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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,785
Posted By Geobimmerlover
[QUOTE=Geobimmerlover;5819688]I've had the...

[QUOTE=Geobimmerlover;5819688]I've had the rattles for a few months after fitting aftermarket pads. Yes, the inner pads' anti rattle clips were a little loose, so I've bent them and they now feel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,785
Posted By Geobimmerlover
Rattling Rear Brake Pads

I've had the rattles for a few months after fitting aftermarket pads. Yes, the inner pads' anti rattle clips were a little loose, so I've bent them and they now feel more secure in the piston. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-26-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,513
Posted By Geobimmerlover
Unhappy E39 5 Series Rear Wheel Bearings

My E39 with 67,000 otherwise trouble free miles and no accidents has suddenly started to make strange noises from the right rear wheel. Sounds like a piece of wire or a small branch wrapped itself...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,797
Posted By Geobimmerlover
Smile BMW Maintenance Check List

Thanks for a great effort. What would make it really complete however is definite, hard, reliable information on specifications and quantities of fluids. Can anyone provide definite, hard, reliable...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-18-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,792
Posted By Geobimmerlover
Question Replacing Coolant on BMW 5301 2003

I need to replace the coolant on my 2003 BMW 530i. Can anyone help with the following?
Is Prestone 50/50 adequate for this car, or is it definitely necessary to use BMW Coolant?
Where is the drain...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,235
Posted By Geobimmerlover
Angry BMW 530i 2003 Rough Downshift 2nd to 1st

My 5301 has 50k miles on it. Recently, it has started to downshift with a noticeable "clunk" from 2nd to 1st when I approach a stop light. Is this a software problem, or does the transmission need...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By Geobimmerlover
Headlights sometines stay on

Every now and then, after I enter my garage and turn off the ignition of my 2003 530i(with headlights on automatic daylight sensing) the headlights will come on and remain on. This happened a few...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-10-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 630,691
Posted By Geobimmerlover
The instructions for replacing the Blower...

The instructions for replacing the Blower Resistor / Final Stage Unit were perfect. Job took 10 minutes and saved bundles of money. I'm sure the shop would have quoted for removing the dash etc. ...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-10-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By Geobimmerlover
Cool Love BMW Steering Quality

When this old race car designer looked at the suspension pieces on my 530i, I thought how much commercial designers are constrained by space limitations and cost of production. However, the actuality...
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