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2001 BMW X5 Repair Histories

62 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2001 BMW X5. 25 of these members (40.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 82 repairs to 2001 BMW X5s--an average of 1.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 82 repairs.

2001 BMW X5 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 41 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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2001 BMW X5

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BMW X5 in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2011 - Feb 2011
100000 mi US $2000 Transmission replaced 
BMW X5 in Utah, United States
Nov 2009 - Dec 2009
107000 mi US $1200 Catalytic converter valley pan gasket plugs, 1 coil Needed some vertical links on the suspension when sold. 
BMW X5 in Iowa, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2011
136000 mi US $179 I replaced the liquid cooled alternator with one purchased from www.amazon.com  

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2001 BMW X5 4dr SUV

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

BMW X5 in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2011
133000 mi US $108 Broke driver's door handle. 
134000   Rear windshield wiper assembly. Broke linkage arm. The OE were plastic and when we had the snow/ice here a week or so ago it froze to the rear windshield then when turning it on snapped like a twig.  Had to replace coolant expansion tank. Had a crack in it on the seam.  
149000   Replaced Rear Air Bag Suspension. Replaced Battery and a coil pack. 
BMW X5 in Connecticut, United States
Nov 2010 - Feb 2014
82000 mi US $900 Radiator developed a hole, repair stop (used car dealer vehicle was purchased from) replaced radiator with new BMW part. 
84000   Driver's door lock mechanism broke. Could open from inside car, but not from outside. 
87000   Auto transmission failed. Slipped out of gear and then "jammed" back in continously. Sensor replaced, no effect. Transmission replaced with a rebuilt. 
100500   Passenger door would not open. Mechanic had to replace entire inner door workings. Other doors randomly do not unlock. 

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2001 BMW X5 4dr SUV

225-horsepower 3.0L I6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X5 in Oregon, United States
Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
99000 mi US $2559 New plastic kit (hose connectors, expansion tank, ect.), new radiator, new water pump, new thermostat.  Replace left bank cam position sensor. Water Pump Replaced 
BMW X5 in California, United States
Aug 2009 - Dec 2012
93000 mi US $900 I noticed an oil leak and had the hoses replaced. Leaks were still present after a week or so and was told this leak was from a different area that needs to be repaired and was charged mostly for labor the second time. 
102500   front and rear brake pads and rotors replaced  
108000   TAILGATE LATCH ADJUSTED TO REDUCE RATTLE IN TAILGATE 
133000   replaced transmission and replaced oil pan gasket 

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2001 BMW X5 4dr SUV

225-horsepower 3.0L I6 5-speed manual AWD

BMW X5 in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2008 - Sep 2014
70000 mi US $100 Front Driver side turn signal relay harness and socket was replaced, including a new turn signal bulb. 
84000   cam sensor, exhaust side, code 12 on a very fancy Launch brand diagnostic tool...replaced sensor. Code cleared, runs fine now. 

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2001 BMW X5 4-door

8-cylinder automatic AWD

BMW in Illinois, United States
Feb 2009 - Dec 2012
110000 mi US $2000 Long story short, I had to pay 2k on repairs that my dealer said they fixed while the car was still under warranty. They didn't do anything. I had a coolant leak and valve cover issues. 
146300   I had a coolant leak, i had to repair all hoses in the back of the engine... 

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2001 BMW X5 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

BMW in Great Britain
Dec 2008 - Mar 2010
111000 mi £900 2 brushes needed replacement. 

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