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    E60 lci 530i, E39 525i

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  1. j525i

    Symptoms like clutch slip?

    I thought it was this also but as Andrew says revs wouldnt fluctuate. I think best get codes read and ATF level checked
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    E39 530i mysterious coolant loss

    I've had this kind of difficult to find leak in past and it turned out to be waterpump gasket. only discovered under pressure test. The other place to look is theermostat housing and its gasket look for blue chalky residue where the leak is and water has eveporated Good luck Jay
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    Tools for doing work

    If you havent bought your tool kit then the lidl one below will sort most jobs and amazing quality and value https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/MiddleofLidl.htm?articleId=18396 spanner set https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/MiddleofLidl.htm?articleId=18395 Jay
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    It’s been a while....

    The M5 looks stunning
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    M54B30 running issues

    Yes inpa fuel trims is the best bet to see what cars performing and as you said not all lean codes get triggered those two vauum plugs at back of manifold are the most forgotten checks and easiest fixes Bigwinn has high emissions so would`nt be these
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    M54B30 running issues

    Agreed there may not be stored error codes but look as status on inpa will so up signs of leaks I think cleaning the idel valve would be the cheapest option and see if that solves the problem Jay
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    M54B30 running issues

    It can as I was getting multipel misfires, rough running and high emissions on both banks so cleaned idel valve and all resolved. I knew there was no vacumm leak as that would show lean codes so had tobe MAF, Disa or Idel valve Jay
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    M54B30 running issues

    Check the idel control valve as when that gets dirty and starts to stick it can cause this Jay
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    Used Fuel Pump - Free!

    Hi Andrew I'll have it and pay the postage if still available Jay
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    ABS/DSC module HELP

    I had my ABS unit refurbed by Actronics few years ago and not had any problems Jay
  11. j525i

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

    Hello Mate Is the tablet still forsale and if so what sort of offers you looking at? Kind egards Jay
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    BMW E39 530i facelift breaking.

    Hello Gore Do you still have the valve cover Jay
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    E39 540i Sport - Delivery at Last!

    Just stunning, well done Jay
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    OEM DAB Retro-Fit Guide for CCC

    Thanks Lee that helps a lot Jay
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    Silly idea or too good an opportunity to miss?

    sorry I mis read I thought the M52 528i underpowered compaired to M54 530i Jay