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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 08-24-2014, 01:07 AM
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recommended service for 100000kms for E39

my E39 is nearing a 100000km , so wish to do the recommended service as per manufacturer's requirement. Please assist me with details on accessories that need changing or service etc
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Old 08-24-2014, 05:37 AM
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Here is one:
http://www.bavauto.com/Assets/inst_pages/e39mc.pdf
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Old 08-24-2014, 08:20 AM
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Old 08-24-2014, 04:04 PM
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100k kms is only about 50k miles right?? That's not too bad relativly low milage for these cars. I've got 3 times that.
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Old 08-24-2014, 05:53 PM
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With only 50,000 mi I will just do spark plugs and air filters and wait for that scary cel to come on


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Old 08-24-2014, 11:01 PM
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Bavarian Otto is a little too aggressive, IMHO.
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100k kms is only about 50k miles right?
62k mi
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