BMW NCS Expert Coding

February 27, 2017

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By Cris

BMW vehicles have specialized modules (simple computers) responsible for different regions of the car. Available modules include: ABG – Airbag module AKMB – Instrument cluster DSC – Dynamic stability control EWS – Immobilizer FTM – Rearview module GM3 – General Module 3,4,5 etc IHKA – Heater/AC KMB LCM – Light control module LWR LWS RAD […]

E39 Maintenance Log

November 30, 2016

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By Cris

 KM Date Service Item Notes Parts 140.000 Replacement Bosch spark plugs 145.000 EGR system replacement All components replaced with OEM parts 170.000 Fuel filter  OEM fuel filter 171.000 Aftermarket fog light glass housings Replaced pitted originals 173.000 New battery Oil/ filter change P/S fluid change (~400 mL) Oil filter housing gasket replacement BMW OEM battery. […]

BMW Forums – BMW DIY

August 18, 2016

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By Cris

Want to fix your BMW? Below you can find a few popular BMW forum sites that I’ve personally used over the years. They contain information for just about anything that you may need answering with few exceptions. If any other sources come to mind about BMW DIY, please share in the comments below! In no […]

BMW e39 – 530i

September 16, 2016

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By Cris

The BMW e39 (M5) was dubbed the ‘fastest saloon on the planet’ in back in ’03. While the non-M 5-series variants can’t boast the same power output, they are still a joy to drive. To take care of your e39 can be rather easy if you only know where to look. In the upcoming series […]