In Reply to: manual clutch problems? posted by ca on July 07, 2000 at 13:26:38:
: Could you please summarize the problems you have read about.
: I have reviewed some of the archives but could not find any clutch problems.
: Thanks in advance.
I was just remembering that a number of messages seemed to complain about the clutch going.
I just used the "search" command with the word "clutch" - there are lots of messages. Not all bad but some address the issue on the E39.
One was http://www.bimmer.org/5series/messages/archive/msgsy1998w40/5418.html.