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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,213
Posted By macgy
Just to share, repair was done on the ignition...

Just to share, repair was done on the ignition control module, the 6 units of transistor are the ignition transistor. Damaged unit is #4 from the left or #3 from the socket.
Car symptom, misfire at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2016, 01:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,213
Posted By macgy
OK..finally got the transistor, replaced the unit...

OK..finally got the transistor, replaced the unit no. 3 from the connection socket, FYI the transistor was solder to the base, took me some time to finally take it out, misfire at cylinder #2 is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,213
Posted By macgy
I took each ignition coil out with wire still...

I took each ignition coil out with wire still connected and long screw driver as a medium close to earth (using jumper cable), crank the car to check the spark, #2 is the weakest.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,213
Posted By macgy
Back to the specific cylinder #2 misfire issue(no...

Back to the specific cylinder #2 misfire issue(no other fault code), I read nuugen's 2013 post with much interest as my old buddy's e60 m54 engine is having the same issue since last week, i have...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-18-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By macgy
Hi..can u provide information about the original...

Hi..can u provide information about the original system?.. is it an DSP system?

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By macgy
Having the same problem since many years ago..I...

Having the same problem since many years ago..I have change the brake pad, change new ring seal at the caliper and oil the caliper...but the sound is still there..

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-24-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 107,406
Posted By macgy
My oil pan has been leaking for over 4 years, I...

My oil pan has been leaking for over 4 years, I have bought the gasket but never have the time or confidence to do it, I did go under to look at the leak and have try to seal with the same glue that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 107,780
Posted By macgy
Now, i see it!...how my car burn oil:rofl:, drove...

Now, i see it!...how my car burn oil:rofl:, drove in 42C today, when I stop at the traffic light, notice smoke coming out from my car, took it aside and discover the hose from OCT to IM has crumple...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 107,780
Posted By macgy
Finally tested the car, felt more power & faster...

Finally tested the car, felt more power & faster response, I will update on oil consumption in a week time.

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 107,780
Posted By macgy
I checked the pcv I just bought...it takes a...

I checked the pcv I just bought...it takes a little more pressure to blow through as compared to the 1 way valve i installed yesterday.. I have now installed the pcv, same strong vacuum at the oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 107,780
Posted By macgy
Hello Poolman, Based on your advice, i have...

Hello Poolman,
Based on your advice, i have bought the Mercedes Benz A 2710180029 Air Pump Check Valve M271, please refer:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 107,780
Posted By macgy
Hello Guys, Thank you for sharing, my M54 2001...

Hello Guys,
Thank you for sharing, my M54 2001 E39 has been burning oil for years, power is still good though, I have changed the CCV 3 years ago but the oil consumption has been going up the last 1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By macgy
Re: Car wont start.. :(

I would think d alternator is fine since u r able to drive home after d boast, check if d battery connection r tight
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-01-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By macgy
What's the fixed? care to share?

What's the fixed? care to share?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By macgy
hmm, had the same problem with Wahler and it...

hmm, had the same problem with Wahler and it cause my car to overheat occasionally, cost me dear, every thing is fine after I replace with Behr finally.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,814
Posted By macgy
My e39 have the low cluster, recently I have to...

My e39 have the low cluster, recently I have to top up coolant once every week, done a pressure test on the cooling system at 1.5 bar but there is no leak !, probably have to test with an higher...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By macgy
+1, being using 55w hid for 2 years now.

+1, being using 55w hid for 2 years now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-28-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By macgy
sorry to disappoint, I drove d car for a 3rd day,...

sorry to disappoint, I drove d car for a 3rd day, signal light still blinking in d morning, so I went out to get a used LCM at the local shop, on the way home however, the car is back to normal again...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By macgy
First of all, the picture I posted is not a LCM,...

First of all, the picture I posted is not a LCM, my mistake, after google for hours, I managed to locate the LCM, see the pic below, took a good look for any solder joint crack but cannot find any, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-26-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By macgy
ok, cleaning d signal level doesn't work, it has...

ok, cleaning d signal level doesn't work, it has to b the LCM, going to get a donor LCM from another car and try. it was suggested here that it wont work unless it was coded, well i will find out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By macgy
I have reinstall the LCM after soldering a few...

I have reinstall the LCM after soldering a few joint but once I turn the key on, right signal still blinking and I can't turn it off. Then I disconnect the connection at the signal level but the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By macgy
Thanks for the advise, however since i have...

Thanks for the advise, however since i have dismantle the LCM, i am just going to chk for any bad solder joint, I will clean the signal level next, hope this fix the problem. Is this the LCM ?
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By macgy
I had the same problem this morning, E39 523i 98,...

I had the same problem this morning, E39 523i 98, have u solved your problem?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-09-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By macgy
+1 on starter

+1 on starter
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,838
Posted By macgy
Day 3, I bought a used side mirror switch which...

Day 3, I bought a used side mirror switch which have a button for auto fold and purple color at the bottom as I intend to modify the side mirror to an auto fold side mirror in the future.
That...
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