Equipment Problems of BMW 535

BMW 535 owners have reported 27 equipment related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 5 most common equipment problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment (21 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's adaptive equipment (3 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Equipment related problems of BMW 535

  Recently reported Equipment problems of BMW 535

The Equipment problem

BMW 2009 535 xi owner. Out of all of the times taking the car for service for various reasons, I decided to look for information regarding my latest issue. Twin turbo. I was told the rear turbo was bad and it is recommended to do both.   Read details...

The Adaptive Equipment problem

The huge reflection of the dashbord speacker and headup display instrument on the midle of the driver windshield field of view , is covering more that 60% of the driver field of view, which create an very unsafe driving mode .   Read details...

The Owners/service Manual problem

The driver's side door will not open with the door handle. The door lock was jammed into the locked position and would not unlock without actuating the electric door unlock system. The door could not be unlocked manually. This has happened several times intermittently.   Read details...

The Air Conditioner problem

This complaint has to do with BMW model 535i air conditioner for vehicles with a production date prior to 2013. The ac condenser is known for premature failure due to corrosion, as identified in BMW service bulletin si b64 10 15 (attached).   Read details...

The Electrical Jack problem

Insulation crumbling on all wiring inside both headlight (driver and passenger sides) units resulting in malfunctioning headlights, running lights, and marker lights. Unfortunately, a common problem and a huge safety concern. Issue is exacerbated but not caused by heat.   Read details...

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