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2001 BMW 540i Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2001 BMW 540i

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2001 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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2001 BMW 540i
scores in the middle range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$798
Annual Repair Cost
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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 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 ...
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 ...
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2000-2002 BMW 320i, 323i, 325i, 325xi, 330i,...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A MICROPROCESSOR IN THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE, WHICH ACTIVATES TH...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ENGINE AUXILIARY/COOLING FAN OPERATION, INCLUDIN...
Overall (4 Reviews)
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Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
October 23, 2015
2001 BMW 540i
Purchased a 2001 540I 6sp Manual w/Sports Suspension in 09. Car had 128,000. It now has 191,000. It's the 2nd best car I've ever owned. My best was an 89 BMW 535I 5 speed manual. The car is a bl...
January 16, 2015
2001 BMW 540i
my 2001 540i M sport has 155 plus thousand miles and runs like a dream- Change the oil religiously/every 5 k miles regardless with Castrol synthetic oil- 8 qts- worth it..Changed wheels and tires t...
April 11, 2010
2001 BMW 540i
Great car and truly the ultimate driving machine. Not a car for the young or conservative. If you are planning a family or looking for a family sedan, get a 525 or 530! This car is a four door spor...