E39 Maintenance Log

By Cris, September 16, 2016
Last updated: November 30, 2016
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 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.

Mobile 1 synthetic A/T fluid used for P/S.

5W30 Castrol Syntec. OEM Mahle filter + new oil filter gasket

177.770 Wiper arm rust removal
179.000 Krown rustproofing
189.000
  • New K&N air filter
  • Brake fluid flush with ATE super-blue brake fluid
189.364 Oil/ filter change Reset Oil, distance and SII indicators

5W30 Castrol Syntec. OEM Mahle filter + new oil filter gasket

190.000
  • Upstream oxygen sensor replacement
  • Re-sealed valve cover due to oil leak
 191.000 Cleaned A/C evaporator and radioator Required removal of front bumper
195.000 Lubricated sliding components of power seats Required removal of L + R front seats
196.000
  • Coolant drained and changed with new 50/50 mix.
  • Replaced plastic coolant venting screws
OEM BMW blue fluid used with distilled water
196.665
  • Engine mounts
  • A/C belt replaced
OEM mounts and belt
198.000 Aftermarket auxiliary fan Fan speed is no longer variable but adjusted in set intervals. Noisier compared to OEM

Repaced due to overheating engine while stationary

202.000 Replaced

  • Rear ball joints
  • Rear end links
  • Rear guiding links
  • Rear upper control arms
  • Front tie rods (complete)
  • Front control arms
  • Wiper blade rubbers
203.500 Oil/ filter replacement 5W30 Castrol Syntec. OEM Mahle filter + new oil filter gasket
205.000 Replacement struts front and rear Original springs reused
209.000 Oil/ filter replacement 5W30 Castrol Syntec. OEM Mahle filter + new oil filter gasket
218.000 ABS sensor cleaning Removal and cleaning of all 4 magnetic metal fillings causing ABS error
219.000
  • Replacement Bosch alternator
  • Brake pads
  • Brake rotors
  • Brake fluid flush
  • Parking brake shoes
  • K&N clean and re-oil
OEM Bosch alternator at reduced price. Build seemed genuine but voltage regulator suspicious

OEM brake pads, rotors and fluid

223.000
  • Oil change
  • IAC, MAF, TB cleaning. K&N A/F clean/ oiled
  • Wiper blade rubbers
  • Headlight/ hood gaskets L + R
  • Spark plugs
  • Cabin air filters L + R
 5W30 Castrol Syntec. OEM Mahle filter + new oil filter gasket
227.000 Spark plug coil boots All-round engine smoother RPMs and accel.
227.800 Driver seat twist/ motor fix
  • Rear brake pads and dust cover replacement
  • Parking brake adjustment
  • Cracked radiator replacement
  • Water pump
  • Electronic thermostat
  • Front tie rods
All OEM replacements

 

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