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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By astroanalyst
I just replaced them and from inside the car you...

I just replaced them and from inside the car you can barely notice them being on or off. From outside the car they make the 20 year old 528i look a little newer but it doesn't give much...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-14-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By astroanalyst
thank you for your reply... I ordered them a few...

thank you for your reply... I ordered them a few days back so I'll try them as long as they don't damage anything. They are supposedly almost 3x brighter and we don't get much fog on Long Island. My...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-13-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By astroanalyst
Replacing H& fog light

Is it a bad idea to replace my H7 bulbs in the fog lights with these LED's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
he said it was hanging open by a crack

he said it was hanging open by a crack
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-06-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
I like that answer....thank you!

I like that answer....thank you!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
I was wrong when I said the throttle body was...

I was wrong when I said the throttle body was changed...it was not... the idle control valve was changed the first time. Even though I told him to call me with the codes because I was asking...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
Yes thank you... I will change it out when the...

Yes thank you... I will change it out when the weather is warmer.
Thank you all for you help!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
I just got back from the mechanic...stories keep...

I just got back from the mechanic...stories keep changing... but here is what he said. It had many codes in it so he cleared them all and restarted the car. The only code that won't clear is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
I just got back from the mechanic...stories keep...

I just got back from the mechanic...stories keep changing... but here is what he said. It had many codes in it so he cleared them all and restarted the car. The only code that won't clear is the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
the wire harness ?? I thought that is what is...

the wire harness ?? I thought that is what is needed?
and yes the EML is on right now
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
is this part available for a 2000 bmw 528i? I...

is this part available for a 2000 bmw 528i?
I usually buy on partsgeek.com. I don't see it there.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
great information...thank you

great information...thank you
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
yeah the same place because I already gave them...

yeah the same place because I already gave them $800 towards this problem. I'm not giving them more money.
What I don't understand is why they can get it working every time I bring it in and it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
I'm bringing it in tomorrow... we'll see if we...

I'm bringing it in tomorrow... we'll see if we get a code this time... thank you
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
thanks

thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
The mechanic says there were no codes.

The mechanic says there were no codes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By astroanalyst
Can't go faster than 2 mph. (2000 528i)

Car can be working fine than all of a sudden the idle kicks down and then revs from 1k to 1.5k every two seconds. Pressing the gas pedal does nothing except raise the rev intensity a little bit. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By astroanalyst
Thank You! Will do.

Thank You! Will do.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-21-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By astroanalyst
Vacuum hose disconnected

I changed the spark plugs and coils yesterday in hope that the car would pass inspection but it still runs rough when cold... (I know everyone says I wasted my money on coils)

Anyway while under...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,896
Posted By astroanalyst
Ok to be clear you are saying that the water...

Ok to be clear you are saying that the water comes in the sunroof and stays in the roof and trickles down the sides of the windshield and then appears on the carpet.

I noticed that the carpet was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,896
Posted By astroanalyst
here is a picture ...

here is a picture
http://giantatom.com/bmwpic.jpg

the question is....Water can enter here.... can it find its way into the car from here?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-08-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,896
Posted By astroanalyst
Interesting discovery.... I sprayed water on...

Interesting discovery....
I sprayed water on the windshield and watched its path. I wanted to see if it backed up into the air intake or drained out of the ports.
The driver side was a little slow...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,896
Posted By astroanalyst
Flooded back floor / elecrical problems

I've been having an electrical nightmare. Windshield wipers don't work...locks don't work... some power windows work... air temp guage flickers... one headlight out...one taillight out...
I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2007, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By astroanalyst
How do I check the air box?

How do I check the air box?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By astroanalyst
Really only in first gear... coming from...

Really only in first gear... coming from somewhere under the hood... not tires, not rear axle... Just the feeling like your in a sports car...
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