1997 BMW 528i Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 BMW 528i

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Annual Repair Cost
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The annual maintenance cost of a BMW 528i is $871. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 1997 BMW 528i Problems

1997 BMW 528i vehicles have 6 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1997 BMW 528i problem is: Oil Leaks From Engine Area
Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning...
The front thrust rod bushings—also referred to as tension strut bushings—are known to fail occasionally. the oil-fil...

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The BMW 528i Reliability Rating is 3.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 14th out of 30 for luxury fullsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $871 which means it has poor ownership costs. Repairs are more frequent for the 528i, so you may experience a few more visits to your BMW shop than normal.

1997 BMW 528i Reviews

1997 BMW 528i vehicles rate highest in Heating and needs improvement in Electrical
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Most Common 1997 BMW 528i Questions

There are 109 related questions for 1997 BMW 528i vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
Slippage in 1st gear slow to engage in gear smell of smoke and or transmission fluid high rpms before being engage...
Dashboard signaling that the car needs inspection. had the inspection done.given car an oil service. how do i reset t...

1997 BMW 528i Recalls

1997 BMW 528i vehicles have 1 known recalls. The most common recall is: Recall 04V183000.
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