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E60 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 12-04-2012, 11:17 AM
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My 05 525i has 97k miles and I just got an increased emmissions on my screen and im feeling hesitation when im driving can anyone help and tell me what i could be looking at when I roll into the dealer this week ?
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:12 PM
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Do you have a code reader? A friend with one? Or can you stop by an auto parts store that will read the codes for you? When you have the codes, post here and we'll diagnose. Could be as simple as a worn out O2 sensor...
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:55 PM
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I had this error many years ago and it was a air injector pump of some kind. This happened many years ago on my 545
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:06 PM
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similar problem for me was a misfire in one of the cylinders. Had to replace spark plugs and ignition coils. $900 (dealer parts)
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:31 PM
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When i had that code it was failed secondary air pump to cats. There are two on my car one leaked and failed. If you can just get the code read the repair s can be DIY with the book.
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