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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2002 BMW 745 engine problems

engine problem

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2002 BMW 745 Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 272003

745 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 16,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Consumer parked the vehicle in the garage and about three hours later smoke was coming from the garage. Vehicle caught on fire, and damaged another vehicle and the garage. Fire department extinguished the fire, and determined that fire came from the back of the engine. Consumer experienced other failures with the vehicle including: Failure to start, 3 recalls pertaining to fuel system and computer, computer crashed and accessories didn't operate, and head rest moved on it's own.

- Yorba Linda, CA, USA

problem #1

May 112003

745 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,000 miles
While driving, the vehicle stalled and lost complete power.

- Castro Valley, CA, USA

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