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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By delorian
Cool never understood how you keep track of every...

never understood how you keep track of every thing 5/16 1/2 :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,191
Posted By delorian
No 10% won't trigger the CEL.

No 10% won't trigger the CEL.
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-23-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By delorian
I had the following codes on my E39. ...

I had the following codes on my E39.


P1250 dealer code apparently

P0170 fuel trim bank 1
P0173 fuel trim bank 2

This is very often caused by an airleak, becuse theese codes are stored...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,555
Posted By delorian
I had the same problem with rear right sensor...

I had the same problem with rear right sensor screw came out ok used cordless screwdriver.
When we replaced the front sensor mechanic used a driver that runs on compressed air, snapped one screw...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-21-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By delorian
The cover of the 16 pin socket is also market...

The cover of the 16 pin socket is also market OBD2.
You can read your fuel trim values and oxygen sensor reading for an example actually everything regarding the DME wish is covered by the OBD2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By delorian
As i said there is nothing wrong with your car,...

As i said there is nothing wrong with your car, the post above explains it very well thanks for that.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,375
Posted By delorian
Hi. You can always try to post your question...

Hi.
You can always try to post your question here.
http://www.bmw-forum.de/

Since its a German car and i assume you speak German im sure you will find a lot of interesting answers.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By delorian
Come on man, cut the crap. I can confirm that...

Come on man, cut the crap.
I can confirm that is has power 24/7.
Had many customers coming in desperate they where working on the positive pole and hit the chassie /enginge and it sparked.
And...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By delorian
Jadi any progress on this issue?

Jadi any progress on this issue?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,555
Posted By delorian
How much was the sensor, was it easy to remove?

How much was the sensor, was it easy to remove?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By delorian
Ok, did not know that these old cars had that...

Ok, did not know that these old cars had that kind of equipment.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By delorian
" just in case the Voltage Regulator is bad and...

" just in case the Voltage Regulator is bad and you have voltage spike, which can potentially cause problems for the car."

This is not why i don't recommend it.
The thing is in a battery you have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By delorian
What i smog equipment? What does smog stand for?

What i smog equipment?
What does smog stand for?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By delorian
On this model there is a wire that jumps off,...

On this model there is a wire that jumps off, sorry but i don't know where is mounted if its on moulde or i engine compartment.
Also check our abs relay.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By delorian
On the early models like your 98 everything is...

On the early models like your 98 everything is not readable from the 16 port.
Thats why it works from the round 20 connector.

There is nothing wrong with your car the "behaviour" is correct.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By delorian
Check your power steering pump fluid it can make...

Check your power steering pump fluid it can make random noises when its going bad.

Does the noise appear when starting the engine cold in the morning on idling?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By delorian
That is correct but it will read the power...

That is correct but it will read the power generated from alternator.
its an easy test if you have two cars borrow the other battery mount it in or connect it with jumperwire insted of the battery...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By delorian
I never got this to work got the same as you no...

I never got this to work got the same as you no readings.
Connector looks the same but mine is not blue its white don't know if it makes any difference, no one knows.

I performed the cooling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By delorian
If you drain a battery you must charge it up...

If you drain a battery you must charge it up right away if not the battery will sulfate this process begins almost right away a soon the battery drops below 12 volt.
I always charge my battery at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By delorian
If you charge the battery again and read the...

If you charge the battery again and read the voltage what does it show?
and after that put the battery in the car and start it or jump start it.
When started measure voltage with car on its should...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-19-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,555
Posted By delorian
I don't rally understand it either. You had it...

I don't rally understand it either.
You had it rebuilt, what was the trouble code when you sent it in form repair, did it indicate on the same wheel?
Before you replace stuff there are a few test...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,464
Posted By delorian
You can read the same codes from the 20 pin...

You can read the same codes from the 20 pin socket.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,464
Posted By delorian
That is correct.

That is correct.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,464
Posted By delorian
Mine is a 528 98 and i have both sockets 16 and...

Mine is a 528 98 and i have both sockets 16 and 20 pin.
Made in Germany.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,165
Posted By delorian
Check the fuse box located on passenger side, ...

Check the fuse box located on passenger side,
Im not sure but i think its on the floor and very often gets wet.

Check page 2
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=570854&page=2
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