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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-20-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Cel
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Posted By BMR_LVR
In doing a little more research, it may be that...

In doing a little more research, it may be that your O2 sensor #2 has gone bad. This is based on the information in the Bentley Manual, page 100-9. Since you have the 530, you have the DME 3.3 and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-20-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Cel
Views: 549
Posted By BMR_LVR
With those codes, it can be a variety of things...

With those codes, it can be a variety of things from vacuum leaks to a bad MAF sensor and possible bad engine coolant temperature sensor as well as other causes. There are others here who are more...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-19-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Cel
Views: 549
Posted By BMR_LVR
Getting the stomp test right can be tricky the...

Getting the stomp test right can be tricky the first couple of times. That will be the key to finding out why you are getting the CEL.

Here is a link to a thread that should be helpful: ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-11-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 938
Posted By BMR_LVR
Pretty sure you have to have the rings. That's...

Pretty sure you have to have the rings. That's probably the source of your tremble.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-11-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 938
Posted By BMR_LVR
Your new wheels look like they are from an E39....

Your new wheels look like they are from an E39. If so, did you use hub centric rings?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-23-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By BMR_LVR
Not quite understanding the situation exactly,...

Not quite understanding the situation exactly, but be aware that it is not unknown for blower motors to burn up but not trip the fuse thereby causing a fire. Just something to chew on in case it is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-23-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By BMR_LVR
+1 for what Einstein said Edit: Be aware...

+1 for what Einstein said

Edit: Be aware that there is a specific procedure for filling the transmission to the proper level. You can't simply pour it down a dipstick tube because .... you don't...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-18-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By BMR_LVR
Here is a picture that I took during one of my...

Here is a picture that I took during one of my coolant overhauls that shows the markings. They are on the outside and should be easily felt.

If your's does not have these markings, then I think...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-18-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By BMR_LVR
Welcome to the Fest. Yes, the cold level is...

Welcome to the Fest. Yes, the cold level is about 1/2 way up. If you have not already tried, you may want to get a flashlight and shine it at an angle to see if you can see the marks. They should...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-16-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By BMR_LVR
Hangin' in there Noel, but lots of not so good...

Hangin' in there Noel, but lots of not so good stuff going on at home :(. Thanks for asking.

Oh, and for the record, Einstein came up with the answer first :thumbup:
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-15-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By BMR_LVR
Glad it was something so common and simple. ...

Glad it was something so common and simple. :thumbup: The new fuel pump should give you peace of mind too.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-15-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By BMR_LVR
The first thing to do is check the fluid level to...

The first thing to do is check the fluid level to make sure that it is correct.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-14-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By BMR_LVR
Only $80 labor for that job? You came out very...

Only $80 labor for that job? You came out very well then :thumbup:
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-08-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By BMR_LVR
You didn't specify which engine you have. That...

You didn't specify which engine you have. That can make a difference. Here is a time lapse video of an E34 with the M50:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXV_2kwkgRg

Hope this helps.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-01-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By BMR_LVR
Sounds like a good idea.

Sounds like a good idea.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-01-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By BMR_LVR
There could be a lot of causes for that. If your...

There could be a lot of causes for that. If your head gasket is severely blown and has been allowing coolant to mix with your oil for long enough, you may have turned a bearing. You need to check...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-01-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By BMR_LVR
Smoke or steam? If steam, then it is...

Smoke or steam? If steam, then it is unfortunately probably a blown head gasket. :(
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-30-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By BMR_LVR
Double check that you didn't inadvertently...

Double check that you didn't inadvertently reverse the lines at the pump. I helped a fella in NC. Same situation = car would start if introducing gas into the intake, would not run otherwise. He...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-29-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By BMR_LVR
Glad it was something simple :thumbup:

Glad it was something simple :thumbup:
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-28-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By BMR_LVR
You can get a can of starting fluid and spray...

You can get a can of starting fluid and spray some in the intake while someone tries to crank the engine. If it catches and runs for a second or two, you have essentially ruled out the CPS and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-25-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 7,825
Posted By BMR_LVR
Considering everything that you have done with...

Considering everything that you have done with the struts, springs and everything else, I would think you could easily handle replacing a tie rod assembly. Yes, you will have to have someone align...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-25-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By BMR_LVR
+1 OP, it would be a good idea to remove the...

+1

OP, it would be a good idea to remove the belt and make sure that each component on which the belt runs can turn easily and smoothly (except the crank pulley).
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-25-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By BMR_LVR
Definitely sounds like a loose belt. If you...

Definitely sounds like a loose belt. If you don't have it, you should get the Bentley manual. It should show you how to tighten the belt and what is involved.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-25-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By BMR_LVR
Awww man :tsk: Just kiddin' :p Glad it...

Awww man :tsk:

Just kiddin' :p

Glad it was something simple :thumbup:
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 04-23-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 7,825
Posted By BMR_LVR
I applaud your perseverance :thumbup: Good work.

I applaud your perseverance :thumbup: Good work.
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