1996 BMW 740iL Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 BMW 740iL

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1996 BMW 740iL is between $683 and $835 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1996 BMW 740iL
scores in the middle range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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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 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 ...
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 ...
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June 24, 2012
1996 BMW 740iL
i have a 1996 BMW 740IL the trunk is stuck and a key will turn completely around failing to catch or even attempt to open the trunk...I would like to know what will I need to get this trunk open? T...
January 25, 2011
1996 BMW 740iL
I have a 1996 740il - and it just turned 70,000 miles. I baby this car - only drive it around town and around New England some. I have been lucky - no major expenses - yet. But, I replace things...
December 28, 2010
1996 BMW 740iL
I bought my car used in 2002 and have loved driving it the past 8 years. Like any vehicle, you should keep up the maintenance on it. The only issue I have is that some of the lights on the dash h...