They found right side engine mount bolt broken which can cause additional damage to the car. Had the same message with my 535xi. I guess I'm a bit picky after having a top of the line, luxury 7 series and a fun convertible 3 series. The front passenger seat occupant detection mat that determines if and how the passenger frontal air bag should deploy in a crash may fatigue and develop cracks which could lead to a system failure. Anyone having the same problem with the 08 model? A mechanic replaced the two bolts and advised we should replace the other six. The electronic gear shift mechanism would do this approximately 10% of the time, and cause the car to jerk to a stop.
The 1st one is when I try to accelerate quickly my check engine light comes on and my care starts to shake. This problem occurs at moderate and high speeds. Shop says engine had no oil, yet gauge says full. That could lead to a fire. Also I was very impressed that the maintenance is all included with the car. First time was on interstate 95.
Also there was a major engine problem not on your checklist. The contact had not experienced a failure. Scared as vehicle behind me screeched and turn away avoiding me. This creates a dangerous situation and I always start slow now fearful that it will jump into P at a higher rate of speed. About 40,000 of the 130,000 vehicles are expected to need a new high pressure fuel pump, the company said. Noticed it initially upon purchase, but thought it was software. The car was in the shop about 30 days since the original incident.
The amount of confidence and securuty driving this vehicle is unmatched with anything else I have ever driven. I did take the car to the dealer for other issues and was told they found the fault code in the computer and simply cleared it. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. The handling and ride are second to none. I am now pretty convinced the problem was caused by me.
It happened on the first cold day of the season, and it was freezing outside. Have you brought to dealer for a check? Car went in for service and was supposedly repaired. In extreme cases there could be a complete loss of power assist braking. They fix a bolt in centre of shaft and its alingment become out. Luckily, I just have to get through this week and survive my work project and finals. You can reset this error message by turning the wheel full left then full right. In conditions of below freezing temperatures combined with low humidity, it is possible for electrostatic discharge to occur at the fuel rails.
Summary This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. It makes a horrible noise as it grinds to a stop. A check valve of the brake vacuum pump may leak a small amount of lubricating oil. They said they would need it for a couple of days and gave me a loaner. The cars, made from March 1, 2007 to Dec.
Slips transmission is in gear 5 and I accelerate at a moderate pace. I highly recommend this car even if you purchase certified pre-owned as I did. The vehicle was restarted and resumed as normal. The safety recall is expected to begin in april 2012. My only complaint is the lack of center console storage space. He registered it for us, had it inspected, gave us a good warranty, and there were no hidden costs dealer fees.
Then it would turn on but I was unable to put gear in drive or reverse. An unexpected reduction or loss in power braking assist may increase the risk of a crash. Both times they appeared during a slightly aggressive right hand turn. The steering is so precise, you'd swear it was laser guided. I hope it's available now.
In combination with a stutter under acceleration and a inconsistent thud. Dealers will replace the electric auxiliary water pump and will be notified next month. No lag in sport mode. This could lead to a smoldering of the pump or an engine compartment or vehicle fire. I was quoted very high amount but something told me a bad alternator and battery would not start a vehicle so I offered to take my vehicle home.
The recall is expected to begin in May 2014. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. Great Value with this vehicle. The recall, posted Friday on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website, affects 528i, 535i, 550i and M5 cars from the 2008 through 2010 model years. This was reported as a safety concern. My concern is that I could be killed if I am unable get the stalled car pulled to the shoulder off the road. The driver's cup holder blocks the passenger climate control when open.