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By lawrence on
2003 BMW 5 Series 530i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)
Once the 6 year 100k miles warranty is gone, surprises! Maintenance very expensive and for those equipped with lifetime ZF HP19 transmission you'll be lucky if it last past 100K mark. Especially in New England weather.
Beautiful car, excellent performance! Maybe the Best car overhaul for its time. Hard to find a replacement even among later models.
Fix transmission problem or up the powertrain warranty. Stop with the lifetime joke to cut on cost unless you can grantee 200K plus.