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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2003 BMW X5 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2003 BMW X5 Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 152004

X5 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Consumer was traveling 45 mph and vehicle surged forward, and drove roughly. A loud grinding noise was heard coming from the front. Consumer noticed that the check engine light flashed on then off. Consumer drove it to the dealer, and mechanic determined that two ignition coil springs needed to be replaced inside of the engine.

- Harrisburg, PA, USA

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