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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.
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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 mi 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 mi

US $1500
replaced steering angle sensor, no more error messages 
120000 mi

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 mi

US $450
Replaced both rear brake lines which were about to leak.  

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BMW 7-Series Brake Problems

246 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer BMW 7-Series. 9 of these members (3.7%) 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.