Location of the turn signal/flasher relay in a 2001 530i E39 sedan

Jorge Beristain

Asked by Jorge Jan 09, 2011 at 09:41 PM about the 2001 BMW 5 Series 530i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Need help finding the location of and how to replace the turn
signal/flasher relay in a 2001 530i E39 4-door sedan. I'd like to
upgrade to a digital relay to replace all my filament incandescent
turn signal bulbs for all LED turn signals without the need for
independent external resistors in every corner.
Thank you all and happy 2011!

3 Answers

Steven Hershkowitz

Try going on one of the BMW forums like bimmerfest.com or bimmerwerkz.com . I have the same car as you but not sure of where this relay is located. Alot of knowledgeable people on these forums, you're bound to find someone with the answer. Good luck!


its in the gm(general module)behind the glove box.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

i am sorry i gave you the wrong info.the flasher switch is housed in the actual switch itself on the column and is activated by the lamp module(LSZ) the lamp module is the headlight switch.sorry for the sending you the wrong info.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

5 Series
Looking for a Used 5 Series in your area?
CarGurus has 15,769 nationwide 5 Series listings starting at $1,500.

Search BMW 5 Series Questions

BMW 5 Series Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 940
#2 Michael Branan
Michael Branan
Reputation 510
#3 Robert Charlson
Robert Charlson
Reputation 500
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Acura RL"
37 Great Deals out of 744 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2015 BMW 5 Series For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 5,237 listings starting at $45,850
2014 BMW 5 Series For Sale
46 Great Deals out of 1,118 listings starting at $37,988
2013 BMW 5 Series For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 702 listings starting at $24,988
2012 BMW 5 Series For Sale
173 Great Deals out of 2,564 listings starting at $22,950
2011 BMW 5 Series For Sale
107 Great Deals out of 1,351 listings starting at $17,988