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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 05-17-2014, 07:49 AM
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Old 06-26-2014, 04:56 PM
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My engine failsafe prog is on as well as my dsc light. I have loss in accelartion and power and the exhaust doesn't sound the same anymore. I start it up no lights but as soon as i drive for about 5-15 minutes the engine failsafe prog and dsc come back on. Please help, i have no idea what could cause this.

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Old 10-03-2014, 12:36 AM
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Lots of great info in the FAQ section. Just lost my E34 525i on Saturday due to stupid, inattentive, tailgating idiots. I'm debating on getting a E39 528i or 540i.
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