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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 12-06-2014, 11:11 AM
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Baklight warning ?

The dashboard displays browken backlight - right rear on the BMW e39 520ia -98 but no lights are browken ?
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Old 12-06-2014, 11:45 AM
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The dashboard displays browken backlight - right rear on the BMW e39 520ia -98 but no lights are browken ?
If you're referring to the Graphic Display of the low cluster...as written in the owners manual...that light illuminates for the right rear tail light assembly as well as the 3rd center mount brake light on the rear parcel shelf. Have you checked your 3rd brake light?


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Old 12-06-2014, 12:56 PM
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Old 12-06-2014, 12:56 PM
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Now IT is fixt
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Old 12-07-2014, 10:21 AM
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Old 12-09-2014, 03:09 AM
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And now Its not working again .... New ligtbulb
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Old 12-09-2014, 03:10 AM
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Sombody that nows why, or nows the wirering diagram ?
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Old 12-09-2014, 09:08 AM
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Old 12-09-2014, 09:24 AM
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Check your sockets and also the ground connections for corrosion. Both of these connections when fouled can cause bulbs to blow out. Also check the in coming voltage to the sockets. Lastly you might find spell check an interesting feature, it makes discussing problems a lot easier.

Oh, and representing yourself as a US Marshall which I seriously doubt you are, I don't think will have many stepping up to help you. You might reconsider your screen name before a real US Marshall shows up and something unfortunate ensues.

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Old 12-09-2014, 10:07 AM
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I think he's allowed to call himself anything he wants? He could be Kyoto Ninja if he so chose. Or maybe he hails from the US and his name is Marshall.. Which could very well be possible... Or maybe he is a US Marshall. No one said you had to be able to spell to be in law enforcement. Look at New York. Those cops couldn't even understand the english language well enough to comprehend "I can't breathe.".
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Also, the 3rd brake light is known for kind of melting.. Might wanna look at it closer, I hate it when things don't stay fixt.
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Old 12-09-2014, 10:34 AM
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I think he's allowed to call himself anything he wants? He could be Kyoto Ninja if he so chose. Or maybe he hails from the US and his name is Marshall.. Which could very well be possible... Or maybe he is a US Marshall. No one said you had to be able to spell to be in law enforcement. Look at New York. Those cops couldn't even understand the english language well enough to comprehend "I can't breathe.".
I have friends who are US Marshals, hard working, brave people doing a very dangerous job. He can call himself anything he wants but to represent ones self as law enforcement when they are not is illegal. In Texas it's something like: Sec. 37.12. FALSE IDENTIFICATION AS PEACE OFFICER; a 3 degree felony and I'm thinking there are similar Federal laws.

The Marshals are a tuff bunch. He can do as he pleases but I wouldn't swim in their pool without an invitation any more than i would represent myself as a US Veteran when I was not.

However, I stand corrected, perhaps I should have asked him, are you a US Marshal, that's with (1) "L" or are you perhaps from the US Marshall Islands? With (2) "LL's".

... Kyoto Ninja... Has kind of a nice ring...

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I am persuing an education to become a US Marshal, and they have a requirement of a bachelor's degree, or an associates degree with other job experience. That experience can come from time in the military or other law enforcment experience. Spelling is a must, because report writing is necessary.

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I have friends who are US Marshals, hard working, brave people doing a very dangerous job. He can call himself anything he wants but to represent ones self as law enforcement when they are not is illegal. In Texas it's something like: Sec. 37.12. FALSE IDENTIFICATION AS PEACE OFFICER; a 3 degree felony and I'm thinking there are similar Federal laws.

The Marshals are a tuff bunch. He can do as he pleases but I wouldn't swim in their pool without an invitation any more than i would represent myself as a US Veteran when I was not.

However, I stand corrected, perhaps I should have asked him, are you a US Marshal, that's with (1) "L" or are you perhaps from the US Marshall Islands? With (2) "LL's".

... Kyoto Ninja... Has kind of a nice ring...

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Ohhhhhh the Marshall Islands thing makes sense too!!! I'm gonna go with that for benifit of doubt means he's ESL
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ohhhhhh the marshall islands thing makes sense too!!! I'm gonna go with that for benifit of doubt means he's esl
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Well im from the US and Marshall is My second name ....
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Old 12-09-2014, 12:36 PM
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I call My self US Marshall IF i want ... From the US a proud US marine kid that lives in sweden , and has My second name as Marshall & no body in sweden knows What a us_marshall is
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I have friends who are US Marshals, hard working, brave people doing a very dangerous job. He can call himself anything he wants but to represent ones self as law enforcement when they are not is illegal. In Texas it's something like: Sec. 37.12. FALSE IDENTIFICATION AS PEACE OFFICER; a 3 degree felony and I'm thinking there are similar Federal laws.

The Marshals are a tuff bunch. He can do as he pleases but I wouldn't swim in their pool without an invitation any more than i would represent myself as a US Veteran when I was not.

However, I stand corrected, perhaps I should have asked him, are you a US Marshal, that's with (1) "L" or are you perhaps from the US Marshall Islands? With (2) "LL's".

... Kyoto Ninja... Has kind of a nice ring...

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Ha!! I was right!! He's American and named Marshall!!
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Ha!! I was right!! He's American and named Marshall!!
Lol, you were right. From the sound of his attitude, he sounds like an officers kid. :sly:

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Well im from the US and Marshall is My second name ....
Glad to hear it! Thank you for clearing that up. I have some very dear friends from Norge, so I have heard a few of the Sverige jokes! Welcome.

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