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  1. Place to rebuild steering box rebuild (or source a new unit??)

    E34 M5 Discussion
    Does anyone know a reputable place to rebuild my steering box? I have a pretty significant leak from mine. I put an order though a month ago through a dealer, but the part went from backordered to NLA. I also attempted to source one from BMW Classic, but they don't seem to offer it any longer...
  2. Power Steering Reservoir Leak

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    it is not a real big deal, but being OCD I am trying to fix this: I have been observing that the power steering reservoir keeps leaking oil through its cap. Tightening the cap does not help. I noticed that there is no gasket on the cap. Looking at realoem.com I saw that there is a rubber gasket...
  3. E39 (96-03) For Sale E39 M5 [MY2000] Steering Wheel and Airbag 4/S

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    Just in case anyone is looking for one: BMW M5 Airbag | eBay BMW M5 Steering Wheel | eBay BMW M5 Steering Wheel Airbag | eBay Thanks! :biggrinbounce:
  4. Strange steering groan

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    This isn't an M5 specific issue, but thought I'd ask in case people have any knowledge of this issue... I own an early 2009 E60 530i with the N52K engine, hot weather package and 49k miles. It's my 8th or 9th BMW and I'm encountering an annoying issue which has never come up on any previous...
  5. Weird noise upon turning to the Right only

    E34 M5 Discussion
    I have had a weird noise coming from the front of the car only upon turning right. It sounds like a hum, or a bad wheel bearing and comes from the front and is directly affected by the speed of the car. Therefore, if i am turning right and driving slowly, i may barely hear it or not at all...
  6. Strange squeaking noise

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    So I'll get right to it. There is a strange squeaking noise coming from the front of the car that occurs only when I turn the wheel to the left. It starts at about 1/2 turn and continues almost to lock. During normal driving it rarely happens because the wheel is rarely turned that far, but when...
  7. E39 (96-03) For Sale FS: 2000 E39 M5 Steering Wheel + Airbag

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    I am selling my steering wheel and airbag from my 2000 M5. It is in very good condition. The leather is very nice. The tri-color stitching has faded a bit but still shows the color. Everything is functional. I am looking to get $175 + Shipping.
  8. E39 (96-03) For Sale Hella Headlights, Gear Knob, eBrake Handle, and Tool Kit

    Parts / Other For Sale or Wanted
    I have had these items sitting for a while and have no use for them. Up for sale are Hella Headlights came out of my 2000 M5; comes with all the bulbs with functional adjusters. Passenger side headlight holds a little bit of condensation but there are no signs since the day I took them off...
  9. power steering help!!!!

    E34 M5 Discussion
    I had the power steering unit 'rebuilt' by a local INDY ( independent shop) after two others said it couldn't be done. But, it never was that much better afterwards...ie. hard steering during parking unless I revved the engine....power steering would return. Also flushed with correct new...
  10. Stiff Steering when turning Left

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Problem just started up today no problem driving in circles at JFK then on the way back home moving through traffic i noticed it was harder to weave left than right by the time i got off the parkway Left turns had become very hard while Right turns where unaffected i gave the car a few...
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