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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By bluebee
These are for the E39, but we share six-cylinder...

These are for the E39, but we share six-cylinder engines...
- Coolant: Coolant, for engine, automatic transmission, power steering, and AC evaporator cooling (1...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By bluebee
These may help... - Diagnosis of white smoke...

These may help...
- Diagnosis of white smoke out of your exhaust pipe (0 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5622044&postcount=9)) (1...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By bluebee
Ah, you've joined the dark side! :)

Ah, you've joined the dark side!

:)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:21 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,890
Posted By bluebee
A related question to how the thermostat works...

A related question to how the thermostat works just popped up today:
> E39 (1997 - 2003) (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=103) > Can you remove thermostat on an 02 525i...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 168
Posted By bluebee
Since we've declared this thread canonical, we...

Since we've declared this thread canonical, we should see what else is in the record. I looked in the bestlinks, and the most relevant thread is the cooling system temperature thread:
- How the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 168
Posted By bluebee
I was always taught, by my Dad, that you could...

I was always taught, by my Dad, that you could run (at least the cars of his day) without the thermostat, and I think this is a valid question, so, I will nominate this thread to the bestlinks for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,497
Posted By bluebee
Here's a contemplated switch of both engine &...

Here's a contemplated switch of both engine & tranny:
> E39 (1997 - 2003) (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=103) > Transmission and engine swap from automatic to manual...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By bluebee
This is good to cross reference to the threads...

This is good to cross reference to the threads found by typing /engine swap f3 in the bestlinks, e.g.,
- What E39 engine swaps are most recommended (1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 08:58 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,890
Posted By bluebee
These are great inputs, not only because the...

These are great inputs, not only because the engines survived, but also because the only way for us to know this temperature-specific time-at-heat information is for someone to tell us, so I commend...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By bluebee
These may help... - Summary advice to provide...

These may help...
- Summary advice to provide users who suspect a major engine repair due to overheating (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=529529)) (2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 03:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,283
Posted By bluebee
Here is another one today ... > E39 (1997 -...

Here is another one today ...
> E39 (1997 - 2003) (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=103) > engine blown apparently no coolant in engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 03:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 288
Posted By bluebee
- Summary advice to provide users who suspect a...

- Summary advice to provide users who suspect a major engine repair due to overheating (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=529529)) (2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 01:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,780
Posted By bluebee
Was over a friend's house today who was getting...

Was over a friend's house today who was getting ready for a kid's upcoming Halloween party, when I was showed this fantastically cheap (about $40) propylene glycol smoke machine, which could work...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-16-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 44,230
Posted By bluebee
There's a nice pressure chart in this thread...

There's a nice pressure chart in this thread today:
> E46 (1999 - 2006) (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=98) > AC pressure numbers...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,052
Posted By bluebee
See also: - A/C: Air conditioner refrigerant &...

See also:
- A/C: Air conditioner refrigerant & PAG oil (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=460883)) & how to refill your A/C system (1...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By bluebee
If you read the single canonical post that you...

If you read the single canonical post that you were pointed to, you will find out that it is extremely common for the lights to be intermittent.

What's most likely happening is that the 7th...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By bluebee
This very detailed thread is for the E39 pixel...

This very detailed thread is for the E39 pixel problem, but since BMW doesn't seem to fix their mistakes model to model, yours is probably the same pink tape lifting up problem, and therefore the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,943
Posted By bluebee
We don't have the recall in our Takata airbag...

We don't have the recall in our Takata airbag explosive mixes, so presumably we won't get the shrapnel cutting out carotid arteries like you E46 guys will, but, for you guys, what are you supposed to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By bluebee
This is normal... - How the thermostat works,...

This is normal...
- How the thermostat works, including what the normal temperature of the coolant is when the thermostat opens under normal conditions (1...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By bluebee
Huh? If you're talking about the polygonal...

Huh?

If you're talking about the polygonal OBD plug in the cabin by the driver's left knee, there is absolutely no way it's not the same as that on the end of the el cheapo scanner.
- Cheapest...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By bluebee
For pictures of the wires, see this canonical...

For pictures of the wires, see this canonical thread, found by typing /battery f3 in the bestlinks ...
- DIY how to test the E39 charging system...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By bluebee
Typing /airbag f3 in the bestlinks netted this,...

Typing /airbag f3 in the bestlinks netted this, among others:
- What can cause a BMW SRS airbag light (1 (http://www.bimmerboard.com/forums/posts/291770)) (2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By bluebee
- Diagnosis of white smoke out of your exhaust...

- Diagnosis of white smoke out of your exhaust pipe (0 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5622044&postcount=9)) (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5620794&postcount=2))...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By bluebee
Many have made a recommendation here: - What...

Many have made a recommendation here:
- What are all known options when your ABS control module is bad (1 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=578781&highlight=dsc))
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,160
Posted By bluebee
There is good information related to this topic...

There is good information related to this topic over here today:
> E39 (1997 - 2003) (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=103) > 540i New Engine cost...
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