BMW 540i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your BMW 540i
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BMW 540i ProblemsMultiple Parts May be Recommended to Correct Coolant Loss
Leaks are known to develop in the cooling system. It is common to see more than one part recommended for repair/replacement due to overlapping labor and the use of many plastic parts in the system.
The front thrust rod bushings—also referred to as tension strut bushings—are known to fail occasionally. The oil-filled rubber mounts weaken and crack over time, causing a mushy road feel and shuddering in the steering wheel when going over bumps. These worn bushings should be replaced.
BMW 540i QuestionsMy windshield wipers have quit working all the sudden. (1 answer)
They worked then would only work on high then quit completely
Fuel gauge stay on empty. Change sending unit on drivers side tank checked voltage to sending unit. Ps new unit Installed
BMW 540i RecallsDriver's Front Air Bag Defective
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag module free of charge to correct the concern.