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2013 BMW 5-Series repairs by problem area

Engine (31%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (36%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (16%)

Other (2%)

Chart based on 61 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2013 BMW 5-Series.

2013 BMW 5-Series repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (3%)

$100 - $499 (11%)

< $100 (81%)

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Chart based on 36 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Wagon

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

BMW 5-Series in Netherlands
Dec 2012 - Jun 2016
Mar 2015

37200 mi
Condenser hole by rock 
Jul 2015

43580 mi
Condenser, new part faulty Air suspension left rear 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Wagon

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

BMW 5-Series in Great Britain
Feb 2013 - Jun 2013
May 2013

2100 mi
avoid bmw for all cost, 18 times in the garage in one months, then bmw expert agreed with fault and he found more then car was rejected 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 560hp 4.4L V8 7-speed automated manual RWD

BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Oct 2012 - Aug 2014
Dec 2013

16000 mi
B pillar air vents had rattles. Also sunroof seal had wind noise - replaced. 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 560hp 4.4L V8 6-speed manual RWD

BMW 5-Series in Florida, United States
Oct 2012 - Sep 2015
Aug 2013

10800 mi
I drive system would recycle very 2 to 3 minutes. Any settings that were stored would be lost on reboot. The computer was replaced but problem still present. Thumping noise on rear right suspension while going over bumps. Still waiting for parts to come in 
Oct 2013

14200 mi
I drive still reboots randomly every 2 to 3 minutes. 
Nov 2013

17000 mi
Replaced all suspension parts, including shock absorbers and springs to solve a thumping sound coming from the rear suspension I drive system would randomly reboot and sometimes loose all saved settings 
Mar 2014

27000 mi
Traffic information stopped working with the GPS 
Jun 2014

33000 mi
Replaced left rear muffler as it was making a creaking noise after shutting down. 
Aug 2015

61000 mi

US $1500
Failure of Rod bearing on Cylinder number 5 led to complete change of engine. 
Sep 2015

61000 mi
After engine replacement all coolant lines had to be replaced as there was an intermittent leak. 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 400hp 4.4L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 5-Series in Texas, United States
Feb 2015 - Jul 2017
Feb 2017

59000 mi

US $50
Failed cylinder. BMW replaced the engine under the CDO warranty. 
Mar 2017

61000 mi

US $50
Replaced turbo coolant pump. 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 400hp 4.4L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2012 - Apr 2016
Feb 2015

31000 mi
Got "Drivetrain malfunction" message on console with engine running very rough. Dealer diagnosed and replaced all fuel injectors. 
May 2015

34000 mi
Passenger airbag sensor failure. Needed to replace passenger seat sensor and cushion(s) 
Nov 2015

40100 mi
BMW preventative campaign to diagnose potential problems with V8's of a certain vintage. Got lots of new parts and a software upgrade. Also got a few free gifts from the M catalog courtesy of BMW. 
BMW 5-Series in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2015
Dec 2013

16000 mi
Car reported Drivetrain issue and began to shake while driving 20MPH. Car would not start. Parked in a Garage overnight. all lights and systems off. 
BMW 5-Series in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2017 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

55000 mi
Drivetrain malfunction warning light. Fuel pump was replaced. 
Mar 2018

59800 mi
when you stomp on gas, going from 40mph to 80mph in couple seconds. Drivetrain malfunction warning light comes on and car goes into limp mode. Fuel pump for bank 1 was replaced to resolve issue. last september, the bank 2 fuel pump was replaced. so i went 6 months without an issue. stomping on gas at least 3 times a month. 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 309hp 3.0L I6 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 5-Series in Austria
Mar 2013 - Feb 2017
Sep 2013

11160 mi
Steering gear was renewed due to a small ticking noise 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 5-Series in Oklahoma, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

41000 mi
Check engine light came on along with low oil warning. Diagnostics ran and sensors re calibrated also oil service done per fault code. Drivers side door lock actuator stopped working. 
May 2018

53000 mi

US $400
Fault warning appeared stating battery discharged while stopped and electrical devices were turned off. Took vehicle to local independent foreign car garage where diagnostics were run. Bad battery was called out and was replaced. 
BMW 5-Series in Texas, United States
Mar 2013 - Dec 2015
Nov 2015

18600 mi
Turbo 
BMW 5-Series in Arizona, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
Mar 2015

34000 mi
Drivers door window seal replaced 
BMW 5-Series in Florida, United States
Nov 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

22500 mi
Rear window defroster not working properly. Defroster heating coil bad, required rear window replacement. Rear window replaced, no further issues. 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 5-Series in Delaware, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2018
May 2013

7000 mi

US $420
Dealer attempted to address rattling noise from cold start and excessive wind noise at front passenger window. Dealer was unable to identify or fix problems. Also replaced one run flat tire due to screw in tread, not covered under warranty. 
Jun 2013

8000 mi

US $450
Excessive wind noise from right front window area Loud vibration from engine or exhaust system when first starting vehicle. 
Sep 2013

10000 mi
Very noticeable rattle around glove box area, dealer stated they found TSB addressing the problem, made repairs as needed. Rattle has returned after about 1,000 miles. Intermittent rattle/vibration from right rear of car, probably exhaust system 
Sep 2014

19000 mi

US $435
Rattle from trim piece surrounding light switch, dealer removed and reinstalled trim piece but rattle returned shortly after leaving dealership 
Aug 2016

