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  1. wolfman

    Sorry LCM 3 qestion again

    I have picked up an 02 year 525 estate which is having the old problem of the lights coming on by themselves. I have removed the LCM and taken a picture of the numbers. My question is I have found a replacement on ebay all the numbers match except the 260200 and the silver stamped 900076 Do these numbers matter or is it the all other one's that are important? Can someone enlighten me please.
  2. Ok I went to fit an auxiliary on my E39 which has the sat nav screen set up. I took the unit out to add the lead and on youtube a tutorial showed swapping two pins over to the lead then plug it in. On mine it is different and once I checked the terminal blocks only one had the option to add three pins but they were in a different place to normal. Can anyone advice me on the correct placement for mine, I took a couple of pictures to help explain my problem. I would like to sort it out as the tape deck and Cd player are U/S.
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    M54 rough running

    OK my 530 touring has been messing about lately. I thought I had it sorted with a dodgy new inlet cam sensor but no. Tonight it is throwing up loads of faults mainly o2 sensors but I don't know which one's Or which bank or pre cat or post cat. It is missing and running rough so I did a data stream here are the pictures of the read out what do you think.
  4. wolfman

    M54 rough running

    Yes I did get the bits from C3 and the old girl is done now, So I will see how it goes. Only thing I must admit is I did do it without removing the manifold and did not find it to bad.
  5. wolfman

    M54 rough running

    Thanks for the help guys I found a couple of splits in the intake boots and a small one by the dipstick. I silicone sealed them to test it out and have done a couple of hundred miles and all seems good. I have now ordered both intake boots and a CCV kit and will get them on soon.
  6. wolfman

    E39 auxiliary lead addition problem

    Thanks for the idea but there is no where to plug it in virtually all pins are spoken for, If you look at the picture of the back of my unit both terminal blocks slide into seperate clips and have seperate blocks to plug in.
  7. As it says I could do with a very good n/s/f spotlight ( round one)for my 2000 e39 facelift wagon and a wide screen sat nav. I does not matter if the screen is shot i just want one with a good tape deck to swap into my unit I hope..
  8. I would like to put an auxiliary input on my e39 as the cd is unreliable and the tape deck is shot too. It has i think one of the first e39's with sat nav screen( as it was a show car back in the day) Will my wiring harness on the back have a plug for a auxiliary lead?. I have put a picture up to show the model, can anyone advise me.
  9. Are the E39 saloon rear window elements prone to failure? I have had a close look at the elements and cannot find any obvious breaks. Only a couple of them work close to the bottom and it seems strange so many have failed any idea's before I fit a new rear window
  10. wolfman

    Misfire + fuel trim bank?

    Ok I went out to the 530 tonight and when I started it was misfiring and the eml came on. So I plugged in the Creator C100 i bought and it came up with E4 fuel trimbank 2 E3 fuel trimbank 1 CB fuel trimbank 2 control limit CA fuel trimbank 1 control limit I have done a bit of research and It maybe vacuum related or Maf. Does anyone have any Idea's?
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    good code readers

    Ok so I thought I had a good code reader on its way to me from a member on here, that seems to have gone pear shaped. So I am looking for recommendations for one, there are loads on ebay but which one?. I don't need anything fancy just something to read and clear codes and reset lights and so on.
  12. wolfman

    passenger airbag problem

    Ok we have not had this car long, I have been looking into why the airbag light comes on sometimes. It seems to be linked to when there is someone using the passenger seat. So I have had a look under the seat and found a big module thin dangling around so I have re secured it, but at the back of the seat there is a wire socket hanging down and some sort of dongle plugged into where I think it should go(comparing it with my other e39). Do you have any idea's what is going on?
  13. Ok bear with me as I have not done a lot of miles in this one yet, It is an 03 520i manual saloon. when driving it on even ground it seems to drive great but when you hit some bumps/potholes it feels to me like there is some bump steer going on at the back. I think it may be n/s but not 100% on that, I have not jacked it up to check yet, I thought I would get some feed back first before I dive in. There was no advisories on the last MOT either have you guys got any idea's?
  14. wolfman

    E39 M5 various - parts for sale

    Can you reset the service lights and eml with it?.
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    E39 M5 various - parts for sale

    Is the peak code reader good, and how do you use the code reader too . I just bought another e39 so this could come in handy
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    PDC proximity problem

    Ok I have had our e39 for 2 years now with no problems with the pdc. I have just had to take mine into the bmw dealers in cobham for a recall on the drivers airbag. Since I have had it back the pdc has no gradual proximity warning, all of the sensors will only work about 12" away there is no gradual build up of beeps it is all or nothing. Bmw's did say they only did a diagnostic to the airbag but I think they have done something. What in you experience is going on?.
  17. wolfman

    PDC proximity problem

    All of the senors are working if you go near them, but all have the same short range
  18. wolfman

    1 style 31 wanted

    I have just picked up a rather nice 520 on an 03 plate for my daughter but for some reason it has no spare in the boot. Can anyone help with a spare style 31 please. I know any wheel will do but she is proud of her new motor and would like it to match.
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    1 style 31 wanted

    Thanks for the generous offer, I am in walton-on-thames so not very close. I would have to buy a spare and send it up to you, and then you send me the other one so not a very economical idea. I will keep my eyes out for a good 15" spare and see what happens.
  20. My E39 530 has been a great smoke but recently I have noticed on a couple of occasions a small area of emulsified and normal oil on the drive. It is slightly off centre towards n/s near the crossmember. I have had a good look around and the only area that looks suspect is around the dipstick tube to sump area. Is it CCv related if so which kit should i get(loads on ebay) is it an O ring problem where the dipstick tube goes in, and is this a bad job to sort out ie, what plastic bits are likely to break?
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    E39 dropping small blobs of emulsified oil

    Yep this sounds about right I am in the process of ordering the bits now. Is this a long job as i have to do it in between chemo trips to the hospital and my daughter needing it for work too. thanks for the input guys
  22. wolfman

    Alarm not working

    I have been checking out my new touring and I don't think the alarm is working. The telltale on the front (not the bottom) of the mirror does not flash, but it does lock OK. I have tried opening the bonnet and tailgate and nothing happens.I went to check fuse 48 and it is not there ie no connectors in the block for a fuse. I then noticed a Gemel Serpi star sticker in one window. Why is it not a BMW alarm fitted? Is it something to do with being the 2000 BMW Birmingham show car?. Where should I look for the control box? would it have a separate fob or be controlled by the central locking fob? Any help would be great.
  23. wolfman

    Alarm not working

    Ok thanks for the input I checked the build sheet and no alarm is listed which shocked me, I do not have a sensor in the roof lining as it has a sunroof. I think retro fitting an alarm maybe a pain in the posterior as there is probably no wiring in place either , I cannot believe it is not standard.
  24. wolfman

    Alarm not working

    Yes I have used both fobs It locks and unlocks as it should.
  25. wolfman

    Touring floor mats

    Has anyone got a set of oem black floor mats for a 2001 touring? I have the cream interior in my new ride and the mats are getting filthy already so I am going to put blacks on top.