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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By Cashemire
I stopped by the dealer today and tried to show...

I stopped by the dealer today and tried to show him what problems I was having. I removed the reciever and had a little trouble aligning it back up to put it back in. Once I got it aligned, I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By Cashemire
Yes, it says it's a BMW hitch on the sticker,...

Yes, it says it's a BMW hitch on the sticker, even calls out a part number #2157696.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By Cashemire
That's one of the problems, I can't get it to...

That's one of the problems, I can't get it to turn green though the latch seems to have snapped into place. Once the latch snaps into place, you can't remove the reciever without turning the lever...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-28-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By Cashemire
BMW's Hide-a-Hitch Reciever rattle

Does anybody here have the Hide-a-Hitch style trailer reciever like the one I got when I bought my new 2013 X3? I've had the car less than a year and just now got a chance to use it to pull a small...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By Cashemire
Ok, success! I got the CD backed-out of the...

Ok, success! I got the CD backed-out of the changer into the cartridge, the cartridge out, replaced the broken CD and tried it again. It worked. A possible cause for the original failure was that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By Cashemire
That's really good of you. Maybe I could drive...

That's really good of you. Maybe I could drive up to Milpitas and at least buy you lunch or something. First let me try again to use some of the advice above and give it another fix attempt. Give...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 02-15-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,477
Posted By Cashemire
I would be interested in the CD changer, does it...

I would be interested in the CD changer, does it work and do you still have it?

Thanks
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 02-15-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,468
Posted By Cashemire
I'm looking to replace my BMW 6 CD Changer for my...

I'm looking to replace my BMW 6 CD Changer for my E39. Mine looks just like your photo. Do you still have it?

Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By Cashemire
I took the unit out, checked the fuses, removed...

I took the unit out, checked the fuses, removed the cover, added some light grease and re-installed. Unit won't work and I've got a CD stuck in slot #1 that won't retract so the cartridge is stuck...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By Cashemire
BMW 6 Disc repair advice needed

I've got a 98 540i with the BMW 6 Disc in the trunk. I had trouble with the one that came with the car new so I had it replaced. Soon after that one stopped working and now I'm wondering if anybody...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By Cashemire
I was ready to call Ghost Busters. All I...

I was ready to call Ghost Busters.

All I can think of is that there may be something in the module that needs time to re-set itself. Maybe when the wires are moved around or something else...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By Cashemire
I used a large flat screwdriver in my left hand...

I used a large flat screwdriver in my left hand to pull the leather forward and out-of-the-way while I used a magnetic torque screwdriver with the other hand to get the screw in and out. It helped...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By Cashemire
aaack! My wife asked me how the car was...

aaack!

My wife asked me how the car was coming and so I showed her how the seat switches wern't working... BUT THEY WERE WORKING!... AGAIN! Ugh!

When I left them, they simply were not working,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By Cashemire
BTW, the steering wheel does go up and down ok,...

BTW, the steering wheel does go up and down ok, thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By Cashemire
I bought new seat switch covers and found that...

I bought new seat switch covers and found that the removal and re-installation is a breeze. The problem I'm having is that the seat switch works fine... then doesn't... then does... then doesn't. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By Cashemire
Thanks for the response. Is the module the thing...

Thanks for the response. Is the module the thing that the plug goes into? My wire plug lost the little grey colored sinching things on the sides but the seat stopped working even though I never...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By Cashemire
Driver's Power Seat Control Housing

Hey Guys,

I've got a 1998 540 and my plastic power seat control housing broke off at the attachments. I made some parts to re-attach it with, but now the seat won't operate, ugh! I wiggled the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,764
Posted By Cashemire
Thanks all for this info, I didn't know a 4 pound...

Thanks all for this info, I didn't know a 4 pound toy poodle pup could set off a motion sensor in a car as heavy as a 540 but it must be what the problem was. I'll try the trick with the double lock...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-01-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,764
Posted By Cashemire
Pet setting off my alarm from the inside

I hope someone can help us with this issue. This last weekend My wife and I took a drive in our 98 540 to visit our son in Oregon. We brought along my wife's new poodle pup and she road fine in a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By Cashemire
Seat keep moving forward when I stop

When I'm driving my wifes 99 328 it keeps changing the seat position every time I stop somewhere and use the key remote. I about break my neck trying to get in to the car with the seat constantly...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By Cashemire
Sorry guys, I'm in the wrong forum. I didn't...

Sorry guys, I'm in the wrong forum. I didn't look closely enough, I guess my wife's car is a E46. Thanks for the responses though.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-18-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By Cashemire
Remote key entry moving my seat... STOP!

I have a 5 series, but when I'm driving my wifes 99 328 it keeps changing the seat position every time I stop somewhere and use the key remote. I about break my neck trying to get in to the car with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,430
Posted By Cashemire
RV Towing a 3 series on it's wheels?

I've been told that you can't tow a Bimmer behind an RV with the wheels down yet I saw a 330 being towed wheels down on the freeway behind a class A the other day. Is this do-able with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By Cashemire
I've got the same sqeek as Merlin discribed above...

I've got the same sqeek as Merlin discribed above on my 1998 540. From 25 to 40 mph very faint pulsating sqeak. My speedometer needle doesn't pulsate so I'm not sure it's the speedo cable. Any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,795
Posted By Cashemire
Thanks guys, this is helpful.

Thanks guys, this is helpful.
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