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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 01-25-2013, 04:26 PM
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540iman 540iman is offline
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This in my PM today and I have no clue where the original post is , why he is PM'ing people after Blue told him it's a bad practice, and I'm not going looking for the original post. Our search engine is so lame putting in tilt sensor brought-up no threads and Im not going back 4 months!

Originally Posted by toddbmw525i
Hey 540IMAN,

How the heck do you "defeat the tilt sensor"..?
from your thread comment on 11-4

Desperate to find solution...
Blue Bee tried to tell you nicely and now I am...ask on the forum so everyone can know the answer not in PMs. I have no clue what tilt sensor you are referring to as I don't know where the hell the original post is or what is was pertaining
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:08 PM
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I won't defend the PMer, since I always try to ask questions publicly, and post answers when I find them.

That said, entering "tilt sensor" in quotes in the search did bring back a number of results, including a post by you on 11/4, as he mentioned (the 4th post in the thread):

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