Consumer Review Video - 2001 BMW 325i 2.5L 6 Cyl. Sedan

Common problems and easy repairs on a 2001 325i

The 2001 BMW 325i is somewhat easy to maintain. The tail lights in the main housing are located in a single bulb assembly that removes without the use of any tools. The spare tire and jack kit are quickly found in the trunk, and the jack’s all-in-one construction will make it easy to set up in the event of a flat. Changing the engine air filter isn’t a problem, as it can be removed without the use of any tools.

However, the 2001 BMW 325i has quite a few challenging repairs. You’ll need to remove a panel from underneath the vehicle that’s held on by multiple screws in order to access the petcock. The battery is located underneath multiple panels in the trunk, which won’t allow for reliable access. Unlike the other headlights, the turn signals require their whole bulb housings to be removed to access and change their bulbs.


Hans Angermeier has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars. He has broad expertise on basic repair procedures covering the majority of cars on the road.

2001 BMW 325i 2.5L 6 Cyl. Sedan Lights Daytime Running Light (replace bulb)

DRLs are on more than your headlights. They burn out faster and should be replaced regularly

2001 BMW 325i 2.5L 6 Cyl. Sedan Oil Change Oil and Oil Filter

Sure you can take it in for a $19 lube, but are you OK with a stripped oil pan and cheap parts in return?

2001 BMW 325i 2.5L 6 Cyl. Sedan Lights Turn Signal - Rear (replace bulb)

Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

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Driving with your phone pressed against your ear is illegal in many places. See how to talk hands free!

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