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Old 01-07-2011, 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by ResidentStrange View Post
I've just got my 4th check engine light in a year. 1st one had something to do with the intercooler and they had it for 2 weeks fixing it. 2nd one was a software update of some kind. 3rd one air temp sensor failure, not sure about this one yet but it's not giving me a lot of confidence in BMW products. Anyone else have 35d's with all these problems? I also have some electrical problem with the rear license plate light - on sometimes, off other times...

This is the most problematic car I've ever owned - do I just have a dog or is everyone else experiencing this too?
I don't know what it is with this oxygen sensor crap but I am about to turn in my current lease a 2008 x5 4.8i and in total I have changed oxygen sensors FIVE times in 3 years. Amazing and troubling.

Just wanted to add if my new 35d has the same issues I am going to give up on BMWs. I mean between the above issues, a complete overhaul of the electrical system, 3 transmission firmware updates (and still not running right in my opinion) a problem with the electronic parking locking up TWICE, and a blown speaker lets just say my patience is ready to overcome my love for these machines. Like i said I hope my new 35d does better.
2015 335i Sportline | Driver assist| HK | NAV | Premium | Heated Front seats |8-Speed Auto.

2014 X3 35i Dynamic Handling Package| Cold Weather Package | NAV | Premium hi-fi system | Driver Assistance Package.

2013 335i Sportline | M-adaptive | HK | NAV | PDC | Heated Front seats |6-speed MT. GONE Great car, zero issues

2011 X5 35d Great SUV gone

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