really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
87,870 miles

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2006 BMW 325 brakes problems

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2006 BMW 325 Owner Comments

problem #5

Nov 232017


  • 190,000 miles


I have replaced the clutch, transmission, fuel pump, spark plugs, battery, and alternator and my car still won't run. Its been parked for a year now with the exception of 15 days.

- West Columbia, SC, USA

problem #4

Oct 062018


  • 172,000 miles
Engine suddenly shot off complete stall - lost power steering on freeway while going 70 mph

- Suwanee, GA, USA

problem #3

Jun 262017


  • miles
Tension belts.over heating.alignment.transmission. I've lost jobs due to these issues the car again is broke

- Olivehurst, CA, USA

problem #2

Jul 252011


  • 47,350 miles
My dsc (stability control) warning light came on and driving became erratic. After BMW of the hudson valley failed to diagnose the problem I took it to a local mechanic who found that a sensor in the axle had corroded and failed. This necessitated replacing two rear axles at a cost of $1700. The mechanic said bwm wanted the axles back so that they could refurbish them. Obviously this means that BMW has having this problem on a regular basis and has not issued a recall. My car only had 47,000 miles on it.

- Milleron, NY, USA

problem #1

Oct 312008


  • 30,000 miles
I was driving about 10 mph in traffic on Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at 5 P.M., in houston, when my 2006 BMW 325I began smoking in the passenger compartment and burst into flames by the time I got it parked. I first noticed the air conditioner was not functioning properly and then smoke immediately began filling the car. The car was totaled by the time the hfd arrived. The car was in good condition and had no recent service or problems. It had no previous electrical problems. The ac just began blowing warm air, and smoke started pouring into the compartment from above and below the dashboard - not from the ac. The car was running fine until it burst into flames. It had to be a mechanical defect or an electrical short of some kind.

- Houston, TX, USA

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