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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2014, 04:37 PM
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SRS light errors

I have the Airbag light illuminated. Errors codes read are 17,2,20,240,6. Suggestions??


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-24-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By kpprod
Camshaft position a and b sensor errors

I have a check engine light illuminating off and on. DME Error codes read 18,187,155,65 which are camshaft position sensor b bank 1 sensor 1, o2 sensor no activity bank 2 sensor 1, o2 sensor circuit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By kpprod
SRS error codes (Airbag)

Gents, the airbag light is illuminated on my 528i. I have checked the codes and it gives me four: 17, 2, 20, 240. I've checked my Bentley manual and it does not have them listed. Does anyone have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By kpprod
Brake fluid leak...assistance.

Thanks guys. Found a damaged hose on the front passenger wheel well. Something must have popped up in the wheel well and bent the brake line into wheel. Over time the wheel rubbed a hole in the line....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By kpprod
Brake fluid leak...assistance.

I have had to replace brake fluid quite a bot over the last year and finally see the trail of leak flowing down the tube on the passengers side front wheel area. What should I be looking for as a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Ok.. I changed the oil and filter and at the suggestions I revved up the engine to 2000 then 3000 then 4000 then 5000 after about 17 minutes the tapping was gone. :)


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Hey guys.. I've finally been able to spend time on the car. The tapping is coming from the lifters closest to the firewall. There is still good oil pressure. I decided to change the oil and filter to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Yes I've handled thrust bearings before. I replaced the first engine that was in this 528 three years ago and bought this one with 70k miles on it. The first engine I took completely apart to see if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Burning, it's my daily driver but I'm thinking about getting another vehicle and turning this into a project


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Yes light illuminates in position 2. Yes with engine cold the tapping is consistent.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 02:13 PM
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Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

It sounds like the tapping is coming from both the top passenger side and the bottom. The tapping on the bottom sounds deeper in tone. If I rebuilt this myself, how much will I be spending on all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Thanks burning second...thanks to all who are wanting to help and for the advice. I will check it out thoroughly today.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Btw, EdJack, I'm not a total idiot but I have had a lot going on in my life as my son has BPD and tried to commit suicide a few weeks ago. Dealing with that which consumes a father's life things like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Tapping is on top, passenger side.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

No oil pressure light on, but the tapping sound is pretty loud


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

No, low oil light ever came on. Never over heated. I noticed some oil residual on the ground where I park at work but I thought it was another person's which was leaking. Totally bizarre. And sad :(...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

Yes it's is still tapping. On average how much will a rebuild cost?


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-19-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kpprod
1999 e39 engine tapping. Was low on oil by 3 qts

My 99 e39 starting tapping noise when running, I checked oil and it was 3 qts low :( Im seeking advice, will the tapping quiet down or is there damage to the engine already? Is it safe to drive?...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By kpprod
Air conditioning woes

Thanks I will have this done...


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By kpprod
Air conditioning woes

Beamer Gurus: my ac is acting up. Not staying cool, and I filled it with 134 and it seemed to take, blowing cold air. The next day I noticed that the compressor was kicking on and then shutting off....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By kpprod
Correction. Turn signals work just do not display...

Correction. Turn signals work just do not display on the multi display module
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By kpprod
Electrical problems

The radio, heated seats, turn signals and brake indicator light has stopped working. I've checked fuses and all look good. The airbag light is on, has been on since I removed the drivers seat to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By kpprod
Update

I raised the car level on jacks and checked the ATF. It was not leaking out when I unscrewed the plug. I had to siphon in 1 1/2 quarts of ATF into the tranny and it is now running great. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By kpprod
Checking tranny fluid process

If I remember correctly, to check the fluid the car needs to be raised up and level. I have never checked the ATF personally as I have always had a shop do it for me. Once I have the car on jack...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By kpprod
Question Draining and refilling??

Thanks nervous for your response. Can you tell me why replacing the ATF running it 100-200 miles then repeating the process several times will stop the tranny from slipping?
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