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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 04-14-2011, 07:15 PM
Capee7 Capee7 is offline
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02 530I xenon light problem

Hey guys.... I have some sad news :/ haha... my driver side xenon light went out but its weird because I took off the thing that connects to the back of the bulb and its all burnt... would you guys know why this happened or what this means? Thanks for any input ahead of time!

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Old 04-14-2011, 09:13 PM
Jimmys 530i Jimmys 530i is offline
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The ballast might have shorted out, it might have not been properly seated onto the bulb. I have a ballast for sale, pm me.
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