Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
51,000 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

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2006 BMW X5 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 152010


  • 51,000 miles


1) cruise will not take into action when less then 15 mph--- and you have to be in accelerate to engage cruise- causes problems in school zone. Especially to set the cruise at 19mph is a challenge. 2) seat belt warning even after I have the seat belt on. And the beep comes after I drive about 2 I have to take off the belt and put it back on.

- Irving, TX, USA

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