BMW 7 Series Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Door cables streched and randomly wont allow me to open door from the inside

Model Year:

2014

Manufacturer:

BMW

Model:

7 Series

Complaint Resolution:

No, dealer refused to help

After my extended warranty expired (Approx 102,000) I experienced a problem opening my driver side door to exit the vehicle. I could only do so after resetting the master lock switch on the dashboard. I took the car to the dealer and was told 2 separate cables had stretched and

Review submitted by:Dominick Frocione

Pros:Ive aways driven BMW 750s

Cons:Frequent off warranty issues

THIS WILL BE MY LAST BMW

Model Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

BMW

Model:

7 Series

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

MY 2017 750 WAS IN THE SHOP 6 TIMES WITH ELECTRONIC ISSUES. AT ONE POINT THE SERVICE CENTER HAD IT FOR OVER A MONTH. I HAVE BEEN A LOYAL BMW CUSTOMER FOR OVER 25 YEARS BUT MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE CAR AND THE HEADQUARTERS WAS, TO SAY THE LEAST, UNPLEASANT.

Review submitted by:TSASGINOR

Owned BMW's since 2001 and never again ...

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

BMW

Model:

7 Series

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by an independent shop

Been loyal BMW owner and have always found it to be impossible to speak to a BMW corp person when dealer had difficulty solving the problem. For the first time I needed to use BMW Assist. Very bad experience and stuck without help for 6+ hours. Found BMW Assist does

Review submitted by:redeagle1

Pros:Love the car when it works

Cons:Hate the company and dealer when the car does not

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