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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 77,798
Posted By bmwshifter
Smile Similar problems as those who replaced tcm (gs20)...

Similar problems as those who replaced tcm (gs20) but I am guessing. Did anyone who replaced their tcm have a problem reading error memory?

In my case Read and manuiplated everything else on the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,077
Posted By bmwshifter
By the way with the autel scanner clone from hb I...

By the way with the autel scanner clone from hb I get 5 codes 2 p0705s and p0743 p0753 and p0763. This scanner works different based on conditions. If you have a pending or fault from an emissions...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,077
Posted By bmwshifter
Ok finally got to this post and this is my...

Ok finally got to this post and this is my problem exactly. Don't know if you have found and answer but I will join up with this post and see if we can find an answer. My light is also on and here is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By bmwshifter
Its a great help thank you. I see that the ags...

Its a great help thank you. I see that the ags uses a private bus line to talk to the dme but color wise it appears as the same bus. The can bus obviously terminates at the dme but I think you can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By bmwshifter
Smile well lets see they make football fields out of...

well lets see they make football fields out of them, great for boat docks. home obstacle course..then of course http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/materials/tires/live.htm
your government needs them!:)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By bmwshifter
To try to answer your questions. Well it...

To try to answer your questions.


Well it went into limp mode when we erased codes with a Autologic attached to 20 pin under hood which seemed strange not saying the person who did it knew what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By bmwshifter
Oh yeah the simple answer is if the abs came on...

Oh yeah the simple answer is if the abs came on also you may have trans fluid or junk from the change impairing one of the sensors and you just need to clean it. Anyhow they are all easy to check. By...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By bmwshifter
I think if you disconnect the abs connector the...

I think if you disconnect the abs connector the trans needs wheel speed information in addition to internal input and output shaft sensors for the trans. Your right about the elec vs mech problem....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-15-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By bmwshifter
So it appears transmission codes are stored in...

So it appears transmission codes are stored in the ecm and detected in the gs20? Does the gs 20 store codes or just retest at each startup and forward codes to the ecm. Is this also what the abs unit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 134,272
Posted By bmwshifter
I posted a control unit that I opened and found...

I posted a control unit that I opened and found the wires detached. We speculated that it caused the intermittent problems. I am now fighting with a second unit that has similar symptoms. I don't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By bmwshifter
Well the bmw head tech suggests to reprogram the...

Well the bmw head tech suggests to reprogram the tcm. may use the inpa to do this and see first if I can read from the tcm. If it cant be read it maybe wires or unit.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 364
Posted By bmwshifter
If they asked you to order it let them tell you...

If they asked you to order it let them tell you which unit you need. The current price, if you take it off, in ca postage paid back to you is about 95 dollars.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 41,306
Posted By bmwshifter
I used the one on ebay from reach automotive in...

I used the one on ebay from reach automotive in CA.I think it is a sitronics/bosch/valeo/ no label brand has worked for 6 months no problems.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By bmwshifter
anyway to borrow a code reader? Even the...

anyway to borrow a code reader? Even the inexpensive ones will read p07 codes and my guess is the solenoids are not engaging the trans but see if you can get a reader. My harbor freight centech reads...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 364
Posted By bmwshifter
Unfortunately the abs unit when it fails does not...

Unfortunately the abs unit when it fails does not have a code that says the unit failed in some cases intermittent shorts give all kinds of problems and this would be a reason to consider the control...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 40,722
Posted By bmwshifter
Here is a simple test also don't know if you have...

Here is a simple test also don't know if you have tried. Check to see if it blows cold before the engine warms up. If it does your heat system is not shutting off some systems have a valve that does...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 364
Posted By bmwshifter
What was the reason you need a unit what testing...

What was the reason you need a unit what testing did they do? You can read bluebees write up on this unit and certainly they have problems but yours sound like better know the reason why first. This...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By bmwshifter
See if this makes sense. There are two states for...

See if this makes sense. There are two states for the drive train engaged and disengaged. Obviously you can have it somewhere in-between but we want engaged and disengaged as far as your clutch foot...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By bmwshifter
let me clarify the comment from above --- in a...

let me clarify the comment from above --- in a single read with the scan tool I now had 6 codes the extra one (not the orginal 5 trans codes) is the p1189. Only read the bus one time no rescan...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By bmwshifter
Well opened up to the computer area with ecu and...

Well opened up to the computer area with ecu and tcm/ags wiggled the wires around and now the scan tool reads the codes first time. also now have a p1189. Looks like wiring issues
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By bmwshifter
Lots of views but little love. maybe something...

Lots of views but little love. maybe something simpler like does the erasing of transmission codes without repair put the transmission into limp mode?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-28-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By bmwshifter
On the 6 cylinder if you just disconnect it and...

On the 6 cylinder if you just disconnect it and there is no change you can tell but if it is intermittent you may need to swap to see if it follows to the swapped to cylinder. I need to learn how to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,519
Posted By bmwshifter
Do you know if the manufacturer of the vehicle...

Do you know if the manufacturer of the vehicle must turn off ses/cel for all obd2 codes if the condition no longer exists or if the condition is misrepresented by the obd2 code it is a violation of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,519
Posted By bmwshifter
I have that same autel reader in the centech line...

I have that same autel reader in the centech line did you know if you hit rescan it reads more codes but maybe there are differences between the autel and harbor freight
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By bmwshifter
single culinder check your coil.

single culinder check your coil.
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