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Is it a Lemon?
By 1stBMWLastBMW? on
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2005 BMW 5 Series 545i 4dr Sedan (4.4L 8cyl 6M)
Review
Took ownership end of Feb. Less than 12 hours later the car said I had a flat. Had to wait 1/2 day to diagnose myself and reset. A week later the computer reboots while doing the voice commands. A week or two after that Navigation tells me I'm driving in the ocean. Took it in and a week later it's fixed but after the s/w upgrade the computer rebooted twice (after it went to sleep a 2 days). Locking the car doesn't blink the lights nor chimes (intermitent). Going up the hill, it feels like it wants to stall (but doesn't). And now the latest: Steering wheel is pointing right. I feel like I'm driving a very expensive, very poorly designed car. Current mileage (1700)
Favorite Features
It's fast. Design and location of buttons and controls around steering wheel is acceptable. Sports suspension and handling is good.
Suggested Improvements
Make it more reliable. Make it more reliable. Make it more reliable.
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