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4.1

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,000 miles

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2004 BMW 525 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 BMW 525 Owner Comments

problem #1

May 062007

525 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 29,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I believe moisture collected in the bottom of the "spare tire well" in the trunk- due to changing flat tire and opening trunk in the rain. There is and electronic module at the bottom of the "spare tire well BMW stock #W61 35 6 982 347) it went on fire-because of moisture. Repair was made, module was relocated to upper left location of trunk (as was done on models after 2004 ld part is available for inspection.

- Boca Raton, FL, USA

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