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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 11-12-2013, 03:15 PM
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Reverse

1997 540i jerks and stalls in reverse and can't figure out why any suggestions


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Old 11-12-2013, 04:31 PM
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Under the lift arms
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Lock up silonoid
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:04 PM
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Where is it located?



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Old 11-12-2013, 05:10 PM
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Is it the same thing as the solenoid switch


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Old 11-12-2013, 05:34 PM
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In side the transmission.

you need to pull the trans out
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:59 PM
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Ok thanks for the help I really do appreciate it


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