Bimmerfest - BMW Forums - View Single Post - Have to wait several secs for car to start
View Single Post
Old 03-20-2011, 10:08 AM
QSilver7's Avatar
QSilver7 QSilver7 is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Northeast Indiana
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 9,053
Mein Auto: 1997 740iL / 2006 X5 4.4
Originally Posted by blubyu View Post
I hope this assists in the discussion.
Yes, it really does.

E39s that were built AFTER 3/97...fall under EWS 3.2...which means your car does NOT have the transmitter/receiver...its function is now incorporated into the EWS control module:

Q {BMW CCA Member #191509}
2006 E53 X5 4.4i (Sterling Gray) 12/05 mfg date <<~>> 97 740iL (Arctic Silver) 3/97 mfg date
99 540iT (Orient Blue) <<~>> 95 525IT (Alpine White)
91 735iL (Schwarz Black) <<~>> 85 325e (Bronzit)
Reply With Quote