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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By DrDIAS
Hello! The issue seems to have been fixed! ...

Hello!

The issue seems to have been fixed!

I R&R the oil pressure sensor behind the oil filter housing.

Then ran it till it warmed up, drove for twenty miles in stop and go traffic NO oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By DrDIAS
Yes! They have been two warnings "Stop...

Yes!
They have been two warnings "Stop oil pressure low" with oil light flickering and when I turn the engine of. "Check oil level" appears!

I ordered the oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-26-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By DrDIAS
Update 26 March.

Update 26 March 2020

This morning rotated ignition coils 1 to 6. 5 to 2.
Started and it only coded cylinder 5 misfire no other codes.
Warm the engine up no warning lights for oil issues.
Shut...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By DrDIAS
I changed the oil and filter, R&R the oil level...

I changed the oil and filter, R&R the oil level sensor.

After warming up it started all over again!

The oil light starts flickering at about 700 rpm.

Then the warning STOP turnoff engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By DrDIAS
I do not have that capability! I only have a...

I do not have that capability!

I only have a Creador 310 for scanning codes!

Can you turn off oil level sensors via software on a 2002 m54 engine???
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By DrDIAS
Thanks I order the oil filter housing oil switch...

Thanks I order the oil filter housing oil switch 12618611273 just in case when I replace the oil level sensor in the pan does not stop the low oil pressure issue.

I just bought this 2003 530ia...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By DrDIAS
Stop engine oil level low after warm up!

Oil light starts flickering after warm up at stop, turn off it does not flicker until I stop then, “stop engine oil pressure low”!

The oil is up to the full mark on the dipstick.

2003 530ia m54...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By DrDIAS
Great! Thanks to both of you! I bought...

Great!

Thanks to both of you!
I bought all new suspension parts just in case, seems I might not need to use them!
I hope I can use some of them on my 2003 530ia, not sure!

The 540 developed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By DrDIAS
Forgive my ignorance, just what are the...

Forgive my ignorance, just what are the TAB'S with GAS mono balls???

Are you in anyway referring to the tie rod ends???
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By DrDIAS
Yes, the voltage is good. It just will not...

Yes, the voltage is good.

It just will not start, it just seems odd at this time to not start!

I just want to keep it drivable at speed and comfortable!

It will never be Concourse winner!
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By DrDIAS
Car started intermittently, new ignition same problem!

My 540ia started starting intermittently suddenly, so I changed the ignition switch now I get a code of 94 EWS 3.3 Interface DME - EWS. (see below) Which it did not have before hand.

Now the 540...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By DrDIAS
Thanks! It is pretty Much try and try to you...

Thanks!

It is pretty Much try and try to you find the right combination that works!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By DrDIAS
Thanks everyone! I installed Brembo rotors...

Thanks everyone!

I installed Brembo rotors and pads front and rear five years ago and about twenty thousand miles ago!

I will try replacing the rotors.

One more thing I had my tires rotated...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By DrDIAS
Did you replace the rotors and pads or had he...

Did you replace the rotors and pads or had he rotor resurfaced. These are Brembo rotors which I thought would not warp. I have not had any hard braking on these brakes!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By DrDIAS
Did you replace the rotors and pads or had he...

Did you replace the rotors and pads or had he rotor resurfaced. These are Brembo rotors which I thought would not warp. I have not decided ne any hard braking on these brakes!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By DrDIAS
Shaking of front end when braking over 25mph

When I go to brake my front shakes at or about 25 mph until stopped, it does not do it every time I brake.

Not sure what is causing this shaking during braking?

I have no codes for the body or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
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, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
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, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
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, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
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, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
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, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
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, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
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, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
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, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
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.
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