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  1. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Just purchased a used 2014 BMW 328d. Has 115K miles on it. Was one owner that drove a lot of highway miles for his job. The owner purchased the 100K full manufacturer extended warranty and the vehicle appears very well maintained. I got the car for a song which is why I jumped on the chance to...
  2. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hi guys, I am from South Africa and also has a 2011 BMW X5 35i (N55) which the other day something terrible happened. As we were driving approx. 180kph down the highway we heard a weird (police siren) type noise then like a balloon deflating sound and all of a sudden we were covered in white...
  3. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Just recently purchased 1996 BMW 328i sedan 175K Odemeter reads, Tail lights won't illuminate, interior dash lights won't turn on at night, so can't see speedometer, or gear changer in the dark, Also car was scanned for inspection both o2 sensors need replacing, very rough idling, then sometimes...
  4. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello All, I just joined the group, and in general, am new to the Bimmer world. I bought a used 04 525i last November. I was recently in an accident (8/17); the other car hit me straight on the front left fender. The bodywork was completed and paid for by insurance. However, I'm also having...
  5. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hey guys new to the forum, looking to find out how you reset the Ssg transmission is the procedure the same as the Smg for the m3? I just recently purchased my 2004 325ci with 204,000 on her she is showroom condition got her of the son of the origanal owner in a estate sale. The car was well...
  6. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    So I purchased this 323i about 2k miles ago about 2 months ago. So I did put 2 thousand miles on it already. I've changed the oil 2 times in a month just to make sure its running clean oil. things were going great the engine ran smooth and the car was running slick on the road until about 2 days...
  7. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    I have a 540I which has 117,000 miles on it. How much longer should it still run for? And also does this model tend to have a lot of problems or issues?
  8. Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV
    I have purchased an unfinished BMW E34 with extensive extra parts. I am inexperienced but am selling my daily driver so my only option will be to complete this build. Also, i want to use as many salvaged OEM parts as possible for best value. My plans are as follows: Build time: 4 months Budget...
  9. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Today at about 3pm I was pulling into my apartment complex after driving for about 20 min and just as I pulled into the lot pure white smoke came bellowing out of the exhaust! I put the car in neutral and shut the car off. The car did not show over heating on the gauges and i checked oil levels...
  10. BMW Dealer Ratings and Feedback Forum
    Is BMW abondoning long-term ownership model? I just got off the phone with BMW customer service to confirm my conclusions, and before that I had a long discussion with dealer technical stuff. It appears that BMW now changes software on both, cars and at dealer service centers, so often, that car...
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