2008 BMW 750Li Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 BMW 750Li
2008 BMW 750Li Problems
There are reports of various interior trim parts peeling including center console buttons, storage tray buttons, door sill entry covers, b-pillar trims, and kick panels.
The front thrust rod bushings—also referred to as tension strut bushings—are known to fail occasionally. The oil-filled rubber mounts weaken and crack over time, causing a mushy road feel and shuddering in the steering wheel when going over bumps.
Error is....drive moderately. Turn signal won't disengage when wheel is straightened up from a turn. Repair is to replace the steering angle sensor. Around 825$ at non dealer Bmw authorized repair shop.
2008 BMW 750Li Questions
Dealer claims A pillar, B Pillar and head liner need to be removed to gain access. $$$$$ has to be simpler solution.
computer reported oil level as ok at 33704 miles and at 35743 reported oil level down one quart, and stability unsafe if hard cornering or dast acceleration occurs gefore oil level fixed. both alarms ended when i added a quart of oil. what gives?
2008 BMW 750Li Recalls
The affected vehicles have an electronic key and an electronic connection between the gear shifter and the transmission (shift-by-wire) that automatically shifts the transmission to Park when the driver presses the Start/Stop button to shutdown the engine. If the driver presses the engine Start/Stop button 2 or 3 times within a short time interval, the system may shift the transmission to Neutral rather than Park.
If the driver exits the vehicle with the transmission in Neutral and the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll away. Unattended rollaway incidents often result in a crash or cause injury to pedestrians in the path of the vehicle. Vehicle owners will be notified, but the revised software remedy will not be available until March 2013.
2008 BMW 750Li Reviews
49,000 miles on my '08 750LI. I had a couple of minor problems: peeling buttons, door struts, but it was all fixed under warranty. I have issues with the DTC which seems to engage even when it's not on and doesn't allow the car to accelerate. This only occurs when it's wet, but the car is literally paralized in some cases. Also, when I punch the accelerator, 50% of the time the rpm's will rev...
Purchased certified vehicle. Cabin smells of trans fluid but can't see any leaks under car. Shifts hard between 1st and 2nd acceleration is not smooth tends to downshift to much.