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2012 BMW 5-Series Repair Histories

34 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2012 BMW 5-Series. 19 of these members (55.9%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 29 repairs to 2012 BMW 5-Series--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2012 BMW 5-Series

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BMW in Sweden
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
3720 mi   Drivetrain malfunction message, no progress on resolving the issue by dealer yet. 

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2012 BMW 5-Series 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 181hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 5-Series in Ireland
Jun 2012 - Sep 2014
53300 mi   Premature wear of suspension. Worn components replaced under warranty. 
58280   Sidelight control unit had to be replaced due to intermittent error. Direction Indicator repeater units on front wings filled with condensation and were replaced. 
73160   Upper casings of both rear shock absorbers replaced under warranty as they had disconnected due to perished rubber at top of shock. Corrosion around external rubber door trim surrounding window of driver's door. 

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2012 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Apr 2013 - May 2013
14000 mi   Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM) Malfunction 
BMW 5-Series in Arizona, United States
Apr 2012 - May 2014
16700 mi   passenger seats leather stitch wear. dealer ordered a new leather to replace. 
210000   The trunk won't close when pressing the button inside of the trunk lid. Dealer fixed it in one day. 
29000   Front brake wore off causing steering wheel to shake when break 
BMW 5-Series in South Carolina, United States
Jan 2013 - Sep 2014
32300 mi   Battery died. 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Mar 2012 - Jun 2014
14000 mi   Window regulator making noise, slower than other windows. 
BMW 5-Series in Mississippi, United States
Jul 2012 - Jun 2014
  Car veers off center extremely easily with the slightest crown of the road Car veers off center extremely easily with the slightest crown of the road. Wheels swapped, aligned, computer reprogrammed. Not entirely successful 

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2012 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Washington, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2014
7000 mi   GPS off by 1-2 blocks. BMW recalibrated the gps and installed new maps and is working great. 

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2012 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in New York, United States
Nov 2011 - Jul 2014
8300 mi   Computer update to address false reading - engine light and gas cap not closed tightly 

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2011.5 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 255hp 3.0L I6 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Hungary
Nov 2011 - Dec 2013
18960 mi   Free warranty service w/ oil and filter change. One issue is that the front passanger seat has a noise, when empty. Why? Probable cause: on one or two occasion a man @ 120-130 kg was travelling in it. 
31460   Car displayed that it needs to be refilled. It was losing cooling water just before its 2 year warranty period after approx. 52,000kms. Finally it was repaired at the dealer. 

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