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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
A law firm that specializes in Class Action...

A law firm that specializes in Class Action lawsuits has sent me a retainer agreement. They want to discuss the terms via phone! Here is a statement in their retainer agreement.

"If there is no...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
I may be mistaken, but I believe that "Lifetime"...

I may be mistaken, but I believe that "Lifetime" is the actual name of the ATF, which is a legal method for misleading people. Sort of like naming a shirt "Bulletproof", which ma give someone the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
Thanks for the image!

Thanks for the image!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
Interesting. I notice that this is the only post...

Interesting. I notice that this is the only post you have ever made within Bimmerfest. Hmmmm

:liar: (until further notice)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
You could be absolutely right. Again, it doesn't...

You could be absolutely right. Again, it doesn't hurt to find out. Time will pass anyway and I have some to spare. So far, I have spent more time in this thread than I have dealing with a law firm...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
Thanks for the input. I actually discussed...

Thanks for the input.

I actually discussed "Small Claims Court" in an earlier post. I also mentioned the States Attorney General's Office.

All my life I think big (not insinuating that others...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
Good input all! As with everyone else, all I...

Good input all!

As with everyone else, all I can do is speculate based on what I have seen on TV shows such as "Law and Order". I am certain that the reality is far removed from how I think the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
Great intell. Thanks.

Great intell. Thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2016, 12:55 AM
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Views: 394,238
Posted By seemyad
My 2002 530i with Sports Package, Cold Weather...

My 2002 530i with Sports Package, Cold Weather Package, Premium Package, and stock 17" BBS Style 42s.
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
I would agree if not for their additional claim...

I would agree if not for their additional claim "no fluid change required". They did not just state the term "Lifetime fluid" they state "Lifetime fluid, no fluid change required".

Based on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
Thanks for the suggestions. I have considered...

Thanks for the suggestions. I have considered small claims court (as a backup).

However, this isn't about me. Its about what is right. It is easy to just sit back and accept the status quo. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
Lifetime refers to the vehicle. Why? ...

Lifetime refers to the vehicle. Why?


The vehicle was the purchased product, not the transmission.
The Owner's Manual is for the vehicle. If this statement was in a stand-alone BMW AT...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
That is exactly the type of offcial BMW...

That is exactly the type of offcial BMW documentation I had in mind.

In addition, you are correct regarding ALL series that have been impacted by this issue.

Additional documentation is always...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,540
Posted By seemyad
BMW Lawsuit - Seeking documentation of BMW claim their ATF should not be changed.

I contacted two law firms that specialize in class action, manufacturing issues seeking compensation for costs associated with their claim of "lifetime" ATF.

Here is the message I submitted to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,525
Posted By seemyad
I just contacted two law firms that specialize in...

I just contacted two law firms that specialize in class action, manufacturing issues. Based on their feedback, which may take a couple of days, I may start a new thread. If the issue appears to be a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,525
Posted By seemyad
IMHO if BMW did not LIE about "lifetime" ATF as a...

IMHO if BMW did not LIE about "lifetime" ATF as a selling point, we would not have to deal with ATF Apprehension Syndrome (AAS) on high mileage vehicles (I just identified a new illness). :thumbup:
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,525
Posted By seemyad
Not changing the ATF for fear of it failing is...

Not changing the ATF for fear of it failing is like not having a prostate exam for fear of being diagnosed with cancer. Makes zero sense unless you do not intend to keep the car. If you intend to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By seemyad
What made you check the DISA? How many miles...

What made you check the DISA?
How many miles are on your car?
Are you an aggressive driver, as in put the peddle to the metal often (I am)?


I am juts trying to gather additional data...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By seemyad
Very glad to hear it. Close call. Just to be...

Very glad to hear it. Close call.

Just to be safe use an inspection mirror and a flashlight. In addition, stick your phone inside (if it fits) and take some photos with the flash on. Do this to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By seemyad
If you removed TWO torx screws, the unit is...

If you removed TWO torx screws, the unit is simply seized due to carbon buildup. Wiggle the unit by applying pressure (up, down, left, right) while also pulling it away from the engine. It should...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,374
Posted By seemyad
If you removed TWO torx screws, the unit is...

If you removed TWO torx screws, the unit is simply seized due to carbon buildup. Wiggle the unit by applying pressure (up, down, left, right) while also pulling it away from the engine. It should...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By seemyad
Excellent job! New lenses make a huge difference!...

Excellent job! New lenses make a huge difference!

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A PROTECTIVE FILM PROFESSIONALLY INSTALLED OVER THEM!!!

These light assemblies cost $1200 each ($1560 each at BMW of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By seemyad
Things you won't normally hear; 1) While the...

Things you won't normally hear;

1) While the engine is cold, remove the expansion tank cap and ensure the top of the float is NOT extending beyond the rim of the expansion tank. If it is it has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By seemyad
The consensus appears to be "Not no, but HELL...

The consensus appears to be "Not no, but HELL no." That is actually nice to see (even though I would likely do it if it is safe, smaller, delivers, and the price drops).

I am admittedly biased...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,067
Posted By seemyad
CN I find that small hole puzzling and have...

CN

I find that small hole puzzling and have two hypothesis.

1) It is some sort of notch that is used to secure the blade to the shaft (possibly a small allan screw)

2) It is a lubricating...
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