2007 BMW 530I Electrical System problems & defects.

BMW 530I Electrical System problems : 6.

Vehicle Sent Error Message About Passenger Side Airbag Failure In The Am, Complete electrical System Failure In The Evening When I Went To Return Home. Dealer Found Water In Trunk, Below Spare Tire. Trunk Above Spare Tire Was Dry, No Signs Of Moisture. We Experienced Heavy Rainfall On 3/17. electrical System Is Fried – Vehicle Is Inoperable. Appears To Be Failed Sunroof Water Seals Per bmw Service Bulletin Si B 61 13 06. In My Professional Opinion As A Mechanical Engineer, This Is A Design Flaw. Multiple Owners’ Forums Concur. *kb

Mileage was 62175 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBANE73597C. BMW 530I 2007 problem was reported in PASADENA, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. BMW 530I 2007 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Mar 18, 2012

My 2007 bmw 530i Engine Caught Fire On April 15 The Moment Car Was Ignited In The Early Morning. I Was With My Wife And 2.5 Years Old Son At The Time Of Incident. It Could Have Been A Major Disaster Or Even Blast If We Were Not Home Or With Fire Extinguisher To Control The Fire On Time. We Reported About This Life-threatening Incident To bmw Na Multiple Times But Their Customer Service Representative From Corporate Headquarters Betsy Hohmann Called Our Concerns As Hypothetical Unless There Were Personal Injuries Involved. bmw Of Fremont Service Center Identified That Pcv Heated Hose Shorted Out And Burnt Other Components. The Wire Harness And Intake Manifold Were Burnt Out And Melted. The Dealership Verbally Accepted This Issue A Design Flaw That Caused Almost 6-9 Inches Flames Inside The Engine. bmw Na Customer Service Offered A Deal To Fix The Problem As Long As We Sign A Confidential Nda To Hide The Facts. bmw Na Also Recommended Us To Sell This Car After Repairs But We Don’t Want To Risk Anyone Else⿿s Life By Not Disclosing The Fire Even If We Agree To bmw Na’s Proposed Resolution. Our Confidence In bmw Brand Has Already Shaken From The Outcome Of Our Conversations Because After All This Is The Matter Of Customer Life, Safety, Trust And Brand. *tr

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 82585 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBANE73537C. BMW 530I 2007 problem was reported in FREMONT, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Apr 15, 2013

The Headlights, Driving Lights Are All Shorted Out. This Was A Dangerous Situation As It Happened At Night. When Taken To My Mechanic, He Told Me That It Is A Common Fault On bmw‘s. That The Wiring For All The Lights Is Made From Recycled Plastic And With The Heat From Outside And The Engine The Insulation Completely Deteriorates. He Showed My Bare Wires Everywhere And If You Touch The Insulation It Just Crumbles Away. How Could A $55,000 Car Have Such Poor Wiring That Is Can Create A Dangerous And Possibly Fatal Accident. To Me There Should Be A Complete Recall Of Affected Vehicles.*jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 76000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBANE735X7C. BMW 530I 2007 problem was reported in BOCA RATON, FL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. BMW 530I 2007 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 20 mph.

July 16, 2013

Warning Light Came On Stating electrical Malfunction Then Several Other Warning Lights Came On And Was Lit Up Like A Christmas Tree. The Odometer Area Starting Going Haywire. It Was Like The Car Was Possessed !! *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 84500 miles. BMW 530I 2007 problem was reported in HOT SPRINGS, AR. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Jan 01, 2014

The Sheating On My Headlight’s Wiring Is Flaking Off Which Could Lead To Potential Fires. I Was Quoted $1500 Per Headlight To Replace Them With The Same Crappy Headlight Housings That Are Made With The Same Material That Will Eventually Do The Same Thing. All I Need Is To Have The Car Parked In My Garage And It Causing A Fire That Could Burn Down Our Home Or Worst Injure My Family.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 96500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBANE73567C. BMW 530I 2007 problem was reported in NEW CANEY, TX. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

July 07, 2014

All Active Xenon Headlight Wiring Protective Coating Is/has Flaked Off Exposing Wires, Making It Vulnerable To electrical Short, Lose Of Driving Lights And Potential Fire Hazard .

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 146000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBANE73527C. BMW 530I 2007 problem was reported in DEQUINCY, LA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Dec 23, 2014

2007 BMW 530I problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used BMW 530I, driving a 2007 BMW 530I, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Electrical System problems and defects.

1 Response

  1. Angela R Shaffer September 3, 2017 / 9:53 pm

    I have a BMW 2007 530i the windshield wipers won’t stop the navigation screen keeps going on and off air conditioning radio keep coming on and off we had a a OBD machine hooked up to it and here are the codes p1408, p1407, u12b, u1101

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