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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
Sat Radio (2nd Flood)

The sat radio was a 'goodwill' gesture by BMWNA because the sat radio (new supplier) was not available (originally they said we would have to wait until Oct). The other repairs for the 2nd flood...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
I spoke with the ass't service manager today here...

I spoke with the ass't service manager today here at a dealership in N. GA. They are replacing the satellite radio that was damaged by the 2nd 'flood'. I asked for a tutorial in clearing clogged...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
Exclamation Panoramic Sunroof Leaks - Safety Issue

I suggest that persons who have experienced this problem contact U.S. DOT NHTSA: Safercar.gov. You can file a complaint on-line or call the vehicle safety hotline: 1-888-327-4236. I believe this is a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
Exclamation Panoramic Sunroof Leaks

Once again, if you contact Mr. William Stewart (BMWNA customer relations) and also make an appointment with the BMW engineer who solves problems for the BMW dealer in your geographic area, maybe...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
I'm currently waiting for an appointment with the...

I'm currently waiting for an appointment with the BMW engineer who takes care of problems for certain dealerships in N GA. After I get the appointment, the engineer will assess the problem & make a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
Here's some new info from a BMW service manager...

Here's some new info from a BMW service manager who is located in the SE: If you're having problems with the panoramic sunroof leaking & causing electrical problems, have your service manager solicit...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
It seems that BMWNA seems to believe they are...

It seems that BMWNA seems to believe they are above any liability when it comes to customer safety and convenience. The only thing saving them from more serious consequences is the warning that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
Buy Back Possibility

I suggested that to Mr. Stewart in my letter & there was no indication he was inclined to help with a buy back. I would be satisfied with the car I've got if it could be corrected. What kind of value...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
The 1st time we experienced electrical failure,...

The 1st time we experienced electrical failure, the service manager said it was due to an acorn that plugged the drain. There was no warning that this problem needed to be monitored (after $1500 in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
According to Mr. William Stewart of National...

According to Mr. William Stewart of National Customer Relations & Services for BMWNA: 'This issue, as previously explained, was not due to a defect in material or workmanship.' Apparently, when BMW...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
Flooding due to panoramic sunroof (twice in 18 mo)

According to Mr. William Stewart of National Customer Relations & Services for BMWNA: 'This issue, as previously explained, was not due to a defect in material or workmanship.' Apparently, when BMW...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
Recall - Leaking Panoramic Sun Roof

How can BMW-NA deny a recall of autos that have such a blatant safety issue? I'm awaiting a reply to my letter letting them know this is a recurring problem that can happen to any BMW wagon that has...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
Angry Sunroof drain malfunction

Electronic failure has happened to my BMW 530xi wagon twice ('08 & '09). The toal cost was about $7000. Neither the dealer nor BMW NA would cover any of the repairs under an extended warranty. Their...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,663
Posted By potnich
Flooding - sunroof drain problems

My '06 BMW 530xi experienced electronic failure twice ('08 & '09) while my wife was driving to work at night while it was raining. The lights went out and the windshield wipers stopped working. The...
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