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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 01-04-2013, 05:30 AM
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I cannot find where this connects anywhere:

I have searched everywhere to try and find where this connects:

To the back of the manifold somewhere?


And just to make sure, does this in fact connect to the fuel tank vent valve?
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:14 AM
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The hose in the first pic connects to a vacuum nipple on the back left side of the intake manifold. On my car it clips to the firewall and then loops forward to the IM nipple.
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:17 AM
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The hose in the first pic connects to a vacuum nipple on the back left side of the intake manifold. On my car it clips to the firewall and then loops forward to the IM nipple.
Just as I expected, thank you!
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:09 AM
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Should be a picture in here:
- Getting to know your M54 engine, a photo & identification guide to every visible part in the engine bay (1)
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