2003 BMW 530i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 BMW 530i
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2003 BMW 530i ProblemsLoosness in the Front Suspension Due to Worn Tension Strut Bushings
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.
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.
2003 BMW 530i QuestionsLabor time and cost to replace main belt. (1 answer)
Do it myself or take into shop for a 30 min task? As told by Precision Motor Works, Seattle.
I need to know where this sim card is to be placed...please
I was informed that it was a pre-pump failure for the abs.this was a couple of years ago.what other problem could cause this light to stay on?
2003 BMW 530i RecallsDriver's Front Air Bag Defective
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag module free of charge to correct the concern.