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  1. Clavurion

    Starting problems

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    Starting problems

    Is your vehicle already checked regarding the battery cable boot connection campaign? You can rule out poor engine ground wire by connecting a jumper cable between engine block and ground point.
  3. Clavurion

    2003 530d servotronic retrofit problem !!!!help!!!!

    Wasn't this already covered in the earlier posts? ZCS is the central encoding key (GM, SA and VN bit strings) which you always read first when starting coding.
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    2003 530d servotronic retrofit problem !!!!help!!!!

    Of course you can change the needed parameter values (FSW_PSW) manually but the way I see it the proper way is first change ZCS accordingly and then code GM. It doesn't change the end result but prevents erasing the changes if the module is coded again maybe for some other reason.
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    E39 1999 523i and INPA

    Or even the older 3.x which works well with E39.
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    E39 interior choices.

    I think it was mentioned that it was covered with red alcantara fabric. There were numerous Individual trim options available back in the days.
  7. Clavurion

    E39 interior choices.

    If you mean that one in the picture it's original parts, real poplar wood veneer.
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    2003 530d servotronic retrofit problem !!!!help!!!!

    Sorry, I haven't used any remote access system.
  9. Clavurion

    So how common is the swirl flaps issue?

    And if you happen to get the short straw it's 100% disaster.
  10. Clavurion

    Swivelling Towbar Problem

    Simply because plastic gear is cheaper to manufacture by casting compared to machined metal gear. On later F-series vehicles (same mechanism and gearbox) the smaller plastic gear was replaced by a metal one but the first gear is still the same plastic one. So it will last a bit longer (out of warranty period) but still fail eventually.
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    E39 1999 523i and INPA

    Like Jimmy said. 9/98-9/2000 6-pot petrol is M52TU with MS42.
  12. Clavurion

    BMW Parts

    Those parts are made in Switzerland. Most likely the original patch was sold out and a small additional patch made again. On small patches the price unfortunately goes up. Still agree that the current price is very high for that kind of part. Eventually mine is likely to have more galvanized plate than original plastic.
  13. If the vehicle is with auto gearbox check that the lighting on selector lever goes off after 16 mins so vehicle goes to sleep mode correctly.
  14. Clavurion

    AGM battery replacement

    Every time the battery is replaced the change has to registered with diagnostics even if the type and capacity remains the same.
  15. Clavurion

    BMW 523i manual to auto swap questions

    With NCS this can be done. I've done the opposite way several times.