hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
47,232 miles

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2008 BMW 528 miscellaneous problems

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2008 BMW 528 Owner Comments

problem #4

Feb 242016


  • miles


Fraud activity possible clone refinanced identity theft remote access was put on unauthorized threat safety for owner. Two loan start dates one in repo

- Ft Worth, TX, USA

problem #3

Sep 222015


  • 78,102 miles
Car gas haven't been as usual took car for oil chang rotation of tires. Discovered gas leakage. Looking at possible fuel line or pump.

- Baton Rouge, LA, USA

problem #2

Aug 242015


  • 16,500 miles
Hello I'm reporting in regards to an issue with my vehicle. For approximately the past month I have an issue with a gasoline smell coming from my vehicle. I first thought I was over filling so changed the amount of gas I put in the vehicle. That still didn't stop the smell from coming back. So I decided to schedule my vehicle for an appointment. As a result the service advisor stated they smelled it but was not able to find a leak. I drove home without a strong smell but by the time I arrived to the destination it was evident again. I contacted a few other BMW authorized dealers and talked with service advisors and they said they never heard of such issue/concern. At one dealership the advisor hung up on me while I was explaining it. I read a few articles where other BMW owners experienced the same issue, some who cars caught on fire. This made me believe there is a defect that causes this issue. So I contacted BMW of North America and was told by joey there is nothing they could do. I explained to him that I can't keep paying diagnostic fees for them to determine nothing is wrong. I had it escalated and was told by kayla that I need to take it to a dealership. Never was I offered to have it checked for free. I understand I'm out of warranty but to be responsible for paying for diagnostic procedures without being told an issue exists is robbery. I just want my car concern resolved before anyone is injured or harmed as a result of the issue.

- Winnsboro, SC, USA

problem #1

Feb 042014


  • 94,326 miles
My 2008 528I has a delay in acceleration when making a turn into traffic. The car will start to shake and jerk as I lightly apply the gas pedal. The enigine light has come twice during an acoourence and then went out as I continued to drive. Just had the car at the dealership and they found no faults with the car or any codes. I find it to be a safety hazzard because as I stated before, I'm in traffic and as I turn left/right, im unable to move while the traffic behind me is apporaching.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

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