fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,300 miles

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2012 BMW 550 wheels / hubs problems

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2012 BMW 550 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 242012

550 8-cyl

  • 10,300 miles


The contact owns a 2012 BMW 550ix equipped with Goodyear Eagle P245/40/R19. The contact stated that while driving 45 mph an alert on his dashboard illuminated instructing him that the vehicle should not be driven more than 50 miles as the tire was going flat. Thirty miles later the vehicle was stopped and the front driver side tire had developed a bubble on the sidewall, which caused the tire to shred. The vehicle dealer was notified but offered no assistance. The manufacturer of the vehicle was notified but offered no assistance. The tires had not been replaced. Updated 12/14/12 the consumer replaced all four tires with Michelin tires. The consumer stated two of the original four tires developed bubbles on the sidewall. On two occasions, the drive train malfunctioned. The video screen flashed a message instructing the consumer to return the vehicle to the dealer. In the process, the vehicle lost a considerable amount of power output and shook violently when driven over 30 mph. Updated 07/09/13

- Upper Saddle River, NJ, USA

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