This part is listed by BMW as BMW part number 32136751745 and is described as Steering Rack & Pinion for E39 5 series with 6 cylinder engine. This steering rack fits all 1997-2000 528i and 2001-2003 525i & 530i models.
If your power steering is leaking excessively, or the rack is work or failed completely, this high quality replacement unit can solve these issues. The rack is made by ZF (a Bosch company), which is the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for BMW, so you can be assured you are installing only the best unit available. This is the same unit we'd use on our own BimmerWorld cars. This replacement rack and pinion is compatible with all 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 model 5 series 6 cylinder, so you know you are getting the correct one.
This part includes a refundable core charge, which at the time of last update was $400. Upon receipt and approval of your rebuildable steering rack, a credit will be processed for the amount of the core charge. Please note the core charge is subject to change at any time.
Replaces the following BMW part numbers:
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A core charge applies to this purchase. The supply of original parts for rebuilding keeps the final purchase price low. The core must match the part that was supplied in terms of fitment, type, application, accessories, and hardware. Damaged or modified cores will not receive a refund. A core charge can only be refunded once the core has been inspected and approved. Click here for our Core Policy
BMW Fitments: 5 Series
E39 (97-03) > 525i
E39 (97-03) > 528i 97-98
E39 (97-03) > 528i 99-00
E39 (97-03) > 530i