If the instruments are starting to pixilate, will it get worse over time till it disappears altogether or just stay the same?

20

Asked by Jun 03, 2015 at 06:06 PM about the 2001 BMW 5 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2001 530i E39 BMW with dashboard pixilation of instruments: does this repair involve taking out the whole dash?  Is it major?  Or can I just put up with it?

4 Answers

64,995

Yes, it'll get worse over time. The only fix I know of is to replace the instrument cluster, climate control panel, radio, or whatever instrument(s) has the failing pixels. HTH. -Jim

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
20

It's the instrument cluster. Thanks, Jim.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
64,995

You're welcome. Glad to help. -Jim

1,375

You can have it repaired by sending out the cluster to someone. There are several companies on eBay that will do it, just be careful and research the company before you go buy the service.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

5 Series

Looking for a Used 5 Series in your area?

CarGurus has 15,200 nationwide 5 Series listings starting at $1,999.

ZIP:

Search BMW 5 Series Questions

BMW 5 Series Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,010
#2 Michael Branan
Michael Branan
Reputation 780
#3 Robert Charlson
Robert Charlson
Reputation 680
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 3 Series
969 Great Deals out of 33,360 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW 7 Series
188 Great Deals out of 6,022 listings starting at $2,999
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
375 Great Deals out of 21,752 listings starting at $699
Used BMW X5
425 Great Deals out of 16,438 listings starting at $2,000
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
475 Great Deals out of 28,695 listings starting at $1,499
Used BMW M5
14 Great Deals out of 636 listings starting at $13,495
Used Audi A6
140 Great Deals out of 6,507 listings starting at $999
Used BMW M3
39 Great Deals out of 1,709 listings starting at $4,544
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
130 Great Deals out of 6,544 listings starting at $1,200
Used Audi A4
193 Great Deals out of 10,813 listings starting at $700
Used Honda Accord
717 Great Deals out of 87,014 listings starting at $1,250

Used Cars For Sale

2018 BMW 5 Series For Sale
38 listings starting at $52,695
2017 BMW 5 Series For Sale
2,716 listings starting at $51,212
2016 BMW 5 Series For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 1,171 listings starting at $28,998
2015 BMW 5 Series For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 336 listings starting at $22,997
2014 BMW 5 Series For Sale
203 Great Deals out of 3,698 listings starting at $15,997