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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
106,764 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.

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2006 BMW 750 Owner Comments

problem #15

Nov 012016

750

  • 145,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. When the vehicle was started and placed into gear, the front driver's door remained ajar. The contact stated that the auto lock feature was inoperable. The vehicle was taken to BMW of South atlanta (located at 4171 jonesboro rd, union city, ga 30291 (770) 969-0755) to be diagnosed. The contact was informed that the locking mechanism failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 17V328000 (latches/locks/linkages). The manufacturer was contacted and notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 145,000.

- Hampton, GA, USA

problem #14

Dec 302015

750

  • 150,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. While the vehicle was being driven or while parked, the driver side door failed to latch correctly. The contact mentioned that the failure worsened over the years and he currently has to hold the driver's door handle to keep the door from opening. When the failure first occurred, the vehicle was taken to irvine BMW (9881 research dr, irvine, ca 92618 (888) 496-3218), but was not diagnosed due to the diagnostic fees. Several months later, a recall was issued and the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 17V328000 (latches/locks/linkages). The parts to do the repair were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall remedy. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue and was not able to confirm when the parts were to become available. The failure mileage was 150,000. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Ladera Ranch, CA, USA

problem #13

Dec 072016

750

  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. The contact stated that the door latches failed to function and the dealer (jmc BMW auto, 310-654-4067) replaced the rear passenger side door latch. Months later, the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 17V328000 (latches/locks/linkages). The manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was not available. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #12

Apr 062017

750

  • 125,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. The contact stated that the front driver side door failed to latch. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 12V504000 (latches/locks/linkages). The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 125,000.

- Tallahassee, FL, USA

problem #11

Aug 232014

750

  • 120,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. The contact stated that the front driver side door failed to latch properly without warning. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 12V504000 (latches/locks/linkages). The failure mileage was 120,000.

- Ladera Ranch, CA, USA

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problem #10

Jan 122016

750

  • 109,465 miles
The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. The contact stated that an unknown door failed to latch without warning. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the latch failed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 12V504000 (latches/locks/linkages). The failure mileage was 109,465.

- Longwood, FL, USA

problem #9

Dec 202015

750

  • 95,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. The contact stated that the front driver side interior door failed to remain latched securely. The window glass was lowered in order to access the exterior door handle, which was maneuvered several times before the door properly latched. The failure recurred intermittently. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 12V504000 (latches/locks/linkages). The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 95,000.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #8

Jun 052015

750

  • 152,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. While attempting to close the driver side door, it would not close and remained ajar. The contact had to drive with one hand holding the door shut. The contact stated that the failure occurred intermittently. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 12V504000 (latches/locks/linkages). The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 152,000.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

problem #7

Oct 092015

750

  • 133,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. The contact stated that while driving at 35 mph, the rear driver side door opened independently and failed to close. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 12V504000 (latches/locks/linkages). The failure mileage was 133,000.

- Durham, NC, USA

problem #6

Mar 052015

750 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 103,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. The contact stated that while driving at any speed, the alarm sounded and the message board displayed "door open". the contact stated that the rear passenger side door opened. The contact stated that the door latches on both the drivers and passengers side doors failed to lock the doors. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where the failure was unable to be replicated. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 12V504000 (latches/locks/linkages). The approximate failure mileage was 103,000. The VIN was not available. Updated 01/06/16; updated 4/10/18

- Fairfield, CA, USA

problem #5

Aug 232015

750

  • 107,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750I. While driving 30 mph, the front driver side door unlatched and failed to close. As a result, the contact closed the door and was required to drive with one hand. The contact used a rope to tie the door. The vehicle was taken to a dealer who diagnosed that the door latch needed to be replaced. The failure recurred and the contact used a crow bar to close the door while driving. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 107,000.

- Markham, IL, USA

problem #4

Feb 172015

750

  • 80,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. While opening the rear driver side door, it would not latch or close. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the latch and locks needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired under NHTSA campaign number: 12V504000 (latches/locks/linkages), but the VIN was not included. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 80,000.

- Longview, TX, USA

problem #3

Nov 272014

750

  • 120,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750I. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 40 mph, the front passenger side door inadvertently opened. The contact noticed that the door appeared latched but failed to close properly. The contact used a string to tie the door to the hinges in order for the door to close. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the latches needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 12V504000 (latches/locks/linkages). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 120,000.

- Trenton, NJ, USA

problem #2

Oct 012014

750

  • 95,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. The contact stated that while traveling various speeds, the door erroneously opened. The contact mentioned that the failure occurred multiple times. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was found that the software needed to be updated. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and informed the contact that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number 12V504000 (latches/locks/linkages). The approximate failure mileage was 95,000.

- Grover Beach , CA, USA

problem #1

Oct 192011

750

  • 67,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 BMW 750li. The contact stated that the parking brake would not latch, causing the vehicle to roll away when parked and shut off. In addition, the automatic door latch was inoperable and while driving 30 mph, he had to hold the driver side door to keep it from opening. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who advised that there were no recalls for the vehicle and offered no assistance. The manufacturer was not notified of the failures. The failure mileage was 67,000.

- Ladera Ranch, CA, USA

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