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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1999 BMW 528i

1999 BMW 528i

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1999 BMW 528i Problems

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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. These worn bushings should be replaced.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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 switch on at all.

1999 BMW 528i Questions and Answers

BMW528, 1999 BMW 528i, Marlboro, NY

when i tried to start my car i heared a beeeeeeb & it couldnot work
where the voice i heared is not checking voice always apear .
then i noticed front lights were turned on for 9 hours. even...

three252, 1999 BMW 528i, Tucson, AZ

rpms drop when i idle below 1000 rpm

jeveryday1978, 1999 BMW 528i, Savannah, GA

If the car is left idling for a long period of time the lights come on and the speedometer doesnt work anymore afterwards mileage either.If i shut the car off for about 20 minutes or so everthing w...

Visitor, 1999 BMW 528i, Little Rock, AR

When i start in the morning, car will idle real low then jump up, then idle low again and jump back up. After doing this about three times it will idle down and then turn completely. After it war...

Visitor, 1999 BMW 528i, Gonzales, CA

is ther a manual for my 1999 528 i bmw wagon

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1999 BMW 528i Reviews

Please send a video on how to replace timing chain on 1999 BMW 528I. Also how to replace timing chain tentioner. You can email me at cwburnett65@gmail.com

YES THEY HAVE PROUBLEMS. USE RUBBER COUPLERS INSTEAD OF A USAL U JOINT AN A LOT OF BEMMERS. I BALANCE DRIVE SHAFTS AT WORK. IT'S AN AROUND 80 DALLERS PLUS PARTS , BUT IT'S NOT REALLY A MUST TO BALANCE IT UNLESS YOU HIT SOMTHING OR ARE PUTTING 2 DIFFERENT DRIVE SHAFTSMTOGETHER TO MAKE 1.

just wanna know if anyone has had drive shaft problems and if anyone knows how much it is to have the drive shaft balanced?

I OWN 1999 bmw 528i my wife loved it easy to work on[just have patient removing some parts to get what u want to replace] parts are very reasonable price om or after market very reliable. A++++

good car but since its a BMW repairs cost an arm and a leg so you really should be willing to work on it yourself(most of the stuff is quite easy). I honestly don't think I'd want to own this car without a carassistants.com subscription. Saved me like $2K last year alone.

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