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BMW 540i Repair and Maintenance Costs

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

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 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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BMW 540i
scores in the middle range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$798
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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 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 ...
Car sounds like it is fixing to blow up a lot of ticking sounds.
Iam having, trouble opening hood and I also want to do oil change and ha ve no idea how it is don...
a few weeks ago I experienced a rear brakes total lock up after trudging it home it was flaming h...
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2000-2002 BMW 320i, 323i, 325i, 325xi, 330i,...
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2002-2005 325i, 325xi, 330i, and ...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, DUE TO LONG EXPOSURES TO CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL AND OPERATING CONDI...
Overall Score (21 Reviews)
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...
November 11, 2014
2000 BMW 540i
I bought a 2000 a year ago with 145K. Despite 16 MPG (city) I would buy it again! Great Car! (Nice "Classic" look) - Fantastic ride. (Do wish the steering was a little more responsive like th...