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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By tspeed
Qsilver7, thanks for the information but I'm...

Qsilver7, thanks for the information but I'm still a little confused.
So then I won't be able to do diagnostic tests to read/clear stored/pending codes via the 16-pin connector for my 1998 E39?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By tspeed
I scanned live data for the Toyota and got a...

I scanned live data for the Toyota and got a bunch of readings but the E39 does not show anything. So it seems like the OBDII is the problem.

Update: A member from a another forum suggested...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By tspeed
In addition to what Steve said, here in the USA...

In addition to what Steve said, here in the USA most states require emissions (SMOG) testing for motor vehicles, either annually or biennially, to help control and reduce pollution produced from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By tspeed
The manual states that: "N/A -- The monitor is...

The manual states that: "N/A -- The monitor is not supported on that vehicle".

When I do the I/M (Inspection/Maintenance) readiness scan on a Toyota it shows a lot more "OK"s with fewer "N/A"s.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By tspeed
When I scan with a standard OBDII reader (Autel...

When I scan with a standard OBDII reader (Autel MaxiScan MS509, which I just got and still learning the various functions), there are no stored or pending codes.

I/M readiness results in mostly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-18-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By tspeed
OBD II works via 20-pin but not 16-pin, failed smog test

About three weeks ago I had to smog my 1998 528ia and failed the test due to OBD communication failure. The tech told me have the OBD II socket/circuit inspected and return for a retest.

Later at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,629
Posted By tspeed
Slantyboy, unfortunately I did not look into this...

Slantyboy, unfortunately I did not look into this matter since the post couple of years ago out of laziness. I was planning to take out the back seat and have a look but...the cars got 239,xxx miles...
Forum: Parting Out 02-01-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,713
Posted By tspeed
I just need the clutch and the Aux Fan assembly. ...

I just need the clutch and the Aux Fan assembly.

I assumed the parts were OEM but the fan clutch looks like it's aftermarket.

When you pull the Auxillary Fan assembly, can you confirm whether...
Forum: Parting Out 01-31-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,713
Posted By tspeed
Cool. In the meantime can you post or PM/email...

Cool. In the meantime can you post or PM/email some pics?
BTW, did you get a chance to test them to see if they're working well?

Thanks
Forum: Parting Out 01-31-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,713
Posted By tspeed
Do you have: 1) the fan clutch? 2) the...

Do you have:

1) the fan clutch?
2) the Auxillary Fan assembly?

Price shipped to CA 95122?
Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By tspeed
cn90 what is that big nut?

cn90, thanks for the DIYs! I only considered doing this job (and many others) because of your tremendously helpful DIYs. In fact I don't even look at the Bentley manual anymore, I just search for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By tspeed
I'm pretty sure it's the wheel bearings. ...

I'm pretty sure it's the wheel bearings.
They've been "grumbling" for a while to change them.

And yes, they're original at @233k miles...long overdue.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By tspeed
Are there any cheap decent generic brand wheel bearing hubs?

For those of you who used non-OEM brand front wheel bearing hubs, (wbh), did they work out okay?

I'm looking to replace my front wbh's and I'll be satisfied if I can go another 50~60k miles on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By tspeed
Just wanted to share 20% off code for online vendor parts store good for next 30 days

The vendor is fcpgroton, a site sponsor, and the 20% discount code is "maxrossi20".

I was told that I can pass this along to share with friends and family.

I hope I'm not breaking any rules by...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By tspeed
Check your outside temperature sensor which is...

Check your outside temperature sensor which is located under the car in front of the front passenger wheel plastic trim.

It's common for it to be torn out (cement parking blocks), and an easy fix....
Forum: Parting Out 08-30-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By tspeed
Sent you text message regarding ac compressor.

Sent you text message regarding ac compressor.
Forum: Parting Out 08-29-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By tspeed
Interested in the ac compressor. Is there a...

Interested in the ac compressor.
Is there a part # stamped on the unit?
What mileage was it when pulled?

Thanks,
Tom
Forum: Parting Out 07-11-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By tspeed
WTB: a/c fan motor for 98 528 or equivalent from 97-99 750

The part number for the entire pusher fan assembly is: 64548380780.
If you have one in any shape but the motor is working, I would like to buy it.
I believe certain 97-99(?) 750i uses the same...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,229
Posted By tspeed
bmw lover85, anything to report regarding the...

bmw lover85, anything to report regarding the noisy a/c compressor? Did you add any refrigerant and if so did the noise decrease or went away?
Mine just started clacking too and thinking about...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 06-23-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,717
Posted By tspeed
Do you still have the shocks? I just need the...

Do you still have the shocks? I just need the two rears.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-13-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,629
Posted By tspeed
what to check for this?

Doru,
My car does this and I can't figure out where the apparent gas leak is.
It's a very strong gas smell when I start the car in the morning but it seems to be from the outside of the car. No...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-13-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,629
Posted By tspeed
tna, I have had the same gas smell problem for a...

tna, I have had the same gas smell problem for a while, although mine seems to come from outside the car and not noticeable in the cabin.
Did you have to replace the entire fuel level sensor or were...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,106
Posted By tspeed
Thanks! Exactly what I needed.:thumbup:

Thanks! Exactly what I needed.:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By tspeed
Thanks for the lead, I'll give'em a call; not too...

Thanks for the lead, I'll give'em a call; not too far from where I live, Pleasanton.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By tspeed
I agree regarding the dealerships as I have not...

I agree regarding the dealerships as I have not gone to them for any maintenance or repairs since the factory warranty expired back in 2001. I've since learned how to R&R things on my own with much...
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