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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 07-03-2012, 12:20 PM
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traction and abs lights on

Just bought bmw 5 series e39 but the traction and abs lights are on ,is there any one knows why. please help
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:27 PM
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Speed sensor on one of the wheels or the ABS control module.
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:54 PM
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Probably the passenger front sensor and or what ^ he said. My ABS mod was fried due to this sensor shorting out so start with the sensor.

Try a search of the - http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=165198
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Old 07-04-2012, 01:44 AM
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Originally Posted by yeloperu View Post
Jplease help
Go to the bestlinks thread and do a thread search for /abs.

You'll find this, among others:
- How to diagnose the BMW amber ABS BRAKE DSC/ASC trifecta or bifecta (1)
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