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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 07-19-2005, 10:00 PM
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Unhappy celis tailights+precipitation!!

my left tailight is collecting a little precipitation. I upgraded to the celis lights 2 months ago and everything was fine. Then it rained all week here in San Antonio and now have precipitation. easy fix??
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Old 07-21-2005, 06:12 PM
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Smile celis lights

you might want to check and make sure that the foam seal is around the light, i got a pair a few months back and it did the same thing to me, turned out some how one of the tail lights i recieved had no foam seal. wish you the best
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Old 07-21-2005, 08:21 PM
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Never done this on a BMW, but on other cars I have owned, this is a sign you need to replace the foam gaskets. I'd order a new one, and be very careful with the installation to ensure a good fit.
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