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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 12-02-2012, 07:33 AM
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2000 528i battery light

Hey Guys, The battery light came on yesterday in my 2000 528i wagon and hasn't gone off yet. Anyone knows what's going on?
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:49 AM
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Hey Guys, The battery light came on yesterday in my 2000 528i wagon and hasn't gone off yet. Anyone knows what's going on?
Your alternator is probably went south.
But to be sure you need to measure your battery voltages with engine OFF and ON then post them here.
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