BMW named in class action lawsuit over excessive oil consumption that leads to battery failure

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Defendants designed, manufactured, distributed, marketed, sold, and leased vehicles equipped with the 4.4-liter V-8 turbocharged “N63” engine (the “Class Vehicles”) to Plaintiff and Class Members.

As alleged, since 2008, if not before, Defendants knew or should have known that the Class Vehicles contained one or more design and/or manufacturing defects, including, but not limited to, defects contained in the Class Vehicles’ engine that cause them to improperly burn off and/or consume abnormally high amounts of oil (the “Oil Consumption Defect”) and cause premature wear of the engine battery, resulting in the need to replace the battery as often as every 10,000 or one year, well before the useful life of an automotive battery (the “Battery Defect”).

The Oil Consumption Defect is a safety concern because it prevents the engine from maintaining the proper level of engine oil, and causes voluminous oil consumption that cannot be reasonably anticipated or predicted. Therefore, this Oil Consumption Defect is unreasonably dangerous because it can cause engine failure while the Class Vehicles are in operation at any time and under any driving conditions or speeds, thereby exposing the Class Vehicle drivers, their passengers and others who share the road with them to serious risk of accidents and injury.

Moreover, because the Oil Consumption Defect can cause the Class Vehicles to consume unacceptably high amounts of engine oil, the rate of oil consumption for some Class Vehicles can be as high as one (1) quart of oil per 750 miles driven. The Oil Consumption Defect thus requires the addition of substantial amounts of oil between scheduled oil changes and can result in engine damage. Indeed, as a result of the Oil Consumption Defect, the potential safety hazards, and Defendants’ refusal to acknowledge its existence and fix the problem, many consumers have reported that they have resorted to purchasing an extra supply of oil and carrying it with them in their trunk at all times when driving.

As alleged, the premature battery wear is the result of excessive energy demands placed on the battery by the N63 engine’s cooling system components. Despite knowledge of the N63’s increased energy demands, Defendants failed to incorporate in their initial design a power source that could adequately provide for the N63’s energy demands, instead providing an insufficient 90 ampere hour (Ah) battery as original equipment.

Class: All persons or entities in the United States who are current or former owners and/or lessees of BMW vehicles equipped with the N63 engine

 


Rose W. said
544 days ago
I am having the same problem


Berlin H. said
541 days ago
I have a bmw 2009 x5 4.8 and is unbelievable the times I have been driving home with my kids and the engine fails, the # of times that I see the leak coming from the buttons the turn the lights on the sunroof nonetheless how rough it has been running. I wish I only new these were common. Just last week I received a letter that their was a recall of the fuel pump in my car. I took my car for service and they cannot still find what is going on because my car is one of the thousands with the engine failing. It's just excruciating to me that being my only vehicle for me and my kids. Why wouldn't bmw send us owners a notification of these problems in the engine before we spend so much money trying to find the problem without succeeding. This is outrageous


Ariel S. said
532 days ago
too much oil consumption on my 2011 BMW GT 550i


Mike C. said
511 days ago
2009 BMW 750LI 4.4L twin turbo. The engine in my vehicle is consuming oil at a rate around 1QT/750 miles. This is normal city driving. Typically reaching speeds of only 55 mph.


said
506 days ago
My 2009 750i burns a guard every 500 miles it's ridiculous. $ 9.09 per quart not to mention the dealer charging 169 for oil caging I'm spending over 699 year in oil ??!!


Edward S. said
501 days ago
It is totally unreasonable the amount of oil my 2011 BMW 550i GT consumes. Recently I purchased an oil change and within 400 miles, the low oil warning light came on. I just thought the dealer did not add enough oil during the oil change so I purchased a quart of oil and the warning light went off. To my surprise, again, the warning light came on prior to 400 miles. The dealer could give no reasonable answer so in an attempt to protect the car's motor, I purchased 4 quarts of oil which I keep in my trunk. Whenever it is necessary to use a quart, I replace it within two days. I didn't purchase my vehicle to store additional oil. The oil robs me of needed space whenever I drive.


