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 ProblemsAlignment/Tire Wear Issues Due to Excessive Play in Rear Lower Ball Joints
The rear lower ball joints may wear causing alignment and tire wear issues as a result of the excessive play in these joints. Our technicians tell us a 4wheel alignment should be performed after ball joint replacement.
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...