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2015 BMW X1 repairs by problem area

Engine (0%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (67%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (17%)

Other (17%)

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Chart based on 6 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 BMW X1 4dr SUV

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

BMW X1 in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

24000 mi
Normal maintenance [A/C recharged] 
BMW X1 in Georgia, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

34147 mi
Replace driver side Takata airbag per recall campaign B650416 

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2015 BMW X1 4dr SUV

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

BMW X1 in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

22000 mi
Sticking driver side handle lubricated. Frayed gas tank cap tether replaced. 
BMW X1 in New York, United States
- Nov 2014
Nov 2014

30 mi
Battery was shot on brand new car (it sat on the lot for 4 months). 
BMW X1 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
May 2018

25000 mi
Slight squeak coming from the gauge cluster area. Sounded like plastic on plastic. Was resolved by disassembly and reassembly with the insertion of felt material. 
BMW X1 in Illinois, United States
Jun 2017 - Jul 2018
Jul 2018

20000 mi
LTE comms stopped working. Cellular radio module replaced/reprogrammed. 

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2014 BMW X1 4dr SUV

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

BMW X1 in New Mexico, United States
Aug 2013 - Feb 2014
Jan 2014

4000 mi
Glove box latch broke. Entire glovebox needed to be replaced. 
Feb 2014

4000 mi
Power delivery failure. Dealer could not Fix! Safety issue, unresolvable. Dealer bought back vehicle. 
BMW X1 in Ontario, Canada
May 2013 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

29041 mi
Found right front stabilizer link with play. Replaced right front stabilizer link. 
BMW X1 in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

63000 mi
Rear wiper motor was replaced under extended warranty. 
BMW X1 in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2014 - Apr 2018
Sep 2017

61000 mi

US $1000
New F & R rear brake pads and rotors 
Dec 2017

63000 mi

US $400
Front Right Axel boot. Was leaking grease. 
BMW X1 in California, United States
Jan 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

45000 mi

US $50
cracked radiator overflow tank 
Sep 2017

54000 mi

US $50
oil filter gasket 

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2014 BMW X1 4dr SUV

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

BMW X1 in Texas, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2018
Feb 2016

31000 mi
Rear windshield washer pump replaced after failure. 
Oct 2017

54000 mi

US $157
Replacement of recalled airbag Check engine light appeared. Brake system monitor sensor replaced. 
BMW X1 in California, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2017
Mar 2017

25000 mi
Tire sensor was staying on. 
BMW X1 in Indiana, United States
Nov 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

14000 mi
Windshield washer pump Airbag replaced Windshield trim replaced 
BMW X1 in Georgia, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2019
Aug 2015

29300 mi
During a maintenance visit the dealer found that the transmission was leaking. They spent several days trying to find the leak, but couldn't find it, so they gave it back with UV dye in the transmission to check at next service interval. 
Nov 2016

46700 mi
Car developed a vibration at idle. Dealer flashed new software per an outstanding TIB. 
Jan 2017

49000 mi
Windshield washer pump quit working. New pump was installed under warranty. Comfort Access functionality began working irregularly on passenger side. Doors would lock and unlock multiple times if standing with the key near front passenger door. The door handle was replaced. 
Apr 2017

51000 mi

US $20
OBD2 port had a damaged pin. Was either a problem from the factory or the dealer damaged it. Didn't find problem until after warranty expired. 
Aug 2017

55000 mi
Engine electronic thermostat failed and caused a check engine light to come on. Dealer replaced the thermostat. BMW has extended the warranty of the thermostat to 120k miles. 
BMW X1 in New Mexico, United States
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

48300 mi
Turbo oil line replaced. Implemented by BMW service advisor and covered by a Technical Service Bulletin. Check engine light came on. Code indicated thermostat heating line had shorted. Thermostat failed open. Service advisor indicated there is a recall for this part. 
Jun 2017

58000 mi

US $250
Windshield cracked. There was no impact by anything immediately beforehand. The total cost for replacement at Safelite was $435. Owner responsible for $250 deductible. 
Oct 2017

63500 mi

US $950
Valve cover gasket leaking oil. Oil leak returned in about a week. Valve cover then diagnosed as having a crack. Valve cover replaced to repair oil leak from crack 
Feb 2018

70219 mi

US $250
Car was losing about 1 cup of coolant per week. Radiator leak diagnosed and radiator was replaced. 
BMW X1 in Arizona, United States
Jun 2013 - Sep 2017
Jul 2015

14300 mi
Service engine soon light. Dealer said is due for service (oil & brake fluid change, filters, etc). Service done. Also rear tires replaced. Dealer found loose wire causing "service engine soon" light. Wire re-connected. Light now on again:( 
Dec 2015

20000 mi
Service engine soon light on again. Dealer reset again. light no longer coming on. 
BMW X1 in Alabama, United States
Jun 2013 - Sep 2015
May 2015

16000 mi
SERVICE ENGINE SOON light came on. Had no other symptoms of a problem. Technician determined the fuel tank leak diagnosis pump had failed. Pump replaced. 
BMW X1 in California, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

50000 mi
bluetooth and usb computer died 
Jun 2017

57000 mi

US $325
Engine Check Light post 50,000 warranty. spent 1.5 days diagnosing as it looked like issue with spark plug in cylinder 1 at first. More research & Testing pointed to Thermostat sticking open. 
BMW X1 in California, United States
Feb 2017 - Jun 2018
May 2017

29000 mi
Entertainment/information system not functioning properly 
Feb 2018

40000 mi
Radiator replaced due to minor loss of coolant noted over time. 

