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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Advice? N53 on 2007 E61 LCI 523i - EML light on - High & low fuel pressure errors & lambda sensor/probe warnings? Looking for advice on the most likely cause of this EML light. My 2007 E61 LCI manual with N53 engine has covered 199k km (123k miles) The EML came on a few days ago on...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Apart from the usual: oil filter, air filter, oil, fuel filter, coolant and spark plugs, is there any other type of servicing I should do? Car has done 70k and I was thinking of doing the diff oil and trans fluid. The car is an auto.
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Just recently I had an oil change, front brake pad change and coolant change done by an independent garage - reason for the coolant change was that they checked for leaks as the car recently showed that the coolant level was low. No leaks found. The guy who did it told me to check the...
  4. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    ASC+T/DSC and ABS warning lights on (also airbag, but I can sort that out). Tested using MaxiScan OBD2 on 16 pin socket. No fault codes shown. Tried to test using same scanner and 16/20 pin cable on 20 pin socket under bonnet. Scanner powered up but would not connect. Could be MS 309 not...
  5. BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hello Bimmers, And thank you in advance for your help. I am the second owner of a BMW E60 523i LCI (2007.03) Automatic. recently I found out that the car DME ECU was updated on 2018 by the dealership. I hooked the car onto INPA and listed the ZUB assembly numbers of each ECU and almost every...
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    Radio went off and interior lights on the left hand side came on and the lights under the sun visor don't work now and when I start it up the brake lights stay on plus no air bag light [emoji853] Sent from my HTC 10 using Tapatalk
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there! I own a BMW E39 523i single vanos model made in 1998.04 with automatic transmission ZF 5HP18 with green label on it. The car hasn`t been used for almost 2 months , when I came back in the country and I started the car it had a very rough idle , the engine died. When I start the car...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    My '07 523i N53 has covered 118k miles. I'm consistently getting the following error when I run INPA and Delphi diagnostics. P0597 Thermostat Heater Control Circuit /Open P0597 Thermostat heating circuit - Malfunction Fail Number 12023 0x2EF7 Map thermostat, control Frequency 40 (seems to be...
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  10. General BMW Discussions
    hi my back passenger door wont open from the out side i know its probably something loose /broken opens from inside how hard is it to get to how do i get the handle off will i need special tools an idiots guide would be great please be gentle i'm a little slow on the uptake its a 1999
  11. E39
    Hi everyone. I bought this on Sunday. Its got full service history and 91K on the clock. This is the worst bit. Do they really all do this? What is the fix? What do you all think? I want to get rid of the alloys and put the original ones back on that were supplied with the car. My plan is...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    hi all i'm interested in buying a bmw 523i se w reg 2000 what is the best mileage to get where there is less likely to have head gasket problems or is it better to get a 520i se 523i se or 525i se thanks paul
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have tried five different scanners all borrowed! All used via the 16pin to 20pin adapter - although there power supplied to the scanners by the car but none worked Have tried EDIBAS, CarSoft, and other free software - all reported the same issue - connection error/failed. Until someone got...
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi can anyone help please. living in france and there isnt any auto electricians near here. Bmw are extremely expensive here. My bmw 523i 1996 has a sight problem at the moment, the headlights are staying on all the time even in the position 0 and 1 But also in these 2 positions they flicker...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Ok, my vanos dont work. I've done some testing, and have some confusing results. I was hoping you guys might be able to help make sense of the situation. The facts: - single vanos m52 e39 from 1996 - car runs terribly: lumpy idle, lack of power, chews petrol like nothing else - disconnecting...
  16. Auto Electrical Forum
    I have a 1999 523i. On the inicator stalk there is a button marked "BC" but pressing it does nothing. Looking at the connector plug, there is only 4 wires connected. I assume these are Common, Left, Right & High Beam. If the button is present, is the feature useable or is the indicator stalk...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hello there got one question-- when starting from cold i can hear the chain i think under cover,but only from cold ,and only when revs a bit higher for a while and engine tryes to drop revs- in this moment i can here something like trrrrrrr and when engine runs on idle then nothing.having look...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, was driving to work on Sat and 10 mins after setting off the idrive gave me a amber engine too hot warning drive moderatly, 1 min later idrive then gave engine overheated stop driving immediately. Stopped the car went into hidden menu, coolant temp was 126 degrees, plenty of coolant in...
  19. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I have recently purchased a 523i Auto, been fine until yesterday when ASC light came on and cant turn it off. Car now has very little power. When you start the car the eml, asc, abs ect come on and go off. 10/15 seconds late the car cuts out. When you restart the ASC light is illuminated...
  20. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    just a quick question, car needs disc and pads on the front and the speed sensor for the rear passenger?? is the speed sensors located in all the wheels?? well local TMS dealer do the full brake kit for £140 but i am wondering whether any1 has purchased full kits from ebay and if they are any...
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