2005 BMW 325Ci Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 BMW 325Ci

2005 BMW 325Ci Problems

Wear In Outer Tie Rod Ends Can Cause Steering Problems

The outer tie rod ends on the steering linkage may wear causing excessive free play in the steering and uneven tire wear. If the worn tie rod ends are replaced, the wheel alignment should be checked and adjusted as necessary.

Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

Steering rack can fail

The steering rack may fail causing the steering to become hard to turn.

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2005 BMW 325Ci Questions

It cranks but it doesn't start.what could it be? (1 answer)

It got spark and fuel

Down shift and punch it brings the engine to 1k rpm then rough idle. (1 answer)

5th to 3rd punch it, drops right to 1000 rpm. It doesn't recover. I pull over and it idles rough up and down. It will run like this till I shut it off. Start it back up everything's fine. Seems like a sensor to me but I don't have a clue beyond that. If anyone else had this issue I wo...

how much is the avg price for a 90K and 105K mile service? (1 answer)

My 2005 bmw 325ci has a 100K miles on it. i didn't get a 90K service. I want to have as much info as possible when i talk to the mechanics to make sure they are not trying to overcharge me. thanks for your assistance! :)

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2005 BMW 325Ci Recalls

Driver'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.

Front Airbag Inflator Module

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. BMW dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

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2005 BMW 325Ci Reviews

i love this car. it's nice to pull up to a stop light and every eye is on you. everywhere i go people complement me on my car. (not me) lol Someone stole the front bumper and cut all wires. insurance replaced for $1,400 minus my $500 deductible. it just turned over 1,000,000 miles and almost all the lights have come on. the headlights flicker, airbag light is on, check engine light, oil lig...

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