really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
122,000 miles

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problem #1

Mar 312015

X5 8-cyl

  • 122,000 miles
Pulled vehicle into garage and front, right side started smoking. My daughter and I jumped out of the car and ran into the house to alert my husband. Within seconds, smoke filled the garage and fire was visible under front, right tire and through hood. I called the 911 and my husband tried to douse the flames. This not working, so my husband made the decision to back the car out of the garage, however, the car would not start. He quickly made the decision to put the car in neutral and pushed it from the driver's door frame to the middle of the driveway. Seconds later, the entire right side of the car was in flames. The fire department arrived and doused the flames. They also had to cut open the hood to ensure all flames were out prior to leaving.

- Naperville, IL, USA