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    2002 e39 530 sport individual manual,

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  1. Non functioning central locking/alarm

    i had this problem with my 530, mine turned out to be the gm module
  2. Interior wood trim

    did you ever get some wood trim dan?
  3. hi all, following on from a recent thread where someone said there were possibly only 139 manual 530i sports models in the uk, obviously this would make them a bit special ;), i just wondered how many were on here?, i have one, a night blue individual
  4. e39 aux in

    hi duncan, i thought this might help, especially the bit where jimmy says some plugs don't have all the wires i, steve, p.s my £7 amazon cable works a treat
  5. mirror glass for 1998 523i se bmw ?

    i don't suppose they're the same as an e38 by any chance?, i have a decent pair of photocromatic mirrors in my workshop,
  6. sorry, another pdc question

    hi all, i thought i'd take a look at my pdc which has never worked, you just get a long beeep when you put it in reverse, so i thought i'd do the listening for ticking thing with it sat in reverse and it seems only 1 out of the 4 on the rear bumper is working, and none in the front, is there a certain way to check the fronts or am i unlucky enough for all 4 to be knackered?, cheers, steve
  7. diff oil

    lovely thanks
  8. diff oil

    hi everyone, could anyone tell me what type of oil i should put in my diff?, 530 sport non lsd, thanks in advance, steve
  9. saloon roof bars

    hi all, i was looking to get a set of roof bars for my saloon as my bike rack is ruining the paint on my boot, i've seen thule ones on ebay that claim to be genuine bmw, is this correct?, thanks, steve
  10. bluetooth / stereo random problem

    i thought i'd update on this, i haven't touched the car since wednesday night, i went to start it today and the battery was too low to start, so i assume somehow the bluetooth had some sort of drain?, anyway i dissconected the battery, gave it a quick charge and touch wood everything is back to normal
  11. 530 strange clatter on tickover :(

    it seems to be on the drivers side, could that be?
  12. hi all, you fix one thing then another random pops up!!!, i paired my new phone and now the bloody stereo won't turn on, all the computer and nav work but nothing, it's almost like the left side of the stereo has konked out, even the hands free doesn't have any sound, has anybody any ideas??, cheers, steve
  13. Cream contour seats on eBay, worth the money?

    https://www.gumtree.com/p/car-replacement-parts/bmw-e39-full-electric-black-leather-interior/1245591224 not sure if this is any use to you (not mine)
  14. Ride difference between 17 and 18" wheels?

    i also run 19's, looks awesome and drives lovely, obviously you have to watch the potholes but i wouldn't have it any other way
  15. 530 strange clatter on tickover :(

    right, i apologize for revisiting an old thread but frankly this is getting on my wick!!, i've been under the car again today and i literally can't pinpoint this clatter, i've done the old screwdriver against my ear thing and the only place i can pick up the noise is both cats??, any ideas??, cheers, steve