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BMW Electrical System Problems

BMW owners have reported 2,208 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 (1,539 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (181 problems).

Statistics of Electrical System Related Problems of BMW Cars:

Problem Category Number of Problems
Electrical System problems
1,539
Wiring problems
181
Alternator/generator/regulator problems
58
Car Will Not Start problems
53
Battery Cable problems
46
Battery problems
38
Software problems
31
Battery Dead problems
25
Instrument Panel problems
25
Ignition problems
25
Trunk Wiring problems
20
Power Door Locks Not Working problems
18
Horn Assembly problems
16
Starter problems
15
Underhood Wiring problems
15
Ignition Coils Failure problems
14
Ignition Switch problems
13
Dash Wiring problems
11
Ignition Module problems
10
Electrical Failure problems
10
Headlights Turn Off While Driving problems
8
Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems
6
Computer Failure problems
6
Dashboard Failed problems
5
Starter Solenoid problems
5
Back Up Alarm problems
4
Anti-theft Controller problems
3
Mass Air Flow Sensor problems
3
Instrument Panel Failure problems
2
Car Will Not Accelerate problems
1
Crankshaft Position Sensor problems
1
Battery Propulsion System problems
1

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