1999 BMW 540i Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1999 BMW 540i

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1999 BMW 540i is between $719 and $878 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1999 BMW 540i
scores in the middle range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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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...
A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.
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 ...
timing guides replacement
Is there anyway I can fix it my self/ try. 77 yr. Old Lady, please tell me how. Need the hood o...
When jump started, car will crank but no start. any tips please?
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
June 26, 2014
1999 BMW 540i
I am absolutely enamored with this car. The headlights do not give enough light on low beams. The electric coils seem to go bad to often and are expensive to replace
February 14, 2014
1999 BMW 540i
14 years later and still going strong. I wish BMW would make the interior better instead of using cheap plastic and low grade leather. Other than that is a verry good cAR.
November 14, 2010
1999 BMW 540i
Truly a great car! I've owned a 540i for 5 years now and never had anything wrong with it. It's such a pleasure to drive that car that I don't mind driving where I normally would fly to destination...