Need Help?

2001 BMW 5-Series 525i 4dr Sedan 5-Spd Manual

2001 BMW 5-Series
Trim Info:
Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
20 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
Other Trims
Do you own this car?
Estimated Mileage
Enter current mileage for most
accurate info about this vehicle

Track Your Service Records
Get Recall Alerts
Get Updated Value Estimates on Your Car.
back to question list

Ask The Community

August 27, 2008, 9:17 am

Victor Z

Question: how much does it cost to change a timing belt?

Just curious how much money it tends to cost to do this type of repair.

August 27, 2008, 3:32 pm

Scott J

I'd say around 1,000. You can get an estimate in the service your 5-series section on the driverside site. Go to what's fair to pay, select engine, timing chain, type in your zip, and click view report.

1/1 users found this helpful.

September 24, 2008, 11:06 pm


is it possible to fix a broken timing chain? if the car has a brokken timing chain, has the car been damaged too much already?

0/1 users found this helpful.


Tips on Servicing

Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them?

By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until ...

Read more…