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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 10-13-2009, 07:05 PM
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I had the problem of the alarm going off when I was parked on a slight downward slope, and passing traffic would generate enough road vibration to set off the motion detector. Once that was disarmed, it was fine.

Also had the problem last week in the middle of the night as my battery was apparently going dead from an unknown/undetected drain. Finally had to leave it unlocked in my driveway for a few hours until I got up and recharged the battery.
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