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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By gaplayer
thanks for your replys, i think that answered my...

thanks for your replys, i think that answered my question
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2011, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By gaplayer
M54 cylinder head

are all m54 heads the same? i have a 525, do i have to replace with a 525 head or can it be from a 528 or 530, and will that change the engine from 525 to whatever donor is from, and finally will my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By gaplayer
Blue bee, i just had a thought, keep in...

Blue bee,


i just had a thought, keep in mind, I am from the south! lol, the BC test you described, wouldn't the temp that it reports come from the temp sensor vs. the thermostat, from what i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 46,672
Posted By gaplayer
BLUEBEE, you should consider writting repair...

BLUEBEE, you should consider writting repair manuals, you have alot of knowledge on BMW's and a great ability to write in a manner easy to comprehend!
anyway, reading this one, i saw your


...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,863
Posted By gaplayer
blue bee, thanks so much for your williongness...

blue bee,
thanks so much for your williongness to provide us with this valuable info. i didnt notice anything about the cat converters, or transmission, is that a good sign, or do you have any idea...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By gaplayer
i unplugged it bc i am having cooling issues and...

i unplugged it bc i am having cooling issues and wanted to see if it was the thermostat. it's just above the water pump on the m54
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By gaplayer
thermostat question

if i unplug the thermostat, shouldn't it throw the service engine soon light on?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,863
Posted By gaplayer
Thanks again for your responses, I appreciate...

Thanks again for your responses,
I appreciate any and all imput and information i can get my hands on, living in rural GA, i don't know of anyone that will touch a BMW, I'm not scared just,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,863
Posted By gaplayer
thanks for your response, i understand what...

thanks for your response,
i understand what your saying,
i agree, after just having to replace the head gasket, i didn't want to go thru all this again, and should have bit the bullet and bought...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,863
Posted By gaplayer
thanks I appreciate your help. so, is that...

thanks I appreciate your help.
so, is that basically the deal? the cooling system parts all break down @ once, and everyone starts having overheating problems because they are trying to nickel/dime...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-25-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,863
Posted By gaplayer
2002 525i, overheating after replacing head gasket.

hello,
looking for some advise of getting my bmw back on the road.

i just had the head checked and shaved, and replaced head gasket, car cranks up and runs fine, bleed the system, 4 times yet...
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