2003 BMW 7 Series Consumer Review: I can't believe

2003 BMW 7 Series - Consumer Review

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745i Sedan (4.4L V8 6-speed Automatic)

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I can't believe
By l. conroe on


2003 BMW 7 Series 745i 4dr Sedan (4.4L 8cyl 6A)


The 745i is a great car when I am able to drive it. I've spent countless hours driving back and forth to the dealership because of malfunctions. It's great they give free maintenance for the first 50 thousand miles because you will need it. My gripe is that I maintained my car with regular service. The "check engine light" came on. I thought it would be some minor repair. Turns out the repair cost is $12000 for "CARBON' on the cylinder head!!!!-not a blown head gasket, but CARBON!! That's like telling me the brake dust on my rotors require a new axle! The ULTIMATE MACHINE has a poorly designed engine if carbon build up requires 12 grand of service. No More BMW for me - Honda/Infiniti here I am.

Best Features

drives well on the road

Worst Features

Improve the engine. There's no way a car on the level of the 745i should have carbon buildup that would cost the owner that much money.
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