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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 12-29-2012, 09:19 PM
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Mein Auto: 520I 2.0L (E39)
check engine light 520i

Hi,

So the check engine light has been turned on a few hours after i bought the car.
It didn't seem to serious, and it went of later.

Now the car started stuttering today, especially when giving gas, being in stationary and around 40-60 KM/H

What i've found on google is that the air intake probadly doesnt go in properly.
Also, i've put 95 unleaded in the tank as fuel.

What i want to know is where i should look for problems with the air intake.

I haven't gotten my error codes read yet.
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Old 12-29-2012, 09:51 PM
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