BMW Complaints

  • 1193 Complaints
  • 99 Crashes
  • 31 Fires
  • 81 Injuries
  • 2 Fatalities
  • A total of 1193 complaints have been filed with NHTSA for vehicles that are model year 2015 or newer. 6.8%, or 81 of those complaints have caused some degree of injury. 8.3%, or 99 were crash related, and 2.6%, or 31 complaints describe fire-related incidents.

Recent Complaints

2020 BMW R 1250 GS
Parts: SERVICE BRAKES
  • Date of Incident: Feb-16, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 15:58 Feb-24, 2021

Excessive wear on rear braking components (pads). After 3000 miles, pads only had 3mm of material. The is a high degree of discoloration on the brake components. Issue is not attributed to user error (i. E. , riding the brakes). Bmw service has refused to address, stating brake components are not covered under warranty. I? M reporting this issue to the national highway traffic safety administration as part of? Due diligence? To collect safety related information with the 2020 bmw r1250gsa brake system. There might be a systemic issue with the calipers and possibly the abs pressure modulator. Non-user attributed excessive wear of the brake pads is indicative of some sort of mechanical issue that could impact the overall safety of the vehicle, such as loss of braking ability, total failure of the braking system with the potentially of wheel lock up should the system apply full braking to the rear wheel.

Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHERSERVICE BRAKESELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: Dec-24, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 11:06 Feb-24, 2021

The heater blower ceased working. The back brakes needed to be replaced for a 3rd time, and the factory never sealed the air filter for the engine properly.

Parts: LANE DEPARTURE
  • Date of Incident: Feb-08, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Feb-23, 2021

TL THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 BMW X5. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE ACTIVE BLIND SPOT DETECTION MALFUNCTION WARNING LIGHT WAS ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN UNKNOWN DEALER HOWEVER, THE VEHICLE HAD NOT BEEN OFFICIALLY DIAGNOSED NOR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT THE VIN WAS NOT UNDER RECALL. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 78,000.

Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • Date of Incident: Feb-18, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 13:14 Feb-22, 2021

While driving, heard a explosion. Stop and the sunroof glass had exploted.

2020 BMW X2
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • Date of Incident: Feb-21, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 11:57 Feb-22, 2021

While sitting at a traffic light with all the doors locked, the hatchback opened without any prompt from the key fob or door latch. The car was not moving, so i was able to use the door latch to close the back hatch. About 30 seconds later, the hatch unlatched to open, but the traffic light turned green and as soon as i lifted my foot off the brake, the hatch stopped opening and i was able to drive to a parking lot to fully close the hatch again.

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