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BMW 7-Series Brake Problems

240 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer BMW 7-Series. 9 of these members (3.8%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 9 brake repairs to BMW 7-Series--an average of 0 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently BMW 7-Series problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of BMW 7-Series repairs by problem area

Chart based on 101 repairs.

BMW 7-Series brake repair cost distribution

Chart based on 30 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten BMW 7-Series repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2006 BMW 7-Series 4dr Sedan

360-horsepower 4.8L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

17000 mi   Flush brake hydraulic system Air Conditioner/Htg system micro filters replaced 
66000   In for oil service, they diagnosed a problem with steering angle sensor. Got estimate for $2100 and decided to hold off on repair. Car drives fine. 
84700 US $1500 replaced steering angle sensor, no more error messages 
120000 US $1400 front brake pad and rotor 

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2002 BMW 7-Series

Engine not specified

101000 mi   Emergency brake sensor. 

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2002 BMW 7-Series 4dr Sedan

325-horsepower 4.4L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

44640 mi   ABS/traction control 

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2000 BMW 7-Series 4dr Sedan

282-horsepower 4.4L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

204000 mi US $45 DS rear wheel speed sensor failed causing speedo to operate intermittently and ABS/DSC lights to illuminate. 

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1998 BMW 7-Series 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

136000 mi US $840 I knew I would have to replace brakes and rotors for a year now, but last Friday the brake lining light came on so I took the car to the shop on Sa5turday and had all brake pads and rotors replaced at less than half dealer cost. 
139000   Replaced both rear brake lines which were about to leak.  

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