540i Sedan (4.4L V8 5-speed Automatic)
|Ratings Key||Minimal Problems||Moderate Problems||Significant Problems|
An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Variable Camshaft Control (VANOS) solenoid. Failure of the VANOS Solenoid applies to (M52 engine) only. A periodic problem on this vehicle is failure of the Electronically Heated Thermostat. Failure of the VANOS solenoid is identified in TSB #11 09 98.
The cost to repair the VANOS solenoid is estimated at $260.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Electronically Heated Thermostat is estimated at $74.00 for parts and $130.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
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|Starting & Charging|
|Overall||5 out of 5|