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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 10-06-2015, 02:17 AM
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Maf perhaps? What brand plugs and are they gapped properly?
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2003 540i w 140k, new plugs, coils & boots, valve cover gaskets, fuel filter, air filter... fuel pressure OK, smoke test shows no intake leaks. Doesn't throw any codes. Intermittent missing persists. Any ideas?
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Official E39 Rear Shocks DIY Guide is here, with video guides to show step by step!

https://bimmerzeit.com/2016/08/19/e3...-complete-diy/
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can anyone tell me the price to do the trans update .I scored a sweet wagon with 110k ..and it needs the update to remedy the 3rd to 2nd hard shift ...thanks
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