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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By fortunateson
Thanks, that makes sense. I swear that at least...

Thanks, that makes sense. I swear that at least one BMW engineer has the last name of Voodoo! Just hoping BBA can repair mu ABS unit. Still ticked I spent $200 for a sensor I didn't need.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By fortunateson
Bluebee, I was just finding it weird that...

Bluebee,

I was just finding it weird that that code would show up the day after I disconnect the ABS unit. I enjoy the car but some of these computer related issues seem to be so random that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By fortunateson
Question ABS Unit and Speed Sensor Code

I sent my ABS unit to BBA yesterday. No speedo, etc. as was to be expected. This morning a get a code indicating that the speed sensor is now a fault. Is this normal whether ABS unit has been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By fortunateson
Anybody have the same thing happen to them?

Anybody have the same thing happen to them?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By fortunateson
Exclamation DSC, Brakes, an ABS

We'll I have been having the "trifecta" issue for the last month. I an indie read the codes and came up with "line pressure sensor". I was going to send the ABS sensor to BBA for a repair but held...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-26-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By fortunateson
Im talking about the pressure sensor in the DSC...

Im talking about the pressure sensor in the DSC unit. P/N 34511165467 on REALOEM. And like I said the question is can the DSC read the sensor because the sensor is faulty or is it that the sensor...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By fortunateson
I would replace with a new IF the sensor was the...

I would replace with a new IF the sensor was the problem; I really want a good used one to find out for sure whether or not the sensor or the ABS unit is faulty. What do you mean by "matched sets"? ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By fortunateson
Question DSC sensor

Hi all. I've been looking into the "trifecta" light situation a little more. Code states that the sensor for line pressure which screws into the DSC/ABS unit is faulty. Mechanic says it probably...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By fortunateson
Well actually he could clear the codes but they...

Well actually he could clear the codes but they kept coming back re:code #51 pressure sensor line/ DSC pressure switch?

More help please.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By fortunateson
Question BMW ABS codes?

I had my codes read today in relation to the Brake, ABS, and DSC light-up on my '02 525i.. The mechanic said they were code 6C (Brake fluid switch), 69 (Brake light switch plausibility?), and 51...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By fortunateson
Question Codes 0491 and 0492

So along with the dashlight Trifecta I now have codes 0491 and 0492. Are there any procedures/fixes in dealing with these. I believe they are secondary air injection concers. Thanks. Calling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 373,459
Posted By fortunateson
Bump

Bump
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,516
Posted By fortunateson
This may have been avoided if you had been using...

This may have been avoided if you had been using a different user name. Irony? Seriously I'm looking forward to you DIY. Should not be that bad if you have decent mechanical skills. Good luck!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 373,459
Posted By fortunateson
Kind of thinking along the same lines really. ...

Kind of thinking along the same lines really. "Come on Pros!!!"
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 373,459
Posted By fortunateson
Thank God for Bluebee! Anyway, I got the...

Thank God for Bluebee! Anyway, I got the trifecta the other day. All three lights on after driving 5-10 minutes. (Braking on steep hills created a shudder/judder for a few weeks.) This happened...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By fortunateson
JimLev, Yes I saw it. The car has 189000 miles...

JimLev, Yes I saw it. The car has 189000 miles on it. I'm thinking I should replace both the master and the slave ( Ihope that doesn't sound too communistic!) considering both are original. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By fortunateson
Would a bad slave cylinder cause a dead pedal?

Would a bad slave cylinder cause a dead pedal?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By fortunateson
Question Clutch Master Cylinder re&re

Clutch pedal goes all the way to th efloor with no resistance. Must be time to replace it? Used "search" function couldn't find a DIY. Anyone have a documented "how-to" preferably with pics? The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By fortunateson
Question Front and rear window trim

Can anyone help? it's time to replace the trim around the front and rear windows. So who has the best prices?
Thanks.

(Windshield and back glass)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By fortunateson
Question Mtech Rear Bumper

Did a LOT of searching and I've still haven't found out what I was looking for (apologies to U2). When changing from a non-Mtech rear bumper on a '02 525i what else must I change EXACTLY? Some say...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By fortunateson
Question Best Prices?

I've dealt with Autohaus AZ a few times and thought that they were reasonable. What I'm wondering is if there are others that give GREAT deals on parts. I've heard of a supplier back east (NY?)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,469
Posted By fortunateson
Question [QUOTE=jrmtrhd;5962897]Ok, so I finally removed...

[QUOTE=jrmtrhd;5962897]Ok, so I finally removed my winter wheels from my E39 (style 42) and will be refinishing the clear coat issue. I have read some good posts and have gotten as far as removing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By fortunateson
No, they are OK. I've run them for 4 years. ...

No, they are OK. I've run them for 4 years. Tires just needed replacing.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By fortunateson
I was just wondering about ride quality. I do...

I was just wondering about ride quality. I do know about the 235/45/17 being stock on the 530 sport. I have a pending deal on some 225's take-offs that are practically new (9/32 - 10/32 tread). I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-15-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By fortunateson
Now that I have your attention... Yeah I meant...

Now that I have your attention... Yeah I meant 225/45/17 vs 235/45/17. Now quit laughing and start answering!!!!
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