65 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2010 BMW 5-Series. 22 of these members
(33.8%) have reported engine repairs for their car.
A total of 40 engine repairs to 2010 BMW 5-Series--an average of 0.6 per
vehicle--have been reported.
"High Battery Drain" error message. A fault with the keyless entry and ignition system ("confort access") was identified as the cause. A driver side front door handle assemby needed replacement; the key fobs needed replacement.
The dealer took two attempts to diagnose; the mechanic's described the problem as "sooted and wet fuel injectors." The dealer replaced all 6 injectors under warranty.
Oil cooler (heat exchanger) leakage: a known problem with the N52 engines.
low pressure fuel sensor had faults. car ran rough when cold
Cold idle sensor
all 6 fuel injectors were replaced which fixed the problem.
oil leaking from valve cover, replaced gasket
When temperatures dropped to the teens the car would not maintain idle and would stall. Engine service light would come on. Error code was not captured in computer. Tech could not diagnose although could duplicate problem.
Overheat warning came on and car was on greatly reduced power. Switched engine off and back on, problem disappeared. Dealer could not reproduce despite extended diagnostic runs. Suspect computer malfunction due to low battery voltage.
Car repeatedly stalled due to overheating - was 'repaired' several times - eventually fell into a CA Lemon Law situation - BMW took car back and refunded all prior payments - I am no longer the owner of this vehicle.