BMW 535 owners have reported 12 problems related to car stall (under the engine and engine cooling category). The most recently reported issues are listed below.
Driving if freeway 65 mph, all the sudden car stalled lost power I drove it off the freeway the steering wheel was very hard to turn, try to startup the car did not start called aaa for tow truck after 15 min I start the car, start fined and no problem, to BMW USA made appointment with BMW dealer 4 days later was available for service, the day before my appointment, after dropped my daughter the car stalled in middle of the street cause bad traffic called tow truck again waited after 15 min started everything was fined but I tow it to BMW dealer to check it. Idrive should fuel pump once flashed. This is very dangerous .
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My car is stalling while I'm driving. " engine malfunction reduce power " the code is ( p 3090 ) . . It's very unsafe . I don't have power to move it to the side of the road safely. . I drive mainly interstates I 75 and i475 to macon georgia.
The contact owns a 2009 BMW 535i. While driving various speeds, the vehicle stalled on several occasions without warning. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, but the failure was unable to be duplicated. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 85,000.
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My car stalled while driving around 50 mph on a 4-lane highway on 13 may 2016. It stopped in the middle of the road blocking traffic. I was able to back the car off the road (into oncoming traffic) with much difficulty because all systems were shut down. I called aaa and waited. The car started after I waited about 20 minutes and I cancelled the aaa tow. This happened several times before, the last time was when I had about 70,000 miles on the car. The car was recalled, I took it to the dealer and it did not happen again until last week. I now have 135,000 miles on the car. This is a very dangerous issue. I had to authorize the prescribed repair. This seems to be recurring defect that BMW should repair in all of these cars. Dealer tells be that it is a fuel pump and filter problem. This is not what was repaired at 70,000 miles.
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The contact owns a 2011 BMW 535i. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 10 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the engine cylinder misfired. In addition, the spark plugs, the ignition coils, the fuel pump, and the fuel injectors needed to be replaced and the software needed to be updated. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 38,000.
Tl- the contact owns a 2013 BMW 535i. The contact stated that while braking at the stop the vehicle stalled without warning. The steering failed and the vehicle was unable to stop from rolling down a hill. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the technician stated that they could not find a failure. The vehicle was reprogrammed and the manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage 12,000. Sr.
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During highway traveling upon acceleration to change lanes the car began to lose power and stall. A engine malfunction light came/reduced power. I had to drive the car about 45 mph because it began to shake as if it was going to cut off. Dealership advised that is was not the hpfp (high pressure fuel pump). I was told that all six fuel injectors needed to be replaced. This car can be very dangerous to drive on the highway because of its unreliability!.
The contact owns a 2013 BMW 535i. The contact stated that while driving 3 mph through two inches of water, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle failed to restart and was towed to the dealer for diagnosis. The contact was informed that the engine had hydro-locked and would need to be replaced. The replacement engine was unavailable and the vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure and current mileage was 3,900.
On January 12, 2013, while driving with my family on a southern California highway at speeds of roughly 70 mph, our 2010 BMW 535i sedan, suddenly lost power, stalled, could not accelerate, and became difficult to control as I crossed 3 lanes of traffic; surprisingly guided the vehicle safely to the right shoulder. At the time the vehicle lost power, a warning indicator light displayed, "engine malfunction-reduced power. " as a result, it required a tow service to a local BMW dealership.
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Tl- the contact owns a 2013 BMW 535i. The contact stated that while driving approximately 25 to 30 mph downhill, the vehicle stalled and all of the warning lights illuminated. The vehicle was later taken to the dealer where the failure could not be replicated. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was contacted but offered no assistance. The failure mileage was approximately 1,800. The current mileage was approximately 3,000. The VIN was unavailable. Mah.
2009 BMW 535i. Consumer writes in regards to engine malfunction that caused vehicle fire. The consumer stated the vehicle was in the process of being towed, when it caught on fire. The consumer stated there was no unusual service history. The high pressure fuel pump was replaced twice, once as a recall. The vehicle was serviced for stalling problems, which was the same issue that occurred on the day of the fire.
2009 BMW 535i: while accelerating, a sudden near-stall/loss of power occurred while attempting to enter into an intersection, nearly causing an accident. A warning was alerted through the idrive system ("engine malfunction - reduced power"). The car was drivable, but extremely sluggish and slow to accelerate. BMW service center performed diagnostics to find that a high-pressure fuel pump (hpfp) had failed. They replaced it, which has since solved the problem. Updated 09/29/09.
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|Water Pump problems||
|Car Stall problems||
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|Engine Cooling System problems||
|Engine Stall problems||
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