5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)
It is in the same place on a UK car. Obviously the drivers side, plastic panel just forward of the door frame. Couple of bolts and a couple of plugs if I remember rightly. The easy part is taking it out, the difficult part and expensive is that it needs to be coded to the car. New unit cost me £300 and then £100 for the coding!!!!! Ouch! Hope this helps.
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