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Forum: General BMW 04-05-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,389
Posted By beemer540ia
Comment back to Bob

Sorry Bob, but I don't know why you made a statement like this.
Forum: General BMW 04-05-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,389
Posted By beemer540ia
Handed this over to an attorney

I wanted you all to know that BMW dealerships are 'independent' BMW dealership which means that if they dont want to service your BMW "CERTIFIED" or "WARRANTIED" vehicle, it seems they do not have...
Forum: General BMW 04-05-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,389
Posted By beemer540ia
Status on Vehicle

Has only 29,000 miles so still under factory (BMW) warranty. AND it's a CPO so its warranty is up to 100,000 but I am only at 29,000 now.
Forum: General BMW 04-05-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,389
Posted By beemer540ia
BMW Dealership refuses to service BMW that is still uinder factory warranty

So I purchased a BMW with 29,000 from a dealer in another state that is still under factory warranty. The dealership near my home refuses to service it.

Any advice before I hire an attorney and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,851
Posted By beemer540ia
To close this all out, here are the names of the...

To close this all out, here are the names of the people that helped me out during my BMW 540i car fire. First I would suggest you call the Department of Highway Safety, Mr. Larry Long tel....
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 11-30-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By beemer540ia
The 540 has 150,000 miles and most of my driving...

The 540 has 150,000 miles and most of my driving is back and fourth to work which is all highway and I cruise along around 70-80mph. I live in the North East Mass area.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 11-28-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By beemer540ia
Last oil change at the dealer was May 08.

Last oil change at the dealer was May 08.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 11-28-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By beemer540ia
The car is a Year 2000 BMW540i. I get the oil...

The car is a Year 2000 BMW540i. I get the oil changed at the dealer at every maint check the computer says. I have all my records but I know I will get the same response from the dealer. "It's...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 11-25-2008, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By beemer540ia
How's This for Oil in the pan!

I brought my car to a local mechanic to change the oil pan gasket and when he took it down we saw something that shocked us. I have been taking my car to Tulley of Nashua, NH BMW and by the looks of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,997
Posted By beemer540ia
The fan is a real OEM fan. I've also replaced...

The fan is a real OEM fan. I've also replaced the outside temp sensor to see if that was causing it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,997
Posted By beemer540ia
ITs the fan, I can see it humming. IT does this...

ITs the fan, I can see it humming. IT does this as soon as I turn the key on when the car is cold. In the shop now, will let you know the findings.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,997
Posted By beemer540ia
I am sure

I am sure
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,997
Posted By beemer540ia
540 Auxiliary fan runs high when key is turned on

When I start my car "Cold" the auliliary fan runs at high speed. Sounds like a jet engine. Now I just had my auxiliary fan replaced and the outside temp sensor. We had to disconnect the battery to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-01-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,571
Posted By beemer540ia
OK guys, I replaced the outside temp sensor and...

OK guys, I replaced the outside temp sensor and the plug, been driving it for a week now and still reads -40. WTF! Do the wires need to be in a certain position? Is there a + and - wire? I am...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,571
Posted By beemer540ia
I got a new sensor, plug and wires and it still...

I got a new sensor, plug and wires and it still reads -40. Is there a reset function somewhere? All the connections are in there snug.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2008, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By beemer540ia
Trouble with External Themp sensor

I hit a curb and ripped out my external temp sensor, all that was left was the wires hanging. I went to Barvarian auto and picked up the repair kit. First thing guys is that the repair kit WILL NOT...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,851
Posted By beemer540ia
All in all they treated me well. They needed...

All in all they treated me well. They needed time to figure out what the hell happened, then determine what would be the best treatment so that I will continue to buy BMW's and recommend to my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,851
Posted By beemer540ia
540ia caught fire conclusion

BMW of North America sent an engineer to look at my car and the damages. They determined that the thermostat failed and caused a short in the electrical wiring. BMW claims that if I brought my car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,816
Posted By beemer540ia
My 540 caught fire also and it was caused by the...

My 540 caught fire also and it was caused by the electrical thermostat
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,851
Posted By beemer540ia
Commerce Insurance

Commerce has stated, quickly I might add that they are not paying for any damages caused by electrical or mechanical failures. I asked them if I had a steering rod break and I smashed into a guard...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-14-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,851
Posted By beemer540ia
I am waiting for BMW. They told me January 18th...

I am waiting for BMW. They told me January 18th they will determine what they are going to do.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2008, 05:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,851
Posted By beemer540ia
BMW Not Moving Fast Enough!

Last I heard from BMW North America they said its going to take a little time since all this happened before the holidays. I told them I understand. Yesterday while at Tulley BMW in Nashua, NH. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,851
Posted By beemer540ia
No Excuses for BMW's Catching Fire

With all due respect I do not see any margin for BMW's catching fire, even one. Let's say I had my family in that car and we could not get out and things DID worsen.

Now I do know from my research...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,851
Posted By beemer540ia
Here is the official Commerce Insurance letter of...

Here is the official Commerce Insurance letter of refusal to pay! DO NOT BUY COMMERCE INSURANCE. They will screw you!

"Pursuant to Massachusetts Automobile Insurance Policy, General Provisions...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,851
Posted By beemer540ia
Bigred455, Wouldn't you think I would get a...

Bigred455,
Wouldn't you think I would get a warning light or Check Engine Light if this fault occurs?
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