1.3

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
138,000 miles

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1998 BMW 528 Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 012007

528 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 138,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 1998 BMW 528I. While the engine was running, the contact smelled something burning. He discovered that the brake light for the window burned through the housing and fell into the trunk. The bulb landed by the fuel tank. No repairs have been made and the cause of the failure was unknown. Furthermore, the passenger and driver side handles failed to open the doors from inside the passenger compartment. The doors would only open from the outside. The failure mileage was 138,000 and current mileage was 166,000.

- Torrance , CA, USA

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