2001 BMW 540i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 BMW 540i
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2001 BMW 540i ProblemsValve Cover, Intake Manifold, PCV Plate Oil Leaks
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.
2001 BMW 540i QuestionsMy car engines was leaking oil but now it's shaking and losing power (1 answer)
is this a indication of engine problems?
Everything is working but there is no air coming out at all
The steering on my 2001 540iA is acting up. It is somwhat harder to turn to the right, gradually getting easier as the car warms up. There is also a suspicious "whirring" sound--sort of like it wants more fluid. I'd like to do the KISS process and first check the fluid to see if i...