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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2012, 08:09 PM
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Posted By danmar
530 i steering fault

will a tie rod end in horrible shape trigger a steering fault code ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2012, 07:20 PM
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Posted By danmar
going through about 3/4 gal every 50 miles. Just...

going through about 3/4 gal every 50 miles. Just enough to turn on the overheat light. I will check for leaks once more but not counting on it being that lucky because of the smoke when slowing down.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2012, 02:13 PM
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Posted By danmar
I will update what turns up as I roll along with...

I will update what turns up as I roll along with it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2012, 02:13 PM
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Posted By danmar
285,000 miles on the engine with nothing but...

285,000 miles on the engine with nothing but waster pumps and oil changes so unless there is a common leak issue in the intake area I might as well tear it down. Valves will be loaded up with crud by...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2012, 02:00 PM
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Posted By danmar
Water gone within 40 miles and for sure not leak...

Water gone within 40 miles and for sure not leak as it would show. Smoke has sweet smell and burns up at speed but not at low RPM. Done head rebuild before on another similar BMW engine so will just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2012, 07:54 PM
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Posted By danmar
wrong car , sorry. 1998 528

wrong car , sorry. 1998 528
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2012, 07:51 PM
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Posted By danmar
coolant goes by by

losing coolant, not in oil or leaking. Smoke when start up and after slowing down to stop. It did over heat a bit when rad went out. Thinking head gasket but oil is clean. Any thing else to check...
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