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BMW Electrical System Problems

BMW owners have reported 1,790 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the most common problems related the electrical system of BMW vehicles. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (1,216 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (126 problems).

Statistics of Electrical System Related Problems of BMW Cars:

Problem Category Number of Problems
Electrical System problems
1,216
Wiring problems
126
Alternator/generator/regulator problems
52
Car Will Not Start problems
44
Battery Cable problems
39
Battery problems
37
Software problems
29
Ignition problems
25
Instrument Panel problems
25
Battery Dead problems
24
Trunk Wiring problems
19
Power Door Locks Not Working problems
17
Underhood Wiring problems
15
Horn Assembly problems
14
Ignition Coils Failure problems
14
Ignition Switch problems
13
Ignition Module problems
10
Electrical Failure problems
10
Starter problems
10
Dash Wiring problems
10
Headlights Turn Off While Driving problems
7
Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems
6
Computer Failure problems
6
Starter Solenoid problems
4
Back Up Alarm problems
4
Dashboard Failed problems
4
Mass Air Flow Sensor problems
3
Anti-theft Controller problems
3
Battery Propulsion System problems
1
Instrument Panel Failure problems
1
Car Will Not Accelerate problems
1
Crankshaft Position Sensor problems
1

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