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  1. BMW E39 530i HELP PLS

    E39
    Hello everyone. I came to this forum looking for help. I am in very tough times. College student, broke, and life has been tough overall. Long story short, I love BMWs so i am always going to drive a bmw. I bought a 2003 BMW 530i, quite beat up. I did all I could at first. Cleaned up the car...
  2. N62 engine 4.4 petrol into 530i

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi all my mate has a 530i manual gearbox and wants my N62 4.4litre engine to put into his car however my car is auto Is it a feasible swap .his engine is the M54 3 litre And will it come to his manual box Thanks
  3. 2018 G31 530i - Red Car Warning Light

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Three times in the last week a red car symbol has flashed up on both the instrument panel and the HUD, lasting about a second in each case and accompanied by a loud beep. I can't find this in the handbook or elsewhere, and it is not a car on a hoist which is the service symbol - according to the...
  4. 2002 E39 530i Electrical fault chasiing

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi to all and sorry if this sort of post is already here I bought a 2002 E39 530i M sport Automatic, end of last year, it ran sweet as a nut for a few weeks then on low fuel warning light the car stalled. After two attempts it started and I was able to get home. Next day took it to Esso garage...
  5. E61 530i 2007 N52 - Vanos/Crankshaft fault codes

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all I recently (ish) purchased a 2007 530i, msport, E61, 128k on the clock, Auto, from a reasonable sized dealer (not BMW, but seemed to specialise in BMW, Audi, Porsche etc) 25 min test drive all seemed fine, MPG was lower than i'd expected (around 26 on the motorway but figured not an...
  6. [E61 530i 2007] Problem with locking/unlocking front doors

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, I have problem when locking/unlocking doors with remote. Here is list of symptoms: 1. When remote is used, only rear doors are locked/unlocked. Front doors are not affected. Alarm is armed. 2. When I press a button inside a car locking all doors, then as above, front doors are not...
  7. 2003 530i E39 Instrument cluster

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, Re: BMW 2003 E39 530i Individual. Petrol powered. I desperately need some help. I had some pixels missing on my display and thought I would buy a ribbon cable and fix it. Looked at loads of sites, and together with instructions that came with the ribbon, thought I had the repair job...
  8. E39 530i Incredible Judder above 40mph

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, I have turned to the forums to search for help regarding the issues I am experiencing with my E39 5'er, as I have hit a dead-end and don't know what to do! A couple of weeks ago, as I approached 80mph you could feel a noticeable judder through the bottom of the seat, and the arm...
  9. 130i, 330i or 530i for £5000

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I have approximately £5k to spend on a car that will generally do some short journeys with less frequent longer ones. I have had an old 525tds in the past that was nothing but trouble, so am wary of buying a big heavy used car that suspension etc. may have had a harder time in. Because I...
  10. 530i Help

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey guys, im new here, recently bought 2001 BMW e39 530i . So the thing is i need some help and advice about the car.... im hearing couple of noises which she makes and im worried about. This is my first Petrol car btw. first of all the buzzing sound from the bottom (drivers side). Im thinking...
  11. 2009 E60 530i - Fuel Injectors & Catalytic Converter

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all. I am after some help and advice on my car if possible. I've had it for almost a year now and I've noticed a few things recently that I feel I might need to get sorted. But, I'm not 100% sure and didn't want to just throw money at it until I got some advice. The main things I've noticed...
  12. Will these wheels and tyres fit my E39 530i 2001 please?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Greetings all, I am new on this board and I am non technical! I own a e39 530i 2001. I have purchased a complete set of AC Schnitzer Ronal 8j x17 H2 ET 38 which I want to fit to this car. The tyre sizes are: 225/45 17 & 235/45 17. Will they fit with no problem? Thanks in advance Kind regards...
  13. [530i E61 2007 272KM] Intermittent misfire cylinder 4

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    [530i E61 2007 272KM] Intermittent misfire cylinder 4 -> valve cover replacement Hi all, I am trying to diagnose possible cause of cylinder 4 misfire. Symptoms. Misfires happens on low RPMs, below 2000RPM. I think I can reliably reproduce them. For instance, drive 20mph on 3rd gear, keeping...
  14. BMW E39 530i 2002 Auto - ABS & Auto box

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello Everyone - this is my first post - thank you in advance for any advice...!! I have just bought a BMW E39 530i 2002 Auto - 88k Miles with SH I have only had the car a week or so and I am experiencing the following symptoms; First off, the gearbox appears to be 'slipping' and/or...
  15. BMW E39 530i 2002 Auto

    Introductions
    Hello Everyone - this is my first post - thank you in advance for any advice...!! I have just bought a BMW E39 530i 2002 Auto - 88k Miles with SH I have only had the car a week or so and I am experiencing the following symptoms; First off, the gearbox appears to be 'slipping' and/or...
  16. E60 530i Active steering issue

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hello. Im having a issue with my active steering on my 09/2004 e60. If i rotate the steering wheel when the engine is off i don't get a faulte message, but if i start it and the rotate the steering wheel i get a error code and the steering goes to emergency mode and put in the locking pin...
  17. 530i M Sport remap advice

    Turbocharging your BMW
    Hi, Just wanted advice on remapping my 2006 (pre LCI) 530i m sport, I'm not expecting any more power out of it but I'm more after the slightly better fuel economy from it and better gear ratio. I've got an auto but sometimes when I put the foot down i feel there's a couple of seconds before I...
  18. E39 530i Sport Exhaust

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Will an exhaust from a 525i Sport fit a 530i Sport? Not including the cat. I need the midsection and rear box because a previous owner did a rear muffler delete and the mid section has a horrible rattle that turns to a near screech when warmed up. Kindest Regards
  19. 530i 2006 starter repair, I identified plastic trim left over

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I’ve just replaced my starter, I had to remove the aircon intake and the inlet manifold. My car now starts, but I have a piece of trim left over, that I can’t remember where on earth it came from, can any one help
  20. E39 530i ROAD NOISE FROM TYRES

    General BMW Discussions
    Greetings to the forum. I already posted in the E39 techie section then found this thread so apologies for the double post ! I'm new on here and thinking of buying a nice low mileage 2002 E39 530i. I am looking for a very quiet and comfortable car, performance, looks and economy are VERY LOW on...
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