2009 BMW 535i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 BMW 535i

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2009 BMW 535i Problems

Outside Mirror May Fold Out To Far

One vehicles equipped with power folding mirrors, the mirror may fold out past the standard position. Our technicians tell us that if this occurs a special procedure must be followed to relearn the correct mirror home position.

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2009 BMW 535i Questions

I have a leak on the oil housing in the crevice area (2 answers)

I have taken the vehicle to BMW three times for this same reason. They have charge me for a oil diagnostic 190.00. The problem still exist. I took the car back yesterday and show them where the leak is located in the oil housing area. They saw it this time and said that it was ok, charge me an...

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2009 BMW 535i Recalls

Exterior Lighting Concern

Increased resistance at the electrical contact points may cause damage to the ground terminal and housing of the connector. This can result in an intermittent or permanent loss of one or more rear lamp functions (tail, brake, turn-signal, reverse). Intermittent light operation reduces the ability to warn other motorists of the driver's intentions, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the rear lamp bulb carriers to correct this concern.

The Positive Battery Cable Connection in the Trunk Can Overheat

The insulated connector for the positive battery cable may have been incorrectly attached to the trunk floor panel, which can lead to a loosening of the bolt connection. Loosening of the connection can cause an increase in electrical resistance and overheating of the cable connection, which could lead to a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use. As a precaution, owners are advised to park outside until the remedy has been completed. Dealers will secure the battery bolt cable connection as necessary to correct this concern.

 

Brake Vacuum Pump Leaks Oil

The brake system vacuum pump check valve can leak oil and contaminate the power brake booster. This can result in loss of power brake assist. Dealers will repair the vehicle as necessary free of charge to resolve concerns.

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