32000 mi
Rattle near headlight switch, third time attempted to get repaired (at 3 different dealers), dealer installed felt padding, rattle returned a few days afterward, will take back again. Groaning noise from A/C, stops when system turned off, dealer was unable to duplicate 
Sep 2016

34000 mi
Ongoing rattle in dashboard, previous attempts to repair were unsuccessful. Groaning noise from A/C Vibration from rear of car, either trunk lid or rear shelf, dealer adjusted trunk stops and said noise was resolved. Vibration was not noticeable when service was completed, but noise returned within a few days but not as bad as previously. 
Mar 2018

45000 mi

US $820
Took to dealer to replace right rear tire damaged by screw picked up on the road, was advised that left rear tire also had significant wear and should be replaced at the same time, ended up with both rear tires being replaced. 
Apr 2018

45000 mi
Took back to dealer for second attempt to diagnose whining/groaning noise from A/C compressor. Dealer identified noise but said A/C compressor was functioning properly and just noisy, advised against replacement due to cost. 
BMW 5-Series in New York, United States
May 2013 - Apr 2016
Oct 2015

41000 mi
Replaced failed fog light under warranty 
BMW 5-Series in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2012 - Mar 2017
Jul 2016

37500 mi
Comfort Access Sensor Antennae faulty - needed to be replaced. 
BMW 5-Series in Washington, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

35000 mi

US $2200
Headlight & fog light control module burned up. Odd, variable headlight &/or fog light outages, intermittent. Right headlight would sometimes work, but go out if fog lights were switched on, for example. 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Apr 2015 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

30000 mi
Clutch pedal squeak 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Jul 2017 - Mar 2018
Jul 2017

37000 mi
rotors warped- resurfaced and new pads installed under warranty 
BMW 5-Series in India
Jan 2014 - Sep 2017
Nov 2016

18600 mi
Front Brake pads were replaced 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 5-Series in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2017
May 2015

24100 mi
Dash reported camera failure. The camera continued to function. Shop reported that it was one of the top view cameras which I rarely use. 
Oct 2015

27500 mi
Car was reporting the service was overdue since Jan 1, 2000. Car is 2013 model year and was current on services 
BMW 5-Series in Ohio, United States
Jul 2013 - Aug 2016
Dec 2015

42000 mi
warranty repair of thermostat 
Feb 2016

44300 mi
Driver's side door would not unlock using inside handle ; happened only intermittently ;dealer said no problem at time in shop BMW letters fell off of plate at door threshold 

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2013 BMW 5-Series 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Romania
Jan 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

44020 mi
Being a diesel engine, the Ad Blue system was at fault: the message Incorrect Ad Blue liquid type. The shop had to replace the temperature and pressure sensors in the Ad Blue system. 
May 2017

53940 mi
Ad blue pipe and injector had to be repaced 

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2012.5 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 560hp 4.4L V8 7-speed automated manual RWD

BMW 5-Series in Singapore
Oct 2012 - Jun 2018
Jun 2013

9920 mi

$15
Windscreen washer filter choked. Weak water pressure. Filter needed to be replaced. 
Nov 2016

49060 mi

$980
A loss of engine power upon hard acceleration. Air intake folder cracked. Replaced 8x ignition coils. 
Dec 2016

49600 mi

$1300
Aircon compressor had 80% intermittent failure. Works a little but mostly not working. Clutch damaged. Need to replace whole unit. 
Aug 2017

55180 mi

$70000
Car reported a drive train fault. Sent car in for checkup. Engine exploded during engine check and diagnostics due to a defective oil pump. BMW refuses to admit the problem and won't help.  
Dec 2017

55180 mi

$40000
Engine exploded due to defective oil pump. Repaired by independent shop for $40,000. 

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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 - Feb 2015
Oct 2013

51000 mi
Premature wear of suspension. Worn components replaced under warranty. 
Dec 2013

58280 mi
Sidelight control unit had to be replaced due to intermittent error. Direction Indicator repeater units on front wings filled with condensation and were replaced. 
May 2014

73160 mi
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. 
Nov 2014

88660 mi

€50
Airbag in rear suspension failed and was replaced. 

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2012 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 560hp 4.4L V8 7-speed automated manual RWD

BMW 5-Series in South Africa
Feb 2016 - Dec 2017
Dec 2016

40300 mi
Turbocharger coolant hoses leaking. They were replaced under Motorplan. 

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2012 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 400hp 4.4L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 5-Series in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2015 - Sep 2017
Jul 2017

41540 mi
Extreme oïl consumption (without leak), 1 liter/1500 km. nothing to do except changing engine. Cheaper to an oïl reserve !!! in the trunk. BMW Canada is saying that this is normal !!! 
BMW 5-Series in Maryland, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2015
Apr 2015

37000 mi
BMW recall on all N63 engines. Replaced MAF, Turbos, spark plugs, coils, oil sensor, upper oil pan gasket. Replaced Batteey 
Jun 2015

40000 mi
Dealer replaced injectors from in index 11 to index 12 to address engine misfiring 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Jul 2012 - Apr 2014
Apr 2014

12000 mi
Several fuel injectors leaking and fouled spark plugs. Dealer replaced injectors and spark plugs. 

