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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 12-13-2012, 07:56 PM
Theola_Henry214 Theola_Henry214 is offline
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Location: Austin, Texas
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
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Mein Auto: 1997(8) BMW 540i Auto
Butterfly throttle not working! Car accelerates on its own!

My 97 BMW will not stop accelerating!!!! Even when my foot is NOT on the gas pedal.

I couldn't step on the brakes. I had to pull the emergency brake in order to stop the car. Very scary and dangerous. What is this problem and how do I fix this? How much does this cost?



Any suggestion will help lower my stress level!

Thank you.

THEOLA
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