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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Westlakeoh1
finally was able to get the rear sensor out by...

finally was able to get the rear sensor out by drilling out the center and then screwing in a cabinet screw part way then using a small prey bar against the screw head and popped it a few times to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Westlakeoh1
that was one of my thoughts as well. Thank you.

that was one of my thoughts as well. Thank you.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Any suggestion to dig out frozen rear wheel speed sensor?

Trying to replace my rear driver-side wheel speed sensor that is essentially frozen. i tried lightly prying under all the surrounding plastic base but it just chipped off leaving nothing to grab but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,086
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Thank you for all your patient help. i really...

Thank you for all your patient help. i really value yours and others suggestions. I also agree with you regarding your response to pshovest. It is every posters responsibility to take all the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,086
Posted By Westlakeoh1
well this is really embarrassing. I just was...

well this is really embarrassing. I just was reading this last post by cn90 on my way out to pick up my child from school and thought why not try and put more gas in the tank as my fuel gauge was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,086
Posted By Westlakeoh1
I actually watch a video on removing and cleaning...

I actually watch a video on removing and cleaning the ICV last night which I certainly can check and do (wish I would have done this when I replaced the MAF boot and put a new o-ring for DISA about a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,086
Posted By Westlakeoh1
IndiansFan, My thought process was to do the...

IndiansFan, My thought process was to do the Vanos Repair before this non-start issue reared its head again. Now that the non-start is an issue, I was thinking of doing the procedures I can do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,086
Posted By Westlakeoh1
cn90, I do have all the basic parts for the Vanos...

cn90, I do have all the basic parts for the Vanos Repair though I think I'll order the cam and crank sensors and replace those while I'm doing the Vanos. pshovest, I did pull codes this morning...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-11-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,086
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Burning2nd, not sure why you would post this...

Burning2nd, not sure why you would post this comment:dunno:. cn90 and others have been very helpful in my past DIY projects like cn90's step by step "front & rear bearings the easy way" among others...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,086
Posted By Westlakeoh1
pshovest, I did disconnect my MAF and tried to...

pshovest, I did disconnect my MAF and tried to start with no affect. Regarding fuel pressure check, the only fuel check is by moving the key to position two. If the fuel pump energizes the pressure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-10-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,086
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Well the car ran well for about a month and then...

Well the car ran well for about a month and then my daughter reported she lost power while driving and eventually stalled. Basically the same issue from a year ago as the engine turns over but will...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Appreciate the reply. I have about 130,000 miles...

Appreciate the reply. I have about 130,000 miles on the vehicle and I did inspect all the brake components, pins and boots and I did re-lube the pins before re-installing. I have a 2000 528i with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Westlakeoh1
changed brakes and pads a moth ago - weird sensation when braking

I changed my front and back pads and rotors on my 2005 545 about 6 weeks ago. Everything went fine until 3 weeks back when braking to a stop, the pedal seemed like it was hitting a wall and the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Should I replace springs at 215k?

I will be replacing shortly my front and rear struts/shocks on my 2000 528i sport with 215k. the shocks/struts are original. I just finished the rear bearings and noticed the springs have some of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,432
Posted By Westlakeoh1
HTK12 and dvdlkd, I want to thank you for your...

HTK12 and dvdlkd, I want to thank you for your assistance this weekend in clarifying what I was doing wrong. I successfully changed both rear bearings over the weekend. I started on the passenger...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,432
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Thank you for sharing. this is very helpful. ...

Thank you for sharing. this is very helpful. This e39 forum is fantastic.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,432
Posted By Westlakeoh1
I had sprayed the nut for few days prior to...

I had sprayed the nut for few days prior to yesterday. The sensor bolt broke as I was turning it. I had sprayed PB blaster on it too and it was moving but with resistance. unfortunately, the bolt...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,432
Posted By Westlakeoh1
my error, I meant 36mm. I do have all the tools....

my error, I meant 36mm. I do have all the tools. I replaced the front bearings using cn90's post two years back and made variations on my tools then like cutting down a socket and shaving down a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,432
Posted By Westlakeoh1
OK, here is where i believe I got confused. So...

OK, here is where i believe I got confused. So are you taking the axle nut completely off when pushing the axle in till it stops? and do you use the 32mm socket at the end of the three jaw puller...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,432
Posted By Westlakeoh1
No I did not remove the axle nut and push the...

No I did not remove the axle nut and push the axle in. Frankly, I wasn't sure as I thought the cn90 thread said to loosen the bolts first and then crank on the axle and then use the 1/4 e14. How...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,432
Posted By Westlakeoh1
cn90, I booked marked this thread two years ago...

cn90, I booked marked this thread two years ago after completing the replacement of my front bearings on my 2000 528 sport. I finally had the time and weather to attempt the back replacements today...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,086
Posted By Westlakeoh1
So when I last posted in December my car wouldn't...

So when I last posted in December my car wouldn't even start after a leaky Schroeder valve pressure test. Well I let the car sit over this incredibly horrible winter because there was day the temp...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,345
Posted By Westlakeoh1
You're absolutely right. I considered replacing...

You're absolutely right. I considered replacing the IBS myself as it is very easy to do though I didn't want to get into the process of throwing parts at a problem which is why I went to the Stealer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,086
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Car repair on hold for Holidays. Hopefully get...

Car repair on hold for Holidays. Hopefully get my garage cleaned out so I can push the car in to start on some of these checks.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,345
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Well finally got the battery drain issue fixed. ...

Well finally got the battery drain issue fixed. I took the car to a very respected Indy after a not so pleasurable experience at the Dealer. The main drain was the IBS which was faulty and not...
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