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Old 07-09-2019, 03:46 PM
fmahjobi fmahjobi is offline
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What to expect with F01 / G11

Hi,

I am thinking of buying a 2015 or 2016 750i and would like to know in general how reliable or unreliable these cars are. Basically looking for what I will get myself into with these two models.

My current e65 (2004 745i) got me pretty exhausted with the amount of work that I have done on it is still ongoing. There are stuff which I even gave up on that needed fixing e.g. iDrive.

If someone can tell me of their experience that would be great.

Thanks in advance.
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2004 E65, 225k miles

DIYs done:
- Plugs, Coils
- Water pump
- Thermostat
- Flex Disk
- Trans Oil and Filter
- Control Arm
- Tie Rod
- CCVs
- Secondary Air Pump, fuse and hose
- Brakes & Rotors
- Windshield washer fluid leak
- Broken coolant vent pipe
- Alternator Bracket Gasket oil leak.
- Alternator
- Weep hole coolant leak
- Belt drive
- Vanos o-rings
- VCGs
- VP gasket

TBD:
- Trans issues
- iDrive not working
- Seat Restraint air bag lights on
- Valve stem seals
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