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    hi guys,i have a problem since few days ago. my bmw 530 d e39 w reg is shows on dashboard a boot lamp on ,like boot is open but when i try it is absolutly close .i been trying to open and close it few times but lamp is stil stay on ..any ideea what can be the problem? help please
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    Hi,

    Please can you retitle your thread to follow the forum rules. E.g 2000 E39 530d - Dashboard showing light in error
     
     

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    Check the boot switch
     
     

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    Open the boot, bottom right corner of the boot lid is a black plastic tube - this houses the boot light wiring etc, ease the plastic cover back, it's a common prob on the E39 for the wires to break causing the light to stay on.

    Can fix by tapping them back together.
    E39 M inspired
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiffster View Post
    Open the boot, bottom right corner of the boot lid is a black plastic tube - this houses the boot light wiring etc, ease the plastic cover back, it's a common prob on the E39 for the wires to break causing the light to stay on.

    Can fix by tapping them back together.
    a will have a look today and i will post reply ,thanks a lot mate!
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by StK View Post
    Check the boot switch
    that one from inside the car? thx
     
     

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    SOLVED !! thanx a lot ..problem was on wire like you say
     
     

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    Did the person you put in the trunk complain about the light being on
     
     

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