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avtovaz last won the day on April 12 2014

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    e39 touring & E36 compact rally

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    530 heavy clutch

    my 523 petrol which is now a 530 petrol has always had a heavy clutch. When it was a 523 it had the smaller clutch on it and im sure it was heavy then. I changed to the m54b30 and put the larger 240mm? clutch in it [new] but used the same flywheel as it fitted up ok. I have chanaged the slave to a 530 one, but still the clutch is heavy. I dont think this could be the master cylinder could it? Or is there any other reason??? thanks
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    gearbox rebuild kit

    ive got a zf ? the bigger of the getrag and zf manual 5 speed boxes fitted to the e39 petrol, i want to rebuild my spare box with new bearings and service it, where can i get the parts? Ive seen just the bearings on ebay, but is there a more comprehensive kit somewhere or just a better place to buy from? thanks
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    these chinese radios on ebay

    thought id ask ebfore buying as reliability was my main concern. The radio in the car now is ok,, but want to be able to listen to other music on it, and also use the phone threw it, maybe just buy a hand free kit for it and do it that way. thanks for the replies
  4. has anyone fitted one of these Chinese radios? There is a few about for around the £200 mark. The radio int eh car works ok, but id like tobe able to connect my phone to the car so i can call hands free, also, be able to play music from my phone too. Im looking and also wondering if the sat nav updates ? just has anyone bought one before i buy one and waste £200...
  5. I changed the unit in the boot, the part under the spare wheel. It works and the level is ok, but its giving a dash fault. Is that still just wants coding with inpa? if so , how do i do it? ve looked at inpa and cant see the last time i looked thankyou
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    523 tail gate struts

    hi mate, thanks, ive looked at real oem and the part number s match for my car so ive given it a go and see what happens. Engine is in, used the m52 loom and ecu, runs fine, its been on wayne chipziards rollers and its still has all of its 236bhp!!!! Goes well!
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    523 tail gate struts

    I have a year 2000, 523 e39 touring, its tailgate struts are weak, and i fancy some new ones, and there is a seller on ebay selling all 4 cheap. click here when i put the model of my car in, it says these done fit but my car is in the list further down. Now is there somewhere else to buy these at a similar price, or should i buy these as they are the right ones? thanks
  8. i changed teh bit int he spare wheel, i remember before then when i moved teh o/s level arm it made the compressor work, but now it dosnt, and wondered if it was to do with the compressor. Ill read the codes again tomorrow and see.. It works and drives fine, but a fault, i dont like, what if it stops working, and i jsut cant use my daily driver?!
  9. Ive had problems with my touring with the rear suspension, it had a broken wire to the o/s level sensor, but when fault finding i changed teh air compressor module in the spare wheel space, does that need coding in? someone has just told me it does and that maybe why its still not working. thanks
  10. i posted a little while ago about my touring and its inactive rear suspension. I had found a wire broken on the right rear sensor, so i replaced that, and its still inactive. I know the wires to the plug on the level sensor are good, only one is getting 5 volts to it, [i think that was black with white trace] there is 6 wires. Ive changed the module that is by the battery, tried although chineese sensor it was a different sensor, and checked the fuses, but i think im missing a feed to the sensor, impa says right rear ssensor power supply for sensors 2.00mv measuring range not valid what to do next please?!
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    e39 touring air suspension and brake pad fault

    thanks for the replies , still struggling with this, i replaced the module in the boot, made no difference, will have to read the fault codes again this weekend. But the wiring connectors, the terminals, are they the same as say for an air flow meter or any other part of the loom? I was jusr thinking if say they are i can just take the parts from another loom ive got and solder them into my loom. thanks
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    e39 touring air suspension and brake pad fault

    i found a broken wire where the wires go into the boot today! Once fixed my error says no voltage at the plug, and i wonder if when its worn threw its shorted out? It was a black wire. Is there some fuse or something i can check? What supply this voltage? thanks
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    e39 touring air suspension and brake pad fault

    I wonder if i can get a second hand plug off another car in a scrappy ,,, will have to go and look... thanks for the help!
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    e39 touring air suspension and brake pad fault

    right thankyou for the replies!!! That has helped loads, can you buy the plugs new so i can make a new section ?
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    e39 touring air suspension and brake pad fault

    thanks for that, so the right sensor doubles up, adn the warning i originally got was for the headlight levels. So maybe part of the right sensor isnt working, and ive been fooled as when i move the arm the suspension pumps up or goes down. thankyou!