View Full Version : BMW recall
07-23-2004, 04:45 PM
Heads up if you own a
5,6,7 series or X5 built from May to July of this year. There's apparently a problem with the engine...
07-23-2004, 05:01 PM
which engine the 4.4 v8
07-23-2004, 05:10 PM
more info....your source?
Anybody else know of a problem?
I heard about it as well, I think it was in the newspaper
07-23-2004, 08:02 PM
there's indeed a recall going on recent including Canada. and the engines that's getting the recall is the engines with Valvetronic.
07-23-2004, 09:11 PM
oh, i read about this, its not the engine at all, its the tranny
07-24-2004, 08:23 AM
there's an article on Edmunds. It affects v8's & v12's.
07-25-2004, 10:49 AM
List your source. Post a link to where you read the article at Edmunds.
07-25-2004, 11:14 AM
Just call teh dealer and ask :P
07-25-2004, 10:07 PM
My source is the dealer and its the V8's.. It is a serious engine defect which is caused by the DME. Not sure of the details but the only resolve is replacing the engine which costs BMW Canda around $26,000 on an X5 4.8is. Dealerships were having to drive loaner cars up to Muskoka and towing back people's 4.8's to do replace the engine. Unbelieveable!
07-25-2004, 11:34 PM
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