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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 07-05-2015, 11:41 PM
ca2014mp2 ca2014mp2 is online now
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fuel door actuator motor

Watch how the fuel door actuator fails and see the guts of the fuel door actuator. Maybe help identify a part that is needed.
So I'm digging into this to fix my actuator. What do you think this part is?:

It's part of this unit:

Which is part of the main unit:

And this is live action on how they blow!

In addition to posting, I'm hunting down the motor over at Johnson Electric: LINK:
http://www.johnsonelectric.com/en/pr...tage-dc-motors *you'll have to log in*
I'll have to hold off for some answers and measurements to make an exact match; Will update.

If anyone may knows or can point me to what the "M" logo is on the electronic piece I may be able to replace it with something over at mouser.com.
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Series E39 Vehicle code DP63 Model 528ITA Engine M52TU
Body type OTHER Catalog model USA Production date 1999 / 06
Transmission Automatic Steering Left Catalyzer YES

Production FROM : 1998/09/01 TO : 1999/08/31

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Old Yesterday, 02:02 AM
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Mein Auto: BMW E39 530dAT 2001/04
Capacitor 270pF 92V? The values could be in the motor spec.
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