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2012 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 400hp 4.4L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2014 - Dec 2016
Jul 2014

22200 mi
All fuel injectors fixed after two were found to be bad. Check engine light came on and engine ran rough. 
Jan 2015 Battery would not stay charged, only was rated at 55% of cranking amps 
BMW 5-Series in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2011 - Jun 2017
Mar 2014

31620 mi
Battery defective, under warranty 
Feb 2016

58500 mi

C $700
TSB for N63 Customer Care Package. After the initial work was completed the check engine came on due to a VANOS exhaust fault. This was subsequently repaired at no charge 
BMW 5-Series in New York, United States
May 2015 - Mar 2017
Feb 2017

62000 mi

US $210
Drivetrain Malfunction (DTM) when entering the on-ramp to the highway. This also triggered a CEL (Check Engine Light) and a P0306 Code (Cylinder 6 Misfire). The 550i also went into limp-mode on the highway on the way to the dealership for service. After a diagnostic test, and 3 days at the dealership, it was diagnosed a defective HPFP (High Pressure Fuel Pump), it was replaced under special warranty. 
BMW 5-Series in Oklahoma, United States
Feb 2013 - Oct 2015
Oct 2013

20000 mi
Battery replaced. 

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2012 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 375hp 3.0L I6 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Switzerland
Feb 2014 - Jan 2018
Apr 2015

26540 mi
left side front light washer didn't work and was repaired 
Mar 2017

49600 mi

$200
Windscreen replacement. It was probably a rock which hit it on autobahn. 
Jan 2018

58280 mi

$4000
Adaptive headlight on the right side had mysteriously flooded and all electronics of the light cluster had to be replaced. EGR system was leaking exhaust fumes. A faulty part was replaced. 

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2012 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 5-Series in Arizona, United States
Apr 2012 - Jun 2016
Apr 2013

47500 mi
passenger seats leather stitch wear. dealer ordered a new leather to replace. 
Aug 2013

210000 mi
The trunk won't close when pressing the button inside of the trunk lid. Dealer fixed it in one day. The trunk won't close when pressing the button inside of the trunk lid. Dealer fixed it in one day. 
BMW 5-Series in Florida, United States
Sep 2014 - Mar 2018
Aug 2015

58900 mi

US $790
Valve cover seal 
Oct 2016

77700 mi

US $125
Map holder in back of front seat had the plastic tabs break. 
Jun 2017

88125 mi

US $546
Engine oil filter housing --- replaced oil cooler seal at filter housing, oil filter stand gasket and intake man. gasket set 
Aug 2017

93000 mi

US $520
Noise coming from the timing chain and pulleys --- so replaced 
Dec 2017

98000 mi

US $150
Bad vibration in the seat. Road Force Balance on the tires fixed it. 
BMW 5-Series in South Carolina, United States
Jan 2013 - Oct 2015
Jan 2014

31900 mi
Battery died. 
Mar 2015

46000 mi
Speaker blown. Replaced under warranty. Brake system reprogrammed. 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Apr 2013 - May 2013
May 2013

14000 mi
Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM) Malfunction 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
May 2012 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

52000 mi
Had to have corrosion removed from all four chromed factory wheels. Tire bead not seating properly and losing air. 
Dec 2017

58000 mi
Replaced front Rotors 
Jun 2018

62000 mi

US $1900
Replaced electrical coolant pump and battery 
BMW 5-Series in Mississippi, United States
Jul 2012 - Jun 2017
Aug 2012 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 
Feb 2016

37000 mi
Fog light lenses had "fogged up" 
Jun 2017

60000 mi
Rotors were warped again causing vibration. Got new ones for no charge since less than 2 yrs since repaired. (Warranty on the repair) 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Mar 2012 - Apr 2018
Sep 2013

14000 mi
Window regulator making noise, slower than other windows. 

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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 - Mar 2018
Mar 2013

7000 mi
GPS off by 1-2 blocks. BMW recalibrated the gps and installed new maps and is working great. 
BMW 5-Series in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2012 - Dec 2015
Jan 2014

12220 mi
DMTL shorted 
BMW 5-Series in Maryland, United States
Apr 2012 - Sep 2016
Jun 2014

6000 mi
Fuel pump 
Sep 2016

16000 mi

US $1057
Navigation and blind spot monitors. Neither fixed. 
BMW 5-Series in Switzerland
Feb 2012 - Jun 2018
Feb 2014

9920 mi
Damaged rear parking distance control detector 
Jan 2018

27900 mi

$2000
Engine overheating warning. Had to stop the car. Left the car to roadside assistance who delivered to dealership. Dealership replaced water pump and thermostat. 
BMW 5-Series in Georgia, United States
Sep 2013 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

70000 mi

US $200
Tire replaced. But... I was towing a trailer, hit a pothole at 65 mph, and drove 12 miles in heavy traffic before stopping. No loss of control. 
Feb 2018

86000 mi

US $100
Battery replaced. Dealer blamed error codes on battery but wanted $480 for one. I replaced it myself for $200 

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2012 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 5-Series in California, United States
May 2016 - May 2017
May 2016

47000 mi
Interior Cup holder broken 
Jul 2016

48700 mi
Car was repaired at last trip, but new problem started. Car loses power and would now accelerate above 80mph Turbo connection to the engines was not properly connected and got lose. It took a hour to fix or reconnect the turbo. 
BMW 5-Series in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2018 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

76231 mi
Coolant level sensor was sticking, fault read low coolant level when level was fine. Initially replaced sensor, worked for a week then same fault. Replaced whole reservoir, no problems since Tech said level sensor that moves up and down in the reservoir had buildup not allowing it to move freely and got stuck in the low position. Covered under CPO warranty with $50 deductible 
BMW 5-Series in Texas, United States
Apr 2012 - Mar 2015
May 2014

23700 mi
Alignment problems. Rear tyres worn, front tyres showing a lot of wear after 8K mile. 

