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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 04-19-2013, 07:42 AM
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Strange engine sound when engine cold

Hi, I just bought a e39 530i, when the engine is cold it makes a strange sound, its coming from under the engine, maybe from gearbox, the sound disappear when the engine is hot. The gear box is sifting good and smooth.
here I found s similar sound on , the sound could be heard from about second 10-14 in the video._a_
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