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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-26-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,033
Posted By ExpatOilWorker
Great feedback and thanks for all the tips. I...

Great feedback and thanks for all the tips.
I found a dealer in Thailand, where I live, that had the right adaptor. I can now BOTH connect an iPhone and Samsung Galaxy. I can use the steering wheel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,977
Posted By ExpatOilWorker
E39 2003

E39 2003
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,033
Posted By ExpatOilWorker
E39 and SmartPhone - How to connect?

I got an E39 with a CD rack in the boot, but now I also got a smart phone with lots of music.

What is the easiest way top connect the smart phone to the stereo? Bloothtooth? USB connection?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By ExpatOilWorker
I am finally out of the woods and my Bimmer is...

I am finally out of the woods and my Bimmer is driving like a dream again.

As it turned it out, the VANON was not at fault, but it took some dignostic over a week to locate the problem. In short...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By ExpatOilWorker
Thanks a lot for the link and yes it could be a...

Thanks a lot for the link and yes it could be a faulty vanos, my symptoms are somewhat similar.

Still my car runs at a steady idle. Is there any way of diagnostic if it really is the vanos?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By ExpatOilWorker
523i Engine Stuttering at Start-up

I have a 2003 E39 523i and it has developed a strange engine problem.

The car starts easily but stutter and I have to rev the engine in neutral for 20 sec before I can drive. At speed the cars...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By ExpatOilWorker
Thanks for the tips guys. I will check that all...

Thanks for the tips guys. I will check that all lights goes out, including the glove compartment.
Any hints of how do check the FSU?

When I disconnected the battery in the past, the alarm came...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By ExpatOilWorker
Draining Battery over time

Where is the auxiliary (alarm) battery located in an E39 (2003 model)?

My main battery is getting drained for power over time. I have changed the main battery several times and it all started a...
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