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2012 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 5-Series in Ohio, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2015

44000 mi
The turbo charger had a slight oil leak on the exhaust side that caused a plum of blue/white smoke on cold startup. The turbo oil line components were replaced. Problem fixed. 
Nov 2015

45300 mi
Muffler support brace disconnected. Brace replaced 
BMW 5-Series in New York, United States
Nov 2011 - Jul 2014
Oct 2012

8200 mi
Computer update to address false reading - engine light and gas cap not closed tightly 
BMW 5-Series in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2012 - Jun 2016
Aug 2014

29300 mi
Thermostat went bad 
Sep 2015

45000 mi
The Turbo line had to be replaced. It was creating thick blue smoke from tailpipe. 
BMW 5-Series in Sweden
Jan 2012 - Feb 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 Sedan

turbocharged 215hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Norway
Mar 2013 - Jun 2014
Mar 2014

24800 mi
I suddenly got a pedestrian fault message when driving. I delivered the car to the dealer and they told me iit was due to a fault sensor which was changed. 

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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
Oct 2012

18160 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. 
Nov 2013

30460 mi
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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2011 BMW 5-Series

Engine not specified

BMW 5-Series in Georgia, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

9000 mi
Jerk/hesitation of transmission at 0 to 20 mph. Very annoying and disappointing. 
BMW 5-Series in Great Britain
Oct 2010 - Jun 2014
Dec 2012

54000 mi
Front seat heating faulty 
May 2014

86700 mi
night view camera faulty 
BMW 5-Series in Ohio, United States
Dec 2015 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

91000 mi
Fuel pumps failed. 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4dr Wagon

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

BMW 5-Series in Great Britain
Sep 2013 - Apr 2015
Dec 2013

39000 mi
Rear kick plate loose, refitted 
Apr 2014

50700 mi
Near side roof bar loose 
Mar 2015

67000 mi

£243
Module that controls headlamp aim and sidelights blown and needed replacing 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 181hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual RWD

BMW 5-Series in Switzerland
May 2011 - Oct 2016
Aug 2012

17380 mi
Repaired steering wheel damaged by dealer while replacing window. 
Nov 2012

21560 mi
Rattle in driver's side door 
Apr 2016

69220 mi

$800
Left rear air suspension failure 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 400hp 4.4L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 5-Series in Texas, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

66000 mi

US $1350
Leaking coolant line for turbocharger needed replacement. Cost was approximately $900. Driver's power seat extender needed repair. Cost to repair was $450. 
Feb 2018

78000 mi

US $600
High pressure fuel pump failure resulting in reduced power mode. It went into reduced power mode that would reset when the car was restarted. AC was very noisy when running at higher fan speeds. Blower motor was failing and needed to be replaced. Extended service contract paid all but $100 for the repair. 
Mar 2018

78000 mi

US $299
Replace front thrust arms due to excessive play when braking- $815 -braking had vibration, problem solved. Required re-alignment at $199 extra. Cracked Rear Differential Bushing-$945 (replace bushing)-problem solved. Leaking Upper Oil Pan Gasket- $2490 replace gasket and problem solved (excessive oil consumption)-problem solved. 
BMW 5-Series in New York, United States
Oct 2010 - Nov 2013
Feb 2011

1000 mi
Bad fuel sensor replaced 
BMW 5-Series in Tennessee, United States
Jul 2010 - Oct 2015
Oct 2010

1000 mi
Steering noise when turning steering wheel thru slow turns. They insulated the fuel lines.....but in my opinion it only helped the car a bit, but it still has noise inside the cabin if you turn off the radio and just listen closely. 
Feb 2014

31400 mi
Battery malfunction Drivetrain malfunction 
Oct 2014

38500 mi
The car started shuttering and was not safe to drive we placed the car on a flat bed tow truck using BMW assist. Replaced all fuel injectors. 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Oct 2016
Jul 2013

23000 mi
One front strut failed. The other striped during alignment. Side View Camera in drivers mirror failed. 
Sep 2014

44000 mi
Crankcase vent valves replaced, spark plugs replaced, fuel injectors replaced. Known TSB 
Nov 2014

46900 mi
Leaking oil around valve stems. Total tear down and remachine of head. Leaking water pump replaced also. 
Aug 2015

66300 mi
Fuel pump failure 
Jan 2016

79000 mi

US $200
Coolant Leak Oil Pan gasket leak Door latch failing Soft Close door failure Camera Warning Chime and lights 
BMW 5-Series in Florida, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

3000 mi
car shuders when accelerating from 60-70 or 70 to 80 transmission shifts very hard intermitently 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2013
Oct 2012

34000 mi
Was receiving a message that the brake pads needed replacing. Took it to the dealer and they reset the computer. 
Dec 2012

34000 mi
Getting dash messages which were not correct. 
BMW 5-Series in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2016
Apr 2014

32655 mi
Troubleshoot and replace various electrical components related to the rear steering system. Cut off relays and separate battery. Dealer had to submit ticket to BMW NA to figure out problem. 
Jul 2015

