2001 BMW M5 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 BMW M5
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2001 BMW M5 ProblemsNoise From Top of Front/Rear Doors When Windows Are Fully Up
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.
The front thrust rod bushings—also referred to as tension strut bushings—are known to fail occasionally. The oil-filled rubber mounts weaken and crack over time, causing a mushy road feel and shuddering in the steering wheel when going over bumps.
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.
2001 BMW M5 QuestionsHas anyone heard of advise from BMW that that you need to use 60 weight oil. (1 answer)
My repair shop is saying that this is a well know issue even though the previous shop was using 5/40 obviously 100% synthetic on both
whare could i go to get my engine rebuilt and how mutch
my rear shocks are low what can i do to fix the problem