BMW 540i Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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Annual Repair Cost
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The annual maintenance cost of a BMW 540i is $798. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common BMW 540i Problems

BMW 540i vehicles have 10 reported problems.The most commonly reported BMW 540i problem is: Valve Cover, Intake Manifold, PCV Plate Oil Leaks
Engine oil leaks commonly develop from both valve cover gaskets, intake manifold, and pcv plate after about 60,000 mi...
Leaks are known to develop in the cooling system. it is common to see more than one part recommended for repair/rep...

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Group 4
The BMW Reliability Rating is 2.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 31st out of 32 for all car brands. This rating is based on an average across 345 unique models. The average annual repair cost for a BMW is $1,081, which means it has below average ownership costs. The other factors that contribute to BMW reliability include an average of 1.4 visits to a repair shop per year and a 14% probability of a repair being severe.

BMW 540i Reviews

BMW 540i vehicles rate highest in Suspension and needs improvement in Electrical
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Most Common BMW 540i Questions

There are 232 related questions for BMW 540i vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked BMW 540i questions.
Engine cold start in morning no problem but after its been running and sits for 15 minutes or more, it's takes many c...
Just happened today. never a problem before. wipers will not turn off. even work with engine off and key removed. 200...
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