1999 BMW 528i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 BMW 528i

1999 BMW 528i Problems

Burning 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.

Loosness in the Front Suspension Due to Worn Tension Strut Bushings

The front thrust rod bushingsalso referred to as tension strut bushingsare 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.

Blower Final Stage Fan Resistor May Fail

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.

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1999 BMW 528i Questions

car turns over will not start check engine light is on told Secondary Air Pump (2 answers)

car began being hard to start, ran rough, now will turn over but will not start.

Where is the fuel filter located on a 99 528i (1 answer)

Engine complete loss of power (1 answer)

I can reset the computer and it all run good for a few min. and loose power again.

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1999 BMW 528i Reviews

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Please send a video on how to replace timing chain on 1999 BMW 528I. Also how to replace timing chain tentioner. You can email me at cwburnett65@gmail.com
YES THEY HAVE PROUBLEMS. USE RUBBER COUPLERS INSTEAD OF A USAL U JOINT AN A LOT OF BEMMERS. I BALANCE DRIVE SHAFTS AT WORK. IT'S AN AROUND 80 DALLERS PLUS PARTS , BUT IT'S NOT REALLY A MUST TO BALANCE IT UNLESS YOU HIT SOMTHING OR ARE PUTTING 2 DIFFERENT DRIVE SHAFTSMTOGETHER TO MAKE 1.
just wanna know if anyone has had drive shaft problems and if anyone knows how much it is to have the drive shaft balanced?

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