1999 BMW 540i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 BMW 540i
- How can I open my hood from the outside? My inside latch is broken, please help
- Can't open my hood from inside,
- 99 540i Cranks, but no start. Started it 1 month ago, fine.battery died
- Right rear interior floor gets very wet and water acumulates on the floor.
- smells of burning, wont run auto trans fail
1999 BMW 540i Problems
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.
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.
1999 BMW 540i Questions
Is there anyway I can fix it my self/ try. 77 yr. Old Lady, please tell me how. Need the hood open because the check engine light is on
When jump started, car will crank but no start. any tips please?
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1999 BMW 540i Reviews
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 destinations. The only problem I've had so far is to control myself as you don't really feel how fast you're going; therefore I've extensively used the speed control to avoid speeding tickets. I wouldn't hesitat...
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
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.