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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By DrDIAS
Today I checked and put about six ounces of...

Today I checked and put about six ounces of coolant in, started the car drove twenty miles, bleed the system. There was some air, very little, by the way the heater worked blowing hot air while...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-13-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By DrDIAS
Thanks to both of you! Both of your...

Thanks to both of you!

Both of your suggestions will be looked into and investigated!

I will let all of you of the my conclusion with this heating issues!

I will start on Saturday to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By DrDIAS
Thank you! Will have to find the right...

Thank you!

Will have to find the right combination to fix this heating mess!!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By DrDIAS
I have had this 549ia for five year!!!

I have had this 1998 540ia for over five years!

This is the first time that it blows cold air when the temperatures are set, and the outside temperatures are in the 50 and lower.

I drove this...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By DrDIAS
It is a digital readout

Yes!

When I used the heater that vent is in the red position.

I leave it in the blue position otherwise!

The heater does not work in the red vent position or the blue vent position.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By DrDIAS
I have the Automatic AC/heater controls

My 1998 540ia has the push button automatic AC/Heater controls.

I usually keep both sides at 60f year round.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By DrDIAS
Heater now blows cold air.

My 1998 540ia heater is now blowing cold air instead of heated air

I went on 60 mile trip Monday, the heater was blowing hot air outside temperature was 55f.
Inside I had the heater set to 70 on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-12-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By DrDIAS
I had a cam sensor code! That is why I...

I had a cam sensor code!

That is why I replaced the cam sensor.

Also this is an 1998 540ia with a m62 Non vanos engine!

I will have to lookup the part numbers which came from FCP Euro.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By DrDIAS
High idle at start up?

I replaced my T idle valve and cam sensor.

Now on startup hot or cold it idles at 1200 to 1500 RPM!

As soon as I shift to reverse or drive it goes to normal idle speed of 550 to 650 RPM.
...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 12-06-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By DrDIAS
I have now had my Brembo brakes and rotors for...

I have now had my Brembo brakes and rotors for three years and approximately 17,000 miles now, the majority of miles city driving, I have not had much of a dust problem! I had much more brake dust...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 12-03-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By DrDIAS
I have Brembo rotors and brake pads for the...

I have Brembo rotors and brake pads for the front brakes on my 1998 540ia, they did make a differabce over the stock brakes!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,194
Posted By DrDIAS
Yes! Mr. yuck has always had right solution...

Yes!

Mr. yuck has always had right solution without a doubt!

It works great, except for large cups which will fit in behind the gear shift when not in Park!!!

It is a great cup holder...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By DrDIAS
CSMBlack-540i Again thank you for all your...

CSMBlack-540i

Again thank you for all your help!

Is it strange I have an E38 Vacuum setup for my mass to air Idle valve?

Any way thanks you!

Ron
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By DrDIAS
Here is a catalog page that shows it, it does not...

Here is a catalog page that shows it, it does not list the part number for the hose!

It is part number three in the parts catalog page below.

<a href="https://ibb.co/4KPFx2K"><img...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By DrDIAS
<a href="https://ibb.co/6Pj4krn"><img...

<a href="https://ibb.co/6Pj4krn"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/xjxMNXC/BMW-Hose-for-throtte-body-to-T-valve-2.jpg" alt="BMW-Hose-for-throtte-body-to-T-valve-2" border="0"></a>
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By DrDIAS
<a href="https://ibb.co/qFmS9Ch"><img...

<a href="https://ibb.co/qFmS9Ch"><img src="https://i.ibb.co/yBg95pK/BMW-Hose-for-throtte-body-to-T-valve-1.jpg" alt="BMW-Hose-for-throtte-body-to-T-valve-1" border="0"></a>
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By DrDIAS
Thanks so very much for your help: ...

Thanks so very much for your help:

CSMBlack-540i

Thank you very much for your help it is highly appreciated!

Ron
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By DrDIAS
http://https://www.amazon.com/photos/all/gallery/0...

http://https://www.amazon.com/photos/all/gallery/0EUsFm2gQbir6b8mE-sr4w
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By DrDIAS
Hose to T-shape idle valve

Hello, I need a part number. information is below:

I am not able to find the proper part number for hose that is between air mass meter rubber boot after the elbow(13 54 1 272 473) to the T-shape...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By DrDIAS
Thanks!

Thanks!

It is not a daily driver!

I really do not drive that much any more.

My seats are firm as they should be!

I hate how they adjust, the twisted seat fixed made the back uncomfortable...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By DrDIAS
Swap to sport seats?

Has anyone swapped out regular seats for Sports seats?

Would they function with the seat wire loom?

1998 504ia with 157500 miles!

She still eats 5.0 liter and hemi's vehicles every day!

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,194
Posted By DrDIAS
So in other words no one knows what a remote key...

So in other words no one knows what a remote key will cost for sure?

I have the old style which you can actually change the watch/CMOS type battery!

I get answers of I do no remember to over...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,194
Posted By DrDIAS
Ok then! What is the cost of a second key...

Ok then!

What is the cost of a second key for an e39 540ia?

Me a 1998 540ia with 157600 miles!
A daily driver.
Some minor problems, no major, yet always gets me there!
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 06-17-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 824
Posted By DrDIAS
Two issues! Warning beep and false start!

1998 540ia m62 157,756 miles.
First issue at different times after staring and driving, any where from one minute to fifth teen minutes it beeps a low tone beep(chime)three times! Any one familiar...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By DrDIAS
O2 sensor 540ia 1998

O2 sensor 540ia 1998, V8 M62.

The factory parts diagram shows two different O2 sensors with different part numbers?

11781742051 and 11781247406!

Can you used the the same type of sensor on...
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