Eric F. said
477 days ago
2010 bmw 750i with replaced battery within 1.5yrs and add at least a court of oil monthly. My oil level warning is currently on and have appt with Service dealer in the morning. My CPO warranty is over January 1 2016 and I'm concerned about the extra costs and definitely was not notified of this lemon.


said
443 days ago
We have a 2007 750Li purchased used in 2010. The oil change has been changed per BMW recommendations. We have been adding oil between oil changes since we got the car. This is very surprising considering the "quality" of the car and the cost also.


shawn p. said
438 days ago
I have an oil problem with my BMW GT 550i


Levi R. said
437 days ago
My 2011 BMW 750I 4.4L Twin Turbo, uses 1 qt of oil per week, smoke out the exhaust, the pcv plastic lines have been replaced, still uses oil.
engine runs fine but smokes and uses oil.


harry c. said
433 days ago
I have 2010 750xi with same oil consumption issues and also battery issue.N63 campaign was done but no differance


harry c. said
433 days ago
I have 2010 750xi with same oil consumption issues and also battery issue.N63 campaign was done but no differance


Steve P. said
433 days ago
I have a 2011 750LIx with the same oil issue. I have had to change the battery.


Rob H. said
421 days ago
2011 550i, 54k 1qt every 800miles, CCP accomplished


Mike C. said
415 days ago
2009 750LI, Same issue. 1 qt. / 750 miles. I have to take 2 extra quarts on any road trip to ensure I make it. Battery discharge problems too, battery is only 24 mo. old. I have read BMW'S service manual for the N63 engine. It is recommended to put 2 full quarts in when the "Add 1 Quart" warning comes on making 10.5 quarts total capacity. This helps to make it between 1000 and 1500 miles between low oil warnings.


Raye L. said
409 days ago


Raye L. said
409 days ago
2011 BMW 550i M-sport (Vehicle bring from UK to Malaysia),
Similar problems...


Raye L. said
409 days ago
2011 BMW550i M-sport (imported from UK to Malaysia),
Facing similar problems... Customer care program have done in Malaysia, but only 8 spark plugs, some turbo air hose & 2 fuel injectors have changed, BMW charged me for some parts fee.
But now still facing the same problem


a a. said
406 days ago
What is the docket number (or named plaintiff) and district in which this action is pending?


a a. said
406 days ago
What is the docket number (or named plaintiff) and district in which this action is pending?


Jennifer S. said
363 days ago
I just bought my 2011 BMW last April and just went over the 750 mile mark and the light came on today saying that I am a quart low!


Dara R. said
360 days ago
UNBELIEVABLE!
I have called and emailed BMW of North America repeatedly to no avail. I have begged them since day one to listen to me that I have an oil problem. They did "engine" work finally right before my warranty expired, however they would not replace everything and I was forced to spend thousands of dollars in repairs and I still have problems! I'm pissed beyond words. They need to correct this.


LARRY S. said
353 days ago
I JUST PURCHASED A 2010 BMW 550i GT.. I ONLY HAD THE VEHICLE FOR 30 DAYS AND HAD TO PUT OIL IN IT 2 TIMES ALREADY!!! WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS UNDER LEMON LAW?


LARRY S. said
353 days ago
I JUST PURCHASED A 2010 BMW 550i GT.. I ONLY HAD THE VEHICLE FOR 30 DAYS AND HAD TO PUT OIL IN IT 2 TIMES ALREADY!!! WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS UNDER LEMON LAW?


Joe N. said
352 days ago
2011 750 Li x, 90k miles, 1 quart per 1500 miles, it started at 50k miles and progressively got worse. When I would take it in for service, technicians said it was normal, and offered to put a couple quarts of oil in the trunk. 6 BMW's and 30 years later I am done owning one. I would understand a defect, and some help to fix it, however, BMW corporate has turned their nose at us owners.


