1994 BMW 530i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 BMW 530i

1994 BMW 530i Problems

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.

Multiple Parts May be Recommended For Leaks in Cooling System

Leaks are known to develop in the cooling system. It is common to see more than one part recommended for repair/replacement due to overlapping labor and the use of many plastic parts in the system.

Valve Cover, Intake Manifold, PCV Plate Oil Leaks

Engine oil leaks commonly develop from both valve cover gaskets, intake manifold, and PCV plate after about 60,000 miles.

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1994 BMW 530i Questions

Why chack control masage appeared whe I started egnitionegnition? (1 answer)

car has no power and shifts late (2 answers)

just bought car exhaust was changed and resonator was removed had two mufflers installed instead.car is gutless no power could outrun with a pinto

I can not get my ac to work at all wgat do I need to do. No cold air at all. (1 answer)

I was told I had to put a code into the informatio
n panel locted beside the rradoi

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1994 BMW 530i Recalls

Recall 98V178000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF A COOLANT SYSTEM COMPONENT, SUCH AS A THERMOSTAT, WATER PUMP, OR FAN BELT, CAN RESULT IN SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED COOLANT TEMPERATURE AND SYSTEM PRESSURE. IF THE INDICATIONS OF A CRITICAL OVERHEATING CONDITION IS NOT NOTICED B...
Recall 97V131000
THE CRUISE CONTROL AND THROTTLE CABLES ARE ATTACHED TO THE SAME THROTTLE VALVE ACTUATING LEVER AT THE THROTTLE HOUSING. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE PLASTIC BUSHING ON EITHER CABLE COULD BREAK DUE TO ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES COUPLED WITH VIBRATION. IF THE BUSHING BREAKS, THE OUTER CABLE HOUSING CAN ...
Recall 96V111000
THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH CAN FAIL ALLOWING THE SWITCH TO REMAIN IN THE "BRAKE LIGHTS OFF" POSITION OR IN THE "BRAKE LIGHTS ON" POSITION.

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1994 BMW 530i Reviews

l love this car but need to know one thing after how long do i service e gearbox and what type of atf do i use.

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