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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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Old 10-06-2015, 02:52 AM
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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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Old 10-10-2015, 12:46 PM
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You are a Beast and I Love You Man !! Ty for your time and put forth work greatly appreciated
By the way... Bluebee is a nice lady.

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Originally Posted by ak_inshok View Post
By the way... Bluebee is a nice lady.

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One of Bluebees novel posts (like the one above) can literally break your brain if you are unprepared. Half-way in "Grrrpfft -MALFUNCTION"
2000 540/6 sport build date 9/99
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