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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 10-07-2012, 02:53 PM
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98 540i)check out the picture missing a cap?

Im not sure what part this is but i noticed im missing a cap,can anyone tell me what it is?

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Old 10-07-2012, 03:23 PM
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Diagnosis port / OBD1 port?

Missing part number:

Cover, diagnosis plug - 12 52 1 724 690
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Old 10-07-2012, 03:23 PM
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Diagnostic link connector. Get a cap from the dealer. S/b covered. There are exposed live connections.

The lanyard breaks, and the cap gets lost by a moron mechanic.

Actually, OBD-II readings, et al, are taken here. The BMW DIS uses this connector for early MYs.
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Old 10-07-2012, 03:29 PM
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Thanks guys,it was probably the guys that replaced my transmission,how much do you thing this part will run me if they lost it?

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Old 10-07-2012, 03:43 PM
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www.realoem.com will give you an idea.
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:03 PM
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Cap that 40oz 5!
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:15 PM
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Haha i know long island t im getting a cap this week!

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Old 10-16-2012, 08:14 PM
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Got the cap if the 528i sport it fits (=

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