38200 mi

US $50
ACTIVE SEAT VENTILATION, SHORT TO GROUND. RAN TEST PLAN, REMOVED BOTH SEAT BACK COVERS FOR DRIVER FRONT SEAT (COMFORT SEAT WITH REAR MONITOR) AND INSPECTED WIRING. FOUND WIRE SHORTING AGAINST FRAME AT BOTTOM OF SEAT BACK. FOUND FAULT 9307A1 STORED FOR OUTSIDE DOOR HANDLE ELECTRONIC DRIVER DOOR. RAN TEST PLAN AND FOUND THAT DRIVER FRONT OUTER DOOR HANDLE WILL NOT LOCK USING COMFORT ACCESS. DOOR HANDLE IS FAULTY AND NEEDS TO BE REPLACED. 
Jun 2016

40000 mi

US $200
Coolant leak from rubber turbo hoses above the engine. 
BMW 5-Series in Nevada, United States
Jan 2015 - Dec 2017
Oct 2015

56200 mi
Rear electric window shade failed to go down. Sketchy covereage under certified warranty. The "shade" is not covered, but the electronics and motor are. Had to do some talking with the shop foreman directly to get a motor ordered. 
Jun 2016

64000 mi

US $725
Turbo oil block leaking. Replaced under CPO. Coolant lines for turbo leaking. Replaced at owner cost. Battery was 50%. Replaced at owner cost. 
Oct 2016

65200 mi

US $50
Valve seals replaced due to oil burning 
BMW 5-Series in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2015 - Mar 2018
Nov 2015

38000 mi
Door lock malfunction driver door.  Starter replaced. 
Oct 2016

44000 mi
Emissions control . Cracked pipes and tubes replaced dealer covered items 
Apr 2017

48000 mi

US $100
Oil pan seals were replaced under extended warranty. 
Jun 2017

50000 mi

US $100
turbo cooler lines replaces due to cracks 
Dec 2017

52000 mi

US $100
replaced 2 high pressure fuel pumps replaced Y pipe in cooling system 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 400hp 4.4L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Colorado, United States
Oct 2013 - Aug 2014
Apr 2014

41300 mi
Complete engine failure. New engine installed under warranty. 
BMW 5-Series in Connecticut, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Nov 2015

29900 mi

US $600
Factory service bulletin to replace fuel injectors and check timing chain. Tire Pressure Monitoring system malfunction. Replaced left front wheel senor. Malfunction still happens, but much less frequent. 
BMW 5-Series in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2016 - Mar 2018
Dec 2017

80000 mi

US $1800
While in for recall work on fuel pump dealer found a coolant leak mostly covered by service contract. Small leak requires extensive work to fix, including removal or turbochargers. 
BMW 5-Series in Alabama, United States
Mar 2013 - May 2015
May 2013

36900 mi
Rear sun shade would not retract BMW Online would not start properly. Acted as if I didn't have a subscription for this service. Minor scratch on trunk lid when Certified Preowned car purchased. Dealer agreed to repair. 
Aug 2013

39000 mi
BMW Online service would still not work, despite previous trip to the dealer. Required a reset by the BMW Assist group. Rattle coming from the somewhere in or around the interior housing of the 3rd brake light Minor scratch on trunk lid when Certified Preowned car purchased. Dealer agreed to repair. Previous trip did not resolve the scratch. 
Aug 2014

62100 mi
Fuel injector had to be replaced Turbo had to be replaced 
BMW 5-Series in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2011 - Sep 2012
Jan 2012

12400 mi
side view camera system needed replacement and the car needed reprogramming 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 400hp 4.4L V8 6-speed manual RWD

BMW 5-Series in Florida, United States
Dec 2010 - Dec 2012
Mar 2012

23000 mi
Replaced a high pressure fuel pump 
BMW 5-Series in Florida, United States
Oct 2014 - Mar 2016
Feb 2015

64100 mi

US $50
I had heard a very random metal on metal sound on a cold start. It took 40k miles for dealer to hear it to repair it. Had I not bought the BMW extended warranty I would have paid for the replacement. 
Jan 2016

65000 mi
Leak in turbo intercooler Oil reader kept going from full to empty repeatedly. 
BMW 5-Series in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Mar 2014
Jan 2013

9780 mi
Battery needed to be charged over night. 
Mar 2013

11160 mi
Dead battery. Replaced with new battery. 
Oct 2013

14460 mi
Dynamic drive malfunction. Required new pump from Germany 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 5-Series in Florida, United States
Nov 2013 - Jul 2016
Feb 2014

44600 mi
Gas needle acting funny. 
Jun 2014

46000 mi
Cloudy chrome exterior moldings replaced. Cloudy fog lights, replaced. 
Oct 2014

47200 mi
Side Sill, BMW Logo faded. Changed. Front Left speaker rattling. Changed. 
Nov 2014

47600 mi
Navigation, A/C, radio buttons pealing. 
Jan 2016

50700 mi

US $50
Blower motor replaced 
BMW 5-Series in Virginia, United States
Dec 2010 - Feb 2015
Oct 2014

49300 mi
The turbo waste gate actuator was noisy. The dealer replaced the part under warranty. 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2012
Jun 2010

200 mi
Paint overspray. Repaired under warranty.  Paint overspray. Repaired under warranty 
Jul 2010

