2003 BMW 525i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 BMW 525i
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2003 BMW 525i ProblemsBurning Smell or Oil Drips on the Ground Due to Engine Oil Leak
Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.
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.
The blower final stage fan resistor is known to fail. Symptoms are the heater fan speed varies regardless of the setting, the fan will not turn off when the car is switched off, or the fan will not switch on at all.
2003 BMW 525i QuestionsSo i changed my injecters and in results my radio is skipping power like it cuts (1 answer)
Tried disconnecting the battery feels like a wire behined engine cause i moved the wire and it plays
Reverse good won't shift over in Manuel shift any answers thanks tim
2003 BMW 525i 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.