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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 12-05-2012, 02:00 PM
dazandpp dazandpp is offline
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No Music help?!?!....

New member, just brought an E39 28i, new to this site but not to bm's ( 10xE30's, 1xE34 & 1xE46) need a bit of help/start on the radio issue...business tape fitted, not working, mid buttons light up when lights on but thats all. Not even clock showing...where do i start, have surfed a bit (fuse behind deck, etc but seems most of you still have clock time showing). Thanks in advance people
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:43 PM
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Nobody???
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:50 PM
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There is a fuse on the backside of the radio/tape deck (7.5 A, IIRC). Otherwise, no idea.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:59 PM
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Removed stereo, fuse on back was mashed. On firing up all works! and mid display in top condition, no missing pixels, not bad for a 97 car! Very happy today!!!
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