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  1. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    My car has below symptoms, all of which related to voltage issue that caused engine to cut down while driving on motorway at 50mph. Here is the video. Symptomps are as below; (1) When the car is parked (gear at P), and the key is inserted and brake applied in order to start the car, after...
  2. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Here is what happened last night and I felt the need to send this to the company because I'm sure it's rare for a company to receive POSITIVE e-mails! I know it's long but please read as I am forever grateful to your company! Yesterday 3/10 at 9:22pm on my way home from work, I was driving my...
  3. X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014)
    I'm looking to buy the 2015 X6. Does anyone have an opinion of whether the adaptive drive package is necessary ie. does it help with response and anti-roll over i.e. will it help during an accident? I had a 2010 X6 which was just totaled when someone hit me, we spun numerous times and did not...
  4. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    I have a friend with a 2013 328ix who recently locked his car and walked away with the engine running (obviously, accidentally). Six hours later, someone in his family turned it off. Isn't there a safety feature in the car's setup to prevent this from happening?
  5. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi everyone, I'm a female and I have owned BMWs for at least 15 years and have always purchased them for safety, reliability, and style. Recently my BMW was t-boned on the driver side by an F250 pickup whose driver did not notice his light had turned red. The paramedics said that the intrusion...
  6. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    I had an interesting encounter with my new X3 xDrive 28i earlier today. Was wondering if anyone else has come across the same situation. I came to a stop (at a red light) before entering a parking lot I was going to park in. This was my first time parking in this lot with my new car. I...
  7. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I was reading about the new E46 front-airbag recall, where the Takata OEM setup sprays shrapnel into the cabin, when I realized I had no clue how these BMW SRS Supplemental Restraint System (includes airbag, crush zones, and explosive disconnect) systems actually worked. I dutifully typed /srs...
  8. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    This is a safety issue in my experienced opinion. While driving my X3, if I accidentally push the start button, the vehicle ceases to operate. Everything stops working.....the car dies right in the middle of the road. I have no idea WHY this is considered an option while in drive, foot on the...
  9. General BMW Questions
    Hello everyone, So lately I've come across a lot of videos were people are attempting to drive in rather heavy snow but simply can't get any traction. Now I want to clear up that AWD vehicles aren't what I'm talking about, although I've seen them struggle as well. The question that I have in...
  10. European Delivery
    We're picking up my new X1 in Munich, driving to Cannes, and then heading to the Springsteen concert in Naples in May. I have heard TERRIBLE things about driving and security in Naples. We thought of parking at the airport, but research noted the garages are not guarded or monitored. I...
  11. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hey guys, New to the forum as I am in the process of buying a 2012 335i sport line with premium package. As i've been doing some research about the car, there was not much about safety ratings, or even an input of how safe these newer BMW's are. Any information that could be provided as to the...
  12. F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017)
    I have a 520d new model purchased in Aug 2010. It has been taken in under warranty 3 times to 3 different BMW main dealers and returned to me. Problems are still arising and it has been with BMW again since June. Issues are the Locking System wont open , cruise system faulty, in car heating over...
  13. 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    Has anyone any knowledge of an issue with 2010 730d M Sport transmission failures. I collected my new vehicle and within two days the transmission diengaged or downshifted violently, causing minor injury. Dealer sees the fault code but cannot work out why it did it - fault code cleared and...
  14. BMW Dealer Ratings and Feedback Forum
    I'd like to know why BMW NA will not honor my warranty. On July 16, 2007 I picked up my 335i convertible (WBAWL73577PX48566) at the Performance Center in Greer, SC. The top was down when we picked it up. After driving to the hotel in Greer, the top would not close all the way and fasten to the...
  15. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Maybe I am a bit paranoid and I don't trust sensors but can the pop-up rollover bars behind the rear seats in the e36 or e46 stay up all the time? If so, will it prevent the convertible tops from closing? How does one do this without having nutty warning lights constantly on as I imagine they...
  16. Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension
    Hey everyone. I swapped my 07 335i coup for a 08' 335xi sedan recently. I went from the 18" wheels on the coup to 17" on the sedan. I LOVE the performance of the xi sedan but I really do not like the way the wheels look. Since they are only 17" they sit about 10-15mm in to far from the sides...
  17. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    just drving back from the ocean today and noticed an accident scene that was clearing up. a Bimmer was hit from behind. and smashed all over. i am completly surpried that the driver was not seriosly hurt. as i can tell She's was german too.(see the name in artcicle) Also went to Cape Lookout...
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