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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 01-18-2013, 06:34 PM
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Hi,

Has anyone removed the heatshield that protects the ABS Module, I need to remove it so I can get to the rear pre-cat O2 sensor, I can see a few anchor points but unsure how easy it is to get to any lower ones.

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Old 01-18-2013, 07:02 PM
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They are all accessible. There are as I recall two on the bottom toward the back of the shield that need to be removed from underneath the car. It does take a bit of fiddling to get it free, but not too bad.
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Thanks Tim
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