Greg A. said
345 days ago
I have a BMW 750 li THAT CONSUMES OIL AT AN ungodly RATE


Kathy P. said
331 days ago
750li owner having engine failure problems BMW na declined to help fix


Dache B. said
328 days ago
I have 2011 550i and it burns a quart of oil every 750-800 miles. When i brought it up to a service advisor they told me the same thing..."It's normal". That was about a year ago. I just happened to speak to a coworker with a 2013 X6 4.4 and he stated that BMW is able to run an "oil consumption test" to confirm excessive burning. In his situation they replaced either replaced the valves or the turbos. May have been the turbos being faulty and causing the excess burn off. Nonetheless I may go that route and request a test to see what they say as I have an extended warranty.


steve m. said
319 days ago


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319 days ago


Stephen H. said
316 days ago
I have a 2009 BMWX6 nothing but problems with oil consumption got progressively worse BMW strung me along until I was out of warranty now 71000 miles major engine problems. BMW will not except any responsibility they say it's normal for these cars to burn oil. Putting 2-4 quarts of oil in the car between oil changes is not normal. Spoke to other BMW owners they have the same issue.


Dieter K. said
316 days ago
I have a 2011 BMW 750 LxI. We had the CCP done in 2015 at 72000 Miles. Engine failure at 75000 Miles. Had to pay $7500 for replacement engine. I talked to BMW of N. America twice. Got very belligerent reception with denial of the problem. Had the same Oil problems before CCP. Have had problems with the car ever since. It is in the Shop every other month with one or another problem. Right now it is in the shop for Battery replacement. The 90 Ah Battery is shut. Needs replacement. Got the quote for $ 530 to replace Battery. I bought new warranty for replacement engine. $2300 for 24 months. I have to pay deductible for every shop visit. And by the way I was German before I became an american citizen. I also consulted with a Lawyer in this matter but got nowhere other than telling me to beat it.


Brad W. said
313 days ago
I am having the same issue and would like to join the lawsuit. BMW has had more than enough chance to come clean on this horrible defect. I am sure that all of this oil being burned is not good for the environment not to mention very expensive and inconvenient. This is unacceptable for a $100,000 vehicle.


T W. said
313 days ago
Using oil every 200 miles!! 2011 750i twin turbo!!


Brandy W. said
313 days ago


Dennis C. said
309 days ago
2009 750i 4.4 V8, Same oil consumption deal is for me, bought it in 2012 with only 19,000 miles, got 72,200 on it now. Please keep me informed on the class action lawsuit.


Kyle M. said
303 days ago
I have a 2006 750LI that is burning through oil at about 1 qt per 700miles. I have been told it's the Valve stem seal. This has cause my engine to run hot, and thus I have had to replace the cooling fan, and eventually the main ECU. I have spent thousands of dollars and now I have had the cooling line that runs from the front of the motor to the rear go out. I have not replaced this cause I have gotten tired of spending so much $ trying to keep it running,


Jose P. said
303 days ago
excessive visits to BMW; owner of 750LI 2011; my research tells me that I should be changing oil every 10K miles... but its more frequent than that .. by far.


T W. said
303 days ago
Burning a quart of oil every 250 miles!!!


Tommy P. said
293 days ago
My is burning oil they say I need new valve seals 15,000 dollars 2009 750 li


james s. said
286 days ago
I have a 2010 750 Li and it burns a quart of oil about every 650 miles I do not understand this as the n63 customer care package has been done and they said that this car is known for burning oil and it's normal that is ridiculous for what this car cost so I guess I'm in the same boat as everyone else


said
282 days ago
My 06 bmw x5 is using excessive oil


Corey W. said
282 days ago
I have a 2008 Bmw 750li and oil is burning like crazy. Also having battery issues. I want to be included in this lawsuit immediately.


Corey W. said
282 days ago
I have a 2008 Bmw 750li and oil is burning like crazy. Also having battery issues. I want to be included in this lawsuit immediately.


William T. said
280 days ago
Just got the turbo seal replace along with various hoses and my low warning light came on about 1 qt of oil. Before I got the turbo seals replace, I was burning oil like crazy. Just 66k miles on it.


