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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
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    • Replies: 163
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    07-25-2018, 07:08 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Parked: Timing Chain Tensioner Spring Replacement for i6

    Started by Doru, 07-03-2011 04:51 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 48
    • Views: 39,133
    07-21-2018, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Parked: Cooling System Bleeding

    Started by NNY528I, 03-22-2010 09:27 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 138
    • Views: 207,227
    07-16-2017, 02:38 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 352,767
    05-31-2017, 05:18 PM Go to last post
  4. Exclamation Sticky Thread Parked: Notes regarding DIY Forum

    Started by Kevlar, 12-02-2007 01:05 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-02-2007, 01:05 PM Go to last post
  1. e39 light issues

    Started by e39jony, 09-20-2018 08:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 144
    Yesterday, 04:25 PM Go to last post
  2. 2003 Sealed Headlights Adjuster Replacement (no cutting)

    Started by BenPRunkle, 03-17-2011 02:32 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 122
    • Views: 73,423
    09-19-2018, 11:16 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 98
    09-14-2018, 09:24 PM Go to last post
  3. Parasitic Current Draw Solved

    Started by double0nada, 09-08-2018 01:50 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 116
    09-08-2018, 01:50 AM Go to last post
  4. The M5 cluster retrofit

    Started by BMWPlanetDude, 09-12-2012 06:58 PM
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 218
    • Views: 108,173
    09-04-2018, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  5. Oil Change with Mitivac Evacuator (540i)

    Started by jamesdc4, 01-22-2009 07:49 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
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    08-20-2018, 05:12 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 41,150
    08-20-2018, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  6. Testing for a bad Fan Clutch (Sachs and Behr)

    Started by jamesdc4, 08-24-2011 06:06 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 77,991
    08-19-2018, 08:37 PM Go to last post
  7. Lower chain case cover removal and reinstallation (M62TU)

    Started by topaz540i, 12-24-2011 08:06 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 46,896
    08-02-2018, 09:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 40,809
    07-30-2018, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  8. Kmoy's DIY $5 Aux Cable (Lots of Pics)

    Started by kmoy2002, 05-20-2009 07:23 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 101
    • Views: 113,330
    07-21-2018, 11:26 PM Go to last post
  9. BMW E39 Key Fob Features and Walkthrough

    Started by ProStreetDriver, 07-21-2018 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 280
    07-21-2018, 03:04 PM Go to last post
  10. Headlight Adjuster Replacement (c. 2003 epoxied headlights)

    Started by jamesdc4, 09-16-2010 09:09 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 24,711
    07-06-2018, 03:24 PM Go to last post
  11. Lightbulb Camshaft Position Sensor (540i M62)

    Started by jamesdc4, 06-18-2007 01:08 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 127,879
    06-21-2018, 06:36 PM Go to last post
  12. E39 540i DIY: Replacing your center link and tie rod ends

    Started by cdb3113, 01-18-2007 05:27 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 61,355
    06-18-2018, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  13. E39 Windshield trim replacement

    Started by BlackBMWs, 12-24-2008 03:19 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 164
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    05-25-2018, 08:00 AM Go to last post
  14. E39 Aux Fan Service - READ ON

    Started by PENER, 09-25-2006 10:24 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 129
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    05-23-2018, 06:55 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 263
    04-28-2018, 08:17 PM Go to last post
  15. Thumbs up - -CCV(Crankcase/oil Seperator) Fixed!!! w/Pics!!!- -

    Started by Jfive96, 01-27-2008 11:24 PM
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    • Replies: 42
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    04-25-2018, 09:49 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 17,281
    04-05-2018, 11:17 PM Go to last post
  16. Trunk Strut Replacement

    Started by cnn, 03-02-2011 09:24 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 23,797
    03-24-2018, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  17. Cruise control actuator FIXED!

    Started by MontanaRob, 12-09-2008 10:41 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    03-13-2018, 09:57 AM Go to last post
  18. E39 Short Shifter Kit using E60 545i shifter

    Started by cnn, 06-06-2011 01:04 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
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    03-01-2018, 04:20 PM Go to last post
  19. m62tu belt replace, reinstall, or retighten

    Started by topaz540i, 12-26-2011 08:23 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 28,554
    02-27-2018, 08:45 PM Go to last post

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