1999 BMW 528i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 BMW 528i
1999 BMW 528i Problems
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.
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.
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.
1999 BMW 528i Questions
Hi I just found out today I have a cracked radiator.my question is can I still drive my car.
i had diagnosis via O'reilly for check engine light... received codes PO 116 and PO code 733 (just saying)
I Purchased a 1999 BMW 528I and all was running well until the other day... I drove an hour to work and when I was leaving the car wouldn't start..it cranked but wouldn't turn over.
I brought it back to the place I purchased it from and they seem to think the EWS needs to be rep...
1999 BMW 528i Reviews
Absolutely love everything about this car! Ultimate driving machine is a BMW!
Have had minor problems which were resolved inexpensively.car handles as if it were 1000lbs lighter than it actually is.great gas mileage,timeless looks,and very fun to drive!
Excellent car. I have a 1999 528 i 5 speed. Mileage now over 213 000 kms. No problems whatsoever. The engine, just like other bimmer inline sixes, is very very smooth. Power is there, great torque. Driveline is the best. Handling is absolutely bimmerous. I have had Mercedes for the last 10 yrs. They were great cars and SUV-s also, but Bimmers are more fun to drive. To have fun with a Merc. you ...