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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 03-15-2017, 11:39 AM
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DSC ABS Brake lights on

hey guys new to the forum but anyways i have a 528i Yr 2001, my radiator overheated a while back and after replacing it those lights came on. then when my car dried out some more they went away. but they came back and this time my cruise control isnt working either. this lights stay on about 98% of the time the car is on. any suggestions...
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Old 03-15-2017, 12:36 PM
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Old 03-15-2017, 01:56 PM
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Check your passenger side (right) rear wheel speed sensor...
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...1&postcount=48
I have the same, changed all the wheel speed sensors and everything works, but ABS light is still on so I guess there is a problem with the module maybe. Not going to investigate further though I think.
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Old 03-15-2017, 04:07 PM
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a wheel sensor or other ABS malfunction will shut of your cruise control. you need to read the codes first off then let us know what they are so we can help you.
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