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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,000 miles

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2006 BMW 530 suspension problems

suspension problem

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2006 BMW 530 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 042006

530 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,000 miles


The dsc (dynamic stability control) and AWD (all wheel drive) module on my car (2006 BMW 530xi) malfunctioned. The dealer (budds' BMW in Oakville) said that the car was "not road-worthy" and that the part was on back-order, and that there were other cars brought in with similar problems and that BMW had issued a bulletin. I phoned BMW Canada but they refused to provide me a copy of the bulletin.

- Oakville, On, 00, USA

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