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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2012, 04:13 PM
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Posted By rote39
wow, damn, yes.. that'd be hugely helpful.. ...

wow, damn, yes.. that'd be hugely helpful.. hold onto those parts.. i need everything associated from the firewall to the center arm rest basically... so everything you have pictured :) wanna...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By rote39
Huuuuuge project!!!

alright guys,

I found an 01 530i with 110k miles, perfect body, engine, and interior...
MINUS the dash board and all wiring and units associated with the dash board. The dashboard caught fire due...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By rote39
i have a generic obd 2 tester and it spit out the...

i have a generic obd 2 tester and it spit out the following codes... p1765 CAN something or other, p0121 and p0121 pd... my throttle position sensor is bad and should get here tmw, but all those...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By rote39
Car Keeps Dying :(

Hi,

I have a 528i (M52 motor) with 228,000 mi. So my car keeps shutting off when I come to a stop light, stop sign, stop in general. When it's below like 800 rpms it just simply shuts off, no...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By rote39
Software reccomendations...

Hi all,

I have a 98 528i M52 motor, and I'm wondering which software I should purchase in order to solve future car issues. I have read about the kind that simply plugs into your laptop and into...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By rote39
to nedmon.. what codes were you getting before...

to nedmon.. what codes were you getting before you cleaned your ICV? my code is fault code 12, throttle valve potentiometer.. i ordered a TPS from bav auto tonight.. just curious to hear about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By rote39
just an update... had the codes read by the BMW...

just an update... had the codes read by the BMW dealer in Richmond, VA.. hometown, code 12 , 227/228 12 is the throttle valve potentiometer... they checked the ohms and it was a little off,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By rote39
Thanks, yea I don't think I have any vaccum leaks...

Thanks, yea I don't think I have any vaccum leaks bc we cleared the Dme before, light stayed off for two weeks, then came back while on the highway. No rough starts before. Clean icv, throttle, n asc...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By rote39
Tps sensor, circuit A , and CAN throttle valve....

Tps sensor, circuit A , and CAN throttle valve. Asc light only comes on when I'm on the highway :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By rote39
not sure which sensor it is... i bought a multi...

not sure which sensor it is... i bought a multi meter tester today and tried to self diagnose, but to no such luck... any tips on exactly how to test for a faulty sensor? and, since my CEL light...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By rote39
it's the pre-drive by wire throttle body... 98...

it's the pre-drive by wire throttle body... 98 528i M52 motor, build date of 7/98 :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By rote39
TPS replacement

I have narrowed my problem down to needing a new TPS, or at least a working one. My only question is, after I do the simple swap out, do I need to reset the adaptation values and clear the codes in...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By rote39
also... no, power loss is not bc the asc...

also... no, power loss is not bc the asc throttle is closing... yes, this happens when the system is functioning correctly and can read the correct TPS values, but as of right now the car doesn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By rote39
no, disconnecting the cable doesn't matter once...

no, disconnecting the cable doesn't matter once the code is in the system... the problem needs to be corrected... bc now the tranny is being told to shift based off of preset values... same thing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By rote39
here's my opinion on what's happening... since...

here's my opinion on what's happening... since the two codes being thrown around are the TPS circuit A range performance and CANbus signal from the throttle valve, it's gotta be the TPS, but which...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By rote39
Yes, I have considered deleting the asc, but i'm...

Yes, I have considered deleting the asc, but i'm saving up for a e39 m5 or 540 M sport, so that extra 5hp I might get won't make me smile too much.

As for the TPS this is what I was thinking it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By rote39
power loss is only when asc light is lit. The CAN...

power loss is only when asc light is lit. The CAN bus error makes sense as far as cleaning the connections at the tranny.. i think there's a sensor on top that isn't receiving a signal, or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By rote39
to ztom.. yes, after codes are cleared i can...

to ztom..
yes, after codes are cleared i can activate the asc using the button, and yes, if the wheels spin or slip on gravel or pavement the light will blink and act accordingly... but after a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By rote39
ASC LIGHT ALWAYS ON... 2 codes... 8 hours of diagnostic time and NO success yet :(

ANY and ALL help or advice is greatly accepted..

I have a 98 528i (7/98) build date.
The asc light is constantly on and will not go off. Also, there is a significant loss of power and "rougher"...
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