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)
Hi,You have to replace the unit, the good news is the display you are seeing is not the radio and the part is not as expensive as you may possible think( costs are all relative).
I would stick with the dealer, there software is being constantly updated. I would guess that they are about 150 to 250. To remove the face plate (MID) pull the volume knob straight off. At the bottom of the cavity is an opening with an allen screw head in it. Take a 2.5mm allen and turn it 90 degrees and with a credit card or small screw driver and lever it out. Call your dealer or parts source first to give them the part number as there many button options and they may not have it or have to order it. If they ask if you want it pre coded say YES!!
Hope this helps, and I,m thinking of the right unit.
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Thanks Marti5. I was hoping to be able to repair it myself (the engineer in me) but i geuss will snap a part and contribute the old part to land fill.
I picked this car (2003 530iA) with 88k miles for $9000. Everything work great except the radio pixel( at least what I thought) I just noticed the oil leak at the boots on rack and pinion. At first thought it is the resrvior tubes but now I am sure is the rack's seals and the reservior tube. What is your opinion of after market racks for this model?
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