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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 08-19-2011, 05:14 PM
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Where was this part made?

03 530 Just received a replacement FSU from my usual on-line source. Bearing in mind the apparently large number of "made in China" parts roaming around, I'd like to know if anyone recognizes this.

It has a bright yellow "Made in Germany" (in caps) sticker but there is evidence (glue) of a previous sticker being in the approximate same place.
There is a white sticker with "acm germany" (all lower case) on the side.
There are no other marks on the part at all.

Does this sound legit or recognizable?
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Old 08-19-2011, 05:22 PM
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Old 08-19-2011, 06:06 PM
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Hope this works, haven't posted pics here before
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:20 PM
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Does it really matter, its an FSU, a big resistor pack. lots of stuff is made in china and it works just fine.
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:36 PM
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How many rods does it have? If it's fewer than 50, it's the older design and you need the new design, regardless of where it was made.
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Old 08-19-2011, 09:07 PM
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Hope this works, haven't posted pics here before
Compare your pics with these:
- What is the right brand FSR to purchase (1) (2)

Here, for the record, is the 39-rod FSU I bought, a few years ago (re-using my old pic).

With your label, I can finally answer the original question posed years ago in this picture!


PS: ACM is 'not' on the list of recommended FSUs (but that list isn't accurate yet)!

So, I ran a search for the acm germany FSU part number 0155.1017 on their web site:



Apparently acm germany part number 0155.1017 correlates to acm germany part number "Switches & Sensors" 64116923204.

See more details on the "what's the right FSU to buy page".
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