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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By wiredawg100
I swear I tried this method and mine did not seem...

I swear I tried this method and mine did not seem to want to budge...LOL Anywho, great to know and thk for the pics..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By wiredawg100
Whaaaat...really??? I tried to remove it that...

Whaaaat...really??? I tried to remove it that way, I but could not find any tabs or access points or it would not move and I was afraid of breaking it. And to clarify the "heater control assembly"...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By wiredawg100
Glad to hear you fixed it. Just curious, you...

Glad to hear you fixed it. Just curious, you said "1 minute"..."pulled out the heater control assembly"...can you clarify, what exactly you did using my pics above. Just wondering, if I did not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By wiredawg100
Hey Pete315, it should rotate freely 360 degrees....

Hey Pete315, it should rotate freely 360 degrees. as you are rotating it you should feel a little resistance as the vents move into it proper position. If you decide to tackle this annoying...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-29-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By wiredawg100
Yep, glad to hear your got-it out. I too had the...

Yep, glad to hear your got-it out. I too had the same problem. It took forever the first time. and hopefully, I never have to do it again. I replaced mine with "led module" it was costly, but I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-26-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By wiredawg100
Sorry, I don't think so. I started with just the...

Sorry, I don't think so. I started with just the middle console area. But soon realized, the way all the molding is overlaying, I needed to work back to the glove box just to get the middle console...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-22-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 47,379
Posted By wiredawg100
Follow-up on Brake-Light Bulb issue

22 April 2014:
Just a FYI follow-up. No issues since replacement of bulb. Checked bulb-socket for any additional defects. Looks good. :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 79,426
Posted By wiredawg100
Weisslicht LED license plate replacement

I too upgraded my license plate light with LEDs a couple of weekends ago. No endorsement intended, got them from stealthauto.com. Not cheap, but they look great.

Brand: Weisslicht
$49 for a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By wiredawg100
You happen to have a reference site & part...

You happen to have a reference site & part number?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By wiredawg100
Interior Left-side (Driver's) Door Handle Snapped Again!!!

My 4th driver side door handle broke again.
1) the original broke in Mar 2010,

2)replaced with handle purchased from local mechanic shop ($55.00) in Mar 2010. Brand (Unknown)

3)Above...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,704
Posted By wiredawg100
Halo and License Plate LED Upgrade

I just upgraded my halo and license plate light with LEDs this past weekend. No endorsement intended, got them from stealthauto.com. Not cheap, but they look great. I didn't take a pic of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By wiredawg100
Defrost Not Blowing Air

Since I had no responses regarding the removal to the vent control panel, I venture out and figured it out. To re-iterate the problem, I was basically having the problem as described at the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By wiredawg100
Hey, "PSHOVEST"...just wanted to let you know I...

Hey, "PSHOVEST"...just wanted to let you know I small bit of info helped me out alot, thx. Below is a link to my O2 sensor post, thx again..
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By wiredawg100
6 Oct 2013: I manage to replace my...

6 Oct 2013:
I manage to replace my post-catalytic O2 sensors (downstream)
Thx to all here and a clarification post from "pshovest" I was able to change my post-cats (down-stream) with some...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-04-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 295,969
Posted By wiredawg100
Okay, thx..will look into it...

Okay, thx..will look into it...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-03-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 295,969
Posted By wiredawg100
Thx for the response, I went ahead and replaced...

Thx for the response, I went ahead and replaced my front molding (2001/525i/E39) yesterday and just skipped the "rubber buffer" pieces as I didn't see any place where they may fit into. Took me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By wiredawg100
I was getting the running lean codes bank 1 & 2...

I was getting the running lean codes bank 1 & 2 (171 & 174). The pre-cat/Bank 2 was replaced awhile ago (about 105kmiles) but the others have not. I'm at about 166K miles, now. I changed out both...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-02-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By wiredawg100
Okay, so can you tell me where the post-cat plug...

Okay, so can you tell me where the post-cat plug goes. I can't tell where mine goes. It just disappears up into the engine area from the catalytic converter. Pics would be very helpful, it's for a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By wiredawg100
Pre & Post O2 Sensors Connect to One Another

Does the post and pre-cat O2 sensors connect to one another? And if so, I have to snake the wiring from the catalytic convertor(below the car) to where the pre-cat O2 sensors are located (engine...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-01-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 295,969
Posted By wiredawg100
What is part # 2 (51311925433)

RUBBER BUFFER D = 11.1 3 51311925433 $1.10

2001 (525I/E39)

I too have the same issues with my rubber windshield molding cover front & back, wanted to tackled it this weekend. But can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 28,608
Posted By wiredawg100
Great info, just posting so I can easily find...

Great info, just posting so I can easily find this thread to refer later.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By wiredawg100
How to properly remove?

I need to look behind my switch panel (the 3 knobs temp/vents/blower) to check the bowden cable to the vent control. I would appreciate some instructions or video to do this. I feel like every time...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By wiredawg100
2001 525I Yep, exactly how mine have been...

2001 525I
Yep, exactly how mine have been breaking apart, just ordered my 3rd replacement for (left side/front or driver side), it broke again, today... :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-08-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By wiredawg100
2001 525i My 3d driver side door handle broke...

2001 525i
My 3d driver side door handle broke again. First one: the original broke in Mar 2010. Second, purchased from local mechanic shop ($55.00) broke in Mar 2012. Third, purchased from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By wiredawg100
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