BMW Complaints

  • 1264 Complaints
  • 102 Crashes
  • 35 Fires
  • 87 Injuries
  • 2 Fatalities
  • A total of 1264 complaints have been filed with NHTSA for vehicles that are model year 2015 or newer. 6.9%, or 87 of those complaints have caused some degree of injury. 8.1%, or 102 were crash related, and 2.8%, or 35 complaints describe fire-related incidents.

Recent Complaints

Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: Mar-14, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 16:44 May-12, 2021

I have a diesel that the scr tank that holds the diesel emission fluid has a faulty level sensor p203e error code. A. Check engine iight is always on. Bmw has extended warranty of 10 yr/120,000 miles. Several of the diesel bmw have this tank aspart of the extended warranty but not mine. Light has been on for a year.

2018 BMW 640I
Parts: STRUCTURELANE DEPARTUREFORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
  • Date of Incident: Dec-21, 2018
  • Date complaint filed: 13:37 May-12, 2021

The car on my right changed lanes and and hit the front of my car. Photo's of damage attached. The damage was to the right side of the bumper and panel on the front side. Police report attached. The carfax report printed 5/5/2021 shows damaged areas as front, right and rear. The damage was limited to the side front only and the car was drivable to the repair shop. The accident occurred 12/21/2018.

2015 BMW 428I
Parts: SERVICE BRAKES
  • Date of Incident: May-11, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 10:37 May-12, 2021

Vacuum pump leaking oil into brake booster. Engine oil leaking into brake booster damaged master cylinder causing the car not to brake potentially causing a crash. We noticed the brakes not functioning correctly while driving on city streets.

Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: Dec-20, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 May-11, 2021

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2016 BMW X4. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING 30 MPH, THE VEHICLE LOSS MOTIVE POWER. THE VEHICLE DROVE OVER A CURB CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE SUSPENSION. THE CONTACT HAD THE VEHICLE TOWED TO A REPAIR SHOP WHERE AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC INSPECTED THE VEHICLE AND STATED THAT THE CAUSE OF THE FAILURE WAS A FAULTY TIMING CHAIN. THE SUSPENSION DAMAGE WAS REPAIRED HOWEVER, THE ENGINE WAS NOT REPAIRED. BMW OF OWINGS MILLS (9702 REISTERSTOWN RD, OWINGS MILLS, MD 21117, (410) 902-8700) WAS CONTACTED AND PROVIDED AN ESTIMATE FOR THE ENGINE REPAIR/REPLACEMENT. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT YET REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 90,000.

2015 BMW R1200 GS ADVENTURE
Parts: SERVICE BRAKES
  • Date of Incident: Jun-01, 2017
  • Date complaint filed: 23:13 May-10, 2021

When you apply the rear brake, the brake pedal gets mushy to the point it will not stop the vehicle

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