BMW 540I Engine problems : 2.
The Contact Owns A 2000 bmw 540i. The Contact Stated That After Shifting Into Reverse, The Engine Seized Without Warning. The Vehicle Was Taken To An Independent Mechanic For Diagnosis Where It Was Advised That The Vehicle Experienced A Hydro-lock Failure. The Vehicle Was Not Repaired And Manufacturer Was Not Notified. The Approximate Failure Mileage Was 180,000. *tr
0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 180000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBADN634XYG. BMW 540I 2000 problem was reported in ELIZABETH, NJ. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS.
June 10, 2013
The Contact Owns A 2000 bmw 540i. The Contact Stated That While Driving 10 Mph, She Heard A Loud Noise As Metal Shards Started To Fall From The Engine Compartment. The Contact Mentioned That The Check Engine And The Coolant Warning Lamps Were Illuminated Before The Vehicle Stalled. The Contact Stated That After Inspecting The Vehicle, She Noticed That The Clutch Fan Had Become Separated And Coolant Was Leaking. The Vehicle Was Towed To The Dealer Where The Technician Diagnosed That The Clutch Fan Was Fractured And Cutting Through The Engine Compartment. The Manufacturer Made Aware Of The Failure. The Vehicle Was Repaired. The Vin Was Not Available. The Failure And Current Mileage Was 130,000.
0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 130000 miles. BMW 540I 2000 problem was reported in LEWES, DE. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 10 mph.
Dec 11, 2013
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