2006 BMW 650i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 BMW 650i
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2006 BMW 650i ProblemsNew Brake Pad Wear Sensor Design Will Prevent Squealing
If the brakes are squealing, there's a good chance it is the brake pad wear sensor. A new design was implemented in January 2006 and can be identified by its green color.
2006 BMW 650i QuestionsScreen went out totally. No clock navigation radio. Bluetooth etc. (1 answer)
Did the same for a short period of time a while back but came back on when restarting car. Fuses in trunk and glove box appear to be good as well as all connections. Any idea on the problem?
As a result I get the error when driving and know the car doors will not lock as well as opening the trunk.
2006 BMW 650i RecallsThe Positive Battery Cable Connection in the Trunk Can Overheat
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.
The brake system vacuum pump check valve can leak oil and contaminate the power brake booster. This can result in loss of power brake assist. Dealers will repair the vehicle as necessary free of charge to resolve concerns.
A static discharge from the fuel rails may affect the engine electronic control unit (ECU) and stall the engine in weather below freezing combined with low humidity. If the engine stalls, the driver may not be able to maintain speed or accelerate, and the power steering could fail, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will install two ground cables in the engine compartment free of charge. The recall began October 29, 2007.