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#1 (permalink) Old 08-15-2013, 03:34 PM
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2003 e39 help

I got a 2003 bmw e39 540 msport wagon and im having 2 problems the first one is that the radio cuts in and out every once and a while and some times wont even turn on but the next day work perfect and the second one is the brakes seem to gain and lose pressure like when i go to brake there what they should be next time the have some slack. Please help
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i realy cant say about the radio but ,the brakes you mean ,once you break they feel fine then ,if you press again they soft
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Yes exactly that's what happens with the breaks and they seem to work better in the cold
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Its weid, but let me ask you this is it at any speed
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If its at highway speed it may be brake fade if its not, a brake inspection its in order before I even can even go any further
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its more of the fact that i can have the car stoped and pump the breaks and they will lose pressure and it varyents on the hightway
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Is brake fluid level is good, pads rotors all ok, no abs tractiin controll related lights of messages
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Ya everything is ok I think the break lines arnt bleaded so im going to try that soon
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it seems like it might be the brake bleeder, i would try replacing the bleeder and hose.

If you need help finding parts let me know
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