BMW E39 ABS Malfunction is becoming more common as these vehicles age.

If you own a 5-Series between 1996 and 2003 you may well see these symbols appear on you dash during your ownership.

BMW E39 5-Series ABS Malfunction / fault - replacement control module.

These symbols indicate that your vehicle’s ABS and Traction Control system has shut down due to a fault.

So what do we do?

We plug our BMW diagnostic equipment into your vehicle, allowing us to diagnose the fault, usually the fault can be one of two things.

  • Internal ABS control unit failure.
  • ABS wheel sensor.

BMW E39 5-Series ABS Malfunction / fault - replacement control module.

If the fault transpires to be a control unit that is faulty (pictured above).

We remove and replace the ABS control unit.

Code the new unit to the vehicle.

Read and clear all stored vehicle fault codes.