BMW X5 xDrive Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your BMW X5 xDrive

BMW X5 xDrive Questions

I'm considering purchasing a 2010 X5 with 110,000 miles. Is this a good purchas (2 answers)

The cost is $18,000ish and $19,000ish with a 36/36 warranty? I check CarFax for the history. Shows it was a lease and had 3 prior owners. Each kept the maintenance up. No history of accidents or concerns. Is this a good buy?

What if the cost of Installing the side boards to my BMW X5 . Including the material. (1 answer)

cost of installing side boards

My X5 air vent runs intermittently hot in the vent mode; Any ideas? (1 answer)

The dealer tells me it is normal and that I should use the AC to keep thing climate controlled. The vent usually starts out blowing air at normal outside temperature but can suddenly turn hot not always when the engine is hot. Very uncomfortable problem. I hope someone can help.

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BMW X5 xDrive Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag free of charge to resolve the concern.

Head Protection System Air Bags Defective

The head protection system air bags may not inflate properly due to a connection issue with the air bag inflator gas generator. Dealers will replace the head protection system free of charge to resolve the concern.

Left Rear Seat Belt Not Securely Attached To The Vehicle

The left rear seat belt attachment point to the vehicle body may not be securely welded. This could result in the seat belt detaching during an accident. Dealers will replace the left rear seat frame free of charge to resolve the concern.

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BMW X5 xDrive Reviews

2009 X5d. great mileage, 26 combined, 29-30 hwy. Drives nice and is a great looking vehicle. Had the check engine light on and it took 7 times over two years to finally fix. BMW does not seem to really care about cusomer issues. Other issues: sunroof would not close, battery died once and has been fine ever since. The interior is nice and it is a great car, just wish I didn't have to spe...
I brought this car and many malfunctions have occurred. First, there is the malfunction with the transmission and i had to get it fix for 6k but thnx god it was under the warranty. Next the screw fell off from the pipe and the it would make so many noises, it is disturbing and annoying. Finally there is a leakage in the oil and told me to refill multiple times i brought it to the shop and i wan...
Overall a great car ; I bought the car brand spanking new in April 2009 and have enjoyed its dynamic performance and shape.... However there are two annoying problems : 1. The FUEL PUMP warning indicator RANDOMLY FLASHES ON, sometimes 20 times a day, then nothing for 2 weeks!! This combined with the ANNOYING RINGING Sound of the BMW NANNY WARNING system becomes very irritating. There is no loss...

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