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BMW 7-Series Brakes Problems and Repair Histories

219 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer BMW 7-Series. 30 of these members (13.7%) have reported brakes and traction control repairs for their car. A total of 7 brakes and traction control repairs to BMW 7-Series--an average of 0 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently BMW 7-Series problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the BMW 7-Series problem descriptions below.

Don't infer BMW 7-Series problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of BMW 7-Series repairs by problem area

45% of the BMW 7-Series repairs were to the engine, 15% to the transmission, 13% to the brakes, 13% to the suspension, 11% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 55 repairs.

BMW 7-Series brakes and traction control repair cost distribution

Of the BMW 7-Series brakes and traction control repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 18% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, 14% between $500 and $999, 14% between $1000 and $2499, and 4% more than $2500.

Chart based on 28 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 Brakes and Traction Control problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2006 BMW 7-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 7-Series in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2012 58000    
66000 0 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 1500 replaced steering angle sensor, no more error messages 
125000  

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2002 BMW 7-Series

Engine not specified

BMW 7-Series in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2012 81000    
96000 0 Emergency brake sensor. 

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2002 BMW 7-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 7-Series in Myanmar
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2013 44640    
44640 0 ABS/traction control 
44640  

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2000 BMW 7-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 7-Series in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
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

BMW 7-Series in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2011 131000    
139000 450 Replaced both rear brake lines which were about to leak.  
139000  

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