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2007 BMW 525i

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2007 BMW 525i Problems

Engine -- Verified

Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

A creak or squeak can be heard from the top of the front or rear doors. This noise is most noticeable when the windows are fully up. The noise is caused by the decay of the flocking material on the door seals. New door seals, Teflon tape, special lube, or a combination of all of these may be needed to eliminate the noise.

2007 BMW 525i Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., November 12, 2013

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The front passenger seat contains a mat that determines the presence and size of a seat occupant. This input to the airbag controller helps to determine if and how forcefully the passenger airbag should deploy in the event of a crash. The detection mat can develop cracks and fail. If this were to occur, the airbag would not deploy as expected, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will repair the occupant detection mat to eliminate the possibility it may crack. Additionally certain vehicles will receive and extended warranty on the front passenger seat occupant detection mat.

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Electrical & Lights, March 23, 2012

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The insulated connector for the positive battery cable may have been incorrectly attached to the trunk floor panel, which can lead to a loosening of the bolt connection. Loosening of the connection can cause an increase in electrical resistance and overheating of the cable connection, which could lead to a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use. As a precaution, owners are advised to park outside until the remedy has been completed. Dealers will secure the battery bolt cable connection as necessary to correct this concern.


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2007 BMW 525i Questions and Answers

pic2pay, 2007 BMW 525i, Birmingham, AL

loss of sound in the car

Ginger64, 2007 BMW 525i, Nixon, TX

I had my oil changed and brake fruid changed. How do I reset it?

Visitor, 2007 BMW 525i, Bloomington, IN

A musty smell comes from the vents when you first start the engine. It doesn't stay long. Or at least I don't notice it.

Visitor, 2007 BMW 525i, San Francisco, CA

suspension problems, bolt joints, bushings, and sensor on the rack and pinion

chris the barber, 2007 BMW 525i, Starke, FL

Im hearing a tapping noise from the top of the motor when car is idiling ! Had car service to my local BMW Dealership , pushrods and lifters were changed! car has 60,000 miles on it . Strated car t...

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2007 BMW 525i Reviews

Never, ever buy it.. I own 2007 bmw 5, all i do is repair, had many Audi's never spend that much than on this peace of shit!

Once ny transmission is warm, it begins to slip. The shift is hard when i stop. i have to feather the pedal to speed up so the car wont jerk. I have taken it to BMW several times and the "RESET" the transmission. A few days later it goes back to slipping. Any suggestions?

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