BMW 740IL Seats Front Assembly Seat Heater, Cooler problems : 1.
While Returning From Church Today My Left Buttocks Got Hot…had The A/c On Since It Was Warm Outside. Reached Back And It Was Very Hot…then Smelled Smoke. Was Able To Pull Over Quickly And Stop Car. The Leather Seat Was Smoking And Had Burned A Hole About The Size Of A Nickel And Through To My Pants. Discovered The Seat Heater Was On High…have No Idea How It Got Turned On. Nice Hole In Pants And Leather Seat. Any Reports Of This From Other bmw Owners? *tr
Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 104000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBAGH834X1D. BMW 740IL 2001 problem was reported in GREENSBORO, NC. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.
Nov 02, 2008
2001 BMW 740IL problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used BMW 740IL, driving a 2001 BMW 740IL, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Seats Front Assembly Seat Heater, Cooler problems and defects.