800 mi
Center armrest hinge malfunction. Replaced under warranty. Center armrest hinge malfunction. Replaced under warranty. 
Dec 2010

5000 mi
Fuel Level Sensor replaced under warranty. Preventative TSB. 
Jan 2011

6000 mi
Comfort Access on driver door handle malfunction. Comfort Access on driver door handle malfunction. 
Aug 2011

10000 mi
SW download to address lag in throttle response Worn out button on HVAC system, face plate ordered, but not installed Surround view camera assembly replaced. 
May 2012

15200 mi
SIB240212 Subject: N55 with 8HP45: Delay in Engine Response 
BMW 5-Series in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010

2000 mi
Main computer had to be replaced. 
BMW 5-Series in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2011 - May 2012
Dec 2011

14000 mi
A piece of trim needed to be replaced due to a defective roof rack accessory cover 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

92000 mi

US $50
Electrical connection in steering wheel broke . Buttons on wheel inop. Air bag warning lamp lit. 
BMW 5-Series in Texas, United States
Apr 2017 - Sep 2017
Sep 2017

64000 mi

US $2000
Cooling pump failure. Replaced it and thermostat. 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Dec 2014 - May 2015
Oct 2014

45000 mi
dirvers door randomly locks you in! WTF BMW couldn't figure it out for weeks 
BMW 5-Series in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2013
Sep 2010

7000 mi
lock function for comfort access failed 
BMW 5-Series in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

61380 mi

C $650
Battery had to be replaced. 
Jun 2018

62000 mi

C $2000
Wheels needed replacing thanks to Toronto's pot holes and 2 tires needed replacing plus third had torn side wall thanks to pot holes. 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 5-Series in Colorado, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2017
Jan 2015

US $898
Alignment and new tires because of shaking from 70-80mph. Car still shakes but the problem is much better. 
Mar 2015

93000 mi

US $2900
Front passenger door lock doesn't always unlock with pull (cable feels loose) Rear window shade would not electronically retract, it would try but get stuck before any movement was performed Window Tint removed, dealer scratched trim on drivers window, needs to be replaced 
May 2017

157000 mi

US $15000
Had to replace engine due to the serpentine belt slipping and getting sucked into the main seal. Could have repaired for about half of the cost but there was no guarantee the issue would be resolved upon completion. I now have a new(to me) engine with a warranty through BMW. 
BMW 5-Series in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2011 - Jun 2015
Jul 2012

12800 mi
Blackberry bluetooth compatibility resolved. Computer advised car needed new rear brakes, but none required. Computer glitch resolved also with software updates. 
BMW 5-Series in Ohio, United States
Mar 2011 - Aug 2013
Jun 2013

46000 mi
seat calibration warning would not reset BMW letters and other trim came loose from driver and passenger door threshold 
BMW 5-Series in Michigan, United States
Jul 2011 - Jun 2018
May 2013

25000 mi
The passenger restrain system failed, a sensor/pad needed to be replaced on the seat cushion... and the system reprogramed 
Oct 2013

30500 mi
Knocking noise on steering wheel at low speeds below 20 mph.... replaced steering rack and suspension bushings (fromt) 
BMW 5-Series in Maryland, United States
Aug 2011 - May 2016
Sep 2011

1000 mi
The Tire Pressure Maintenance System showed a malfunction on the dash board. The dealership discovered one of the tires sensors needed replaced which they did w/o cost. This coincided with the application of my Cilajet sealant. 
Mar 2013

29000 mi
I had to have the key module replaced. I was getting an error message on the console stating that the battery was low, I replaced the battery ($5) in the key module but I was still getting the same error message. Key always operated ok 
Jul 2014

52000 mi

US $20
The fuse kept blowing for the power outlets.the 1 in the front console,1 in the compartment between the 2 frt passenger seats and the 1 in the back seat. I was plugging in my radar detector, GPS and phone. Found another outlet under glove bx 
Aug 2014

53500 mi

US $100
I kept getting a transmission error(I can't recall the exact error message) upon acceleration. I am glad I had an extended warranty otherwise I would have been dishing out over $800 for this repair 
Feb 2016

74600 mi

US $100
I noticed a vibration when the A/C was on and they discovered an issue in the A/C unit that was covered by my extended warranty thank goodness! $850.00. I had to pay the $100 deductible 
BMW 5-Series in New York, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2013
Aug 2012

20000 mi
Seat warning could not be reset. Dealer reset by computer 
Aug 2013

33000 mi
Pressure valve in drivetrain malfunctioned 
BMW 5-Series in Illinois, United States
Oct 2010 - Nov 2013
Nov 2011

10000 mi
Front cupholder broke and caused a rattle. It was quickly and easily fixed. I would not call it a defect as I think I broke it. 
Nov 2012

16200 mi
Sunroof opened but would not subsequently close. Needed a control module replaced. 
BMW 5-Series in Singapore
Aug 2010 - Sep 2011
Sep 2011

12400 mi
springs had noise. 
BMW 5-Series in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2010 - Nov 2011
Jul 2011

15000 mi
Rear passenger door handle was replaced. The car would unlock immediately after it was intentionally locked, unless the driver used the key fob out of range of the proximity sensor. 
BMW 5-Series in New York, United States
Nov 2010 - Nov 2013
Mar 2011

