where is the battery located
Look in the trunk, on the right side probably in the fenderwell behind a removable wall (cover). That is where mine was on a 2000 740i.
Bimmer batteries have resided in the right footwell of the trunk for the last twenty some years. It has to do with the 50/50 weight distribution and the fact that heat kills batteries. Also, check your owner's manual.
It's in the trunk
530i battery is in the trunk on the drivers side behind remove able panel.
Looking for a Used 5 Series in your area?
CarGurus has 16,407 nationwide 5 Series listings starting at $995.
Search BMW 5 Series Questions
BMW 5 Series Experts
Related Models For Sale
Used Cars For Sale