William T. said
280 days ago
Just got the turbo seal replace along with various hoses and my low warning light came on about 1 qt of oil. Before I got the turbo seals replace, I was burning oil like crazy. Just 66k miles on it.


Andre I. said
280 days ago
2011 550 GTI, 1 quart per 500 miles, CCP done. BMW dealer offer extremely low trade in offer as they claim they could not resell the car!


Bob W. said
280 days ago


John Y. said
271 days ago
I own a 2013 BMW X5 4.8 twin turbo. The excessive oil consumption on this vehicle is flat out ridiculous!i have to add a quart of oil about every 800-1000 miles. Upon researching the oil consumption on this car, it looks like i am one of thousands of BMW owners facing similar issue. And like many BMW owners, i carry a quart of oil in the trunk. I refuse to take the vehicle on a long road trip for this reason!


John Y. said
271 days ago
I own a 2013 BMW X5 4.8 twin turbo. The excessive oil consumption on this vehicle is flat out ridiculous!i have to add a quart of oil about every 800-1000 miles. Upon researching the oil consumption on this car, it looks like i am one of thousands of BMW owners facing similar issue. And like many owners, i carry a quart of oil in the trunk. I refuse to take the vehicle on a long road trip for this reason!


scott d. said
270 days ago
same issue Is the lawsuit still in progress


Michelle N. said
257 days ago


Scott H. said
252 days ago
Battery replaced once a year (according to dealership) is 'normal". Just had mine replaced. Engine consumes a quart of oil every 3-400 miles of city driving, and every 750 miles on highway.


Scott H. said
252 days ago
Battery replaced once a year (according to dealership) is 'normal". Just had mine replaced. Engine consumes a quart of oil every 3-400 miles of city driving, and every 750 miles on highway.


Scott H. said
252 days ago
Battery replaced once a year (according to dealership) is 'normal". Just had mine replaced. Engine consumes a quart of oil every 3-400 miles of city driving, and every 750 miles on highway.


Rodney T. said
250 days ago
Just bought a 2011 750 li drove it 900/miles from dealer,no problems. After having it home for three weeks, 4 quarts of oil.I love the car very much, but damn.


Rodney T. said
250 days ago
Just bought a 2011 750 li drove it 900/miles from dealer,no problems. After having it home for three weeks, 4 quarts of oil.I love the car very much, but damn.


Rodney T. said
250 days ago
Just bought a 2011 750 li drove it 900/miles from dealer,no problems. After having it home for three weeks, 4 quarts of oil.I love the car very much, but damn.


Rodney T. said
250 days ago
Just bought a 2011 750 li drove it 900/miles from dealer,no problems. After having it home for three weeks, 4 quarts of oil.I love the car very much, but damn.


Paul G. said
248 days ago
I have a 2008 BMW 750i and it burns a quart of oil per week...totally unacceptable.


David H. said
245 days ago
I have a 2014 BMW 550i Twin Turbo M Sport Sedan with 19K miles. Initially it did not use any oil but in the last 8K miles it is using at least a quart of oil every 1000 miles


Margie S. said
240 days ago
Just bought a 2008 BMW 750i drove it 200 miles totally, around town only. After having it home for seven weeks, the oil light came on and I needed 2 quarts of oil. The oil I purchased cost a total of $19. There is no way I can drive my car out of town or purchase oil for my car this frequently, this is totally unacceptable! My husband GOOGLED "Why is my BMW using so much oil” and that is how we found this website. I just wish I had this information before I purchased my 2008 BMW 750i on June 17, 2016. I would NOT have brought this type of BMW. Now, I love this car so much! Today is August 2, 2016.


