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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
1 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. re-program the computer (1 reports)
2004 BMW X5 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 BMW X5 Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 192006

(reported on)

X5 3.0

  • 1 miles


Biggest complaint I have about this otherwise great-driving vehicle is the throttle schedule. It's not mechanically connected. It uses a sensor attached to the throttle pedal. You start pushing and it goes an inordinate distance before anything happens, and then when it does, it comes all at once. I almost hit the back of the garage several times trying to get over the little lip at the door.

I took it to the dealer and they said that's "normal" (of course - there could NEVER be a faulty design on a BMW). Well it's not NORMAL, it's a bad design and unsafe to boot. BMW, get your act together.

- , Apo, AE, USA

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