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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
91,000 miles

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2001 BMW 740 miscellaneous problems

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2001 BMW 740 Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 022015


  • 91,000 miles


Navigation system fails (computer), I checked online seem a lot car owners have a similar problems which not effecting navigation only also effect the audio system and drain the battery. Mechanic advice me to replace the battery and I did, problem still the same. For a high end car with low miles seems not right. A new computer navigation system cost over $2000. Seems the german design those systems to fail to keep their business going.

- Oak Hills, CA, USA

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