Jeff S. said
234 days ago
I have a 2007 BMW 750LI and I am burning oil at an alarming rate. I've been told it is value stem seal and that it will cost over $4,000 to repair. I burn a lot of oil sitting in traffic. Very disappointing. I would like to join this lawsuit....actually I just want my car fixed properly


Yoandri A. said
232 days ago
My 2008 bmw 650I burn oil . And I had to replace the battery 2 time in 6 month


Greory P. said
226 days ago
I have a 2007 BMW 750li with the same issue. I would like to be added to law suit.


megan s. said
225 days ago
2011 X5 50i, excessive oil consumption from valve guide seals at 50k miles. I would like to speak with Jeff S who stated the fix would be $4k, since replacement on the X5 was quoted at $16k! BMW north america has stated that they would not like to provide any assistance. i would be happy to be named in a class action suit.


Eric V. said
225 days ago
My car is smoking at an idle.it has 128,000 miles on it bmw diagnosed the valve stem seals. $6200.00 to fix. Im going ti try a thicker oil an also lucas stop leak to see if it will by some time.


Jennifer V. said
222 days ago
I have the same problem. Have to add 1 quart of oil every 800-900 miles on my 2011 750Li. Only has 86,000 mile on the car. My dealership says there's nothing I can do about it. Please add me this lawsuit!


Jennifer V. said
222 days ago
I have the same problem. Have to add 1 quart of oil every 800-900 miles on my 2011 750Li. Only has 86,000 mile on the car. My dealership says there's nothing I can do about it. Please add me this lawsuit!


Jennifer V. said
222 days ago
I have the same problem. Have to add 1 quart of oil every 800-900 miles on my 2011 750Li. Only has 86,000 mile on the car. My dealership says there's nothing I can do about it. Please add me this lawsuit!


Annette . said
218 days ago
I also have the same problem with my 2009 750LI. I add 1 quart of oil every 500 miles. I have 111,000 miles. Will smoke at an idle at times also. This is a beautiful car, however the oil issue is unbelievable.
How can this be on such an expensive car? It's one thing to deal with the fuel consumption, but to add a quart of oil every week and stock extra quarts in the trunk so you don't blow your engine is crazy. I can't believe the price on this car and to have an issue like this. What happened to the German engineering that we pay extra for? How do you build such a beautiful car and have a major mechanical flaw like this?


Nam N. said
212 days ago
2008 750li. I have to add a quart every week! Very costly. I want in on class action


Steve B. said
212 days ago
2006 750Li started consuming a quart of oil every 700 to 1,200 miles depending on city or highway miles. This started at about 75,000 total miles so way too early for such an expensive car. First dealer quoted me $11,000 to repair valve stem seals. Other repair shops have refused to quote a price, saying it's too much work.


Renferd J. said
205 days ago


Mark O. said
202 days ago
I have a 2012 750IL with 81000mi currently consuming 1 quart every 2000mi


Mark O. said
202 days ago
I have a 2012 750IL with 81000mi currently consuming 1 quart every 2000mi


Antonio G. said
201 days ago
Burn 1 qt a week depending on how much I drive the car. I am very dissatisfied with the company's integrity regarding this issue. With so many of us experiencing the same problem, there should be more we could do to demand a solution.


Lionel S. said
198 days ago
Same issue with oil consumption with my 2011 BMW X5 50i. Cause other malfunctions with pressure with the turbos. I just got quoted €3,000 euro to replace hoses to the turbos. I'm here serving my country in Europe and am now having problems with my car. I have to rush to find a solution to be able to ship my vehicle home.


Lionel S. said
198 days ago
Same issue with oil consumption with my 2011 BMW X5 50i. Cause other malfunctions with pressure with the turbos. I just got quoted €3,000 euro to replace hoses to the turbos. I'm here serving my country in Europe and am now having problems with my car. I have to rush to find a solution to be able to ship my vehicle home.


Roderick M. said
197 days ago
I have the same problem with oil burning. BMW need to do more to address this concern many are having Would I buy another BMW? At this point I don't think I would


Kevin L. said
195 days ago
2009 BMW 750LI 4.4L twin turbo. The engine in my vehicle is consuming oil at a rate around 1QT/450miles.


