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BMW Power Train Problems

BMW owners have reported 1,491 power train related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the most common problems related the power train of BMW vehicles. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (540 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's automatic transmission (445 problems).

Statistics of Power Train Related Problems of BMW Cars:

Problem Category Number of Problems
Power Train problems
540
Automatic Transmission problems
445
Transmission Failure problems
78
Manual Transmission problems
41
Transfer Case problems
40
Driveshaft problems
39
Transmission Not Go Into Gear problems
34
Differential Unit problems
31
Transmission Not Engage problems
29
Vehicle Shudder problems
26
Transmission Gear Slipping problems
22
Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problems
20
Noises During Shifting problems
14
Automatic Transmission Control Module problems
13
Transmission Slip Out Of Gear problems
12
Transmission Gear Indicator problems
11
Transmission Noise problems
11
Clutch Pedal/linkage problems
11
Clutch problems
10
Transmission Fluid Leaking problems
10
Power Train Driveline problems
9
Universal Joint problems
7
Automatic Transmission Gear Indicator problems
7
Automatic Transmission Floor Shift problems
5
Transmission Solenoid problems
4
Transmission Stuck In Gear problems
4
Automatic Transmission Cooler problems
4
Automatic Transmission Park/neutral Start Switch problems
3
Clutch Broken problems
2
Transmission Shudder problems
2
Transmission Sensor problems
2
Axle Assembly problems
2
Axle Banjo Housing problems
1
Automatic Transmission Column Shift problems
1
Axle Shaft problems
1

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