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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2012, 06:47 PM
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Posted By pingti3
Thank you all! I charged the battery at the...

Thank you all! I charged the battery at the local parts store and I will put it in tomorrow. I will check to make sure the posts are tight and torqued properly. Also, my heart tells me it is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-16-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,904
Posted By pingti3
Intermittent battery failure. PLEASE HELP NOT SURE WHAT TO DO

Hello, I have read a ton of threads, but to no avail. My 2000 Bmw 528i auto sports package 64000 miles will start fine, but sometimes, it will not restart. At first there is a click from the starter,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,611
Posted By pingti3
Exclamation E39 starts fine but dead when restarting VERY INFREQUENT HELP?! Read forums, but no

Hello, I have read a ton of threads, but to no avail. My 2000 Bmw 528i auto sports package 64000 miles will start fine, but sometimes, it will not restart. At first there is a click from the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By pingti3
Thanks to all. I have read more, I do need to...

Thanks to all. I have read more, I do need to invest in a reader. Bavarian Autosport? Or someone else? It would seem weird that both would break at the same time, sensor and (or cluster). What...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-09-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By pingti3
Traction control ABS Speedo Problem HELP PLEASE!! :)

Hello, I have a 2000 528I with 60000 miles. Here is my problem. My traction control light is on, my speedometer is not working, my abs light is on, my check engine light is on, and the problem is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By pingti3
Thanks for all who responded. I bought the car...

Thanks for all who responded. I bought the car and do like it. Now I am trying to figure out the stereo. Want some bass
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By pingti3
Smile 2000 528i with gps. Stereo amp solutions. Add an ipod and amp the factory speakers.

Hello and thanks for any help. I have just been told by Crutchfield that my car has a "floating ground" system and that I cannot amp the factory speakers without rewiring all speakers. Is there any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By pingti3
Seems like is is near perfect

Small town, nice lady who is well respected. She says she has had to do nothing to it. Service oil and that is all. Any concerns that is TOO low of miles? Seals, fluids, etc? No leaks and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By pingti3
Thanks, any idea how mauch a radiator is? Also,...

Thanks, any idea how mauch a radiator is? Also, I am assuming thermostat? Hopefully not clutch fan or water pump? I am not sure she did much in the way of preventative other than oil.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By pingti3
Thanks to all that have answered. I will...

Thanks to all that have answered. I will probably buy the car; I am quite impulsive. I have a 97 528 and it has been pretty reliable. I just was not sure if the 2000 model was one to avoid. It is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By pingti3
Clean 2002 Do I buy?

Thanks for the response. I will check the Bimmer magazine if I can find it. Could you steer me to where it might be found. Thanks again.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-25-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By pingti3
Should I buy a clean 200 528i?

Hello, I have the opportunity to buy a very clean 2000 Bmw 528i from a person. It has 43,000 miles and by all apperances is super clean. GPS, leather, heated, sport package, 6 disc, loaded. The...
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