Logan M. said
193 days ago
2009 BMW 750Li, I have purchased three batteries, six rims, a new gas tank and fuel sensor, and have added a quart of oil every 800 to 1000 miles since I purchased the car in Feb of 2013 with 15,000 miles as a CPO vehicle. I am now facing the replacement of valve stems, both turbochargers, a high flow air sensor, and hoses and fluids. If I am not mistaken, the N63 CCP was performed at 85,000 miles, but oil consumption has only become worse.


Roderick T. said
191 days ago
2010 BMW 750i 4.4L twin turbo. After I had the N63 campaign performed on my vehicle, it leaked oil and had to be placed in the shop for weeks, twice. As I'm typing this, my vehicle is in the shop and the BMW dealerships don't seem to care. My turbo hoses are now having issues and the computer system is always telling me to replace the battery. Not even going to discuss how many quarts of oil I've replaced in the past year. This is my second car, so I don't have to drive it, but Unbelievable. I've owned this vehicle for 2 years and it has been in the dealership for most of the that time.


Donald A. said
191 days ago
2010 750i with 100,500 miles on it. Increasing oil consumption at 500 miles per quart now. Some smoke after idling for a few minutes but not when driving. Oil consumption has increased over the last 20,000 miles.


Donald A. said
191 days ago
2010 750i with 100,500 miles on it. Increasing oil consumption at 500 miles per quart now. Some smoke after idling for a few minutes but not when driving. Oil consumption has increased over the last 20,000 miles.


Tim G. said
191 days ago
I bought a pre-owned certified 2011 x5 and have brought it in for service multiple times for excessive oil consumption. Now that my warranty has expired by two months, the dealer and bmw want to stick me with the bill to replace the valve stems and carbon clean costing almost $10k.


Randolph L. said
190 days ago
I have a 2007 BMW 750li that uses excessive oil and smokes when idling or at start up. CVC has been checked and now car will not pass smog test.


Jesse W. said
189 days ago
I have a 2010 BMW 750li and it is burning oil at a crazy rate. I add a quart of oil 1-2 times a month.


William C. said
189 days ago
My 2010 BMW 550iGT has 68,000 miles. It burns a quart of oil every 800 miles. I carry two extra bottles in the trunk. The dealer completed the CCP, which seems to have eliminated the transmission error message, but did nothing for the oil issue. He quoted me $6,960 to replace the valve seals. When I asked about trade in, he said that without the valve repairs, he could give me $8,000 in trade. That is $14,000 less than the vehicle is worth. I would trade if he made a decent offer. As it is, I would like to join the class action suit as BMW clearly has no desire to make things right with their customers.


joseph p. said
188 days ago
i have 2011 750Li, twin turbo that is burning oil this same way. I'm buying 2 quarts of oil a week.This is outrageous for such a nice car


joseph p. said
188 days ago
i have 2011 750Li, twin turbo that is burning oil this same way. I'm buying 2 quarts of oil a week.This is outrageous for such a nice car


Haroon A. said
183 days ago
I have a 2009 750i and is burning oil. I add a quart appox every 500 miles. On idle the smoke gets embarrassing.


Randy S. said
182 days ago
Having similar problems with my 2009 750Li. Had to replace VANOS system couple months ago. Car is always asking for another quart of oil. It just completely died on me on I-5 a few minutes ago. I'm waiting on Roadside Assistance to pick me up now. Pretty sure it's an electrical issue most likely the battery.


Joe N. said
181 days ago
2011 750 Li, at 97,500 miles I add a quart of oil every 800-1000 miles. When oil consumption started to become an issue around 50-60k miles the dealer told me it was normal....now at 97k it becomes appearant they knew all along there there was an issue. I have a 100k warranty and will be taking the car in next week one final time to see if the warranty covers this.


Brian P. said
177 days ago
Yes I'm having the same issue with my 2010 750LI. Just changed the battery cost almost $300.


Rodney C. said
175 days ago


Allen F. said
174 days ago
I own 2013 x5 50 with twin turbo v8. Incredible the oil consumption for a vehicle with less than 70k miles. Please include me in this lawsuit.


