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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 02:55 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By mjalloul11
Could be a bad fuel pump or fuel filter issue....

Could be a bad fuel pump or fuel filter issue. Check the pressure , should be around 50 psi.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By mjalloul11
Lucky you, I fried my DSP unit the last time the...

Lucky you, I fried my DSP unit the last time the battery went out and tried a jump from another car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 623
Posted By mjalloul11
Why would you change the alternator when 90% of...

Why would you change the alternator when 90% of the time the voltage regulator is the cause!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By mjalloul11
That is a lot of oil and you need to clean that...

That is a lot of oil and you need to clean that ASAP . Your CCV looks very clean, if you didn't clean it. What about the hose that take back the oil to the sump?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By mjalloul11
2 bolts for the starter also hold the trans to...

2 bolts for the starter also hold the trans to the engine.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By mjalloul11
Transmission limp mode, which is the commen and...

Transmission limp mode, which is the commen and the engine limp mode, not so often .
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By mjalloul11
I have heard of the bolt issue as well from a...

I have heard of the bolt issue as well from a couple of BMW mechanics and they think the cause is engine overheated causing the metal threads to strip. But only on EURO M52 engines because they used...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By mjalloul11
The only problem i see is the IHKA unit miss...

The only problem i see is the IHKA unit miss behaving and in need for a new one.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By mjalloul11
The transmission speed sensor can cause a limp...

The transmission speed sensor can cause a limp mode. As for the crank sensor, it is either on the front of the engine above the main engine pulley or at the back on the bell housing under the starter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By mjalloul11
What about the stalk? could it be stuck or broken...

What about the stalk? could it be stuck or broken inside? Try a used one and see if the situation changes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By mjalloul11
By the pic, the TU engine have the water cooled...

By the pic, the TU engine have the water cooled alternator and the upper cooling hose is different with a plastic connection. which one you got?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By mjalloul11
I think that is the ASC

I think that is the ASC
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By mjalloul11
Is the solenoid getting any power?

Is the solenoid getting any power?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By mjalloul11
Have the parking brakes checked out, they...

Have the parking brakes checked out, they sometimes lock up when going in revers and snap lose in a couple of feet with a loud clunk.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By mjalloul11
Make sure the cable is seated at the back of the...

Make sure the cable is seated at the back of the inside door handle otherwies it will not open.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 33,438
Posted By mjalloul11
You have the resistor type fan, and the switch is...

You have the resistor type fan, and the switch is on the side of the radiator with 3 weirs on it for medium and high speed. By what you said, the switch might be your problem. Also check your clutch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By mjalloul11
The cluster can be unlocked with engine on or...

The cluster can be unlocked with engine on or off, i have done it hundred of times without causing any trouble. Disconnect the battery and see if it runs. Also the OBC has a security code option that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By mjalloul11
A number of things, bad U joints in the...

A number of things, bad U joints in the driveshaft, worn ring gear in diff or even bad trans mounts.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 479
Posted By mjalloul11
I hit the same problem when i changed the FPR and...

I hit the same problem when i changed the FPR and did not mark the hoses, When asked, one mechanic told me it will run either way which it did not. It is a bad idea to make them the same size and so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-01-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By mjalloul11
I had the cruise control surge in my car where it...

I had the cruise control surge in my car where it would downshift 1 or 2 gears while going 100kph and would keep doing this on/off thing until the cruise control would turn by itself. It turns out to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By mjalloul11
The tumbler would spin if the key was not...

The tumbler would spin if the key was not inserted all the way in, it is a safety issue and is normal. If on the other hand keeps doing that all the time, then a new tumbler should fix that. You need...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By mjalloul11
Side window does not shatter due to moister, most...

Side window does not shatter due to moister, most likely it was hit with a stone at high speed to cause this. Interior moister can come from a leaking sunroof or rear door barrier or even a leaking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By mjalloul11
Maybe the injectors are cloged? If you have good...

Maybe the injectors are cloged? If you have good gas pressure that only leaves the injectors.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By mjalloul11
Cam sensor should not cause a no start, but it...

Cam sensor should not cause a no start, but it will cause a long stroke of the starter to turn the engine on. Do you mean the crank sensor?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By mjalloul11
The under tray is purley a drag reducer, it...

The under tray is purley a drag reducer, it affects air going under the car and does not really "protect"
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