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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 08-03-2012, 10:13 PM
ZachBimmer540i ZachBimmer540i is offline
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Mein Auto: 1998 540i, evo 9 mr
540i6 no fuel just cranks

I have a 98 540i6. prod date 3/98 I replaced the motor since the original had two broken rods. Basically my problem is that this car cranks for a while. I would spray starting fluid in the throttlebody you could heard and feel the motor jolt like it wants to start so Im guessing I get spark The fuel pump doesnt turn on when the key is in the on position. however the pump works when I bridge it from the battery itself I take out one injector fuel pours out of the rails but doesnt go through the injectors. I replaced literally every fuse. I had extra relays and replaced the ones in the dme box and trunk. light green, brown/tan, pink(abs), tan(with fuses in it). question is what else could I try/replace to get it work, and if this doesnt work what should I do take it to a euro shop? also had replace the camposition sensor. ordering a crank position sensor and new relays.
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