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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By slj7q
Finally the starter motor is replaced. 750 bucks...

Finally the starter motor is replaced. 750 bucks total. :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By slj7q
Thanks for the info. I've tried my wife's...

Thanks for the info.

I've tried my wife's key but it's the same. I guess I have to get it towed to the repair store on Monday.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By slj7q
03 530i won't start. battery ok.

03 530i won't start, no cranking. Battery (1.5 yr old) was re-charged and checked at AdvanceAutoParts this morning.
Dashboard lights, headlights, door locks, radio/CD, etc work fine. Turning the key...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By slj7q
I just did. It's still the same. Thanks.

I just did. It's still the same. Thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By slj7q
All Three lights on rear passenger side are off - please help

2003 530i
"CHECK BACK UP LIGHT" and "CHECK BRAKE LIGHT" are on.
All three lights (left-turn signal light, brake light, ) on rear passenger side don't work. Left-turn signal beeps very fast but rear...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By slj7q
shabbaman, The leak is from the bottom where...

shabbaman,

The leak is from the bottom where the filter clamps on (please see the pictures). What kind of parts I need to buy for it (around $2?)?
Thanks!
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By slj7q
washer pump replacement DIY

I want to replace the washer pump (leaking) by myself. It's located at passenger front side under the hood (2003 530i). It looks like easy to DIY. I checked some websites and the price for a new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By slj7q
got a new battery installed. Problem solved....

got a new battery installed. Problem solved. Thank you all for your help!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By slj7q
Mine was two single jumps. Not a double jump. I'd...

Mine was two single jumps. Not a double jump. I'd better to get a new battery.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By slj7q
I did both. Firstly I put the jump cable on the...

I did both. Firstly I put the jump cable on the terminal under the hood. After reading BMWBLUES reply, I connected the jump cable to the battery back in the trunk. It's been charged for 4-5 minutes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By slj7q
BTW, I did directly connect the jump cable to the...

BTW, I did directly connect the jump cable to the battery connector in the trunk. But there is no different. It still has 'tick' 'tick'...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By slj7q
Thanks for your inputs. The batt is 5 years old....

Thanks for your inputs. The batt is 5 years old. I will buy a battery tomorrow. Shall I ask the store to fully charge the new battery before I install it?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By slj7q
Thank you all for replying. The positive is on...

Thank you all for replying.
The positive is on the top, nearly middle and far end of the engine.
Now the problem may be bigger than the battery. The engine does not start. Turn the key to ignition...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By slj7q
Question need to jump the car. where is the positive?

Under the hood, I cannot find '+' cover. Is it supposed to be on passenger side near the engine? I just cannon see any positive terminal.
Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By slj7q
Need to replace CD player?

I have a 03 530i w/ in dash business CD player. About one month ago the CD player started to have problem. It plays ok for minutes then (static) noise comes and the sound is gone ("CD error" and CD...
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