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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By m1gunr
I understood that if the EWS an issue the vehicle...

I understood that if the EWS an issue the vehicle engine would not turnover. I have found that when the vehicle does this the alarm will not engage properly (IE: no chirp to lock or unlock).

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-20-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By m1gunr
Still at my wits end on this machine. Still...

Still at my wits end on this machine.

Still having the occasional turn but no start issue. I've researched forum after forum and the closest issue to mine has been on the E60 model with the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-14-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By m1gunr
5 months later..... battery replaced,...

5 months later.....

battery replaced, positive battery clamp replaced, alternator replaced, DISA replaced (was rattling), key replaced, key module replaced, all connections in steering column now...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By m1gunr
without knowing what is in the column I assumed...

without knowing what is in the column I assumed the module was a separate item than the switch......
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-28-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By m1gunr
OK, the car was at the dealership for another 2...

OK, the car was at the dealership for another 2 weeks and they could NOT replicate or discover the issue. I go to pick the car up, they bring it out front, I go to start it and all it does is turn...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By m1gunr
a sweet smell would lead me toward antifreeze.

a sweet smell would lead me toward antifreeze.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By m1gunr
weird as in sweet? or oily?

weird as in sweet? or oily?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By m1gunr
2003 530i no start

The car has been at the dealership for a week now and they could not replicate the issue. I go to pick the car up today and it won't start. So here we go again.....

When you insert the key, the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By m1gunr
2003 530i turns over but no start

All the dash and console lights and electronics come right up with the key turned on. I turn the key to start and the motor spins & turns but will not start. Sometimes if I turn the key off and on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By m1gunr
my tranny issues started when the alternator was...

my tranny issues started when the alternator was failing. Once replaced, issues went away.
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