8000 mi
 
Jul 2011

15000 mi
Car would surge at speeds under 10mph 
BMW 5-Series in New York, United States
Aug 2011 - Apr 2017
Jul 2012

13700 mi
Check engine light came on for the third time. They ran diagnostics and eventually changed some filter, a computer module and recharged the battery. 
Mar 2014

36000 mi
Car has surround cameras. One was not working properly. Had to order the part from Germany and then install and rediagnose. In the end all was fixed proerly 
Dec 2014

49000 mi
High pressure vacuum hose needed to be replaced. 
BMW 5-Series in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2013
May 2012

12000 mi
Requesting 30,000 miles service with 10K on the odometer 
Jul 2013

26700 mi
Fuel pump was leaking fuel by right rear tire. Replaced 
BMW 5-Series in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2016 - Jan 2018
Jan 2018

72000 mi

US $5000
Split boots in the drive train led to fluids leaking onto the rotor, which then suffered damage and had to be replaced, front and rear. leaking gasket - replaced 
BMW 5-Series in Connecticut, United States
Nov 2014 - Feb 2017
Jun 2016

130000 mi

US $2400
Replaced L and R axle shafts, problem with CV joints 
Sep 2016

135000 mi

US $1600
Water pump failed, replaced thermostat as well 
BMW 5-Series in New York, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2017
Aug 2015

44600 mi
Software for transmission updated for low speed hesitation and jerkiness. Squeeking noises when going over bumps at slow speeds. Car wobbles when idling, mostly when engine cold. 
BMW 5-Series in Texas, United States
Dec 2013 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

30000 mi

US $75
A/C blower motor housing had to be replaced due to it coming loose and causing noise when the A/C was on. Trunk springs/shock absorber failed, causing the trunk to fly open 
BMW 5-Series in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2017 - Dec 2017
Sep 2017

110360 mi

C $3000
Valve Cover Gasket Leak 
Dec 2017

117800 mi

C $1500
-Leak in the Oil Filter Housing - replaced 2 gaskets ($75 in parts, almost $500 in Labour) -Leak in the Oil Filter Cap ($30 Replaced) 
BMW 5-Series in Alberta, Canada
May 2013 - May 2015
Feb 2015

31000 mi
Nav map had some completely erroneous roads in it. BMW doesn't see this as a problem. Cannot answer an incoming call via the steering wheel button on the first call since starting the car - have to use the iDrive button instead. Once the phone has been used once then the steering wheel button works. Said fixed, didn't. The auto-headlights turn on when they shouldn't. Specifically, the headlights would turn on during sunny cloudless days in the middle of the day. BMW never even commented on this complaint. 
May 2015

31620 mi
Could not answer an incoming call via the steering wheel button on the first call since starting the car. I got sick of trying to get BMW to address this and other complaints. Turned in car at lease end. 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW 5-Series in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

43900 mi

US $440
Oil filter gasket leak. Problem found by dealer who wanted $800 for it. Not serious but dealer & shop said that it could leak on to belts and cause other damage. Main cost was labor of getting to it. Belts were ok. 
Aug 2017

50000 mi

US $165
Replaced ignition coil packs, all six, DIY. 
Feb 2018

51600 mi

US $60
Trunk lid return shock seemed broken as it flew open (in a way that could hurt). I ordered and replaced the right-side spring & shock per online instructions. Less than a half hour. 
Mar 2018

52000 mi

US $160
Shaky idle, occasional CEL/misfire. Spark plugs were done at 41k previous to my ownership. Well, one of them has gone bad, so that got replaced. 
BMW 5-Series in Oregon, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
Apr 2015

41500 mi
Brake sensor malfunction second time the brake service notification came on the second time they just reprogrammed it and said it was not necessary to do brake job. Center console latch not working well Runs rough when started 
BMW 5-Series in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2011 - Jan 2016
Sep 2015

147000 mi

US $1100
Replaced water pump 
Jan 2016

124000 mi

US $5500
Reverse gear of the manual transmission was inoperable. Looked for used or rebuilt transmissions locally, but couldn't find one. Replaced with a certified manufacturer transmission. 
BMW 5-Series in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
Jul 2012

38000 mi
Rattling noise coming from front after car is warm. Sounds as if something is loose. 
BMW 5-Series in Virginia, United States
Nov 2014 - Mar 2018
Jun 2015

42000 mi
Replaced valve cover gasket and eccentric shaft motor gasket to fix small oil leak that started after VANOS recall. BMW covered under warranty. 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 241hp 3.0L I6 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW 5-Series in Finland
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

93000 mi

€500
Rear view camera picture had turned upside down & mirror view. A simple Camera ECU reset would not fix the problem using diagnostics. Re-coding the ECU box (and updating all the SW levels at the same time) fixed the problem. No physical replacements were needed. The front drive axle's outer joint protection rubbers were replaced as they were in wearing out ---> fixed before the dirt would get inside. 
Aug 2017

94240 mi

€400
The left rear suspension spring had broken and needed replacement. The garage suspected a material/manufacturing flaw in the part. 
Mar 2018

102920 mi

€50
Rear Trunk lid retension shock absorber had to be replaced. The trunk lid was opening too quickly & harshly. 
May 2018

102 mi
The exterior bellows of a front drive train axle was broken again after a year it was replaced originally. The replacement work was done under the spare part guarantee 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

