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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By jygesq
have a profession do it!

labor costs is small and it is easy for novice to damage expensive windshield or gets leaks or rain sensor that will no longer function.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By jygesq
just for kicks try a reboot

. with engine off, open trunk. wait for lights in trunck to go off, car is in sleep mode. Disconnect the neg cable from battery, then disconnect positive cable from battery. wait a few minutes,then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By jygesq
How can you exceed 130 mph rev limiter?

have you done something such as a chip?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By jygesq
Same battery at Walmart

At advanced auto parts $ 119 if you order on line.I asked store if they would match on line price & they did with free install. Make sure you vent battery and put plug on the end of the battery...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 986
Posted By jygesq
those straps are good for small iktems

I doubt it will hold down large tool box
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,252
Posted By jygesq
I. fill with 93 and at half tank

I fill with 89, results at least 91. The brand of gas is very critical: my 2000 528 runs so much better with shell gas, higher mileage and better idle. car will run with 89 but run poorer and get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By jygesq
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By jygesq
try a reboot first

. open trunk let light go out, car is now sleeping,disconnect ground cable from battery , then positive calbe from battery. then reconnect positive cable, then ground cable to battery. Fuse 13 is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,151
Posted By jygesq
are you referring to snifer for automatic recurcuation

it is wired not a hose. It attaches to the fan shroud on drivers side
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By jygesq
change it once per year anyway

if not by miles. Yes and change filter as well
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-02-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 34,219
Posted By jygesq
yes and i had to replace belt to fix it

about $300 from dealer parts & labor. If yo do it your self be careful plastic trim parts can break, even dealer broke a part on b panel , they paid.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By jygesq
fix it now, before you get major overheat and...

fix it now, before you get major overheat and ruin engine,at least a new BMW thermostat from dealer and bleed system well after install
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By jygesq
lowes sells dupont teflon spray

abot $6.00 , it works wonders, especially for rattling front door, by spraying the door seal rubber gaskets. It should take care of your sticky doors, spray both parts, closeron door and the pin on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By jygesq
build sheet copy is located on seat bottom rear seat

take out rear seat by pulling it up from lower edge, turn over and build sheet will be there,if someone has not already taken it off.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 552
Posted By jygesq
price does it include rotors as well?

usually BMW suggest rotors be replaced along with pads, Despite comments about price of BMW service, BMW offers value line replacement of around $279 for pads only and around $450 for both pads and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 559
Posted By jygesq
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By jygesq
not a simple switch, do search and see threads

not a simple switch, do search and see threads
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-17-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By jygesq
2000 528 5 speed MT for sale late november

83 K m , premium package , NON-sport , grey, grey leather, 6 disc changer,folding rear seat. new brakes , rotors & pads all four wheels, new belts, will need 4 tires @ $164 each at tire rack,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,396
Posted By jygesq
it is the snifer for auto close of reculation

of oders, when that box detects bad smells the auto recirculation shuts off and closes soo outside air can come in heater/AC
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By jygesq
waht is my 2000 528 5sp MT worth?

83 k original miles. just has brakes new pads & rotor both F/R done with new belts. Probably needs Vanos rebuild. Will need new tires soon. Three thermostats on car. new ABS module.water pump ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By jygesq
my 2000 528 MT has no such cluster

there is only oil serive light in that place, nothing in backround for Auto gear shift
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By jygesq
Neutral safety switch is my guess

If jiggling gear shift around makes it turn over that would be first thing I would check
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By jygesq
If you are the original owner BMW should take care of you

They may even if you are not.Call them in N.J headquarters
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By jygesq
Chech park / neutral switch.

Putting it into reverse and it started.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By jygesq
see bmw tips.com

there is a early write up for the change http://www.bmwtips.com/ see my business cd install
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