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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 09-06-2010, 04:53 PM
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Mein Auto: E39 540, E36 328is, E83x3
Auto back up mirror

Is there a way to disable my passenger mirror from showing me my tire when i reverse.... I do thank BMW for this super technology, But id love it if my mirror just stayed where i have it pointed
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Old 09-06-2010, 04:56 PM
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Yes, it's explained in the owners manual...just move the switch to the passenger side (see text underlined in red in pic below) and it disables the tilt-down feature.

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2006 E53 X5 4.4i (Sterling Gray) 12/05 mfg date <<~>> 97 740iL (Arctic Silver) 3/97 mfg date
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99 540iT (Orient Blue) <<~>> 95 525IT (Alpine White)
91 735iL (Schwarz Black) <<~>> 85 325e (Bronzit)

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Old 09-06-2010, 05:03 PM
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Under the lift arms
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cool thanks...
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Old 09-06-2010, 05:10 PM
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