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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-06-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,806
Posted By tborden
Did you happen to confirm it was the sensor?

And exactly which?

My car battery went dead after I didn't use it for 9 days. After I recharged battery, air suspension jacked to maximum height and wouldn't come down---car bounced you with every...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-24-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,508
Posted By tborden
Looking for location of CKS (Crankshaft Position Sensor)

If anyone still listening to this thread, might you know where I can find the CKS on my 2002 5252iAT?

Been swapping in a series of new parts, only to have new codes pop up. Engine runs much...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 75,992
Posted By tborden
Thumbs down Thanks to members Genutiy and Starless

Those pix in missives #8 and 35 make replacement of the hoses so much easier than my previous method, which was to reach around and try to guess what was going where.

A rare shot of the vac...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,803
Posted By tborden
So breaking the old selenoid is preferable to tryign to slip new hose onto it?

Am replacing hoses and the nipples on that selenoid are a bear to access. One points straight basck--I'm pretty sure that goes directly to the non-return valve or whatever it's called.

But the one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,803
Posted By tborden
So breaking the old selenoid is preferable to tryign to slip new hose onto it?

Am replacing hoses and thr nipples on that selenoid are a bear to access. One points straight basck--I'm pretty sure that goes directly to the non-return valve or whatever it's called.

But the one...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,312
Posted By tborden
Hmmm...

Well, had an issue with motor working but no fluid...tried it with hood up and saw fluid gushing down toward back of engine compartment. Sure enough, tube to left nozzle cleanly SNAPPED. Would've...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,298
Posted By tborden
DISA not found on E39 touring

Would anyone know, is the DISA not included in the 2002 e39 touring (525iAT)?

Turner Motorsports indicates the sedan has the DISA for 2002 (my mfg date is 8/31/2001), but that the wagon doesn't....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,679
Posted By tborden
And did your lights remain off

And have you ever had to have dealer re-code/program?

Thanks!

Tom
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By tborden
hmmm...

just replaced my final stage resistor and still have noise. Do you think fan needs lubrication, or rebuilt bearings?

thnx,
tom
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-12-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By tborden
My name is Tom and I drive a Beemer

or so I imagine most support group session introductions are supposed to begin.

My addiction in this case comes in the form of a jet black, high-mileage 2002 525aTi wagon. Rescued from a luxury...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By tborden
Electronic squealing from right side of dash

Hey all:

My E39's start-up is almost always accompanied by a warbly, chirpy, electronic squeal that lasts for 10 to 40 seconds before desisting. Seems to emanate from the very right end of the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-12-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 633,550
Posted By tborden
Elvis, you are the BEST!

thanks for the very detailed inx on how to make this repair.

It WAS a bit of a b@$+ard to get to, but everything pretty much went exactly as you related.

Well, except for the yanking out of...
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