BMW 528i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your BMW 528i

BMW 528i Problems

Check Engine Light on due to valvetronic system fault

The Check Engine Light may illuminate associated with a valvetronic system fault code stored in the DME (Powertrain control module). Our technicians tell us there is a software upgrade for the DME which should correct this concern.

Outside Mirror May Fold Out To Far

One vehicles equipped with power folding mirrors, the mirror may fold out past the standard position. Our technicians tell us that if this occurs a special procedure must be followed to relearn the correct mirror home position.

Front Tension Strut Bushings May Fail

The front thrust rod bushingsalso referred to as tension strut bushingsare 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. These worn bushings should be replaced.

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BMW 528i Questions

I need to replace the starter (2 answers)

My car suddenly will not start. AAA told me that I have to replace the starter. Can you tell me how much will it cost me

car turns over will not start check engine light is on told Secondary Air Pump (2 answers)

car began being hard to start, ran rough, now will turn over but will not start.

what is the cause of Drive Train Malfunction? When I driving my car stops and this message appears in panel (1 answer)

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BMW 528i Recalls

Child Seat Restraint Anchors On Left Rear Seat Bent Downwards

The inboard left rear seat child seat anchor may be bent downwards, preventing the child seat from being securely latched. Dealers will inspect and repair as necessary the inboard lower anchor on the left rear seat free of charge to resolve the concern.

Reduced Braking Efficiency

These vehicles use a vacuum pump to supply power assist to the braking system. Due to insufficient lubrication this vacuum pump may fail. Failure of the brake vacuum pump would result in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash. In order to correct this concern, dealers will install a locking ring in the camshaft to retain the camshaft seal disk in the proper location. This will ensure proper oiling of the vacuum pump. Note: This recall is an expansion of an earlier recall.

 

 

Engine Timing Bolts May Loosen And Break

The bolts that secure the housing for the variable camshaft timing adjustment unit can loosen over time and possibly break, causing engine damage and engine stalling. Dealers will replace the four bolts for both intake and exhaust timing units free of charge to resolve the concern.

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BMW 528i Reviews

I brought my BMW 528IX the car is simple awesome trades in the wife drove my BMW Friday application for replacement on a new wife mailbox if flood
I bought my wife first 2011 BMW 528i for her birthday in Jan. 2012. I am also having the Idling problems. You can be sitting in a fast food drive thru with feet on brakes and the car will start high idling all by itself. Also my check engine light has come on and stays on steady while the car is running all systems checks ok and car performance tends to be ok. I will have her take it in to ...
The front left door needs to be replaced both exterior and interior handles broke. Not sure where else to find a replacement door for a good price in bay area of california

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