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Forum: E39 Common Problems and DIY Fixes

E39 DIY Instructions - Documents instructions on how to take certain tasks. Pictures are normally included.

  1. Post Sticky Thread Parked: Timing Chain Tensioner Replacement (M62TU)

    Started by BlackBMWs, 05-17-2009 02:21 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 157
    • Views: 129,110
    03-03-2017, 10:24 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Parked: Cooling System Bleeding

    Started by NNY528I, 03-22-2010 09:27 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 137
    • Views: 182,155
    12-10-2016, 09:08 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Parked: Timing Chain Tensioner Spring Replacement for i6

    Started by Doru, 07-03-2011 04:51 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 31,926
    02-12-2016, 06:15 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 340,226
    07-28-2014, 05:35 PM Go to last post
  4. Exclamation Sticky Thread Parked: Notes regarding DIY Forum

    Started by Kevlar, 12-02-2007 02:05 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 6,950
    12-02-2007, 02:05 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 54
    Yesterday, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  1. Alternator Mounting Problem - M54 Engine

    Started by bHickory, 03-22-2017 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 88
    03-23-2017, 06:28 AM Go to last post
  2. Post E39 Touring Rear Subframe Bushing replacement

    Started by BlackBMWs, 02-28-2009 04:17 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 168
    • Views: 125,370
    03-22-2017, 05:25 PM Go to last post
  3. 2003 Sealed Headlights Adjuster Replacement (no cutting)

    Started by BenPRunkle, 03-17-2011 02:32 AM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 113
    • Views: 58,657
    03-20-2017, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  4. My E39 Pixel Repair

    Started by Black540Msport, 12-07-2011 06:01 PM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 168
    • Views: 106,192
    03-08-2017, 02:54 PM Go to last post
  5. Post The elusive fuel filter...

    Started by Jamaican71, 05-13-2006 10:23 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 50,887
    02-22-2017, 06:08 PM Go to last post
  6. 1998 BMW 528i Complete FRONT Suspension Overhaul

    Started by cnn, 09-21-2009 12:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 71,183
    02-16-2017, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  7. E39 540i DIY: Replacing your center link and tie rod ends

    Started by cdb3113, 01-18-2007 06:27 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 53,385
    02-13-2017, 09:57 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 28,211
    02-11-2017, 12:30 PM Go to last post
  8. Fixing the trunk lid wiring harness

    Started by Spirit Force, 07-22-2013 05:03 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 9,647
    02-05-2017, 04:31 PM Go to last post
  9. 1998 BMW 528i Complete REAR Suspension Overhaul

    Started by cnn, 05-31-2011 02:26 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 53,481
    01-30-2017, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  10. Cabin Air Filter Replacement, the INEXPENSIVE Way!

    Started by cnn, 09-25-2009 09:15 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 47,263
    01-23-2017, 09:25 AM Go to last post
  11. 540i Transmission Service

    Started by ronin009, 03-29-2008 10:40 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 39,659
    01-19-2017, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  12. E39 Aux Fan Service - READ ON

    Started by PENER, 09-25-2006 10:24 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 125
    • Views: 114,142
    01-18-2017, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  13. Broken trunk latch fix (easy DIY)

    Started by MNsport528i, 09-22-2009 01:28 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 60,672
    01-14-2017, 06:37 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 35,719
    01-11-2017, 11:50 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,589
    01-03-2017, 11:55 AM Go to last post
  14. The M5 cluster retrofit

    Started by BMWPlanetDude, 09-12-2012 06:58 PM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5 ... 9
    • Replies: 217
    • Views: 89,530
    01-02-2017, 03:19 PM Go to last post
  15. E39 Short Shifter Kit using E60 545i shifter

    Started by cnn, 06-06-2011 01:04 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 60
    • Views: 45,623
    12-26-2016, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  16. Exclamation Thrust Arm Replacement 1997-2003 5-SERIES V-8 CARS

    Started by Hotswimmer, 07-17-2006 04:49 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    • Replies: 110
    • Views: 74,889
    12-16-2016, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  17. DIY on the Notorious Seat Switch

    Started by Joes540i, 01-01-2009 02:30 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 46,674
    11-28-2016, 06:32 PM Go to last post
  18. Side View Mirror Glass Replacement (Heated).

    Started by jamesdc4, 03-04-2014 02:19 AM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 6,671
    10-21-2016, 08:13 PM Go to last post
  19. m62tu belt replace, reinstall, or retighten

    Started by topaz540i, 12-26-2011 09:23 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 23,388
    10-18-2016, 07:05 PM Go to last post
  20. How to clean Idle Control Valve (ICV 52*i, 530i i6)

    Started by BMW 528, 10-22-2007 07:42 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 79,779
    10-05-2016, 10:12 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 27,855
    09-25-2016, 03:18 AM Go to last post

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