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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By dtadrian
You need to let car warm up and check to see...

You need to let car warm up and check to see where it may be spraying from. Water pumps also may let out coolant only when running and maybe your belt is flinging it everywhere. Thermostat housing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By dtadrian
Keep in mind there is also vac line that run to...

Keep in mind there is also vac line that run to and from manifold. Plan on replacing those as well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By dtadrian
You could get to CCV with out removing intake...

You could get to CCV with out removing intake manifold. You would have to remove air box, intake elbow an throttle body. It's a bit tight but it could be done. If you go that route , make sure you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By dtadrian
Pretty cool wife.

Pretty cool wife.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-24-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By dtadrian
I'm betting coolant level

I'm betting coolant level
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By dtadrian
Check battery terminals are tight.

Check battery terminals are tight.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By dtadrian
I had that same issue on my touring. Replaced...

I had that same issue on my touring. Replaced the lateral ball joints and that cured my issue.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By dtadrian
Ignition switch is notorious for failing. Also...

Ignition switch is notorious for failing. Also check all fuses
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 698
Posted By dtadrian
Omg I died laughing at this. It's so true

Omg I died laughing at this. It's so true
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 477
Posted By dtadrian
Repainted

Little warning about the fleece 7layer car cover. I would advise that the paint is fully cured before putting that on the car. The fleece will get stuck on the paint on the corners that wrap around...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 665
Posted By dtadrian
Play it safe burning2nd

Play it safe burning2nd
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By dtadrian
+1 on bobdmac. Carb cleaner hardly ever...

+1 on bobdmac.
Carb cleaner hardly ever works on bmw. You will need to read your codes and also look at your freeze frame and look at your short term and long term fuel trims. Usually anything...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By dtadrian
Have you checked for vacuum leaks? Do you have a...

Have you checked for vacuum leaks? Do you have a check engine light?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By dtadrian
It's actually not that hard. I just did both rear...

It's actually not that hard. I just did both rear doors and it took about 30 min each side.
Remove door panel
Peel back vapor barrier
Remove torx bolts for latch
You will see a horizontal metal...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By dtadrian
- Faulty Speed Sensor - Speed Sensor harness is...

- Faulty Speed Sensor
- Speed Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Speed Sensor circuit poor electrical connection

Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p0720_bmw.html#ixzz3IgVGB8SE.
Try this
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By dtadrian
Go to realoem.com. Look up your part number and...

Go to realoem.com. Look up your part number and see if it's the same on the sedan. My bet is it is not the same
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 273
Posted By dtadrian
Buy a rotary lift for the car.

Buy a rotary lift for the car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By dtadrian
Even though you are running heat, you may also be...

Even though you are running heat, you may also be running compressor. Make sure the snow flake is off. Also do you have the gauge cluster unlocked to see the temp instead of relying on needle gauge....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By dtadrian
Yes. There is a coolant pipe that runs under the...

Yes. There is a coolant pipe that runs under the intake manifold. Go to realoem.com enter your last 7of vin and look up cooling system. You will see that pipe
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 509
Posted By dtadrian
I'm with vac leak. That code p1250 always comes...

I'm with vac leak. That code p1250 always comes on with low fuel level. I would ignore it for now
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-31-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By dtadrian
That's just fabulous news. Yay

That's just fabulous news. Yay
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-31-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By dtadrian
Ok. So what if I do not have the chip? Let's just...

Ok. So what if I do not have the chip? Let's just say some d-bag took it with out permission
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-31-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By dtadrian
Will this work on my 540?? ...

Will this work on my 540??

http://www.ebay.com/itm/181553963266

Let me know please
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By dtadrian
I would start with replacing your thermostat and...

I would start with replacing your thermostat and properly bleeding your cooling system. Search how to on this forum. Now that being said , this will be a band-aid fix. I and everybody in the bmw...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By dtadrian
If you were on highway when it overheated then...

If you were on highway when it overheated then most likely you do not need the aux fan because the speed your driving forces more air than a fan could. If you state there is no visible leaks then I...
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