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Exclamation a lot of problems

i bought e39 -1999 523
i found a lot of problems can someone help !!!!!

it displays as follows :

1- boot lid open ( i don't now what is boot lid )
2- check brake linings (i checked them , very good , also replaced the sensors with new ones but the alarm doesn't off )
3- check coolant level ( although it is full till top )
4- check brake lights ( of coarse although they are working but it has got a modified back lights , new model with strips )
5- check low beam lights , (modified to Xenon + angel rings and working very well)
7- external temperature from +30 to -30 in one second although i live in hot country , and when it reads negative the coolant temperature gauge fails to the blue mark !!!!!
8- rear electrical sun shade stopped working suddenly
9- some burn out lamps in the radio module , i just want to know how to get out of the car and i shall fix.


please if anyone knows about any of my problems to help




PLease if anyone knows any solut
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OMFG another one!?
 
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The boot lid is the rear deck or trunk lid. The replacement brake lights may be LEDs which offer very little resistance and will interpreted as no lights by the car's computer. The external temp sensor may be damaged or missing.

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coolant level sensor

do you know where is the coolant level sensor
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Lcm

the technician told me that i have to replace the LCM with newer one , and that this errors from it , can you tell me which errors could be from LCM and which are not ???
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