Need Help?

2008 BMW 5-Series 528i 4dr Sedan RWD

2008 BMW 5-Series
Trim Info:
Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
17 mpg city / 27 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.
Ask the Community

Ask Our Auto Mechanics

Ask our panel of certified mechanics a question. We pay for their advice so you don't have to.

Enter a Question:
Which Car is This Question About?

Recent Questions

revved up wouldnt turn off
hi there i changed my turbo because it was blown fitted a new one started the car and i ran ok ideling for about 10 mins then i tuched the throtle and it revved up and wouldnt turn...
Asked by Michael P June 4, 2012, 10:45 am 1 reply
My e39 is having electrical issues
My 02 530i's front driver side turn signel, angel eye, and fog light are all out as well as the passenger side rear reverse light, break light, and turn signel. I have checked all...
Asked by David P May 22, 2012, 9:48 am 0 reply
why isnt it starting
After replacing the fuel pump, I go to start the car and it wont start. It cranks and cranks but doesnt turn over and start.
Asked by AutomotiveForums M April 25, 2012, 7:56 am 3 replies
when i start the car the hazard and door locks turn on also
my dome lights come on to .it happens mostly with the first start of the day thank you
Asked by Victor R March 7, 2012, 2:43 am 1 reply
passenger side airbag light is on
and hazard lights come on when you turn car on
Asked by Victor R March 5, 2012, 1:29 pm 1 reply
Oil spewed from bottom/front/center area and problems steering
I ran over a median 2 nights ago. Afterwards all the oil spewed out from somewhere underneath in the front/center of the car. There are also issues with the steering now. On observ...
Asked by Ami B February 25, 2012, 12:17 pm 1 reply
my radio won't turn on in the morning during a cold start
doesn't happen all the time. The navigation and everything else seems to work. Sometimes the radio comes on after a few minutes of warm up...sometimes I have to reboot the radio ...
Asked by Sam K February 7, 2012, 5:12 am 1 reply
procedure to change out the distributor cap and rotor
The distributor cap is so close to the edge of the engine fan and especially the fan cowling that I cannot access the removal of the bolts for the distributor cap. My fan has a clu...
Asked by Gary K January 15, 2012, 10:00 pm 1 reply
A/C-heater blower seem like it's possessed?
When I first got the car 2 months ago the heater worked great no issues and about a month ago it started deciding not to come on or it only comes on when on the freeway but recentl...
Asked by Joseph S December 19, 2011, 9:59 am 1 reply
Radio code
Hi I have the code for the radio how do i go about resetting it. Thank you
Asked by David B November 7, 2011, 3:53 pm 1 reply

My Auto Score

See the free AutoCheck score

Meet The Experts
Kim Perrin
Kim Perrin is our resident mechanic here at DriverSide. Kim worked as…
Tyler Orr
Tyler Orr is an expert in German and Japanese cars and has been a mechanic …
Elizabeth Kriesten
Elizabeth Kriesten worked as an automotive technician for several years at Dodge…
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…