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2010 BMW 5-Series Repair Histories

62 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2010 BMW 5-Series. 37 of these members (59.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 85 repairs to 2010 BMW 5-Series--an average of 1.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 85 repairs.

2010 BMW 5-Series repair cost distribution

Chart based on 15 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2010 BMW 5-Series

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BMW 5-Series in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
28000 mi   Windshield wipers would not work Car sometimes will not start after sitting idle for a couple of days. Service could not find any issues with battery or charging. 

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2010 BMW 5-Series 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Washington, United States
Sep 2011 - Apr 2013
  Driver seat heater replacement 
28000 mi   3 injectors replaced 
36000   All 6 injectors replaced. Driver's seat heater replaced 
BMW 5-Series in Florida, United States
Jan 2012 - Jul 2012
12000 mi   rear liftgate failure 

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2010 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Sep 2010 - Jan 2013
8614 mi   replaced fuel pump. 
32000   left headlight replaced 

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2010 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Virginia, United States
Sep 2009 - May 2013
  Side bolsters on driver side sport seats stopped working. Motor replaced. 
  Lighting module reinitialized after automatic headlights, turn signals, and brake lights suddenly stopped working. 
23000 mi   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. 
25000   Oil seepage from pan 

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2010 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2011
17000 mi   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. 

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2010 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

360-horsepower 4.8L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Feb 2012 - Apr 2013
12000 mi   Oil sensor reported oil level high 
14300   steering wheel medallion dented 
19000   Hesitation on acceleration from low rpm 
22000   steering wheel medallion dented 

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2010 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

230-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Apr 2012 - May 2013
39300 mi   Nearly dead battery (stored too long between owners) Squeaking 
41000 US $500 Trunklid motor. Do not know if adjusted or replaced. 
44000   Brake system warning from on board displays 
BMW 5-Series in Arizona, United States
Sep 2011 - Sep 2014
20000 mi   Rattle from bracket holding exhaust. Dealer replaced with an improved bracket. 
36000   Clip holding trim piece to dashboard broke and was replaced 
38700   Lane departure warning system failed (camera) 
45000   Battery with low charge warning. Dealer found fault with battery controller. 

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2010 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

230-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2011 - Jun 2014
29320 mi   Rear rotors glazed with brake pad material. The rear rotors also squeal when backing up. Front rotors are smooth. Rear suspension bushings seized. Made a grinding noise when going over speed bumps. 
45260   Licence Plate and L.S. DLR lights burnt out. Replaced at n/c. Still complained about my rotors being smeared with brake lining material...normal wear/tear is response. Again!!!Told to brake 'harder'...HAHAHA. What a joke. 
57900 C $100 Same as other bimmers...battery leakage during cold weather. Nothing else connected but still leaks. Added a trickle charger. Did not take to dealer cause I'll get same excuses as other. 

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