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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 447
Posted By josemedeiros007
You can run your engine with out the MAF...

You can run your engine with out the MAF connected, but it will have poor idle and loss of power. CRC makes a special cleaner, clear the codes and see if it comes back. Have you checked yet to see if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,685
Posted By josemedeiros007
Using a lower viscosity, thinner oil should lower...

Using a lower viscosity, thinner oil should lower your oil pressure. Why are you using a 20w50w engine oil, do you have a 150,000 mile plus engine that is burning oil? I hope you use Synthetic oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 91,277
Posted By josemedeiros007
Just found this tip in a Google search, thank you...

Just found this tip in a Google search, thank you for posting it CN90. What if the CCV unit is plugged but the diaphram is not torn, would this still inflate the balloon? Could you use B12 Chemtool...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 159,417
Posted By josemedeiros007
I just found this CCV replacement DIY in a Google...

I just found this CCV replacement DIY in a Google search. Again an excellent DIY by CN90 and Bluebee. On BMW's that do not have Vacuum leaks due to aging hoses, could the sludge created by moisture...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 447
Posted By josemedeiros007
I agree with ED, if your fuel pressure is correct...

I agree with ED, if your fuel pressure is correct and it' not your fuel pump, then the crankshaft position sensor should give you a check engine light code and may be the cuplrit. I am not sure if a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 102,118
Posted By josemedeiros007
What did you end up doing on your fuse block, if...

What did you end up doing on your fuse block, if it were me, I would disconnect all the fuses, and terminals, clean them and the posts with a fine brass wire wheel on a Dremel tool, or cordless...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 45,443
Posted By josemedeiros007
I would check with BMW to make sure you put in...

I would check with BMW to make sure you put in the right fluid if it is a GM model transmission you should using Dexron 4 for an E39 not Dexron 6 which is used in newer BMW's and is too thin of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 90,628
Posted By josemedeiros007
I went through three Autozone Alternators before...

I went through three Autozone Alternators before I found one that put out 14.1 volts on a full load with the headlights on, rear window defroster, and heater fan blowing on full. The other two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 90,628
Posted By josemedeiros007
Did you use a new Alternator, or a rebuilt one? I...

Did you use a new Alternator, or a rebuilt one? I have a feeling you have a bad voltage regulator, that should have been replaced when it was rebuilt. Where are you testing the voltage at? Did you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,599
Posted By josemedeiros007
I completely forgot about the Planet BMW website...

I completely forgot about the Planet BMW website thank you for your response and URL, but in trying to use the online Wiring Guide, I get the following Java Security error in Windows 7 and I have the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,599
Posted By josemedeiros007
Looks like the Spaghetti coder website is down,...

Looks like the Spaghetti coder website is down, does any one know of another web site with the wiring code and schematic for E39 BMW's. Does the Bentley Manual have a wiring color code guide?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 42,090
Posted By josemedeiros007
This Bosch Spark Plug Manufacturing video also...

This Bosch Spark Plug Manufacturing video also seems interesting.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQIagtcN5Es
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 42,090
Posted By josemedeiros007
My 1998 BMW 528i with Bosch Platinum 4 Spark...

My 1998 BMW 528i with Bosch Platinum 4 Spark Plug's.recently had 5 of the spark plug ceramic insulator and electrode come loose, two are spinning, and the other three are loose to the point that the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 36,264
Posted By josemedeiros007
Should be about 6 1/2 quarts with an oil filter...

Should be about 6 1/2 quarts with an oil filter change.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-21-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 36,264
Posted By josemedeiros007
If you have an older Muscle car with a flat...

If you have an older Muscle car with a flat tappet camshaft that needs higher levels of ZDDP, or a Diesel engine that Rotella was designed for, then you are right, it is a excellent quality low cost...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,305
Posted By josemedeiros007
Thank you for updating the post, and let the list...

Thank you for updating the post, and let the list know that it was a corroded connection / loose contact for the ECM fuse. If you live back East in the U.S.A snow and salt used on the roads must...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 140,527
Posted By josemedeiros007
CN90, when are you planning on overhauling the...

CN90, when are you planning on overhauling the rear suspension?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 102,118
Posted By josemedeiros007
This a BMW E39 thread, but my google search comes...

This a BMW E39 thread, but my google search comes up with another thread where the solenoid that is the throwing a P1145 code is under the drivers seat, and it is part of the fuel system. The DME...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By josemedeiros007
I agree with CN90, my Fram filter did not hold up...

I agree with CN90, my Fram filter did not hold up well to a 15,000 mile oil change interval, I would recommended that you change the filter at 7,500 miles or sooner, and just add another quart of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 49,780
Posted By josemedeiros007
Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would...

Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would suggest that you just retap the threads to a slightly larger oil plug. This thread is probably the best to explain what some one did by going to his...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,638
Posted By josemedeiros007
Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would...

Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would suggest that you just retap the threads to a slightly larger oil plug. This thread is probably the best to explain what some one did by going to his...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By josemedeiros007
Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would...

Unless you plan on dropping the oil pan, I would suggest that you just retap the threads to a slightly larger oil plug. This thread is probably the best to explain what some one did by going to his...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By josemedeiros007
Can you post the pictures? Should the float be...

Can you post the pictures? Should the float be pointing towards the passenger side of the car after it's installed?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By josemedeiros007
When I replaced the fuel pump earlier this year...

When I replaced the fuel pump earlier this year on my 1998 E39 528i, I had the same problem with the Float, and must have installed the sending unit incorrectly, some times it registers, other times...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 07-16-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 39,519
Posted By josemedeiros007
Take a look at this FCP Euro E39 Fuel Pump DIY...

Take a look at this FCP Euro E39 Fuel Pump DIY video, it was very helpful in replacing my own E39 Fuel Pump. At about 4.20 minutes is the section in the video which shows you how to press the two...
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