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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,565
Posted By jholt
Does anyone believe that this dipstick tube issue...

Does anyone believe that this dipstick tube issue could cause a slightly irregular idle at start-up for 10-15 secs, and some white exhaust on acceleration for a few minutes and then all is normal....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By jholt
Had that problem with the passenger side of...

Had that problem with the passenger side of center pair blowing cold, the cause was that I hadn't bled the cooling system properly after a rad replacement Filled and bled properly and all was good,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By jholt
Poor car, sad to see it in that condition

Poor car, sad to see it in that condition
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By jholt
Pagid pads on ATE front rotors and original...

Pagid pads on ATE front rotors and original rotors at the back
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By jholt
I am also wondering if this can or needs to be...

I am also wondering if this can or needs to be done at different times through the life of the pads too seat them/ settle a vibration? Does the result of the initial bedding wear out/off after time?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By jholt
Steering shake gone

Just wanted to let others know so they don't have this problem after a simple brake job. A couple months ago I did the brakes, pads all around, new flex lines, and rotors on the front when I found...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,580
Posted By jholt
My '97 has the switch and I disconnected it as it...

My '97 has the switch and I disconnected it as it would activate the alarm, but not when the car is double locked (motion sensor off). Read here in the forums that heat from the engine messes with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-20-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,248
Posted By jholt
Awhile ago I installed a new fan clutch, the...

Awhile ago I installed a new fan clutch, the original had seized, the replacement was made by ACS? and it was almost as loud as the seized unit ; returned it for a refund and bought the OEM unit by...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,554
Posted By jholt
I also have the Assurance Triple Tread and have...

I also have the Assurance Triple Tread and have been one of the better all season tires I've used, but next time it will be a set for summer and a set of winter tires. I think the Triple Treads have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By jholt
It is a great rant that anyone who has had their...

It is a great rant that anyone who has had their ride long enough (and for the unfortunate, it may not be long) can sympathize with
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-17-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By jholt
If you are referring to Andyfer , that explains...

If you are referring to Andyfer , that explains the reference to "Plasti Dip" the grill
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By jholt
I replaced the clutch only on my 528i this past...

I replaced the clutch only on my 528i this past year with the cheaper ACM unit and it made my fan sound like it was out of a full size pick up. Bought the proper oem unit (Behr) and sound level is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,055
Posted By jholt
I had a misfire on six that I couldn't figure out...

I had a misfire on six that I couldn't figure out for a long time but then one day as I am getting ready to tear *hit apart in another attempt I noticed that electrical harness connector at the pass...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 665
Posted By jholt
All good, found that the cable had jammed between...

All good, found that the cable had jammed between the gear and the housing holding the gear in a position that didn't allow me to access the point on the wheel to release the end of the cable. Used a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 665
Posted By jholt
Bowden Cable Install

Need help to install cable in the throttle actuator.I've got the cable part #35-41-1-163-018 but can not find any info to get it into the actuator:dunno:. The white gear/wheel is in a position that I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By jholt
Looking good, what condition are the style 32's...

Looking good, what condition are the style 32's in and how much
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By jholt
Havn't noticed a drop in overall performance but...

Havn't noticed a drop in overall performance but it does seem like my economy is down according to the guage
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By jholt
Read the guys' DIY and maybe I am missing...

Read the guys' DIY and maybe I am missing something but don't understand how a faulty level sensor can actually make your mileage decrease. I can see how a wrong level reading can change your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By jholt
Big job to change?

Big job to change?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By jholt
Moving Fuel Gauge

Have noticed in recent mornings right after starting the engine that the fuel gauge will move up and down as much as 1/8 tank in either direction, and if the cluster is monitoring the range left in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By jholt
Sorry, meant to say 'swap coil to different...

Sorry, meant to say 'swap coil to different cylinder"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By jholt
Could be a bad coil, do the swap for a different...

Could be a bad coil, do the swap for a different and see if the code moves to that cylinder
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,536
Posted By jholt
I don't believe the cold is the issue as it has...

I don't believe the cold is the issue as it has been cold for months and have just noticed this in the last couple of tanks. Not sure what the "high" cluster is, could you explain this to me?
Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,536
Posted By jholt
P0412 And Crappy Mileage

A while back had the typical problem with secondary air pump, figured I would remove it to possibly rebuild (that didn't work) but while it was out had to disable the exhaust valve so it wouldn't be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By jholt
Yea, CN90 is right, minus 40 is not uncommom and...

Yea, CN90 is right, minus 40 is not uncommom and in fahrenhiet for those south of the 49th that is also -40!! Thanks for the replys, didn't suspect anything was wrong but also wanted to hear it from...
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