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Bmw K100 1988
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
Apr 05, 1991
Location:
Bothell, WA

speedometer fails intermittently. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WB1051608J0. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Bmw 740il 1993
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
Jan 15, 1997
Location:
San Antoni, TX

transmission malfunctioned.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBAGD8329PD. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 18, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Bmw 525i 1990
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
June 10, 1991
Location:
Walterboro, SC

glass over odometer cracked.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBAHC23L2GB. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 13, 1990. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Bmw 525I 1990 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Bmw 525I 1990 Power Train Transmission Type: AUTO.

Bmw 525i 1991
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 1996
Location:
Cary, NC

the speedometer operates irratically during cold weather. it functions ok when warm. this is caused by bad materials used on the speedometer pcb board. a number of bmw owners have experienced this problem and fixes are suggested on the internet at the following links. http://www.eskimo.com/~dalus/bmw/speedo/speedo.htm and at http://www.eskimo.com/~dalus/bmw/e30/interior/e30_speedo_sender_problem.html. unreliable or lack of indication of driving speed can be a serious safety issue. this appears to be a problem that many bmw owners have suffered as indicated by the number of people who have reported it on the web. the dealer wants over $600 to fix the problem. *mjs

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBAHD6313MB. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1991. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Bmw 525I 1991 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Bmw 325 1984
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
Mar 01, 1998
Location:
Woodbridge, CA

speedometer/odometer malfunctioned. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBAAB540XE1. Vehicle was purchased on May 30, 1984. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Bmw 325 1984 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Bmw 528i 1998
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Location:
Palm City, CA

speedometer is 3 mph off on adjustment. mjs

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBADD6321WB. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Bmw 528I 1998 Drive type:RWD. Bmw 528I 1998 Power Train Transmission Type: AUTO.

Bmw 318i 1984
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
Sept 01, 1996
Location:
Euless, TX

vehicle is idling, and won't move. also, speedometer/odometer don't work, and consumer can't determine how fast the vehicle is going. *ak

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Bmw 540 1997
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
Apr 01, 1999
Location:
Piscataway, NJ

burned out odometer/trip leds. shows partial numbers and characters only. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBADE6322VB. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Bmw 540 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Bmw Z3 2000
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Location:
Golden, CO

speedometer shows 6% over actual speed. this is a safty issue due to 1) no accurate speed known, 2) driver's attention is distracted from driving while trying to calculate true speed 3) driver finds himself speeding in other vehicles due to habits of compesating for speedometer error in z3. bmw refuses to repair. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4USCH9344YL. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Bmw Z3 2000 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas.

Bmw R1100 Rs 1999
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
Aug 11, 1999
Location:
Howard Beach, NY

the speedometer and the tachometer on this vehicle is registering 10% less than indicated. calibration was done by accurate gps, measured distance and the addition of a precisely calibrated instrument. on 7/21/2000 i brought the motorcycle in to the bmw dealer who sold it to me and the service manager, sebastian told me that i was correct. the owner, joel sacher, told me that "they all do that" and that bmw refuses to acknowledge the problem. the main issue is that the 36000 mile warrantee is being reduced by 10%. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WB10407B3XZ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Bmw R1100 RS 1999 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph.

Bmw 328i 1998
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
May 19, 2000
Location:
Poway, CA

fuel sensors failed. gas gauge showed fuel but car ran out of gas at freeway speed in rushhour traffic. fues sensors have been replaced 5 times. thus, i drive my car by the trip odometer and not the fuel gauge.bmw states problem is due to gas is california. bmw states not a manufacturers' defect.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBACD4323WA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Bmw 328I 1998 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: gas.

Bmw 740 1993
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
Oct 15, 1994
Location:
Westbury, NY

consumer has multiple problems with vehicle.speedometer gives a inaccurate reading, it gives a higher reading. engine was leaking fluid, and dealer repaired it according to a recall. consumer has been tyring to get dealer to repair most things, but they aren't assisting. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):NOT AVAILAB. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Bmw 325i 1988
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Location:
Yucca Valley, CA

i have tried to settle with the dealer, but he has refused. i have proof of the odometer fraud and since the purchase of the car, i have spent $1300 in repairs plus $1700 in attorney's fees. i'm at a loss as to how to further proceed.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBABB2306J8. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 2000. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Bmw 325I 1988 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas.

Bmw Z3 2001
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
July 31, 2001
Location:
New Braunfels, TX

speedometor is incorrect by 9.4 miles. vehicle is going slower than speedometor is reading. manufacturer will not allow dealers to fix problem. please provide any further information.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBACM53451L. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Bmw Z3 2001
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Location:
New Braunfels, TX

speedometer failed to tell exact mileage of vehicle. *ak

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Bmw 325i 1992
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
Sept 30, 1996
Location:
Dallas, TX

consumer stated there was a clutch problem in which the dealer replaced the pressure plate and t bearing, later, the throw out bearing, friction plate, yolk arm and pivot pin were replaced due to clutch vibration, the universal joint also failed. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBACB3319NF. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1998. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Bmw 525i 2001
Bmw Of North America, Llc
Safety incident date:
Sept 02, 2001
Location:
Menlo Park, CA

odometer on vehicle is not reading speed correctly. contacted dealer, and the dealer was not willing to do anything.ak

Original Owner. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Bmw 325i 2003
Bmw Of North America, Llc
Safety incident date:
Dec 26, 2002
Location:
Miami, FL

the vehicle down shifted very hard when the brakes were applied, the vehicle jerked and jumped forward when decelerating.*jb

Mileage was 11 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBAEV33413K. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 26, 2002. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Bmw Z3 1996
Bayerische Motoren Werke
Safety incident date:
Mar 01, 2001
Location:
Wheaton, IL

the shifter popped out of first gear and dropped into neutral, and the engine lost power. *jb

Mileage was 24000 miles. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Bmw 745i 2002
Bmw Of North America, Llc
Safety incident date:
Apr 14, 2003
Location:
Miami Beach, FL

when decelerating vehicle makes a sudden acceleration into traffic throwing passengers against the seats. mr *ts

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.


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