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2014 BMW X1 4dr SUV

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

BMW X1 in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2016 - Apr 2019
Oct 2017

72000 mi
Thermostat 
Mar 2019

87000 mi

US $1200
Valve cover gasket needed to be replaced. Expensive repair because everything has to come off and you need to buy a new plastic valve cover. 
BMW X1 in Great Britain
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
Sep 2015

23000 mi
Felt was added to passenger dash area to fix creaking around AC vents. 
BMW X1 in New Hampshire, United States
Jun 2013 - Apr 2017
Dec 2016

34000 mi
In order to keep using BMW Connected Services, I had to bring my car in for a hardware retrofit. After the retrofit I am experiencing intermittent problems with BMW Connected Services and I have to bring my car back again. 
BMW X1 in Massachusetts, United States
May 2013 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

56200 mi
thermostat 
BMW X1 in Illinois, United States
Sep 2015 - Sep 2018
Aug 2018

61000 mi

US $700
Thermostat replacement 
BMW X1 in Texas, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Jan 2016

US $350
replaced failed thermostat 
BMW X1 in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2017 - Apr 2019
Oct 2018

52000 mi
Acceleration was hesitant. Thermostat was replaced. Computer was reprogrammed, now just holds lower gears for longer. Steering is now not as precise and car feels wobbly at high speeds. 
BMW X1 in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

34720 mi
Comfort Access stopped working. Replace module under warranty. 
BMW X1 in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

30000 mi
Check engine light came on. Dealer updated the software which corrected it. Work performed under warranty. 
BMW X1 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2016 - Mar 2018
Jul 2017

42160 mi
Problem was varying amounts of bluish smoke from exhaust when starting car. Dealer reported broken wastegate linkage and faulty oil line and faulty coolant line, and replaced turbo actuator with linkage, and replaced oil feed line and coolant line (to the turbocharger, I think) 
BMW X1 in Virginia, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2017
Aug 2015

5000 mi
vehicle had error message "Vehicle start malfunction" dealer replaced remote key for push button start. 3 miles after picking up car message returned, dealer finally replaced ribbon cable, problem fixed. 
BMW X1 in New Mexico, United States
Aug 2013 - Sep 2013
Sep 2013 Had severe loss of power day I brought it home, then again a week later. Learned of an intent to recall issued two days after bought it, but no parts until December. Dealer bought car back. 
BMW X1 in Wisconsin, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2016
Jan 2014

10000 mi
Replaced sensor in passenger seat that was causing airbag system fault 
Jul 2015

53200 mi
Replace steering shaft Replaced front differential pinion seal Replace blower motor 
Jun 2016

82000 mi

US $375
Replace thermostat and coolant 
BMW X1 in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2014 - Apr 2017
Sep 2014

5000 mi
Engine failed (faulty fuel injectors) during trip. 
BMW X1 in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

37000 mi
Loud squeaking sound. Fixed under warranty 

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2014 BMW X1 4dr SUV

turbocharged 180hp 2.0L I4 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X1 in Ontario, Canada
May 2013 - Jun 2017
Aug 2013

3660 mi
Light came on on the dashboard while driving indicating that there was a problem with the airbag. Took the car to BMW and they determined it was a faulty sensor for the knee airbag. Sensor was replaced the following day free of charge. 

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2013 BMW X1

Engine not specified

BMW X1 in South Carolina, United States
Mar 2014 - Jul 2014
Apr 2014

2000 mi
Replace fuel injector 

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2013 BMW X1 4dr SUV

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

BMW X1 in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2015 - Sep 2016
Apr 2015

15700 mi
Periodic restarting of navigation system. New nav system replaced. 
BMW X1 in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Sep 2015
Aug 2013

8900 mi

US $10
Low coolant warning, added coolant. Coolant leak? Low engine oil, added 1qt oil. 
Nov 2013

9000 mi
Engine Malfunction warning - "Valvetronic System Deactivated Adjustment Fault". Replaced Valvetronic motor, eccentric shaft, gasket, needle bearings. Coolant leak - Replaced pressure expansion tank cap 
May 2015

23000 mi

US $1900
Replaced cracked windshield, hit by a rock. Very expensive replacement by BMW. BMW windshield required for lease return. 
BMW X1 in Virginia, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

22000 mi

US $500
can't remember the exact issue, AC system not working, had to be replaced 
BMW X1 in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
May 2017

33000 mi
BMW Assist 
BMW X1 in Alberta, Canada
Dec 2013 - Dec 2014
Jul 2014

11160 mi

C $50
The indash monitoring system indicated that the coolant was low. Added 750ml of 50/50 antifreeze 
Dec 2014

13640 mi
It appears that the head gasket has failed. There is evidence of coolant washing 4 cylinders. There is also evidence of water in the oil (from oil analysis). 

