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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By diehardcrew

Yes, I don't really follow the lights too much except the inspection one.

I come up with my own intervals based on best practices that I read about and track the work done and next interval in a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2007, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By diehardcrew

Yes, that means take it in for an inspection. The colored bars you're describing just show how much life is left. For example when the oil light comes on, it will be several green bars, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,075
Posted By diehardcrew
it's true

I have an '02 e39 530i. I think this is a good list.

I've had thermostat, bad pixels, front thrust arm bushings, power steering hoses (on my i6 motor), brake light bulb sockets (3rd light), cup...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,176
Posted By diehardcrew

Sweet thanks. Are the rear links not very easy? They seem accessible, but I had the dealer do them already. And they clarified that they are not replacing the rear sway bars as the first guy told...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,176
Posted By diehardcrew
interval for sway bars and links

What is the recommended interval between replacing your rear sway bars and links? The dealer is telling me I need mine replaced now because the bushing are worn. My car is a '02 530i (aka e39) with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 134
Sticky: E39 faq
Views: 293,112
Posted By diehardcrew
Want more airflow to your engine? Remove intake muffler

I hope to post pics by tomorrow, though I don't have the whole process.

There are a few posts already on other models. The following link helped me figure it out for my 2002 530i E39.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 07-14-2006, 10:40 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 894,358
Posted By diehardcrew
thanks a million!

I just wanted to chime in and say thanks a lot for posting this. I'm sure it saved me a bunch of money. I just ordered the part for about $70 at bav auto, followed your instructions and pow- it's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2006, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By diehardcrew
rest of codes

DSC - dynamic stability control, applies brakes to wheels & controls throttle, etc. when it detects wheelspin

Premium hifi system, 10 or more speakers, not sure about cd setup or changer
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