BMW 540I Electrical System problems : 4.
The Contact Owns A 2000 bmw 540i. While Driving Less Than 70 Mph, The Passenger Compartment In The Vehicle Filled With Smoke. The Contact Pulled The Vehicle Over And Called The Police And Fire Departments. It Was Determined That There Was An electrical Problem. The Insurance Company Refused To Pay For Any Damage Because There Were No Flames. An Analysis Was Performed By bmw. The Current Mileage Was 149,900. Updated 12/11/08. *lj Updated 12/11/08
0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 140000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBADN6347YG. BMW 540I 2000 problem was reported in TYNGSEORO, MA. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20000101. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. BMW 540I 2000 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 70 mph. DEALER’S NAME: TULLEY BMW . DEALER’S CITY: NASHUA . DEALER’S STATE CODE: NH.
Jan 10, 2008
Engine Fire: Electronic Thermostat Wires Overheated And Caused Wires And electrical Connectors To Burn. Smoke Entered The Cabin While Driving And Vehicle Performance Has Been Degraded. *tr
Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 109000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBADN6347YG. BMW 540I 2000 problem was reported in DIX HILLS, NY. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. VEHICLE SPEED: 35 mph.
Oct 08, 2010
Like 80% Of Owners Of bmw 540i, 740i, 740il, X5 Owners From Years 1999-2003 Suffer From Factory Defect Variable Valve Timing Units Or As bmw Calls It Vanos. The Parts On The Inside Cause Terrible Diesel Type Noises. I’ve Talked To Many Certified Mechanics Who Have Told Me If Affects How The Engine Runs And Performs. *tt
Mileage was 80000 miles. BMW 540I 2000 problem was reported in PHOENIX, AZ. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
Oct 27, 2011
Wiring Harness In Loom At Connection Between Body And Trunk Lid Is Showing Cracked Wires Which Can Lead To A Variety Of Symptoms When Wires Short. Trunk Will Only Open Manually With Key. Key Fob Remote And Inside Vehicle Trunk Release Do Not Work. Trunk Cannot Be Opened When Doors Are Unlocked Using Trunk Handle. Other Symptoms Include Many False Dashboard Warning Indicators Ranging From Low Coolant, Trunk Lid Not Closed, Etc. Wiring Short Could Be Fire Hazard. Many Example Cases Can Be Found Here Http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=397245. *tr
0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 104000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBADN6346YG. BMW 540I 2000 problem was reported in PITTSBURGH, PA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS.
Nov 15, 2012
2000 BMW 540I problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used BMW 540I, driving a 2000 BMW 540I, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Electrical System problems and defects.