Replacing a BMW fuel pump is a task that, while it will take time and care, can be done by the average do-it-yourselfer, as it is a fairly simple process, as automotive repairs go. You'll want to, of course, select a quality replacement part, and you'll be sure to find the correct BMW fuel pump for your vehicle in our online catalog, as we carry the full range of aftermarket parts and accessories that you'll need to keep your BMW performing and looking its best. Our parts listings include those for numerous years and models of BMW, but you'll quickly find the quality BMW fuel pump you need by entering your basic vehicle information, after which you'll see a list of the most suitable BMW fuel pump options we carry for your specific vehicle. Ordering your BMW fuel pump is smooth and secure, whether you choose to enjoy the convenience of anytime online shopping or whether you prefer to dial our toll-free number and allow one of our knowledgeable customer service specialists to help you place your order. You can expect to pay a reasonable price for your BMW fuel pump, and our low prices are complemented by our shipping policy, as we are pleased to provide free ground shipping for all orders over $50. With our streamlined order processing, you can expect that your BMW fuel pump will soon be on the way, and when it arrives, it will be ready to install. Just like any time you are working on the fuel system, you'll need to take some safety precautions to make sure that your BMW fuel pump replacement goes as well, and as safety, as possible. If at all possible, work outdoors. If that is not an option, be sure that the area you plan to do the BMW fuel pump replacement is well ventilated. Protective eye gear and a fire extinguisher are nice safety touches to include when you're replacing your BMW fuel pump, as it's always best to be prepared.
BMW Fuel Pump Buyer's Guide
- A broken or old fuel pump must be replaced to restore your vehicle’s mobility. Your choice of replacement parts lays with either original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts or aftermarket products.
- OEM BMW parts appear almost exclusively at official dealerships and partner retail stores.
- Even BMW can make mistakes in manufacturing crucial car parts like the fuel pump. In October 2016, the company recalled over 136,000 vehicles because of loose wiring in the fuel pump connectors.
- Aftermarket parts can match the performance of OEM parts. They also offer a wider variety of choices, which also keeps their pricing competitive.
- A replacement fuel pump for a BMW vehicle can cost anywhere between $40 and $2,150. You can buy them individually, in sets of two, as an assembly, or as part of a fuel pump kit.
BMW vehicles deliver sheer driving pleasure thanks to their superior engine performance. For the engine to deliver power commensurate to its load, it needs a steady and sufficient supply of fuel. The fuel travels from the tank to the injector through the labor of a fuel pump.
Despite the best engineering and technology Germany can offer, a BMW fuel pump can wear out and malfunction. A broken or old fuel pump must be replaced to restore your vehicle’s mobility. Your choice of replacement parts lays with either original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts or aftermarket products.
OEM BMW Fuel Pump
OEM parts refer to replacement parts made by either the car manufacturer or an affiliate company. OEM BMW products appear almost exclusively at official dealerships and partner retail stores. This exclusivity can make it harder to find or get an OEM fuel pump for urgent repairs.
2016 BMW Fuel Pump Recall
Even BMW can make mistakes in manufacturing crucial car parts like the fuel pump. In October 2016, the company recalled over 136,000 vehicles. Affected models included the F07 (5 Series Gran Turismo), F10 (5 Series Sedan), F12 (6 Series Convertible), F13 (6 Series Coupe), E70 (X5), E71 (X6), and E72 (X6 Hybrid) built from 2007 to 2012.
BMW Recall Campaign 16V-XXX covers the fuel delivery module, specifically its in-tank fuel pump. A mistake in the crimping process led to pumps with loose wire contacts. When a current runs through the wiring, the loose wires can grow hot enough to melt the connectors.
A fuel pump connector damaged this way will spring a leak that releases fuel vapor into the air. When you top off the fuel tank or take a corner, fuel can escape from the leaky connector. In the worst-case scenario, the fuel pump may cause the engine to stall or refuse to start.
Aftermarket BMW Fuel Pump
Replacement parts and accessories created for a vehicle after it departed the factory fall under the term “aftermarket parts.” The companies that manufacture these parts usually aren’t affiliated with the automaker.
Aftermarket parts can match the performance of OE parts. They also offer a wider variety of choices, which keeps their pricing competitive.
How Much Does a BMW Fuel Pump Cost?
A replacement fuel pump for a BMW vehicle can cost anywhere between $40 and $2,150. You can buy them individually, in sets of two, as an assembly, or as part of a fuel pump kit.
Browsing our online shop for the most suitable fuel pump for your BMW is easier if you enter your vehicle’s year, make, and model in the filter bar. This way, you can find a specific part, such as a 2003 BMW 325i fuel pump.