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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 02-08-2015, 10:22 AM
riverjamie riverjamie is offline
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2000 e39 528i with creaking sound near around doors

I finally found my creaking sound around my drivers and passenger doors when car was going over pumps or being torqued a little like pulling into a garage area from street. It had to do with the door strikers (black in color)on the frame of the car. I read somewhere on this forum about putting electrical tape around the plastic cylinder. It really did the tick, all the creaky noises went away. So I did all the door strikers.

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