Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 5 Series > E39 (1997 - 2003)

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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-30-2012, 08:26 AM
Biggy1976 Biggy1976 is offline
Registered User
Location: Norwich
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 11
Mein Auto: bmw 528i se
E39 528 limp mode

My bm has been going into limp mode now for about a week it starts fine then the engine will cut out this will happen twice roughly after starting then if you start it after that it starts but its then rougher and its then in limp mode anyone has any idea to what this could be please...
Reply With Quote
Ads by Google
  #2  
Old 12-30-2012, 08:29 AM
Biggy1976 Biggy1976 is offline
Registered User
Location: Norwich
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 11
Mein Auto: bmw 528i se
Its a 1998 year of manufacture
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-30-2012, 09:22 AM
Makomagnet Makomagnet is offline
Registered User
Location: Mass
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 72
Mein Auto: 2001 525
Need codes or much better description
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-30-2012, 02:24 PM
Biggy1976 Biggy1976 is offline
Registered User
Location: Norwich
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 11
Mein Auto: bmw 528i se
Im going to take it for a diagnostic tomorrow but what the car does is it will start and run normally now n again when it goes into limp mode it will drive bumpy but b4 it goes into limp mode its asif it slows you right down then just shoots off again when its in limp mode theres no power it still drives but very lumpy on engine its asif its shakey thats about how much i can explain about it hope this helps thanx
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 5 Series > E39 (1997 - 2003)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:22 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms