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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,481
Posted By Stuart 214
147K on 97 528i Strong, quiet and comfortable...

147K on 97 528i
Strong, quiet and comfortable on the highway.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-19-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By Stuart 214
Check your trunk wiring that goes from the trunk...

Check your trunk wiring that goes from the trunk lid into the trunk area for a broken wire. There is a rubber boot that contains a bunch of wires. Gently pull the rubber boot away from the lid and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,090
Posted By Stuart 214
INFINITY M37 HYBRID. VW PASSAT diesel. Hyundai...

INFINITY M37 HYBRID. VW PASSAT diesel. Hyundai Genesis
I will not buy another BMW if it has NO DIPSTICK and rides on RUNFLAT TIRES
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By Stuart 214
BRAVO; I took the old spring and stretched it...

BRAVO; I took the old spring and stretched it out. Made a curve end and replaced it 5 years ago.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By Stuart 214
What is the problem you are trying to fix?

What is the problem you are trying to fix?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By Stuart 214
Check to make sure BOTH of your sun visors are...

Check to make sure BOTH of your sun visors are locked in place. I chased a rattle that turned out to be driver side sun visor.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-10-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Stuart 214
BLUEBEE, Shaftdrive and Trebbia thanks very much....

BLUEBEE, Shaftdrive and Trebbia thanks very much.
MY story: I currently own a 97 528i bought new with 140k. Third 5 series I've owned (82, 86 528i bought new as well. Keep them 15 years and usually...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,870
Posted By Stuart 214
I am looking to buy a BLUE button for my car....

I am looking to buy a BLUE button for my car. Anyone have one they wish to sell? PM me. Thanks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By Stuart 214
A/C/Heater panel button replacement

I was trying to locate a BLUE control panel button for my 97 528i. Part # for all buttons is 64118375645.
The entire set is about 100$. Does anyone have a BLUE button they wish to sell with shipping...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 107,629
Posted By Stuart 214
I have a 97 528i COLOR WHITE and have experienced...

I have a 97 528i COLOR WHITE and have experienced the same problem with trunk wires. SO it is not only the BLUE ones.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 05-13-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 100,535
Posted By Stuart 214
Lance: Job is done w/new regulator installed. I...

Lance: Job is done w/new regulator installed. I did remove the window but the 10mm bolt at the top CAN EASILY BE REMOVED with the window still in place in the UP position. The problem is once you...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 05-11-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 100,535
Posted By Stuart 214
Thanks Lance: I will let you know

Thanks Lance: I will let you know
Forum: 5 Series DIY 05-11-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 100,535
Posted By Stuart 214
Lance: Thank you very much. The regulator is...

Lance: Thank you very much. The regulator is still in the vehicle and even after I got it back into place using your instructions I noticed that the protective cable covering had come off one of the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 05-08-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 100,535
Posted By Stuart 214
Can the cable be placed back into track???

I have made several repairs over the years to my 97 528i for rear driver side window. This time the cable, which is still intact came off of the plastic wheels (track). Can I get the cable back onto...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By Stuart 214
How to attach side mirror glass

I have a broken side (driver side) mirror which needs to be replaced. The glass on the old mirror is not broken. Can it be removed and placed onto the new mirror housing? OR do I just buy another...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Stuart 214
How to attach side mirror glass

2003 525i with Mirror glass needing to be removed from old (existing) mirror frame and placed onto NEW mirror frame. Or do I need to just by another glass mirror and attach it to the new side mirror...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,588
Posted By Stuart 214
They make plastic covers for your license plate....

They make plastic covers for your license plate. When the photo is taken of the plate no Lic # appears because the plastic cover does not allow the plate # to be seen by a camera shooting from the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By Stuart 214
Any luck figuring out why your car will NOT BLOW...

Any luck figuring out why your car will NOT BLOW COLD AIR AT IDLE?
I have the same problem. Works great when rpm's are above 1500.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-25-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By Stuart 214
Replace it.

Replace it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-04-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By Stuart 214
It appears for those of you in places like...

It appears for those of you in places like Virginia, DC and Canada that the BEL STI is the only radar detector that is invisible to police RDD (radar detector detectors).
Just ask Radar Roy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Stuart 214
Glitch in the software. They reset to 0.

Glitch in the software. They reset to 0.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-20-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,249
Posted By Stuart 214
Try putting your key in the front door and...

Try putting your key in the front door and locking and unlocking the vehicle twice with the key. Then try jump starting it. If the lights are flashing and you cannot jump start it the security system...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Stuart 214
It may be the little spring just inside the...

It may be the little spring just inside the locking latch at the top of the trunk. Get a screwdriver and remove the 2 screws that hold the locking mechanism in the trunk and look inside to see if the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Stuart 214
Sorry, the location I gave you for the negative...

Sorry, the location I gave you for the negative connection is in my wifes 2002 325i not a 528i. I have a 97 528i also and the manual says: "Then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-08-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Stuart 214
The negative connection is behind the positive...

The negative connection is behind the positive one, that is, closer towards the windshield and a bit to the left as you are facing the windshield from the front of the car. Mine was inside what...
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