BMW 535 owners have reported 37 power train related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 9 most common power train problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (27 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's driveshaft (3 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Power Train problems|
|Noises During Shifting problems|
|Transmission Not Engage problems|
|Vehicle Shudder problems|
|Transmission Failure problems|
|Transmission Solenoid problems|
|Transmission Slip Out Of Gear problems|
|Universal Joint problems|
Drivetrain malfunction is on may be due to a bad fuel pump or engine coils Read details...
My vehicle cut off while driving drive train/ drive shaft message came on which made my engine light come on shuddering with heavy shaking making weird noises which are the systems of a defected drive shaft same symptoms that apply to recall 17v067000 very scary my vehicle was just at BMW Read details...
As soon as I hit the start button, a second later, - jolt or clunk - it's not happened all starts. Some starts with noise some doesn't. It sounds like its from the gearbox but when outside sounds like its from the diff area. Occasionally the car even rocks. Read details...
For over the past year, the (small) engine light has been repeatedly & constantly going on/off. I've had sensors, spark plugs, tubes & everything under the sun replaced and have taken (or towed in most cases) the car to many different auto repair shops for multiple quotes & repairs. Read details...
Once again nearly a month after my 2013 535i had its high pressure fuel pump replaced by BMW. The car decides to lose all power and not want to accelerate again while traveling on the freeway. The check engine light and drivetrain malfunction lights came on and the vehicle began shaking and Read details...