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

BMW 5-Series in Ireland
Jul 2010 - Jul 2012
Jan 2011

38040 mi
 
Feb 2011

17980 mi
Variable Damper Control was not performing properly. Known problem. Repair included replacement of both rear dampers and a cracked wheel rim plus re-programming of the appropriate control unit Faulty air pressure sensor diagnosed and replaced under warranty 
Jun 2011

28520 mi

€120
Vibration in steering caused by something other than wheel balance. 
Sep 2011

33480 mi
recurring vibration in steering apparently caused by electric steering pump. BMW not willing to repair. 
Nov 2011

39060 mi
BMW Country Tech. Drove car to verify issue. Problem acknowledged but described as normal. 
Mar 2012

50840 mi

€100
replaced sensor in throttle somewhere 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L I6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 5-Series in Maryland, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

64000 mi

US $1000
Battery was overcharging. System reprogrammed, battery replaced.  Also, second problem with Check Engine light for gas cap that failed. 
Apr 2015

64500 mi

US $1000
Oxygen Sensor replaced. 
Jan 2016

63500 mi

US $100
Headlight Failure 
May 2016

78000 mi

US $200
Sunroof stuck. (Also replaced rear tires) 
Aug 2016

82000 mi

US $2300
Parking/Daylights - Two modules malfunctioned. 
Mar 2018

106900 mi

US $4000
Struts and Springs failed 
BMW 5-Series in Florida, United States
Jan 2011 - Nov 2012
Feb 2011

10000 mi
Electrical - Map-vanity light in visor work sporadically – malfunction EIC unit, part ordered and replace roof switch cluster – no programming – programming encoding control unit - front mud guard torn off, replace $52 - 
Sep 2011

18000 mi
GPS still unable to locate major retail stores or fast food restaurants 
BMW 5-Series in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2010 - Mar 2018
Dec 2010

2000 mi
Excessive wind noise from drivers door. One attempt to fix, by pulling the door in a little bit, unsuccessful. I must drive some other cars to see if this is normal noise but seems worse than my camry even though car is quieter overall. 
BMW 5-Series in Kentucky, United States
Aug 2010 - Jul 2014
Aug 2011

9000 mi
Washer reservoir tank leaking. 
Sep 2013

28000 mi
Oxygen sensor repair. 
Jun 2014

33000 mi
Eccentric Shaft Sensor faulty. Replaced Eccentric Shaft Position Sensor and cleaned engine wiring harness connection. 
BMW 5-Series in Texas, United States
Jul 2010 - Aug 2012
Jul 2012

7000 mi
When you slow down and try to speed up car hesitates 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Apr 2011 - Sep 2013
Oct 2011

5000 mi
A/C was blowing warm. Result was a pinched o-ring in compressor which allowed leakage of freon. 
Nov 2011

6000 mi
A/C evaporator was defective. Required part order + weekend delay for delivery of part. three day repair as total dashboard assembly required removal for repair. 
Jun 2012

11000 mi
Computer warning indicated "return to dealer as soon as possible to have battery replaced". Battery had discharged due to a "software problem", and was recharged. As this occured during a holiday weekend, car was in shop longer than nec. 
BMW 5-Series in Texas, United States
Oct 2011 - Jun 2018
Jun 2012

5000 mi
Software update 
BMW 5-Series in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

45000 mi

US $50
Radiator leaking 
Apr 2018

6800 mi

US $800
Replacement of angel eyes 
BMW 5-Series in California, United States
Nov 2016 - Jan 2017
Nov 2016

63000 mi

US $100
Intermittent hard shifting a low speeds. The dealer had a difficult time diagnosing problem. They reset/reconfigured computer. 
BMW 5-Series in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2014 - Nov 2017
Sep 2015

48000 mi
Got an error message Drivetrain. Drive moderately. Maximum drivetrain output not available. Have the system checked by your service center Dealer replaced spark plugs and ignition coils Under warranty. Bought my car CPO. 
Mar 2017

65000 mi

US $700
Was due for rear brake service 
BMW 5-Series in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2014 - Dec 2017
Nov 2016

19900 mi

US $350
Message from car's computer indicated battery needed to be replaced. You cannot do this yourself with a late model BMW. I do my own car work so this is disappointing but had to be done by dealer. 
BMW 5-Series in Virginia, United States
Jan 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

63000 mi

US $2510
Seal is bad on the Xenon Headlamp unit, which allowed water inside, which affected the control module 
BMW 5-Series in Indiana, United States
Nov 2011 - Jul 2017
May 2013

16400 mi
The on-board computer maintenance system sent a messge that the battery was low and needed to be replaced at the next convenient time. 

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2011 BMW 5-Series 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

BMW 5-Series in Singapore
Oct 2011 - Jan 2017
Feb 2013

13100 mi
Smelly air upon starting the engine 
Oct 2013

19000 mi
Comfort access at door. 
Jun 2014

26660 mi
One of the ignition coils was faulty 
Sep 2014

27280 mi

$50
Radiator leaking 
Apr 2015

32640 mi

$1000
Replace battery 
Aug 2015

35320 mi

$4300
Car jerks when slowing before stopping. Jerking also happen when down shift gear and up shift at low speed. Replace gear box 
Mar 2016

42160 mi

$400
Door handle grip melted 
Jun 2016

43400 mi

$400
Head gasket rubber leaked and replaced 
Jan 2017

30380 mi

$150
Cooling system pipe leak 

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