Hi , I just bought a Bmw 525 i and i had to rebuilt the transmission and i paid 3685$ for it. my question is how long will it last and was the price reasonable ?thank you Abe

Asked by Mar 30, 2016 at 10:15 AM about the 2001 BMW 5 Series 525i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the car had 152000 miles and the body and interior is in great shape.

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Retail price right now is around $5200. It will last as long as you take care of it.

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Thank you , should i replace the timing belt?

there s no leak and i just want to know what i should replace to prevent further problems .thank you for your help


The engine should be a chain, not a belt. The cooling systems are weak on the BMW's, so you might want to replace those parts as maintenance. www.fcpeuro.com

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thanks , much appreciated .

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