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2013 BMW X1 4dr SUV

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

BMW X1 in New Mexico, United States
Dec 2013 - May 2014
May 2014

23333 mi

US $578
Replaced Breytone wheel and painted to match other wheels. 
BMW X1 in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2013 - Jan 2014
Aug 2013

9000 mi
Fuel injector replaced 
BMW X1 in California, United States
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

39700 mi
Service engine light. Dealer replaced thermostat. Covered by warranty. 
BMW X1 in California, United States
Oct 2013 - Jun 2018
Nov 2013

15000 mi
low coolant. Pressure tested, no leak found Check engine light came on. 
Jun 2016

58000 mi

US $460
Thermostat heater failed. Took two trips to repair, initial replacement part was bad. 
Jun 2017

76000 mi

US $100
One headlight bulb had failed 

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2013 BMW X1 4dr SUV

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

BMW X1 in Florida, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

37000 mi

US $600
Turbo wastegate 
May 2018

37000 mi

US $350
Service engine soon light on. Replaced thermostat, cooling flush and refilled 
BMW X1 in Georgia, United States
Jan 2017 - Jun 2018
Oct 2017

10000 mi
Failure of passenger seat restraint system warning light keeps going off. problem fixed by moving passenger seat back all the way. Don't know what is causing this. It seems to be temperature related. It only happens when outside temperature is above 70 degrees. The repair was unsuccessful. 
BMW X1 in Delaware, United States
Mar 2017 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

83000 mi

US $660
Rotors, Pads, and brake hardware replaced. Thrust arms replaced, Cracked inner bushings, 
BMW X1 in Colorado, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

34500 mi
Ventilation fan had a high pitch whine. fan unit was replaced 
Oct 2017

57800 mi
engine is smoking and is not stopping smoking at start up and warm up. white smoke. Repair is not defined at this time, vehicle is still in the BMW garage. 
BMW X1 in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Mar 2015
Mar 2013

8000 mi
One of the steering headlights failed, giving an error message. The headlight was replaced. It took two days to get the part. I have to say I was very impressed, I got use of an X1 loaner and they also updated the NAV software. 
Dec 2013

21000 mi
Both sideview mirrors were not heating to defog. Both mirror glass pieces replaced. 
Jan 2014 When changing the oil, the technician cross threaded the drain plug. A repair was attempted using a threaded insert. Now the oil pan will be replaced. Part is on order, from Germany, they are expecting 10-12 days for delivery. 
Apr 2014

24500 mi
Thermostat replaced. The car produced a "service engine soon" light. Side view mirrors replaced again due to not heating to defog. 
BMW X1 in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2017 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

57000 mi
Engine malfunction error. Reduced Power. Dealer said it was a misconfiguration with air sensors 
BMW X1 in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

64000 mi
Dealer replaced comfort access door handle that failed 
Jun 2018

72000 mi

US $50
Turbo actuator replaced, valve cover gasket replaced Front differential replaced due to leaking fluid Thermostat replaced 
BMW X1 in Quebec, Canada
May 2017 - Apr 2018
Oct 2017

52700 mi

C $75
Front Right top plate noisy. 
Apr 2018

56420 mi
Car stalls out when selected into drive when cold. Seems ok after restart. Will repeat occasionally when started cold. No repair attempted yet. Squeaky rear suspension started on right side now seems to be coming from both sides. Suspect corrosion on bushing. Will troubleshoot as soon as weather warms up. 
BMW X1 in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2012 - May 2016
Dec 2012

1240 mi
Front right headlight washer replaced 
BMW X1 in Tennessee, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2019
May 2016

28000 mi
Shuddering on acceleration, mainly at low speeds and only with some throttle openings Driver's seat belt would sometimes not extend. 
Aug 2016

33000 mi
Transfer case replaced under warranty; this caused the shuddering on acceleration reported in May, 2016. 
Jun 2017

41000 mi

US $400
Replace spark plugs 
Jun 2018

523000 mi

US $250
Car computer said brake fluid needed replacing. 
Jun 2019

66000 mi

US $200
Alignment done by Firestone left both front tires with significant non-symmetrical wear. Had to replace both. Per dealer, alignment done by them is very different and thus perhaps should not be done outside of dealer. 
BMW X1 in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2012 - Sep 2015
Nov 2014

31000 mi
Leaking air conditioning, still waiting to get the car back 
BMW X1 in Nova Scotia, Canada
May 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

70060 mi

C $54
After market alloys 

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