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Not the Ultimate Driving Machine
By samsride on
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2009 BMW 5 Series 528i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
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Thought I got the ultimate driving machine this spring. At 5K miles, check engine light came on 3 times! Fixed 3 times (software update, fuel injector replacement, new fuel pump). At 7500 miles, light came on again, lost power and car shut off! Had to be towed to dealer as fuel injector and cylinder blown to smithereens. Dealer has been responsive in replacing parts under warranty, but car is not reliable and not safe at this point. Filed for reimbursement through Lemon Law since 4th occurrence. No response from BMW after 30 days. Have found lots of others having same issues on many blogs. Stay away from turbo models!
Favorite Features
Handling, quiet ride
Suggested Improvements
No storage, bad cupholder design, turbo models have issues with fuel pump that BMW does not know how to resolve.
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By thrawn1
on 12/09/10 17:17 PM (PST)

My 2009 5 series has had the same fuel pump problems. What is the Lemon Law?

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