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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,544
Posted By 4thBMW
Sport vs m-sport

I can't (yes I can) believe some of the crap on this thread.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By 4thBMW
Thumbs down E39 Wagon RR upper brake light

I don't know if this holds true with E39 sedans, however, my RR upper brake bulb is not functioning (dash fault shown). i see that the upper rear bulb is inaccessible as opposed to the lower second...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-27-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,532
Posted By 4thBMW
>>> if you have a 2002/2003 e39 with a round horn...

>>> if you have a 2002/2003 e39 with a round horn push/ sport steering wheel, you are in the recall. Call/ see bmw dealer.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-27-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,532
Posted By 4thBMW
Smile Second letter dtd September 2015

I went in to the local BMW dealer with second letter re: Interim fix/ airbag module....They had a part for me but sait it would be a temporary air bag *module* fix pending the latest batch of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-27-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 43,664
Posted By 4thBMW
Air bag recall

I recieved a BMW letter this summer and a second on weeks ago to see dealer for urgent *intem* recall fix. Second letter eluded to module so I thought desperate from the bag. Went to dealer, showed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,532
Posted By 4thBMW
2nd recall letter from BMSNA regarding air-bag module

agouraM5, you should read the post and think before you respond with useless information. your info is very old news.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-12-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,532
Posted By 4thBMW
Airbag recall

Just received 2nd letter on Sept 11, 2015 re: my 07/2002 540iT Sportwagon airbag, etc recall. Notification to come in and replace airbag MODULE as an interm fix with another fix (airbag?) later. OK,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By 4thBMW
All of you just guessing!

If you look at that advert for the $10 bypass fix mentioned above, you should know it doesn't work on 2003 E39. A PEAK SRS scanner will show if the fault is a seat sensor (drivers side) fault or a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 43,664
Posted By 4thBMW
Recieved letter fron BMWNA today

My dealer will not start a "waiting list" for affected owners prior to parts availability and BMWNA won't say when that will be.
That's not my big problem, which is I need to fix and/ or change out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By 4thBMW
ATF fluid and Power Steering fluid change

I've always used different brands of ATF / Dextron III when sucking out reservoir and putting in fresh fluid in several times at every oil change. These days I've been using the fully synthetic ATF I...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 07-06-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,721
Posted By 4thBMW
Cry baby

Guss, quit winning and give me your car. :thumbup:
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 07-06-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,954
Posted By 4thBMW

I hopped out of my daily driver, a very good '02 540iT Sportwagon and into a '14 M5 with Iron rotors and more horsepower than I was told. The owner said "keep it for a few days, I want you to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 56,142
Posted By 4thBMW
If you check out the M Sport II suspension parts,...

If you check out the M Sport II suspension parts, you will see differences in part numbers for several items like shocks, sway bars and bushings to tighten things up even more. The "regular" sport...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 109,421
Posted By 4thBMW
I've been using Wolfs Head Fully Synthetic...

I've been using Wolfs Head Fully Synthetic Universal ATF since my second trans fluid dump at 63K mi. I dumped/ filled twice to clean out at that mileage which was the 1st change, refill for the car....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By 4thBMW
Transmission leak

If I would have seen this thread earlier I would have commented that you should get the fill level done at 86deg. F (acceptable high fill range) and throw a piece of cardboard under the car in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,465
Posted By 4thBMW
Trans Fluid Change about due at 125,000 mi.

Somewhere in the past I posted some thoughts after my 1st ZF HP / A5S 440Z filter change and total fluid dump/ refill. That was at 60-65000 mi. The fluid was dark red and filter dirty. I did a two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 19,253
Posted By 4thBMW
Coil / Autozone

Yes, Autozone lifetime warrany @ $63 a pop. I've only had to replace one a Bremi (07/2002) for a Bosch on a hard code fault...did a coli swap and code cleared, noticeable misfire gone. replacing all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By 4thBMW
Purge valve??

Is that the evap emissions system purge valve OF/ 62 code on my PEAK? I get that code every so often. never messed with it as I am afraid to get in there and buy a new valve, etc. Hum, glad you...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-16-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,368
Posted By 4thBMW
Idrove a '14 M5 optioed out AND with stage 2 BMW upgrades

The '14 M5 I drove has a reported 690 HP from Dealer stage II upgrades. Came with comp options. 1st M5 I've driven since my like new 1991 M5. All I can say is the sun glasses on top of my head kept...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-21-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,575
Posted By 4thBMW
Climate comfort windscreen

I drove a 740i with that Climate comfort windscreen (US California car)
and it does tint the windshield a bit with grey. I notice that in very dim light one's sun glasses really got too dark and if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,527
Posted By 4thBMW
Proper relacement of E39 front winshield. Anyone ever read the BMW instructions for t

Has anyone read the BMW issued instructions for R&R the front windshield/ E39? Does anyone here have those instructions including proper tools and arts required as specified by BMW? I would like to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,665
Posted By 4thBMW
Replacing Mich Pilot Super Sport: 235 45 17's this weeek

I didn't rotate (non-staggered) and did 1st balance at 11k mi. I got about 20k mi. This time, I just took about 1/2 the neg. camber out of ft. and back alignment (still in green and handles very...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By 4thBMW
Forgot..I did super glue that P/N: 11611440135

did it before replacing the CPS sensors (M62TU). Thought the cold idle proble got better after r&R code side CPS. Then it got worse. >> super glue failure??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By 4thBMW
P/N 11611440135 sucking pump "valve"

I broke that valve as well trying to remove the hose ends....I replaced the short hose to the CCV and could not get the vac hose to the brake booster off. I'm going to order that valve part and a new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By 4thBMW
CAT code ?

before you replace both cats, did you get any cat codes stored?? What's the mileage on your car. I'm chasing a cold start/ warming up engine idle miss and managed to break that P/N 11611440135 when...
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