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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,037
Posted By SteveAreno
Have same exact issue. Started with the trunk...

Have same exact issue. Started with the trunk release button on the actual trunk itself going dead and then got the trunk open warning all the time and now i get a license plate light warning. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,939
Posted By SteveAreno
I have a feeling everything I do has to be hooked...

I have a feeling everything I do has to be hooked up in the trunk and I have to run wires to the front since I have the widescreen nav with dsp which will be a huge hassle. Ill post a writeup if it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,939
Posted By SteveAreno
Does your stereo have the same 2 blue and white...

Does your stereo have the same 2 blue and white plugs that I posted? Im curious how I make this setup work with those plugs. Im not very electronically inclined so I need all the help I can get lol.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 08-10-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By SteveAreno
FM Modulator Install Help on 2001 540i with Widescreen GPS Head Unit

I just got an FM modulator setup I heard about from this thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=7667300#post7667300) and was ready to do the install and noticed that on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,939
Posted By SteveAreno
Turns out the antenna adapter doesnt fit my...

Turns out the antenna adapter doesnt fit my setup. The description on the site says 2002 and up but the packaging says 2000 and up. Anyone know which antenna adapter I need? I have the widescreen...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-10-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,939
Posted By SteveAreno
You say you want to switch to the hot lead in...

You say you want to switch to the hot lead in your glove box since it switches off with the ignition. Is there anything in this setup that would drain the battery if I just splice it in to the back...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,409
Posted By SteveAreno
I need to look into doing this as well. My trunk...

I need to look into doing this as well. My trunk still opens every way except the trunk lid switch so I imagine it just went dead on me. If anyone knows of some other issue of why it stopped...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By SteveAreno
110k miles 2001. I don't have a video but it...

110k miles 2001. I don't have a video but it basically sounds the same as other videos people have posted. Can't really tell exactly where the sound is coming from but I have only noticed it in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By SteveAreno
Would Seafoam cure common e39 ticking sound?

A friend of mine was telling me he had the same ticking (dieseling) sound that I have had recently on my higher mileage e39 and he said that seafoam cured his ticking sound. Given his car is not an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 255,543
Posted By SteveAreno
Love my car!

Love my car!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By SteveAreno
That answers my question thanks guys. And yes...

That answers my question thanks guys. And yes it's just my aux fan and I know it's not working cause it just doesn't work. Just before summer ended it could be 90 degrees out and my ac would blow hot...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By SteveAreno
New question about my Aux Fan Not Working

Just found this on the turner site and it says this is the most likely thing to go out if you are having problems with your ac blower. Is there any way to test and see if its either this part or if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,939
Posted By SteveAreno
I imagine this is all about the same with the...

I imagine this is all about the same with the widescreen gps headunit? Ive been using the aux input through my tape player and am tired of the extra noise. I hope this works!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,276
Posted By SteveAreno
Need help with aux input mod

I heard of someone doing a mod to get an aux input but cant seem to find a thread for it. I have a 2001 with nav, dsp and the trunk cd changer. Is there a way to somehow rig something to the trunk...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-03-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By SteveAreno
2001 540i Aux Fan Not Working

Normally my aux fan is loud as hell so I notice if it isnt on and starting yesterday I noticed the fan isnt on at all and the only time my A/C blows cold is when Im moving so its definitely not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,617
Posted By SteveAreno
Is plastidip even made for wheels? I cant...

Is plastidip even made for wheels? I cant imagine this stuff staying looking good for more than 5k miles.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By SteveAreno
well that sucks, thanks for the reply though

well that sucks, thanks for the reply though
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-30-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By SteveAreno
Question about 540i Differential

Dont know much about our diff or how its supposed to work but I think mine has an issue. I thought our cars had an LSD but when I break the tires loose around a corner only one tire seems to be...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-21-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 774
Posted By SteveAreno
Looking for shop to black chrome my wheels in AZ

Not sure where to take my wheels and I dont even know how expensive it will be but if anyone has any recommendations for a good chroming shop near scottsdale to black chrome my wheels.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,746
Posted By SteveAreno
I went the drilling route and it turned out fine....

I went the drilling route and it turned out fine. PM me if you have any questions during the install.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By SteveAreno
Random Clunking Noise From Steering Rack

Another one of those bizarre sounds that happens every once in awhile which is to say all the time i spend driving in a day it might happen every other day. Whenever I make a slow, semi-tight turn...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,796
Posted By SteveAreno
The hour memo is definitely what im hearing but...

The hour memo is definitely what im hearing but my memo is off. Furthermore I have no idea how to use the memo or what it does or how to turn off the memo beeps if my memo option is turned off. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,796
Posted By SteveAreno
lol I dont think thats it but thanks

lol I dont think thats it but thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,796
Posted By SteveAreno
Yeah I have the newer nav setup so Ill have to...

Yeah I have the newer nav setup so Ill have to look into it. It seems to happen only every once in awhile now but its literally only when I first start my car. Usually I would just get the long...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,796
Posted By SteveAreno
I wasnt aware I had a timer/stopwatch in my car. ...

I wasnt aware I had a timer/stopwatch in my car. How do I turn it on or off?
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