 off coupon every other month, it will be only about $27 for a case.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-12-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Petlover
Differential Fluid change

Does the differential fluid require to change after certain miles? I have 03 530i, and it has 118K miles on it.
If it needs to change, what brand and type of fluid I need to purchase? Is AM-Soil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Petlover
I don't know why I posted another one, I probably...

I don't know why I posted another one, I probably hit " Enter " while I was typing it, you can see it is not even finished. Sorry about that I will pay more attention next time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Petlover
Mechanical & Hydraulic Tensioner & Pulley

What is the different between those two mentioned above? I try to order the Tensioners & Pulleys from a company named FCP EURO, then they sent me two options, one is Mechanical Tensioner and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Petlover
Belts, Tensioners & Pulley replacement

What is the different between Mechanical and Hydraulic Tensioner? I am buying Tensioners by myself, and a company named FCP,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By Petlover
Belts, Tensioners & Pulley replacement

I was told all the coolant needs to be drained and flushed when replacing Belts, Tensioner & Pulley, is that true? I just had the Coolant Flushed two months ago. Since the coolant is still pretty...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Petlover
Roll, Sorry about that, maybe I used the...

Roll,

Sorry about that, maybe I used the wrong word - " Refill ". I meant after flushing the old fluid out and add the brand new fluid back in.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Petlover
Sorry, I didn't mention it needs to be refilled...

Sorry, I didn't mention it needs to be refilled after the flush. Is 2 bottles still enough to do Flush and Refill?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Petlover
Brake Fluid Flush

The Genuine Brake Fluid is 12oz per bottle from the Dealer.
How many bottles do I need to buy in order to Flush Brake Fluid and refill the whole unit.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Petlover
Rear Main Seal Leak

It has been leaking for about a year and seems it leaks more than before. The display tell me to Check Engine Oil Lever, I add 1/2 quart a month ago, it tells me to check the engine oil again today....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Petlover
I am sorry, what does it make no sense? If the...

I am sorry, what does it make no sense?
If the sensor is replaced, will the " Service Engine Soon" light shuts off itself.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By Petlover
I finally have my mechanic checked the code for...

I finally have my mechanic checked the code for me, he said the Radiator Sensor in the center needs to be replaced.
He will order the part from the dealer.
The car runs like normal. He said I can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Petlover
The " Service Engine Soon " also came on a few...

The " Service Engine Soon " also came on a few days ago, I have my mechanic checked the code for me, he said the Radiator Center Sensor needs to be replaced.
Is the light will be shut off after it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By Petlover
Some people say it could be Oxygen Sensor, Spark...

Some people say it could be Oxygen Sensor, Spark Plug misfire, Torque Converter etc etc. I am so confused what is going to happen. But it runs like normally.
One thing I didn't mention, I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By Petlover
Service Engine Soon

The lights went on when I turned the ignition this evening.
What does it mean?
I already replaced the Spark Plugs and all Ignition Coils few months ago The only problem is the Rear Main Seal is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Petlover
I put the old Lid on the New Reservoir, it looks...

I put the old Lid on the New Reservoir, it looks like it tighten and fits in very well.
Good suggestion, I think I just use " ATF ", why change it. I just put the old Lid on the new Reservoir with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Petlover
Power Steering Fluid flushing

How many percent will the old fluid really flush all out? I am thinking to change the fluid from ATF to CHFIIS. It is because I got the New Reservoir from the mail order, which says " CHF11 S " on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-31-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Petlover
Power Steering Reservoir Cap

I wonder if I can put the new gasket on the old cap when replacing the new Reservoir.
It is because I got this new Reservoir in the mail order, which says CHF11S, but I use ATF.

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