2000 BMW 528i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 BMW 528i
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2000 BMW 528i 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.
2000 BMW 528i Questionswhen do i need to replace gearbox oil? (1 answer)
after have bought my bmw when do i need to replace the gearbox oil.after how many years or miles.
While driving, the steering column will move all the way down to the lowest setting. I try fighting it, but it just won't stay where I set it.
2000 BMW 528i RecallsBMW Recalls 2000 3 Series, 5 Series, 7 Series Due to Brake Light Failure
The brake light switch may fail and stick in the "brake lamps on" or "brake lamps off" position. Inaccurate illumination of brake lights could lead to an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the brake lamp switch with a new improved part.