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2000 BMW 540i Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2000 BMW 540i

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2000 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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2000 BMW 540i
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$798
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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 ...
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November 11, 2014
2000 BMW 540i
I bought a 2000 a year ago with 145K. Despite 16 MPG (city) I would buy it again! Great Car! (Nice "Classic" look) - Fantastic ride. (Do wish the steering was a little more responsive like th...
August 24, 2009
2000 BMW 540i
My son's 540 is a very heavy car so, use front brake pads like water. Recently the alternator need to be replace. Just $ 500 for a rebuild one!New alternator are about $ 800.00, and we found out ...
March 26, 2009
2000 BMW 540i
The car is a great example of fine engineering - For 7 years its been trouble free - unfortuantely at the expiration of warranty period - repairs are terribly expensive - BMW brand inflation, many ...