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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By JKRIT
I would check the engine ("motor") mounts. ...

I would check the engine ("motor") mounts. Sounds like at least one of them is letting the engine move around under load, either from accelerating or the A/C. There is one at each side of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 443
Posted By JKRIT
If you open the bleeder a little more, it WILL...

If you open the bleeder a little more, it WILL leak fluid from the threads when the pedal is under pressure. Remember that air is much less dense than any fluid, so it is much easier to suck some...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) Yesterday, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By JKRIT
I think it is just for the electronic ones.

I think it is just for the electronic ones.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By JKRIT
Two separate issues: As mark21742 posted, your...

Two separate issues: As mark21742 posted, your outside temp sensor is missing or disconnected. As for the inoperative system, go here: http://www.macadamizer.com/bmwfix.html for a quite easy DIY. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-28-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By JKRIT
Stone stuck in dust shield? They can make an...

Stone stuck in dust shield? They can make an incredible noise. Have you driven a least a few miles to try to wear it down and have it drop out, in case it is a stone?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-26-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 443
Posted By JKRIT
If you don't see air being sucked up the bleeder...

If you don't see air being sucked up the bleeder tube, then the air is being sucked in from around the bleeder nipple threads while it is loosened.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 443
Posted By JKRIT
If you have a manual transmission, you should...

If you have a manual transmission, you should also bleed the clutch hydraulic system, which uses the same fluid reservoir. The process is slightly different from the brakes, so ask if you need...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 487
Posted By JKRIT
1995 M3 had suspension components unique to that...

1995 M3 had suspension components unique to that model year (at least here in the U.S), including front springs, CABs and strut mounts. Although following years were also very good and had a bit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 450
Posted By JKRIT
Originals were Continental Contitouringcontact...

Originals were Continental Contitouringcontact CH95, which received many complaints for noise because they did not wear well with the E39s particular suspension setup.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 450
Posted By JKRIT
OEM tires? As if BMW made the tires. . . I think...

OEM tires? As if BMW made the tires. . . I think what the dealer is saying it that he wants you to buy tires from the BMW dealer so that you will pay the absolute maximum possible price for a tire. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By JKRIT
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=328826
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-18-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By JKRIT
Did you also replace the strut mounts, and if so,...

Did you also replace the strut mounts, and if so, what brand?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By JKRIT
I think it is the heat shields along the head...

I think it is the heat shields along the head just above the exhaust manifold. The rear one in particular has broken free at the rear portion. I looked into replacing these shields, but it looks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By JKRIT
In the "while you are in there" category,...

In the "while you are in there" category, consider replacing the vanos oil hose at the same time. You have to remove the lower banjo fitting of this hose from the OFGH anyway, and this rubber hose...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By JKRIT
Yes. After two summers, the DWs got noisy on my...

Yes. After two summers, the DWs got noisy on my 525i. I moved them over to my son's 530i and got Michelin PSS this Spring. Very happy so far.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By JKRIT
A non-electrical engine compartment component...

A non-electrical engine compartment component that also should not be "washed" is the universal joint(s) in the steering column. It is pretty easy to de-lube these joints and then you wind up having...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By JKRIT
When this happened to me, I used Loctite sleeve...

When this happened to me, I used Loctite sleeve retainer ("green") when re-installing the sleeve in the knuckle. The sleeve never loosened up over the remaining 100k mile life of that E39.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By JKRIT
The solution to a clogged crankcase vent (CCV)...

The solution to a clogged crankcase vent (CCV) system is to replace the CCV valve and associated hoses.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,028
Posted By JKRIT
Get one of these: OTC 4676 Windshield Wiper...

Get one of these: OTC 4676 Windshield Wiper Puller - http://www.amazon.com/OTC-4676-Windshield-Wiper-Puller/dp/B000L7JQE8/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1404143609&sr=8-2&keywords=bmw+wiper+arm+puller
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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By JKRIT
Yes, U can install them, but unless you already...

Yes, U can install them, but unless you already have M3 struts that have brackets for the upward M3 swaybar links, then you will have to use the non-M3 links downward to the control arm. The...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By JKRIT
R U sure that any oil is leaking OUT of the hole?...

R U sure that any oil is leaking OUT of the hole? It could be the oil filter housing gasket above it is leaking a bit (as usual) and some is collecting on the part you are concerned about.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By JKRIT
It sounds like the dust shield got bent somehow...

It sounds like the dust shield got bent somehow and is rubbing on the rotor. Lots of noise, but easy to fix by just bending the sheet metal shield away from the rotor, as close to the normal...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By JKRIT
RockAuto

RockAuto
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By JKRIT
You should be able to reach that banjo fitting by...

You should be able to reach that banjo fitting by simply removing the intake system as a unit including the air filter and the MAF. One filter box screw and one hose clamp post-MAF. Maybe a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By JKRIT
Are those wheels from a 7-series? They look...

Are those wheels from a 7-series? They look nice, but may have hub spacer rings or custom-machined wheels to get them to work with the unique E39 hubs.
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