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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,525
Posted By AV8R4AA
5 speed GM Transmission. 2 fluid changes I know...

5 speed GM Transmission. 2 fluid changes I know of.
187.5 miles as of today.
Shifting perfectly.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,639
Posted By AV8R4AA
Might get my headliner recovered this spring. If...

Might get my headliner recovered this spring. If the headliner is out,
is this job easy(er) ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,624
Posted By AV8R4AA
SYMPTON...Very strange intermittant and random...

SYMPTON...Very strange intermittant and random electrical lights.

SOLUTION.... check ALL ground wires AND tighten battery terminals.
Also possibly ignition key contacts gone...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,796
Posted By AV8R4AA
I have a 2000 528 wagon. Seems like my...

I have a 2000 528 wagon. Seems like my temperature cutoff is about 39 degrees.
Above that, no airbag light.
I can either restart the car a few minutes later and it will remain extinguished.

Mine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By AV8R4AA
I have been having odd electrical problems last 3...

I have been having odd electrical problems last 3 weeks. I have a less than 1 year old battery, and alternator.
I have cleaned all the grounds. Earlier today I had the flashers on and was getting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 48,988
Posted By AV8R4AA
Distilled water and BMW blue 50-50

Distilled water and BMW blue
50-50
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 774
Posted By AV8R4AA
I love my wagon. My fiancÚ drives it all over...

I love my wagon. My fiancÚ drives it all over creation also. It's sporty, looks cool, enough power
for me, 30 MPG long flat highway, carries 5 and the dog, it's a BMW.

what's not to love about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,139
Posted By AV8R4AA
Totally agree on the URO brand. This particular...

Totally agree on the URO brand.
This particular item is well made and solid.
I normally steer clear of URO stuff.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,139
Posted By AV8R4AA
I bought the aluminum URO pulley . Works great,...

I bought the aluminum URO pulley .
Works great, spins true, got rid of bad idea plastic.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 437
Posted By AV8R4AA
I bought my Bosch from Autohaus. Looked brand...

I bought my Bosch from Autohaus.
Looked brand new to me.
Works perfect.
Old one had 175K.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By AV8R4AA
Different seat settings

Does the E39 have a setting that adjusts the seat,mirrors,steering wheel other
than the 1-2-3 button?
Does the ignition key recognize the drivers settings?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 283
Posted By AV8R4AA
I have michelins and 17 inch new discount tire...

I have michelins and 17 inch new discount tire wheels.
Poor mans M Parallel knock offs
I really like mine.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By AV8R4AA
That was a joke. In my animated mind it looks...

That was a joke.
In my animated mind it looks like a thrust picture.
It actually says that side tail light is out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By AV8R4AA
Looks like one of your turbo blasters went out. ...

Looks like one of your turbo blasters went out.
Ideally you want both blasters illuminated.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By AV8R4AA
It's the heater coolant pipe. When you get your...

It's the heater coolant pipe.
When you get your intake off, it runs length of engine.
New, they are black. Worn out they look brownish.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By AV8R4AA
While your are in there..... I did same thing...

While your are in there.....
I did same thing and replaced the chocolate brown plastic coolant pipes.
Did the starter and alternator also.
Just sayin.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By AV8R4AA
It is a very poor design from BMW. plastic is a...

It is a very poor design from BMW. plastic is a terrible choice for a material.
It used to be a metal pipe is earlier E39 models. I love these cars, but get irritated and
disappointed with BMW "...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By AV8R4AA
You might need to get in there and remove what's...

You might need to get in there and remove what's needed to get that pipe out.
The rubber pipe is an oil line to feed the Vanos. I replaced mine with a knockoff copy.
It was leaking as well and was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-19-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By AV8R4AA
The upper heater hose pipe is probably rotted...

The upper heater hose pipe is probably rotted off. Mine broke off while
trying to remove it. The pipe stub needed to be wrestled out.
USE CAUTION not to scratch the aluminum bore!

It is a pain...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By AV8R4AA
I love seafoam!! I have used it in every car I...

I love seafoam!!
I have used it in every car I have owned for decades.
Used it in the oil ( then change oil) fuel tank also.
Cleaners well, and I have never had a problem afterward.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,392
Posted By AV8R4AA
I replaced all coil packs on my 528i. It looks...

I replaced all coil packs on my 528i. It looks like a few coil packs were changed before my ownership.
I decided to go with the factory Bosch coils and replaced the stems also.
My old coils worked...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 11-02-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By AV8R4AA
You have low freon

You have low freon
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By AV8R4AA
My tank that failed was a Behr. Not a thimble...

My tank that failed was a Behr.
Not a thimble low with new tank.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By AV8R4AA
No personal jab at you Sir. Just commenting I...

No personal jab at you Sir.
Just commenting I have had good luck and clean engines
while using the seafoam.
I have used it on a lot of different engines .
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By AV8R4AA
I didn't have any oil consumption problems. ...

I didn't have any oil consumption problems.
Perhaps you have another problem.
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