2008 BMW 5 Series Consumer Review: Too many problems!
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2008 BMW 5 Series - Consumer Review

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535xi Sedan (3.0L 6-cyl. Twin-turbo AWD 6-speed Manual)

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Too many problems!
By Tooo much trouble! on

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2008 BMW 5 Series 535xi 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 6M)

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Had more trouble out of this car than any I have ever owned. Replaced fuel pump twice which was under warranty. But dealer has not a clue what is wrong with this vehicle. My wife is the primary driver. The car idles like a model T Ford on a cold start. Dash lights up like a jukebox saying "engine misfire" on a weekly basis, and says "reducing power" and will not go faster than 25 mph. First they blamed it on a program, then fuel pumps, then the fuel, then it was ethanol. In the shop 27 days the last six months. More than 60 grand for this, what gives! Saw a lawyer last week about the lemon law. It's a shame, the car drives beautifully when it's right.

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Suspension, power

Worst Features

How about producing something reliable!
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