really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
75,667 miles

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problem #3

Jun 152006


  • 60,000 miles
Burned harness connector to thermostat. Fortunately the burned wires were only about 3 inches past the connector.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #2

Feb 012008

740 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles
Smoke from engine and burning wires and electrical connectors at the plug to the engine cooling thermostat small fire extinguished with a small amount of water.

- Norcross, GA, USA

problem #1

Nov 282007

740 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 102,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 BMW 740il. The vehicle was tuned up on October 6, 2007 and November 28, 2007. The vehicle began smoking and the add engine coolant light illuminated. The contact stated that this was the quickest the add engine coolant light has ever illuminated following a tune up. The dealer stated that the engine needed to be replaced. The current and failure mileages were 102,000.

- Cambria Heights, NY, USA