The bolt heads are popping off on all the cars, resulting in potential catastrophic engine damage at speed and minimally thousands of dollars in repair costs. It stalled in Florida while entering an intersection then again in Delaware at 3:30 in the morning and 13 degrees! I have maintained this car with care and other than the oil leak from the broken bolts the car is in perfect condition - but is no longer drivable. My mechanic said that this oil leak could have caused an engine fire if I had let it go. However changes were made to the steering column, footrest, door trims, door latch, airbags and electronic software and the car was retested achieving its four-star rating. This June, 's 5 Series gets three major enhancements--and none of them is controversial: the high-tech 3. They should have never used aluminum bolts as fasteners for this engine.
In late 2004, the Touring models were introduced. On automatic transmission models, a shifter replaced the mechanical version and shift paddles were available for the first time on a 5 Series model outside of the M5. In some cases you need to pull over immediately to prevent damage while in others you merely need to tighten you gas cap next time you stop in order to reset the service engine soon light. The E60 was the first 5 Series in 22 years where the was not angled towards the driver, however the E60's successor returned to angling the centre console towards the driver. Mechanically, the 5 Series gained the new engines and transmissions from the. Throttleless Valvetronic valvetrain and a three-stage intake manifold boost output to 255 horsepower and 220 pound-feet while trimming fuel consumption almost 10 percent. Archived from on 12 February 2012.
I have never owned a car with issues like this. All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. All of these issue's should be part of a recall. We had it towed to a local service shop and they replaced the belt but stated the engine had no compression towed car to a second shop and got the same opinion the engine had no compression. When I got the re not only was the battery dead, nothing on my list was done! The extended roofline envelops an extra 0. The last funfwagen carried 32. I found that the same problem happened common.
I brought it to the shop it did it on the mechanic but he could not determine the cause. Keeping the oil level up to the require level for the past year. Models included the 520Li, 523Li, 525Li, and 530Li. As part of the 2007 facelift, the iDrive system was upgraded. Currently, unless the broken bolt pieces are recovered the engine may have complete failure while driving and cause an accident.
Otherwise the dipstick will read slightly low. This took three different attempts to fix. This is a known problem. There was no warning lights or messages on the dash. They came right off when I pulled them up by hand.
To me, this is not a normal maintenance item, not to mention the potential for fire and possible injury. Bolts were found in oil pan which could have damaged engine and caused failure. Styling changes were relatively subtle, and included revised headlights, tail lights and front bumper. As standard they included an intercom system and panic alarm. I have since had the car 5 month and I has been in the shop 5 weeks so far.
These bolts are non serviceable and should never be removed, when broken they cause massive oil leaks and possibly fire. I expect there shall be a recall for this defect. It was sold from 2003 to 2010 and was available as a 4-door sedan E60 model code and as a 5-door wagon E61 model code, marketed as 'Touring'. The M5 model was introduced in 2005 and is powered by the S85 V10 engine. The car just died while taking my wife to work. A self-leveling rear air suspension helps keep loads of over 1300 pounds on an even keel.
It has a firearm bracket in the rear center armrest. The only way to know there is a problem is an oil leak beneath the car. Checking the oil in a 530xi is fairly easy and should be done once a month. I drive normally and aluminum screws are not acceptable for a high performance car and it broke off that easy with normal driving condition. Recently I took my car in for an oil change and they told me I had a leak in 3 different places.
Flashing Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is flashing, stop driving your 530xi and have it towed to your nearest mechanic - you probably have a very serious problem with your car and you risk ruining your engine by driving it. The E60 was replaced by the in 2010. Traction also is improved when the rear tires are on glare ice. The interior also included a , active width adjustment seats and active headrests. The fifth generation introduced various new electronic features, including the iDrive infotainment system, head-up display, active cruise control, active steering, adaptive headlights, night vision, lane departure warning and voice control. If you are unsure about what your diagnostic trouble codes mean; have your 530xi diagnosed by a professional automotive technician.