2007 BMW 550i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 BMW 550i


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2007 BMW 550i
$709 to $1,708
2007 BMW 550i
$2,769 to $4,553
2007 BMW 550i
$608 to $989
2007 BMW 550i
$217 to $349
2007 BMW 550i
$392 to $738

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A creak or squeak can be heard from the top of the front or rear doors. This noise is most noticeable when the windows are fully up. The noise is caused by the decay of the flocking material on the door seals. New door seals, Teflon tape, special lube, or a combination of all of these may be needed to eliminate the noise.

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i just found out that my valve guides seals are leaking on my 2007 bmw 550i, will cost $11000 to fix. help!!

left front parking lamp malfunction. How do i replace?

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The front passenger seat contains a mat that determines the presence and size of a seat occupant. This input to the airbag controller helps to determine if and how forcefully the passenger airbag should deploy in the event of a crash. The detection mat can develop cracks and fail. If this were to occur, the airbag would not deploy as expected, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will repair the occupant detection mat to eliminate the possibility it may crack. Additionally certain vehicles will receive and extended warranty on the front passenger seat occupant detection mat.

The insulated connector for the positive battery cable may have been incorrectly attached to the trunk floor panel, which can lead to a loosening of the bolt connection. Loosening of the connection can cause an increase in electrical resistance and overheating of the cable connection, which could lead to a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use. As a precaution, owners are advised to park outside until the remedy has been completed. Dealers will secure the battery bolt cable connection as necessary to correct this concern.


The brake system vacuum pump check valve can leak oil and contaminate the power brake booster. This can result in loss of power brake assist. Dealers will repair the vehicle as necessary free of charge to resolve concerns.

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Total new driving experience even after 20+ years... Fun fun fun

The BEST car ever!!

Its a good car. Not fantastic. Handling for such a large, heavy vehicle is pretty good. Power is excellent - although with the manual transmission, it feels a little sluggish immediately off the line. My only real complaint with the car is that with the sport suspension, BMW has so much negative camber in the rear of the car that the inner 1/2" of tire will wear to the cords while the outer...

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