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Forum: 5 Series DIY 10-01-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 100,668
Posted By R540
Lance, This is just what I was looking for. ...

Lance,
This is just what I was looking for. Both of my rear windows are out of operation, and I have just been driving with it that way as buying new stuff is way too expensive. Please PM me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By R540
With mine the motor is running, but the window is...

With mine the motor is running, but the window is not moving and I can slide the window up and down by hand
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By R540
Thanks for the input, I guess I have some more...

Thanks for the input, I guess I have some more projects.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-19-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By R540
power window failure

Are these cars known to have problems with the power windows? I have both rear windows currently not working. I pulled the door panel off of one side and noticed the cable loose and not in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
Got car back today, $392.00. EWS and re-program....

Got car back today, $392.00. EWS and re-program. Nice to have my car back. Thanks again to everybody that helped out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
update: towed car to indy last Sunday, they...

update: towed car to indy last Sunday, they diagnosed bad starter on Monday, put in new starter on Tuesday, still no start. diagnosed "part" of the EWS system, needing new key and re program on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-01-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
stopped by my friends house today, where my car...

stopped by my friends house today, where my car is, and tried to start it. my friend noticed that when I try to start the car the rear lights blink or flash. still car won't start, does this mean...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
not sure if I am getting closer to the problem or...

not sure if I am getting closer to the problem or just getting more confused. I am guessing that the previous owner didn't have the fuse in for the same reason, maybe. I think I'll pull the starter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
don't know if this is related or not, but when I...

don't know if this is related or not, but when I was checking the fuses in the trunk I noticed the fuse for the anti theft was missing, so I replaced it. after I was done working on the car I locked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
worked on car some more today. voltage did drop...

worked on car some more today. voltage did drop a little, which I was happy to see when testing the starter. checked fuses under hood, all good. checked clutch pedal switch, which is engaging all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
tried a new battery in it which did nothing. ...

tried a new battery in it which did nothing. others have said to try a different key, unfortunately I only have 1 key. i will try more work on the starter tomorrow.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
Don't have a volt meter, maybe get a chance this...

Don't have a volt meter, maybe get a chance this weekend to borrow one. Thanks for the help.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
Put in a new battery, still nothing. checked my...

Put in a new battery, still nothing. checked my service records from the last time car was in shop...Car had new ignition switch, ignition cylander, antenna ring and receiver module. Could any of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
Had a chance to work on the car a little today. ...

Had a chance to work on the car a little today. Checked all fuses, appeared good. "Banged" on the starter, with no luck. Didn't have enough time to check out more on the starter. May have to get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
Thanks, I'll try that tomorrow when I get a...

Thanks, I'll try that tomorrow when I get a chance to work on it. These possible problems sound much better than the EWS system.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-08-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
Thanks for the help. I will try those things...

Thanks for the help. I will try those things out. Hopefully it is just a fuse. I had to tow the car to a friends house, about 30 minutes from my house which makes it a little more difficult to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
Thanks for the help. I had a new ignition switch...

Thanks for the help. I had a new ignition switch put in about a year ago when I had a starting problem. At that time it would at least crank.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
My battery was replaced less than 1 year ago. ...

My battery was replaced less than 1 year ago. The car was sitting for about 30 minutes when I came out to re-start the car. I did disconnect the battery for about 5 minutes, which did not help. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,480
Posted By R540
car won't crank

Car has been running great, no problems. Made several starts and stops throughout the day with no starting problems. Then attempt to start the car to go home at end of the day and nothing. I have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,123
Posted By R540
Thanks for all of the good info, I will let you...

Thanks for all of the good info, I will let you know what I find out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,123
Posted By R540
fuel pump out

Yesterday, after my car had sat for about 2 hours I got in to go home. The car was "stumbling" at about 300 rpm, barely running, if I tried to give it gas it would die. I assumed it was a fuel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By R540
thanks for all of the suggestions, I'm waiting to...

thanks for all of the suggestions, I'm waiting to hear from my friend if any of them worked
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By R540
can't get in

I posted on the e28 sight but not getting any feedback. my friend has an 87 5 series and he is unable to unlock his door using the remote or the key itself. He tried having AAA get in, but are...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 12-04-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,362
Posted By R540
can't get in

a friend of mine has an 87 5 series and is unable to get the door unlocked. the remote won't work and using the key doesn't unlock the door either. He tried having AAA come out but they couldn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,161
Posted By R540
broke plastic part off, used plyers to turn metal...

broke plastic part off, used plyers to turn metal portion, took about 20 seconds. Still need to get the new cap. thanks for the help.
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