Car Problem Reports
BMW 530i Transmission failure
BMW 530i Problem
Model Year Affected: 2004
Drive Train Affected: Automatic Transmission
Average Mileage: 63,500 mi (52,000 mi - 80,500 mi)
Took the car to the BMW dealer for a routine check-up (valve cover oil leakage + messed-up computer screen messages + engine starting difficulties + scheduled maintenance LEVEL II) and they came back with a repair estimate of over $9,000 (Sundry items + transmission replacement)! Is there a way anyone can explain, let alone justify, that a 2004 BMW 530i with less than 52K very carefully-driven miles (only one very minor body dent) should need a transmission replacement?
Visitor, 2004 BMW 530i, Automatic Transmission, 80,500 mi
Both the transmission and the engine were suddenly dead on a highway bridge. So the car is totally. The only thing I want say I will spread the words: Don't Buy BMW!
Visitor, 2004 BMW 530i, Automatic Transmission, 58,000 mi
car had to be taken in to replace transmission but we ended up buying a 550i 2011 at Mike Smith in Beaumont Tx.The transmission malfunction failure light would come on sometime but the car could still be driven. service said it was 4th gear and had to be replaced. Also had problems with car not cooling and heating properly