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basic questions--cooling system E39 by Jim Levie
On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 10:17:23 -0400, md wrote: > My 1997 540i at about 150k miles seems to be acting up lately. > > BUT TODAY, the 'Check Cooling Level' indicator went on. I had recently > had water pump and hoses replaced. When I went to open the radiator > (engine heat was fine when i drove it...
September 17th 04 11:54 PM
by Jim Levie Go to last post
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Tail Lights E46 by Blue Agave
I recently purchased some replacement lights with the clear lenses for my 2000 E46. Installation was a breeze for the front and side lights. The tail lights went in fine, but when it came time to finish up, the inner cover (that actually holds the bulbs) would not snap into place on the...
September 18th 04 12:04 AM
by Blue Agave Go to last post
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98 740 fails smog, needs new chip?, factory recall?? Petaluma by Brian Hardy
In article >, (Michael) wrote: > I took my 98 740 in for a California smog check yesterday and it > failed. It is running excessively lean, according to the smog check > shop. They looked into it and said they found several factory...
September 18th 04 02:31 AM
by Brian Hardy Go to last post
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e46 air con strange smell by Bob Kegel
> Sometimes i get a strange unpleasant smell from my aircon, normally when > turned off after use. A mold colony has established itself in the ductwork. Wurth A/C & Heating System Treatment will wipe it out. Change the microfilter, too.
September 18th 04 04:25 AM
by Bob Kegel Go to last post
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1999 323i "Memo" and TireSiping Questions by Kyle and Lori Greene
"Bob" > wrote in message ... > Hello All: > > 1st question - I recently bought a 1999 323i Convertible and no manual. > Right above the shifter there is an electronic display that shows outside > temp, Control Check,...
September 18th 04 11:13 AM
by Kyle and Lori Greene Go to last post
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1998 Euro M3 SMG I with ? SMG pump problems by Rick
Have an Aussie spec 1998 M3 with SMG I. Before the starter motor will engage, I have to wait about 10-15 secs while the SMG mechanism get enough pressure. Is this normal ? or is my pump on the way out ? Rich
September 18th 04 02:01 PM
by Rick Go to last post
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Tyre wear by Eric Nadler
"Fred W." <[email protected]'remove this to reply to' myrealbox.com> writes: > > > > My 97 E36 M3 always wears out the center of my rear tires, and the > > insides of the front tires. > > The only thing that will wear the center faster than the edges is > overinflation. How high do you pump-up the...
September 18th 04 02:39 PM
by Fred W. Go to last post
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BMW service lights in the UK by spammy
Hi all. I bought my E39 new back in sept 02. Since the last month, the service lights have read a CLOCK symbol and two green lights. I haven't yet had a service (no, I don't drive that much). My understanding of this was that I needed the time based service - I think that means fluid change and...
September 18th 04 06:55 PM
by Dave Plowman (News) Go to last post
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UK - Are BMW Insurance any good? by Glen Jones
I've used BMW insurance for a few years, superb prices compared to others for my E46 convertible. Also! They will "copy" your no claims discount to insure a second car, must be in your partners name i believe. glen. "xrrr" > wrote in...
September 18th 04 07:22 PM
by Richard Townsend Go to last post
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Long lamp lifetimes by Hagrinas Mivali
"GRL" > wrote in message ... > So this raises the question of whether this is a Lexus thing, or is it a > high-priced spread thing. Do Merc and Bimmer and Infiniti drivers enjoy this > lack-of-hassles luxury, too? My 1991 Q45 just had...
September 18th 04 09:21 PM
by Hagrinas Mivali Go to last post
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Weird brake problem- '85 325e by -=Bones=-
The brake light came on (1985 325e) so I checked the fluid and it was at the min mark. I kept adding fluid but it wouldn't come up any higher. I look inside the car and there is all the fluid in a puddle on the floor mat. I notice there is somekind of overflow? or pressure relief hose that...
September 18th 04 09:58 PM
by Jim Levie Go to last post
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Let's be honest by Dori A Schmetterling
I don't know what is, exactly, but somehow I often can tell the Brits from the North Americans by the way they write their posts... :-))) DAS -- For direct contact replace nospam with schmetterling --- "Dave Plowman (News)" > wrote in message
September 18th 04 11:43 PM
by Mr Fix It Go to last post
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e39 dashboard and fan by stew_mclean
Hi, The dashboard in my 97 E39 528 SE Auto has stopped working. That is the dials dont move, the computer is blank. The only think that is on is the current gear display. Additionally, the fan is not coming on for the blower, even though that part of the car is all lighting up correcly. Oddly,...
September 19th 04 09:32 AM
by Dave Plowman (News) Go to last post
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E39 Amplifier by BTF
Only the BMW's with the DSP option have the extra amplifier, plus that amplifier only takes a digital input. "Lapchien" > wrote in message ... > well, mine doesn't - hence the question! > > > "Jim Levie" >...
September 19th 04 03:19 PM
by Dave Plowman (News) Go to last post
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BMW Specialist in Toronto by Deep
Hi all, I'm looking for a good BMW specialist in Toronto, specifically the Mississauga region would be best. Does anyone have someone they use? Thanks, Deep
September 19th 04 03:53 PM
by 330xi Go to last post
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E34 NEED 2 LOCATE WASH/WIPE CONTROL RELAY by deano
hi, i need to locate and replace windscreen wash/wipe control relay, can anyone help ive removed the relays i can find one at a time but that doesnt find it and the manual doesnt help me either any help would be appreciated thanks in advance dean
September 19th 04 05:07 PM
by Mike G Go to last post
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Any BMW FAQs Out There? by news.intergate.com
On Sat, 22 May 2004 09:16:46 +0200, "Erik Smith" > wrote: > > >> http://www.bmwboard.com/ >> >> http://www.bmw-forums.com >> >> http://bimmer.roadfly.org/bmw/forums/e34/
September 19th 04 08:02 PM
by news.intergate.com Go to last post
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buying bmw 325 (2005 vs 2006) by Ruwan
I have reviewed the specs for the 2006 Bmw 325 however I am inclined to buy a 2005 for the following reason. +improved reliabilty due end of life cycle -first year production models are notorious for glitches/recalls -negotiating below MSRP will be impossible on the 2006. ( or it may have discounts...
September 19th 04 11:27 PM
by Ruwan Go to last post
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Extended warranty by Ian D
I have an '01 740i whose warranty period will expire in June '05. BMW wants $3749 for an extra 2 years or 100K miles, whichever comes first. Sounds fairly expensive to me, but wanted to know from the group if they feel its worth it for this car and if there are known issues that will probably...
September 20th 04 02:52 AM
by Ian D Go to last post
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I need to find a group by Somebody
"pete" > wrote in message ... > Does anyone know of a group for series 3 BMW's? I have just got a 320 > and I need to find a group specifically for them please. > pete Try -Russ.
September 20th 04 03:37 AM
by mjc Go to last post
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