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BMW 6-Series Problems and Repair Histories

51 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer BMW 6-Series. 5 of these members (9.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 8 repairs to BMW 6-Series--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently BMW 6-Series problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the BMW 6-Series problem descriptions below.

Don't infer BMW 6-Series problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of BMW 6-Series repairs by problem area

38% of the BMW 6-Series repairs were to the suspension, 50% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 13% to the body and trim.

Chart based on 8 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten BMW 6-Series problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 BMW 6-Series 2dr Convertible

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

BMW 6-Series in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Replaced the air bag sensor seat mat. 

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2007 BMW 6-Series 2dr Coupe

360-horsepower 4.8L V8 6-speed manual RWD

BMW 6-Series in Nevada, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Door sill plate lighting failed 
 

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2006 BMW 6-Series 2dr Convertible

360-horsepower 4.8L V8 6-speed manual RWD

BMW 6-Series in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Washer pump failed. Replaced. 

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2005 BMW 6-Series 2dr Coupe

325-horsepower 4.4L V8 6-speed manual RWD

BMW 6-Series in Mississippi, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Took car in for active steering failure and clicking when tilt wheel moves up and down. Also, power windows go into safe mode and reverse to down position intermittently when trying to raise them. Serviced under warranty but windows still have problem. 
0 Active steering failed again. Tilt wheel and window issues also. Dealer going to replace entire steering column. When part arrived (2 wks)found small part broken inside and just replaced it. No issues since with active steer. 
0 Tilt wheel issue back. Told problem is a known problem and will likely need to be repaired from time to time. Windows reinitialized. Still have same problem with them. First official BMW maintenance performed. 

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2004 BMW 6-Series 2dr Coupe

325-horsepower 4.4L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 6-Series in Ireland
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
3000 new adaptive bi-xenon headlight new steering rack 

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