2002 BMW 540i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 BMW 540i
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2002 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.
2002 BMW 540i QuestionsI was away from my car for an hour and when I returned my blower motor was running the battery was drained I replaced the battery and the blower motor still runs when the ignition is off AND the auto air controls are not lighting up. I have disconnected (1 answer)
I have disconnected the battery in hopes that all will reset air facia lighting and blower motor
2002 BMW 540i RecallsDriver's Front Air Bag Defective
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag module free of charge to correct the concern.