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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By dtadrian
Just replaced CCV today. Total time was maybe 3...

Just replaced CCV today. Total time was maybe 3 hrs. Biggest advise I can give is to use o-ring lubricant or Vaseline and apply a light film on inside of CCV connections. This allows for the new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By dtadrian
Throttle response issues/sluggish pickup

You could have a vacuum leak by your CCV. Maybe one of the hoses split. Now my question is, are you relying on the check engine light to come on or are you physically plugging a code reader to see...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-25-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By dtadrian
1994 540i was given to me.

460626460627
No fade at all
My e39 is faded


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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-25-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By dtadrian
1994 540i was given to me.

As title states, I am a regular on the E39 forum. I have 99 528iT and now this beautiful 540i. Original owner gave it to me. It has been sittin in his garage for about 7 years. He started it at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-25-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,032
Posted By dtadrian
Swap the coil from cylinder 2 to maybe cylinder...

Swap the coil from cylinder 2 to maybe cylinder 4. See if your code follows bad coil and perhaps you will get code p0304. If so, then you have a failing coil. Also , when was the last time you car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By dtadrian
Glxh, Try a bottle or 2 of Lucas trans fix. ...

Glxh, Try a bottle or 2 of Lucas trans fix. Drain a quart or 2 and replace with Lucas. Drive a bit and see if it helps. There is some haters on additives but this one worked for me and other...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By dtadrian
Boy do I feel stupid today...

It's a very common problem for these cables to stretch. Both my rears are stretched. I have the new parts but I have not found time to replace.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By dtadrian
Thermostat and water pump was replaced not to...

Thermostat and water pump was replaced not to long ago. It was working great. I'm hoping it is still air pockets working it's way out. But I'm thinking it's the fan clutch. Because at hwy speeds ,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By dtadrian
Just did my cooling system

Again..... I did it like 2.5 years ago, and a few weeks ago it decided to spring a leak on the top corner of radiator and the inlet heater pipe under the manifold. All parts were behr last time but...
Forum: Performance 07-19-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By dtadrian
F/S. Sachs fan clutch

Asking 100 Obo. Plus shipping. 452770

Brand new. Never opened package.



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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By dtadrian
Any new info on this. I had a hard to find leak....

Any new info on this. I had a hard to find leak. It turned out to be a hose under intake manifold next to dual temp sensor. I had to stick a camera in there to see it. The hose is called inlet hose...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-16-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,166
Posted By dtadrian
How about both rear door exterior handles with...

How about both rear door exterior handles with cables? Seems that my cables stretched or handle broke on inside. So I'll need it all


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-13-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By dtadrian
451575 Sorry so small but I got this on my...

451575

Sorry so small but I got this on my phone. It looks to me that you do not have sport package.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By dtadrian
I want to buy the entire cooling system. Like all...

I want to buy the entire cooling system. Like all hoses from heater core, radiator and aux pump. I have seen "kits" for sale but none have all hoses. Just upper and lower. Anyone here has come...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By dtadrian
Thanks for the info pool man. Here's an update. ...

Thanks for the info pool man. Here's an update. I took it back to my friends shop and re did pressure test. I found the leak. It's the hose directly under the temp sensor under intake manifold. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By dtadrian
Ok I went out to parking lot and I see more or...

Ok I went out to parking lot and I see more or less where coolant is present. I see a little bit puddling up next to starter. Could this be the dual temp sensor. If so , how hard is it to fix.

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By dtadrian
Vanos question

I was looking through the e46 forums. I came across this. Let me know if anyone here tried this
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=856781


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By dtadrian
Get your codes read. It could be as simple as a...

Get your codes read. It could be as simple as a speed sensor on one of your wheels like fudman mention or could be low fluid or a tranny that died. No sense in speculating what it could be

...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By dtadrian
Thanks for trying burning. The pressure test was...

Thanks for trying burning. The pressure test was done from the expansion tank , so the cap was not tested. The cap is relatively new. But like mentioned I see a little drip of coolant in the area...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By dtadrian
So apperantly I have a coolant leak

But I cannot find it. For the past few weeks my car would tell me check coolant level. I have to add maybe 6oz. I saw that my radiator hose that goes into the right side of my thermostat was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By dtadrian
150 lbs is not fat for an American unless it's a...

150 lbs is not fat for an American unless it's a short 4ft woman


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By dtadrian
Ahhh. Commifornia. Get a mechanic stethoscope or...

Ahhh. Commifornia. Get a mechanic stethoscope or a long screw driver and put it on ICV when buzzing and see if it's that.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By dtadrian
buzzing noise from Fuel Rail?

You could get a buzzing from your idle air control valve. Do you have any codes? I would take it out and maybe clean it with carb cleaner and see what happens


Edit. Doesn't autozone in your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By dtadrian
I'm just gonna throw this out there... Check for...

I'm just gonna throw this out there... Check for major vacuum leaks, also maybe your crank position sensor is not working anymore. Somehow I do not trust your mechanic. How is the battery in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 590
Posted By dtadrian
Unhooking will probably give you a trans...

Unhooking will probably give you a trans failsafe.


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