BMW Vehicle check

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Vehicle check

Amalgamated Vehicle checks of BMW vehicles

Our proprietary algorithms have number crunched over 20,703,118 BMW Vehicle checks and ranked the reasons that BMWs fail their tests. Use this service to help find a new vehicle that’s right for you or get ready for your own BMW's check.

Some examples of the most common issues are:
Rear coil spring incomplete  Occurs:1,449 times
Exhaust emissions carbon monoxide content after 2nd fast idle excessive  Occurs:110,374 times
Offside Ball joint has excessive play  Occurs:2,283 times
Nearside Outer Rear position lamp not working  Occurs:1,350 times
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint dust cover no longer prevents the ingress of dirt (5.3.4 (b) (ii)) Occurs:8,581 times
Nearside Front brake disc excessively scored  Occurs:1,531 times
Nearside Rear position lamp not working  Occurs:19,714 times
Power steering component leaking  Occurs:4,229 times
Nearside Stop lamp adversely affected by the operation of another lamp  Occurs:1,024 times
Offside Front Windscreen wiper blade deteriorated  Occurs:2,967 times
Parking brake lever defective so that it cannot be satisfactorily operated  Occurs:1,873 times
Nearside Headlamp aim not tested  Occurs:2,955 times
Offside Rear reflector missing  Occurs:1,254 times
Offside Front Windscreen wiper blade deteriorated  Occurs:2,967 times
Nearside Front Brake disc significantly and obviously worn (1.1.14 (a) (i)) Occurs:2,051 times
Fuel cap/sealing device missing (6.1.3 (b) (i)) Occurs:1,737 times
Nearside Rear Brake hose excessively damaged  Occurs:1,306 times
Anti-lock braking system warning lamp sequence is incorrect  Occurs:1,688 times
Nearside Inner Rear position lamp excessively deteriorated so that it is not visible from a reasonable distance  Occurs:2,283 times
Nearside Rear Shock absorber has negligible damping effect  Occurs:3,517 times
Nearside Front Steering arm has relative movement at its fixings  Occurs:1,764 times
Parking brake efficiency below requirements (1.4.2 (a) (i)) Occurs:58,168 times
Offside Front Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint dust cover insecure so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt  Occurs:1,404 times
Offside Headlamp not in good working order adversely affecting beam image  Occurs:15,070 times
Nearside Front Shock absorbers has a serious fluid leak Occurs:27,855 times
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