This is very dangerous because my headlight won't work sometimes and that makes me not so visible at night. Shutting car off for a minute and starting again would cure problem until next occurrence, which was unpredictable. This is a great car that has class and is not ultra expensive. The car has safety features such as stability control, and many other safety modules connected to the computer. A Progman update fixed the problem. Also, check tightness of cables at battery connectors.
I can't remember offhand but some sort of thermostat issue. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 18,000. Additionally, owners of model year 2006-2007 3 Series with standard seats, 5 Series with comfort seats, and Z4 models, will receive an extended warranty on their front passenger seat occupant detection mat. Later it will do the same thing. This new version has slightly improved fuel economy and rear-seat room. After two days of very heavy rain I started my vehicle and my navigation screen started to flicker then eventually burned out over a two week time also my radio stopped working at the same time.
If someone is after you in a parking lot, this isn't going to help you much! When it restarted, the car showed a car computer failure. This car is out of the 3 year service warranty and this is not covered or a recalled item as of today. The vehicle was not repaired. We hope our site will help with selecting of a reliable and safe car. The only improvements I would like to see are: more room in the center console it has very limited storage room. By using this tool, you will be able to get records with description of safety issues for vehicles, equipment, tires and child restraints. The last improvement would be to have the nav system not require a dvd at all times to work it should be able to load to an onboard computer and then remove the dvd.
I had to drive down the mountain without any safety features on my car turned on, which made it hard to control. This generally indicates that the failure is common. The use of subpar insulation appears to be the cause of this safety issue. Windshield wiper pump was replaced because it was leaking. The motor effectively changes the steering ratio by increasing or decreasing the amount of gearbox output rotation relative to changes in the steering-wheel angle input.
Parts supplier furnished a replacement unit but customer ate labor because work was done by a different shop. Pretty sure it's an electrical or fire hazard too to have a bunch of naked wires side by side. A door for the backseat it has more than enough room once you get in but it is tight getting in and out. Had to remove brake booster vacuum pump to replace switch. No loss of use or mechanical issue. Dec 201495000 mi Engine oil pan gasket leaking.
It just happens once the car gets to a high number of miles. But these gains are offset by the complicated iDrive multifunction control system and less-agile handling. Even though this is a 2-hour drive from western Massachusetts to Shrewsbury, I would recommend this dealership to my friends. The ride, quality, looks and just about everything else have exceeded my expectations 10 fold. Angel eye parking light bulb blew out. Orginal repair of replacing lifters only did not work. Dec 2014102000 mi Sunroof, rarely used, would not close and made a loud, expensive sounding noise like binding metal parts.
The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. We bought a money trap. Service rep stated this happens at 100K for my model. However, the steering wheel lock was functioning properly. Car sat unused for 12 days. The service allows to compare and analyze statistics for reported problems, complaints, recalls for various manufacturers.
Cars without Active Steering typically have ratios halfway between specifically 14. Thankfully was still under warranty!! Sometimes jus one parking light is out, then it's the high beam that doesn't work, then it's the low beam. Replaced drivers side windshield wiper arm, bearing was worn and fell apart. Replaced whole fan assembly which remedy the overheating. Vehicle was repaired by replacing radiator and leaking valves which were discovered when radiator repaired.
Now, if your active steering does not work , the car reverses back to power steering and the ratio is 15. The vehicle has not been repaired again. User name on Bimmerfest is Bmwudivwdude. Provides sufficient interior space for small families. Cause was misaligned sensor in front bumper due to heavy ice buildup. For instance, a low 10:1 ratio gives high maneuverability for parking in tight spaces, with less than two turns of the steering wheel, lock to lock. Rims are aluminum plus low profile tires mean easily damaged.
Oil pump housing to heat exchanger interface was leaking oil onto belt and engine. There was also a very low power response when accelerating. They said they would fix the few minor details in the car I mentioned. One problem after the other. May 201158000 mi Alternator locked, belt broken. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. Dealer found water leak in trunk that seeped down and caused major electrical problem.