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2.3

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,182 miles

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2008 BMW 750 electrical problems

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2008 BMW 750 Owner Comments

problem #11

Mar 032016

750

  • 100,000 miles

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

My 2008 BMW 750li is leaking oil they say its the pressure switch then they said it was the brake buster pump leaking. I know there has been a recall on this make and model BMW but it do not come up under my viin number in the recall list of viin. The vehicle is now parked searching for true answers..

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #10

Jul 182016

750

  • 121,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 BMW 750li. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the vehicle stalled as the transmission fault warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis, however the failure could not be duplicated. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 121,000. The VIN was not available.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #9

Jul 182016

750

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 BMW 750I. The contact stated that the vehicle would not start. In addition, the transmission warning light illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000.

- Hillside, NJ, USA

problem #8

Feb 042016

750

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 BMW 750li. When the key was inserted into the ignition, the vehicle began to roll away. The failure occurred randomly. The contact also mentioned that the ignition failed to start frequently and the key disabled light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where the failure could not be determined. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 12V502000 (electrical system, power train). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 50,000.....updated 07/05/16

- Ridgewood, NJ, USA

problem #7

Jan 022016

750

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 BMW 750li. The contact stated that the push to start failed to start the vehicle intermittently. The contact mentioned that the brake pedal had to be depressed multiple times excessively before the vehicle started. In addition, the contact stated that while driving at a low speed, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was restarted. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure and the VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 10V446000 (service brakes, hydraulic). The failure mileage was unknown.

- Spotsylvania, VA, USA

problem #6

Aug 042015

750

  • miles
The sensor mats in the car have failed at under65K. The models 2005-2007 had a recall on these mats but it doesn't pertain to the 2008 model in which I am experiencing the exact same problem. Additionally, under 65K miles I have had to replace both forward window motors and now the back right motor. The logic 7 sound amp also went bad in 2012.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #5

Feb 062015

750

  • 96,000 miles

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

The contact owns a BMW 750li. The contact stated that while driving at an unknown speed, the driver side door failed to close and lock. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and was informed that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 12V504000 (latches/locks/linkages). However, the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 12V502000 (electrical system, power train). The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle had not been repaired. The failure mileage was 96,000.

- Red Oak, TX, USA

problem #4

Feb 142013

750 8-cyl

  • 62,000 miles
-----original message----- to BMW N/a subject: Regarding comfort access sys recall fm[xxx] to: Customer service recall letter no. 12V-502:rollaway to whom it may concern: Approximately 4-5 months ago I began have small unusual electrical problems. Where the car would not start, I had to repeatedly depress the start button, to have the car start. Next the remote door soft touch refused to work continuously, but the key fob would operate the door. While we were away I thought since the car battery was the original (installed in 07), I considered that perhaps power may have been the culprit and had aaa replace the battery while away form home. Recently 02/11/12, I had to take my 750 to the dealer because I had to drive home manually holding my drivers door closed. The soft close door would not latch. The dealer said it was because of the "comfort access system", and the part had to be replaced at a cost of $1200. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Laurel Springs, NJ, USA

problem #3

Aug 152014

750 8-cyl

  • 81,000 miles
While driving with my wife, I received an on-board light and symbol indicator. Stating that the passenger side airbag and restraint system failure. This is the very same sensor the (OC3 pass side matt) that was recalled in 2006 and 2007 models that had the OC3 sensor.

- Laurel Springs, NJ, USA

problem #2

Jun 112012

750 8-cyl

  • 40,000 miles
Door mechanical/electrical problem - door will not lock/unlock. Dealer replaced lock mechanism under warranty. It happened again in June 2014, dealer fixed it for $1200. Starting August 2014 I have again this issue. Paying $1200 to fix a problem fixed 3 months earlier is not fair.

- Bothell, WA, USA

problem #1

May 312014

750

  • 78,000 miles
Own 2008 BMW 750 w/ soft close doors. Having the same issue as the 2005-2007 750S that have been recalled. At 35 mph, door flew open and I couldn't close. Sometimes it latches and sometimes it doesn't. cpo just expired 1 month ago. Dealer wants $ 1800 to fix. I know other owners w/ soft close doors - nothing but headaches. Considering the 2008 has the same doors as the 2007, I cannot imagine why the recall didn't extend to the 2008 also.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

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