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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 03-20-2013, 08:25 AM
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Air bag light on my 97 528i (E39)

Hello everybody, can anybody help me out on how to reset my air bag light. It just suddenly came on. Does anybody know of a place or someone in AZ to help me out with a reset tool or method to get this taken care of ??
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:21 AM
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You can't clear it if there's a fault code. Any competent BMW Indy should have tool to read it and let you know what's wrong.
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:23 AM
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Hello everybody, can anybody help me out on how to reset my air bag light. It just suddenly came on. Does anybody know of a place or someone in AZ to help me out with a reset tool or method to get this taken care of ??
If you can type /srs F3, you can find the reset tool for less than $15.
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