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1998 BMW 740i Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 BMW 740i

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 BMW 740i is between $763 and $932 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
53
1998 BMW 740i
scores in the middle range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$847
Annual Repair Cost
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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 ...
Leaks are known to develop in the cooling system. It is common to see more than one part recommended for repair/replacement due to overlapping labor and the use of many plastic parts in the system.
The rear lower ball joints may wear causing alignment and tire wear issues as a result of the excessive play in these joints. Our technicians tell us a 4wheel alignment should be performed after ...
but i went to the bmw dealer and after getting a new 1 and putting it in im still getting the sam...
It works for a while then stops working until we restart car.. Then it shuts off again after awhi...
BMW cuts off while driving but starts back up. This occurs every time I drive.
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April 20, 2012
1998 BMW 740i
I purchased my 1998 740i in 2005 with 69K. I was hesitant about buying a car online. I had to fly 900 miles to pick up the car. That 900 mile drive back home convinced me that BMW is the “Ultimate...
March 20, 2012
1998 BMW 740i
My alarm will come on while i am driving and don't know what to do In need of any kind of help
February 09, 2012
1998 BMW 740i
Looking for some help. I have a 1998 740i. The soft close mechanism for the trunk has stopped working. The switch to open the trunk located inside the car on the driver's side will not work. The...