The map lights work very well, but a compass would be useful. The 530i we drove offers an excellent balance with high-performance throttle response and handling without the expense of the 540i, which gets stuck with a Gas Guzzler Tax. Another question is whether your wheels are staggered rear wider than front - that would be a good call for having higher pressure. I've never been less satisfied with a purchase. The 5 Series is getting a bit long in the tooth, however, and we are beginning to look for a new-generation 5 Series sometime soon, possibly for model-year 2003. All dash lights will light.
The manufacturers recommend tire pressures that tend toward high ride quality and understeer. Actual acceleration results may vary depending on specification of vehicle; road and environmental conditions; testing procedures and driving style. At autocross everything changes: I run my fronts at 40 psi and my rears at 37. Once you have the correct parts, the install is relatively easy. On the other hand, the 540i offers an incredible 324 pounds-feet of torque for brilliant acceleration performance. There is a good Wheel and Tire forum on Roadfly where this issue comes up frequently.
It does seem to be related to the sport suspension design which goes all out for handling and the tires are sacrificial elements. I know the Trico wipers will come with install instructions. Stiffer springs and shock absorbers result in a slightly harsher ride quality, but enthusiasts may find this tradeoff in comfort is more than made up for by driving pleasure. Other 5 Series models may be equipped with either a manual or automatic transmission. Prestone may make this claim, and Zerex may make that one. But they're kinda' handy to see at a quick glance if your pressure's a bit low. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges.
Finally, the Premium Package jams in leather upholstery and door trim, high-gloss redwood trim, power moonroof with sliding interior sunshade, auto-dimming interior rearview mirror, auto headlight control, universal garage door opener, and an upgraded on-board computer. Put what you think is the right pressure. Front bucket seats have 10-way power adjustment for the driver. However, when I look at the thread wear pattern - nothing of that shows, the wear is uniform. Drive a few miles and return and check the chalk line.
Electronically limited Although New-Cars. The front and rear stabilizer bars, four-link integral rear suspension, and double-pivot strut-type front suspension with forged aluminum lower arms and variable-diameter coil springs produce a smooth and responsive ride. You can also choose the optional five-speed Steptronic three-mode automatic transmission. Rippled pavement in downtown Washington was quite noticeable through the seat of the pants. Your other option of course is buying them from the dealer.
At least that is story I always heard. Why does the manual for my 2003 bmw 530i say I need 33psi in the front wheels and 41psi in the rear wheels? My wheels aren't staggered as I do not have sports package. They offer much better handling than any sport-utility vehicle and better performance than most sedans. A little understeer is your friend. Every model is standard-equipped with Dynamic Stability Control, which acts to help stabilize the vehicle in critical cornering or avoidance situations. Related question re tire pressure This borders on the lazy man's approach, but here goes - does anyone use the valve stem caps that turn red if your tire pressure goes too low? Each model presents a distinct personality and price range, but all are wonderful cars in their own right.
Trico makes 26-11 and 21-11 part numbers that fit. But, here's a trick I heard recently, and it might have been from one of you? The 540i comes with a five-speed-automatic or six-speed-manual transmission. For 2002, the 525i, 525iT, and 530i come standard with automatic air conditioning. Don't worry, car will not start. I have a set on my Jeep - partly because my wife pays no attention to them, so I took them off her car. Drive a few miles and return and check the chalk line. These tires have very little horizontal elements in the tread design which I hope will minimize the cupping you and I experienced.
If you still feel up to it you need to 1 - Jack the car up 2 - Take off the tire. Simply find your vehicle year in the links above, pick your factory original rims, and buy instantly online. All 5 Series models come with a comprehensive array of safety features: Seatbelts use automatic tensioners and force limiters, and automatically adjust the upper anchor point as the seat is adjusted back and forth. I put Michelin Pilot Sports on and they began to cup as the steering wheel quickly returned to shaking, etc. On mine it says 33front 41rear.
The 525 represents an excellent value with the 2. If you don't know, you should have it professionally done. So the Goodyears are still good at 8K. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. It automatically changes volume according to speed, ties into a cellular telephone, and has tuning features useful for traveling from city to city. From 0-60 mph, the 530i is about a half-second quicker than a 525i; you can feel that.
All 5 Series models are rear-drive, have side-impact airbags for the front seats and come with a curtain-type Head Protection System. Drive a few miles and return and check the chalk line. Put what you think is the right pressure. Give the Goodyears a try - you'll remember why you bought the car in the first place. Put 'key' unit in ignition. If the edges are worn off, underinflated.