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2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,333 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2004 BMW 760 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2004 BMW 760 Owner Comments

problem #3

May 012013

760 8-cyl

  • 114,000 miles

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

I applied the brakes and they got hard and went to the floor. Brakes would be soft initially and as pressure was continued would get hard and required sustained intense effort to stop the vehicle. This is a known problem by BMW involving the booster and they claim to have inspected vehicle for this problem in 2011 and it did not require being fixed. This was before I bought the vehicle from the dealer. They now refuse to fix the vehicle. This is a safety issue that obviously has not been appropriately addressed by BMW. Sadly BMW prides itself in good brakes but refuses to adequately address a problem they identified. It was listed by BMW as a recall on my vehicle on their website. 10V44660000 they say it has already been fixed. It has not and needs to be addressed because of the serious safety implications.

- Mansfield , OH, USA

problem #2

Apr 122012

760 8-cyl

  • miles
Check valve of the brake vaccum pump leaking. Chirping sound during idle. Should be covered under NHTSA campaign id number 10V446000.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #1

Dec 022010

760

  • 67,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 BMW 745I. The contact stated the vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for routine repair and the technician detected oil leaking from the brake vacuum pump into the engine. The vehicle was repaired under the recall associated with NHTSA campaign id number 10V446000 (service brakes, hydraulic: Power assist: Vacuum). In conjunction to the recall repair the brake vacuum pump was replaced at the owner's expense. The contact stated that the recall remedy was not sufficient and failed to correct the problem. The failure mileage was approximately 67,000.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

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