2000 BMW 528i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 BMW 528i

2000 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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2000 BMW 528i Questions

when 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.

What cause the steering column to randomnly reset to the down position? (1 answer)

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.

Fuel system is full of water (gas cap was Left off for 6 months)what do I do? (2 answers)

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2000 BMW 528i Recalls

BMW 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.

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2000 BMW 528i Reviews

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The brake light keeps coming on on my dashboard. I got brake fluid in its tank filled and my brakes work like new. Only problem is that it does a long squeaky/scraching noise when I put the brake pedal down slowly. What may be the problem? Please email me @ Bryanbuden@gmail.com
I love my BMW it handles like no other I have had very little maint problems but when I did the cost has always been high for repairs.
my first BMW and very happy with it. =)

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