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2004 BMW 525i Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2004 BMW 525i

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2004 BMW 525i is between $640 and $783 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
47
2004 BMW 525i
scores in the middle range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$712
Annual Repair Cost
on average
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An engine coolant leak may develop from the expansion tank resulting in engine overheating. When a cooling system component fails the entire cooling system should be inspected. It is not uncomm...
A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.
The thermostat may fail resulting in engine overheating and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light. Replacement of the thermostat along with a complete inspection of the cooling system w...
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Overall (4 Reviews)
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Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
March 27, 2011
2004 BMW 525i
I love my car. It is a 2004 525i. I just put M6 take offs on it and it runs perfect. until i recieved the transmission error on the dash. Do i need a whole transmission? BMW said that they would b...
August 23, 2010
2004 BMW 525i
trouble free and an outstanding "driving machine." My next car will be a bmw...Joe Lucas
April 30, 2010
2004 BMW 525i
This car is very reliable, I purchased it new in June 2005. The body style is still the same in 2010, so most cannot tell the difference between my 2004, and a 2010. My 525i is a great value. If yo...