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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By JimLev
Why don't you just change the DISA valve? Your...

Why don't you just change the DISA valve?
Your vanos seals are probably in need of replacement too.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By JimLev
The inside could be rusted depending on how long...

The inside could be rusted depending on how long it has had water in it.
Might be wise to replace it. The MC should be OK.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By JimLev
Paint thinner (turpentine) does a good job of...

Paint thinner (turpentine) does a good job of softening the carbon so you can scrape it off with a plastic scraper tool.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,097
Posted By JimLev
Quin, put the model year in your sig, as newer...

Quin, put the model year in your sig, as newer models were different than older models.
On a '00 like mine there are 3 vac lines connected to the CCV at the back of the manifold.
One goes to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,097
Posted By JimLev
Quin, I don't know what your talking about,...

Quin, I don't know what your talking about, starter plug?
Are you talking about the rubber hoses that connect to the back of the intake manifold?
Need pic.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By JimLev
Start by removing the headlights, then just...

Start by removing the headlights, then just continue to unbolt everything that needs to come off.
Not trying to be a jerk, but how do you expect to install an engine if you can't figure out how to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By JimLev
Yes, the oil cap does have a large rubber seal on...

Yes, the oil cap does have a large rubber seal on it that seals it to the valve cover.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By JimLev
Yes, those are the AC evap drain tubes as edjack...

Yes, those are the AC evap drain tubes as edjack had mentioned.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,097
Posted By JimLev
Yes, big black round tubular plugs, but you...

Yes, big black round tubular plugs, but you wouldn't have had to disconnect the O2 sensors to replace the cam guides.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By JimLev
Was it a BMW CCV or a cheapo aftermarket one?

Was it a BMW CCV or a cheapo aftermarket one?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 558
Posted By JimLev
Bet you had to walk up hill both ways thru 2' of...

Bet you had to walk up hill both ways thru 2' of snow, right?

The high here today was 10F.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 381
Posted By JimLev
Better start looking at doing your timing chain...

Better start looking at doing your timing chain guides, at that mileage they could be on their way out which results in the P0011.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,097
Posted By JimLev
Fuel trim is probably a bad O2 sensor, as it's...

Fuel trim is probably a bad O2 sensor, as it's only on one bank.
If it was on both banks it could be an air leak or a bad MAF.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By JimLev
A pic would be good as your radio could be...

A pic would be good as your radio could be different than the ones we have here in the US.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By JimLev
So there may be nothing wrong with yours now?

So there may be nothing wrong with yours now?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By JimLev
It sucks in cabin air so the temp sensor inside...

It sucks in cabin air so the temp sensor inside the unit will know whether to speed up or slow down the blower motor, send more or less (hot) coolant into the heater box to maintain cabin temp....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By JimLev
His PS pump was empty.

His PS pump was empty.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,097
Posted By JimLev
His PS pump was empty.

His PS pump was empty.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 289,248
Posted By JimLev
New sig pic with real M5 bumper...no sun the day...

New sig pic with real M5 bumper...no sun the day I took the pic.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By JimLev
So how is walking to work in 10F temps thru 4'...

So how is walking to work in 10F temps thru 4' of snow work for you?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By JimLev
Post some pics of the heater and where the temp...

Post some pics of the heater and where the temp sensor is located, OK.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By JimLev
Should be in the bottom part of the seat.

Should be in the bottom part of the seat.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By JimLev
That thin white/blue connect to a temp sensor in...

That thin white/blue connect to a temp sensor in the seat. The other end of the sensor wire goes to ground.
There are no relays in the circuit.
After 5-7 min isn't your butt fried? I have to turn...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By JimLev
I'd clean off the bottom of the engine and then...

I'd clean off the bottom of the engine and then look at it after you've driven it for a while to see what part is wet with oil again.
I wouldn't worry about the oil pickup.
Can you post a better...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 43,431
Posted By JimLev
Love those IPA craft beers, but your right. 2 or...

Love those IPA craft beers, but your right. 2 or 3 of them and you are finished doing anything that needs some thought behind it.
Which side did you install the M5 axel on? I'm thinking about...
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