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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By QSilver7
The type of non remote keys you can get depends...

The type of non remote keys you can get depends on build date...and you have no model/model year/ build date info (like in a signature or in the MEIN AUTO area that appears in the upper right of your...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By QSilver7
You shouldn't have to worry about loosing all the...

You shouldn't have to worry about loosing all the coolant when changing the coolant sensor as long as the lid to the reservoir is on and all hoses are connected and it remains pretty much upright...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By QSilver7
This is a very easy and simple question to...

This is a very easy and simple question to answer. Look on the radio unit you removed and get the BMW 11 digit part nbr and run it through one of the part nbr search features like at. Hopefully we...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By QSilver7
Can you verify or give more details about the...

Can you verify or give more details about the times you saw this warning light flash in the 300 or so miles? Are you sure it wasn't due to activation of DSC caused by loss of traction from some...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By QSilver7
1. It's not odd that both keys worked after...

1. It's not odd that both keys worked after starting it with the "working spare". There is a 10 second period right after turning the car off with a working (EWS recognized) key...where EWS...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By QSilver7
Front or rear passenger foot well? The first...

Front or rear passenger foot well? The first thing to check is the vapor barrier. A simple google search (or youtube) will give lots of results as this is a common BMW malady that affects not only...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By QSilver7
Welcome. :) Remember that the e53 X5 comes in...

Welcome. :) Remember that the e53 X5 comes in multiple models...help the forum help you better by giving enough information about which model you have by either creating a signature that includes...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By QSilver7
Sounds like you have. :) The AK90 is what...

Sounds like you have. :) The AK90 is what you'll need. There's also another alternative...and that's from a vendor in Canada...but it requires that you send your EWS control module (or DME...I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By QSilver7
If you want it to work...the dealer. Any place...

If you want it to work...the dealer. Any place else...you take the chance of them not knowing what to do...especially if you're going to them and you don't know what' required to make a key work for...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By QSilver7
That would be true for the 2000 & 2001...

That would be true for the 2000 & 2001 e53...butfrom the 2002 model year-up an e53 could be optioned with EHC II (dual axle self leveling suspension) except the [B]4.6is[/B which was only available...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By QSilver7
I not quite sure what your meaning of "locked...

I not quite sure what your meaning of "locked down mode" is...especially of it occurring when trying to UNLOCK the vehicle...instead of occurring "when" you locked the vehicle. Unless you're...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By QSilver7
Color is not an indicator for the 525i...

Color is not an indicator for the 525i (especially when we can't really see the color of your car in the pic you posted...it looks gray on my laptop). :) BTW...there should be an exterior color...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By QSilver7
I'm about 180-200 miles from you ... and...

I'm about 180-200 miles from you ... and yesterday was an odd summer day. If you've never seen condensation build up on the inside as it did yesterday...it was probably just an odd occurence based...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-27-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By QSilver7
And if you look in your trunk...you should see a...

And if you look in your trunk...you should see a little button on the left side of the trunk that indicates that you had the wiring for the old analog phone pre-installed. Wireless phone technology...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-27-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By QSilver7
Distance & speed data comes from the left rear...

Distance & speed data comes from the left rear wheel speed sensor: (left/right perspective comes from sitting behind the steering wheel)
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By QSilver7
If you want to go with the BMW 2 yr parts...

If you want to go with the BMW 2 yr parts warranty...perhaps you can purchase from one of the many BMW dealerships with online stores. Two of my favs are:

www.bmwpartscenter.net
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,374
Posted By QSilver7
Do a google search for "BMW bifecta trifecta...

Do a google search for "BMW bifecta trifecta Bluebee"...this should give you a link to one of Bluebee's threads that give specific details on how to test each wheel sensor to determine what may be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By QSilver7
We have no clue as to if your mechanic will do...

We have no clue as to if your mechanic will do the work with a part not purchased through him. Do you know if they do that type of work?

And if they will except parts that you purchase but they...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,506
Posted By QSilver7
Someone just started a thread with the same topic...

Someone just started a thread with the same topic on Sunday (8/24/14) and I gave them a search phrase to type into a google search box...which should put a link to a headlamp replacement DIY written...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By QSilver7
Yes...that can be done, but you'll really need to...

Yes...that can be done, but you'll really need to be resourceful...and probably will need a mirror so that you can see where the a couple of the Torx T20 screws are located...and you'll need to be...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By QSilver7
Take a needle (sewing) or pin (straight of safety...

Take a needle (sewing) or pin (straight of safety if you have babies or small toddlers still in diapers)...and stick it into the nozzles to see if they are clogged with deposits.

If your at...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By QSilver7
If you want to lessen contact with the bmw...

If you want to lessen contact with the bmw dealership...then you need to put some things in your arsenal. The first is learn how to use the online part databases so that you can look up the 1 digit...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By QSilver7
If you have headlight washers the bumper has to...

If you have headlight washers the bumper has to come off. its really not difficult as it seems. there's a DIY on xoutpost that details with pics what to do.

if you don't have headlight...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-24-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By QSilver7
Having vehicle information (model/model...

Having vehicle information (model/model year/build date) goes along way in a thread because there can be multiple set-ups based on where your e38 falls in the production range from 1994-2001. And...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By QSilver7
The FSR//FSU (final stage resistor/final stage...

The FSR//FSU (final stage resistor/final stage unit) function is to "regulate" the HVAC blower's speed....it has nothing to do with regulating the air temperature...only air velocity. :)
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