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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By goinglightbarny
Cups location?

Any one know???
Can anyone help a guy find the location of the exhaust cps on a 2001 540?? I've searched the threads and cannot for the life of me find it! I've searched the car as well and.. no...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 09-23-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By goinglightbarny
Turned out to be dirty throttle body, dirty icv....

Turned out to be dirty throttle body, dirty icv. Cleaned both and she purrrrrs like a kitten
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By goinglightbarny
Throttle position sensor??

Throttle position sensor??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By goinglightbarny
E39 help!

Hi folks could use some help, I have a 2001 540. It won't idle at all but runs smooth. As soon as I let off the gas it will die. About 4 months ago I replaced the timing chain guides. All new vanos...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-16-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By goinglightbarny
Thank you very much, I'll check the fuse first...

Thank you very much, I'll check the fuse first thing. Then run down the list. Thanks for the explanation, I was confused how one was related to the other. I will locate the fuse and see where it...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-15-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By goinglightbarny
120000 on the clock. Its the 6 cyl. Cold air...

120000 on the clock. Its the 6 cyl. Cold air intake, new plugs and that's about it f
Or mods or recent maintenance. again apologies for being lazy in my initial post.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-15-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By goinglightbarny
Oh., and very sorry about the lack of info. 1998...

Oh., and very sorry about the lack of info. 1998 328

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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-15-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By goinglightbarny
Thanks again. The code comes back to secondary...

Thanks again. The code comes back to secondary air pump. Seeing as it runs only on cold start ups for short periods, I don't know how it would give it a rough idle. Would unplugging the maf give me...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-13-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By goinglightbarny
New to e36

Coming home from work today, after some spirited driving, I noticed at a stop sign the car was idling somewhat rough. It continued only at idle all the way home. There was no lack of power or miss...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By goinglightbarny
Yes sir, the cost of the tools are $350. I found...

Yes sir, the cost of the tools are $350. I found the complete kit on eBay. The cam locking fixtures, the vanos timing tool and the trestle. Just trying to save a buck has cost me, I must admit. Being...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By goinglightbarny
Here is the pics

Here is the pics
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By goinglightbarny
And now it looks as if my intake cam has...

And now it looks as if my intake cam has jumped..the can locking fixture will assuredly be needed now.. I didn't notice the cam until now.



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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By goinglightbarny
Looks like I will assuredly need the tools. My...

Looks like I will assuredly need the tools. My intake cam has jumped...

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-20-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By goinglightbarny
I've been reading everything I can find on this,...

I've been reading everything I can find on this, and have read several posts and have come to the conclusion the chains do not have to come off. That alone makes the job ALOT less scary. I'll still...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By goinglightbarny
To be honest its not that bad. With the proper...

To be honest its not that bad. With the proper tools I have about 8 hours of labor invested. When I dropped the oil pan there were plenty of pieces of the guides. The only hold up is finding the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By goinglightbarny
Well not having much luck..eac does rent the...

Well not having much luck..eac does rent the tools from what other members have said. I've called 3 times a day for the last two weeks, and no one answers the phone. I planned on purchasing the parts...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By goinglightbarny
Thanks much. I have the engine to that point, now...

Thanks much. I have the engine to that point, now its time for the fun part. I thought about fabricating something but I'm finding little time. This should help, thanks again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By goinglightbarny
timing chain guides

Any one know where I could rent a cam locking tool? I have broken timing chain guides and I'm following the DIY and I'm in need of a few specialty tools. I live in southern wi. Thanks any help is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By goinglightbarny
Yes, sorry. Had my girlfriend post as I was in...

Yes, sorry. Had my girlfriend post as I was in the garage cussing.. as I've been reading more, I'm rating to think the guides could be broke. Been studying the DIY, and must admit I'm a little scared...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By goinglightbarny
e39 knocking noise

I started my 540i a couple days ago and upon starting it there was a loud knocking noise and the service engine soon light came on. I narrowed down the knocking to the left chain tensioner and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By goinglightbarny
ok, when i turn the car on the temp gauge will...

ok, when i turn the car on the temp gauge will stall at the temp the engine is at then will go all the way to the red. also there is no heat.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-23-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By goinglightbarny
wp help!!!

just changed the wp on my 01 e39,now the temp gauge shoots all the way up. any help out there??
Forum: Off-Topic 07-11-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,801
Posted By goinglightbarny
nice... no real criminals around??

nice... no real criminals around??
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-11-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Hi
Views: 453
Posted By goinglightbarny
HI and welcome! you will find tons of useful...

HI and welcome! you will find tons of useful information
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-11-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,194
Posted By goinglightbarny
every thing you need to wash a car properly and i...

every thing you need to wash a car properly and i do mean EVERY THING!!
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