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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
There's no sound when trying to move the seat...

There's no sound when trying to move the seat backwards, completely dead
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
OK I'll check one on Amazon. Thanks!

OK I'll check one on Amazon. Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
The check engine light came on and disappeared...

The check engine light came on and disappeared this morning as the car switched from the limp mode to normal. It's been driving fine since 2 o'clock today, I drove it to Boca Raton and back to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
Clark49660, it's a 2003 530i it has the same...

Clark49660, it's a 2003 530i it has the same engine as my X5 3.0 2005
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
OK guys, the car interior is now dry , I removed...

OK guys, the car interior is now dry , I removed the seats and carpets placed the floor carpets in the sun to dry up. Everything has been reinstalled properly. Now what should be my next course of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
Thanks a lot guys!

Thanks a lot guys!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
I stopped driving it, however while removing the...

I stopped driving it, however while removing the water I wanted to see whether the problem would persist or go away on its own.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
Yes the gearbox warning light is on but when it's...

Yes the gearbox warning light is on but when it's off the car cannot reverse. If i disconnect the battery the light goes off and the car can only drive forward when the light comes back on it can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
Nope very sluggish I think it's only drives on...

Nope very sluggish I think it's only drives on 3rd or 4th gear. It was like a swimming pool inside the car. I scooped it all out but it's not dry yet. The water also messed up the regulator that...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
The interior was full of water but it came...

The interior was full of water but it came through the door seals which may be broken, sunroof is OK. I tried swapping the battery out with the X5 but still on limp mode and no reverse. RPM increases...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
Thanks for your input Edjack, what should be my...

Thanks for your input Edjack, what should be my next course of action in that case?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By rafarin003
E39 refuses to reverse

Hi guys,
My E39 is acting up since last night... Here's what happened: my wife drove the car to work, everything was fine; it started raining torrentially and the whole parking lot was flooded. In...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By rafarin003
Alright thanks!

Alright thanks!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By rafarin003
CCV valve

Hi guys,
I would like to know the exact location of the CCV valve on the 2005 X5 3.0. I noticed some white smoke from the exhaust this morning on start up.
Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By rafarin003
I'm leaning toward a small drill and a screw. A...

I'm leaning toward a small drill and a screw. A hook tool might work also but after a hole has been drilled. Thanks anyway!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By rafarin003
Broken ignition coil

Hi guys,
While replacing my ignition coils today 1 of them just snapped in half leaving the top part in my hand. Anybody know the best way to remove the bottom part still attached to the plug? I was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By rafarin003
Ok, I just watched the video. Thanks!

Ok, I just watched the video. Thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By rafarin003
I don't have the aforementioned device and yes I...

I don't have the aforementioned device and yes I think I'll conduct a compression test after all. The car only has 84000 miles on it I was expecting these issues when it hits a 100 thou, but you know...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-17-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By rafarin003
E39 power loss

Hi guys, I'm experiencing complete loss of power in cylinders 1 and 5, at first it was 1 and 6, I decided to test the plugs first: I replaced #1, it worked, then I said to myself maybe if I replaced...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By rafarin003
Will do!

Will do!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By rafarin003
Didn't think about the tensioner, you're...

Didn't think about the tensioner, you're absolutely right it may be the root cause of the strange noise. In the morning I'll check the fan clutch.
Thanks for the reply!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By rafarin003
Overheating at idle

Hello friends, today on my way to pick up my son from school, I heard a sharp sound coming from underneath the hood, it was like a loose belt. I popped the hood and checked but I couldn't locate it's...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By rafarin003
This thing sucks, after a certain amount of time...

This thing sucks, after a certain amount of time it becomes brittle and coalesced with the mounting plate. I also tried to grab mine by the X, also broke. Now the housing edges become cracked, so I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By rafarin003
That's what I'm doing this morning, it looks like...

That's what I'm doing this morning, it looks like I'm going to have to order a new mounting plate because the remaining part of the thermostat is sealed into the housing. I'm having some trouble...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By rafarin003
Expansion tank thermostat issue

Hello guys, I'm facing a major issue here: while replacing the expansion tank on my 05 X5 3.0i, I noticed that the thermostat that sits underneath the tank was broken;
I bought a replacement the...
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