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#2307 of 2734 My Horn went off by its self
Apr 13, 2009 (9:26 am)
I got 2002 bmw 530i was driving and horn went off few times on its own 30 sec. later again 20 sec. later went on and it stayed on. i took fuse out now my memory seats don't work normal my strering wheel does not move up when i turn my key off and when i tryed to put my fuse back in horn went off again and stays on.. can anyone help please. tx Joe
#2308 of 2734 Horn problems Please Help
Apr 14, 2009 (7:51 am)
I got 2002 bmw 530i was driving and horn went off few times on its own 30 sec. later again 20 sec. later went on and it stayed on. i took fuse out now my memory seats don't work normal my strering wheel does not move up when i turn my key off and when i tryed to put my fuse back in and horn went off again and stays on.. can anyone help please. tx Joe
#2309 of 2734 Re: Horn problems Please Help [galama]
by Mr_Shiftright HOST
Apr 14, 2009 (8:53 am)
Probably a short to ground in the steering wheel or steering column, or a bad horn switch. Repairing this may require disarming the air bag so be careful.
#2310 of 2734 heater knobs 1981 528i
Apr 23, 2009 (5:05 pm)
hey guys ,
Looking for a little help trying to find the flexible clips that control the heater knob rods on my 81 528i. been to dealers and no luck.
#2311 of 2734 Re: heater knobs 1981 528i [csan1]
Apr 23, 2009 (9:06 pm)
You need to find a dealer with a competent parts man. Are the "flexible clips" the items labeled as Part #7 in this diagram? If so, the actual part number is 64111361272, and any BMW dealer can order it.
#2312 of 2734 Re: heater knobs 1981 528i [csan1]
by Mr_Shiftright HOST
Apr 24, 2009 (11:05 am)
There are BMW salesrooms and real BMW dealerships. No reason they can't order this part.
#2313 of 2734 Re: heater knobs 1981 528i [roadburner]
Apr 27, 2009 (2:16 pm)
Sorry I have been away from the computer for a bite., Yes exactly! the Dealer I went to said that they can`t get them.
#2314 of 2734 Re: heater knobs 1981 528i [roadburner]
Apr 27, 2009 (3:04 pm)
Wanted to thank you for the help. Im new to the Bmw line and not yet hip to the car and all the parts suppliers. Thats the reason that I went to the dealers for help. But I added that site to my favorites, and will order it , thanks again.
#2315 of 2734 Re: heater knobs 1981 528i [csan1]
Apr 27, 2009 (5:25 pm)
The Real OEM site can give you the part number(s) but you cannot order from them. Bavarian Autosport can special order them; their price is $2.95 each. Pelican Parts has them for $2.75. Maximillian Importing Company is an official BMW Classic(formerly "Mobile Tradition") Licensee, and he has them for $2.93. I KNOW Max can get them. That's one great thing about BMW. They don't forget about their cars once they are over 10 years old. I have a 1975 2002 and I can get parts for it just about as easily as I can for my wife's 2004 X3.
#2316 of 2734 Engine Malfunction Light
May 03, 2009 (5:08 pm)
a couple of weeks ago I got some weird notification on the dash that the gas cap was loose. I got out and tightened it. notification went away. A day or so later, I got the notification again. I unscrew the cap and noticed that it wasn't that tight and i reinserted and made sure I heard the click. Then I noticed the check engine light was on.
I read the manual and it mentioned that the check engine light would come on if there was the gas cap situation. I know this from other cars I have owned. I know that the light should go out, but it hasn't.
Any thoughts beside taking it in to the dealer? I know in the end it is going to be the dumb gas cap after them keeping the car all day.