Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 477
Search took 0.92 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: bkgreene39
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By bkgreene39
My hood sensor was problematic as well causing...

My hood sensor was problematic as well causing false alarms. I just lock the vehicle twice to disable it, problem solved.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,117
Posted By bkgreene39
Best for sale ad ever. Sent from...

Best for sale ad ever.


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By bkgreene39
You might not be getting heat because perhaps...

You might not be getting heat because perhaps there is air trapped in the heater core. You stated that the coolant temp gauge climbs into the red zone, that needs to be addressed. This thread might...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By bkgreene39
New Year's greetings

My initial thought as well. OP, what tests have been done by your mechanic to rule out certain components? Did this individual at least bleed the system from possible excess air? I would start there,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 899
Posted By bkgreene39
Nice, lets go for a ride, break that sucker in.

Nice, lets go for a ride, break that sucker in.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By bkgreene39
DIY: Heater Core Video

What a nightmare of a job, hope I don't have to deal with this anytime soon.


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By bkgreene39
While the official requirements for passing a NY...

While the official requirements for passing a NY inspection are stringent, I personally have not been to any place that checks every little thing on this list http://www.dmv.ny.gov/broch/c-50.htm
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By bkgreene39
I do not think it has anything to do with the...

I do not think it has anything to do with the fluid level, if it does I would be very surprised.
In my case it sounds like a screeching/chirping type noise. I have ruled out belts, rollers, p/s...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By bkgreene39
I have the same car, same year and transmission....

I have the same car, same year and transmission. I have developed the same symptoms, except I would describe the noise as more of a screeching sound. Goes away in neutral and in drive within all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,053
Posted By bkgreene39
Entry level mid-size.

Entry level mid-size.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-25-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,053
Posted By bkgreene39
'98 528i v 2002 impala

Similar costs on the used car market does not mean they are in the same class, these two cars aren't even in the same league. One was and is a RWD luxury car, the other a FWD entry level POS that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By bkgreene39
So far I have no issues with a URO lower radiator...

So far I have no issues with a URO lower radiator hose and aluminum thermostat housing for over 12k miles. The lower hose actually feels robust, my upper hose is OEM, both seem fine for over 12k...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By bkgreene39
Hard down-shifts can also be caused by the...

Hard down-shifts can also be caused by the transmission cooler going south.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By bkgreene39
Spark plugs!!!

Have been running Bosch +4 for 15k, so far so good. I Don't understand the bad rep they received, perhaps these individuals had the plugs not torqued properly, could be the reason for them backing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By bkgreene39
Back in the E39 fold with a 2000 528i with 46K original miles!

Congrats on the new purchase, I stand by my statement even though I was quoting another user with his mileage setup. Everything in my E39 feels new and tight as well, handles on rails. I would have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By bkgreene39
Back in the E39 fold with a 2000 528i with 46K original miles!

I have a 98 528i for over 2 years now, first car I have ever bought. Other then usual wear and tear parts that were changed, I have had no major issues. Granted it only has 91k on it, but it has been...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By bkgreene39
Genuine dealer bought tank lasted 2 months for...

Genuine dealer bought tank lasted 2 months for me, over priced garbage.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-29-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,377
Posted By bkgreene39
GM is trying thats for sure. ...

GM is trying thats for sure.

http://youtu.be/FByBZgUcWVo
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By bkgreene39
So why did they even take on this project? Sounds...

So why did they even take on this project? Sounds like they don't have the slightest idea of what to do.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By bkgreene39
Ah that sucks, I feel like this when people...

Ah that sucks, I feel like this when people bring me botched laptops and desktops from geek squad, staples, and mom and pop repair shops.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-11-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By bkgreene39
So you guys can't fix it?

So you guys can't fix it?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By bkgreene39
My post was referring to the power steering...

My post was referring to the power steering reservoir, so future readers don't be confused.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By bkgreene39
Is it a squeal or a screeching like noise? Had a...

Is it a squeal or a screeching like noise? Had a similar issue, a member helped me replace the serpentine belt rollers which I suspected might be the culprit but they weren't. We then added ATF fluid...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By bkgreene39
Not sure what would be a fair price for the...

Not sure what would be a fair price for the entire vehicle, but if you decide to part it out I am looking for a particular part. What is the build date of the vehicle?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 29,207
Posted By bkgreene39
DIY: E39 Changing engine oil made simple (how to do it in 30 minutes and not cr

Change the oil filter first with new washer, there will be old oil that will drain to the pan from the housing. Then drain from oil pan, and refill. I just did this recently.





Sent from...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 477

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms