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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2011, 12:46 PM
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Posted By bmwshifter
The wires circled in red at the top of the first...

The wires circled in red at the top of the first picture are the ones to check. If you find the diagram for the pin out on the connector you can use your ohm meter to see which ones have come...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,272
Posted By bmwshifter
The wires you have circled in red are the ones...

The wires you have circled in red are the ones that break. The gold ones usually dont. The problem is how are you going to reattach them. I think they are aluminum. They are not magnetic so I dont...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 382,249
Posted By bmwshifter
not steel but possibly aluminum

Did the test with a magnetic screw driver and they are not steel and way to flexible for steel. Aluminum is more flexible and more likely to break which is what I indicated along way back in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 382,249
Posted By bmwshifter
>I'm talking bimmer dollars. Otherwise $450 or...

>I'm talking bimmer dollars. Otherwise $450 or less is about right. Thanks again for all >your work it is helping people drive a car that I think handles like nothing else I have >driven and I would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 382,249
Posted By bmwshifter
>>As mentioned above if you have any pull with...

>>As mentioned above if you have any pull with the re-manufactures maybe they would say pin x and y are open then you definitely have a problem. Well I will keep looking and hopefully we can ease the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 832
Views: 382,249
Posted By bmwshifter
thanks very much for the info. Will ask some...

thanks very much for the info. Will ask some friends today for a stereo microscope to repair my orginal e39 module. I replaced my bosch 5.7 abs module with one from a 2001 740il and
my dsc light...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 382,249
Posted By bmwshifter
Testing 27 and 31

27 and 31 would not show open or they could if something was wrong before the tab.
They should show short but that test with the box closed means nothing. Here is what I did . I opened the box...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 832
Views: 382,249
Posted By bmwshifter
Well took me long enough

Anyhow the 27 is not what I thought it was but 31 is the pin you indicated for one of the sensors. Someone already mentioned that you can do a simple continuity test provided the other end of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 382,249
Posted By bmwshifter
Actually the goop is pretty thick. This is simple...

Actually the goop is pretty thick. This is simple my pins 27 and 31 are tied to this tab. Kind of figured. I guess it thinks two sensors are out. Of course there could be more. I dont think people...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 382,249
Posted By bmwshifter
open up its the tech

Well so I looked inside remember when cutting it open to not try to go down in the grove just cut horizontially just above the grove and work your way around with a sharp razar. If you start at the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 382,249
Posted By bmwshifter
testing sensors

All sensors test to about 1.67v and Infinite, I used the standard pins from an old computer jumper block broke off two pins and slipped them in the square holes worked fine. Need to cut open the box....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 382,249
Posted By bmwshifter
Pinout for abs module

so someone gave the speed sensor pinouts and not the power pinouts? Wow that is weird.
Seems like alot of work has been put towards testing everything before you send in your module like no one is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-05-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 832
Views: 382,249
Posted By bmwshifter
Pinout for abs module

So did anyone post what are the pin numbers for the most common problem of the connectors lifing off the pad. Seems like the easiest thing to test. Like if they are the power pins what numbers are...
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