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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 05-12-2014, 07:22 PM
skip gildea skip gildea is offline
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2002 bmw 5301 with code 168

I have a 2002 530i with code 168
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Old 05-12-2014, 07:44 PM
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Is that a "P"0168 code? If so, type "OBDII P0168" in your Google search space to find out what it means. If you post again, you might want to mention your symptoms, or what prompted you to check the code.
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Old 05-12-2014, 08:54 PM
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There IS a BMW code 168: 168 Throttle valve position, throttle sticking DME internal test calculated.

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