BMW 540I Exterior Lighting problems : 2.
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
The Contact Owns A 2000 bmw 540i. The Contact Stated That The Brake Lights Remained Illuminated, Causing Them To Overheat And Melt The Casing. The Vehicle Was Taken To The Dealer Where The Technician Advised That The Vehicle Was Not Included In Nhtsa Campaign Number: 00v048000 (exterior Lighting). The Manufacturer Was Made Aware Of The Failure. The Vehicle Was Not Repaired. The Vin Was Not Available. The Failure And Current Mileage Was 99,021.
Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 99021 miles. BMW 540I 2000 problem was reported in TUCSON, AZ. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
Oct 22, 2013
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 Exterior Lighting problems and defects.