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 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 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.
It is not uncommon for the radiator to develop a coolant leak. A leaking radiator will require replacement. When a leaking radiator is replaced the entire cooling system should be inspected and if any additional leaks are found they should be repaired also.
Overheating can cause severe engine damage. If the engine begins to overheat it is recommended to stop at the first available location and have your vehicle towed to a repair shop.
2003 BMW 530i QuestionsWould the transmission out of a 2000 540I with the Vin# WBADN654IYGM66203. (1 answer)
the car it's going on is the 2003 530I, VIN# WBADT634X3CK31854. Thanks
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
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.