My seat caught on fire while I was driving. However, it earned five out of five stars for protecting passengers. They also feature an optional upgrade to all-wheel drive. The contact stated that the service indicator illuminated on the instrument panel. Today, the seat heater finally burned through the leather and I was fortunate not to have been burned. The failure occurred whenever the vehicle was in operation.
This isn't an issue but my doors are. I have had no problems with this car and it drives effortlessly. How did water get there. Since then, the car's exterior has gradually shifted from boxy lines to gentle arcs. Lauderdale, Fl on Tue Jan 07 2014 This is one amazing vehicle! Turned off the seat heater.
I pulled over and called fire department. The fire department was contacted and stated that the fire was started by the battery cable. Others have remedied the problem by relocating the module to a higher place in the trunk. Complete loss of radio and idrive functionality. Great gas mileage and fun to drive at high speeds. Concern electrical fire due to bare exposed wires.
The Control knob is kind of hard to get used to when you want to operate the systems on the car. I don't understand why the same issue happens for a previous recall and they cannot take ownership of the recall. The seat felt very hot on my lower back. My contact info is susan gold 160 concord road keene nh 03431 603 571-1387 email susanbgold mail. I stopped the car, turned it off, and turned it back on and the smoke cleared. In government crash tests, the 5 Series earned only three out of five stars for protecting the driver in a frontal crash.
I informed them that my vehicle's mat sensor was also defective and should be replaced by them. When it debuted in the 1970s, it was especially reminiscent of Italian cars and the Alfa Romeo in particular. Vehicle was moving in the early morning when this happened. The second is the cupholders. Good reliability and good gas mileage, right at 26 mpg on the hwy.
The seat heater keeps turning on and occasionally won't go off I've driven the car maybe 35 minutes tops since the seat caught fire 3 weeks ago. Service bulletin says if this happens, customer pay but move electrical to where it can't get wet. Passenger compartment was filling up with smoke coming from under glove box. Another possibility is that heating of the battery cable the issue the recall exists in the first place , could have caused the battery terminal to malfunction, though that does not explain why this problem would surface only after the repair work. The car had been driven over 100 miles that day. Module is located in trunk under the spare tire.
My step-daughter had gotten home at midnight and parked the car. The fire department was called to put it out as ever time we would get the fire out it would spark and start again. Denso's Premium Class Double Platinum Spark Plugs provides the most durable and reliable performance by incorporating the latest and most reliable design and materials for a spark plug. The recall information was lost in the fire. My rear doors remained locked.
Most of who own these cars do not know that these vehicles have this vulnerability. The engine's deciliter capacity is reflected in the car's model number. Other than that this car is an incredibly well manored no compromise daily driver. Service adviser claims no issue like this has happened before, only in Toyota's. An optional electric tow hitch that's available for all 5 Series cars automatically retracts for easy storage. The 525i lacks the power at 190hp, but I knew that when I bought it.