Stephen B. said
173 days ago
I have 2012 750 I already replaced battery and have put three qrts of oil in car in less than two months and less than 2000 miles


Catherine W. said
168 days ago
I have 2009 BMW 750LI twin turbo. I'm having to add 1 quart of oil every week. I didn't notice any leak or dark smoke coming out.


Tammy R. said
168 days ago
I am having the same issue 2011 x5 and the customer relations person doesn't see m to think its something wrong with the car. How do I get involved here because I was going to seek legal action!!!


Marilyn P. said
168 days ago
2011 550i quart every week or 2 and I dont have a job or really go anywhere far.


curtis h. said
167 days ago
I am having to put oil in my 2010750i bmw with 84000 miles ,just had the car since aug,25 20016,added five qt already one here and there.


David M. said
166 days ago
I have a 2008 750 LI that requires me to add 1 quart of oil every 2 weeks. Please add me to the suit.


Rhonda H. said
165 days ago
I have the same issue with my 2011 BMW X6. Oil light is on within 4 weeks of an oil change.


Gina M. said
165 days ago
Same issues with BMW X5 caked on oil. New battery ...car stopped dead in its tracks on highway while driving never an indicator just stopped not once but 4 different times. Told Dealer that I could have been killed by 18 wheeler that was behind me because streeing locked


Michael W. said
163 days ago
Same as everyone else .keep oil in the trunk .06/750i needs to go ..just sad....never again


Edward T. said
162 days ago
We have a 2011 BMW 750I Xdrive - had the open campaign N63 Oil line and N63 timing chain completed at approx 40k miles - we have 65k miles. Ever since the campaign was completed on our car - we have to add a quart of oil every 1k-1.5K of driving.


richard b. said
162 days ago
We have 2009 BMW X-6 5.0 same issue 1 quart every week ,BMW of North America offers no Help


Frederick T. said
161 days ago
2011 Bmw 750li burning two qts every week!


Daniel M. said
161 days ago
My 2006 goes through a quart every month!


Terri M. said
160 days ago
Yep, 2011 X5 5.0; needs oil about once a month. This last time it made it two weeks. My dealer says this is "normal". NOT normal!!!


Anthony P. said
157 days ago


Enrique P. said
155 days ago
2011 550i burning way too much oil. Ridiculous for such an expensive car.


Isaac M. said
154 days ago
I have a 2012 750li and it's frustrating having to ad oil when it says add one quart olmost every 1000-15000 miles


said
154 days ago
2011 X5 TT- I need to add a quart of oil a week Dealer says it's a known problem due to the seals wearing away as a result of the fuel in the U.S. I am told that the oil is not leaking out, but building up "somewhere" and the vehicle will just stop dead at some point. Also, not covered under warranty or recall. Should this be true, I will get rid of all 4 of our BMW's and never buy another one.


Wayne R. said
154 days ago
2011 X5 TT- I need to add a quart of oil a week Dealer says it's a known problem due to the seals wearing away as a result of the fuel in the U.S. I am told that the oil is not leaking out, but building up "somewhere" and the vehicle will just stop dead at some point. Also, not covered under warranty or recall. Should this be true, I will get rid of all 4 of our BMW's and never buy another one.


Edward P. said
154 days ago
I have 2012 X 50i and have same issue. Dealer has agreed to replace valve seals under CPO warranty, but have spent a fortune adding oil. Wish I knew all the issues before my purchase. I'm afraid of costs once out of warranty.


Myron T. said
152 days ago


mark k. said
149 days ago
I lose a quart every 400-500 miles on a 2004 BMW 545i, 97k miles.
Not ready to spend $3000 to get this fixed.


Michael H. said
146 days ago
I have to add about a quart of oil every 1000 miles or so. 2010 BMW 750i. 40k miles


Olga M. said
143 days ago
I have a 2008 BMW 750LI about 9 months ago my oil let light came on and it was not marking correctly i took it into BMW and they claim that the sensor was not working so they replaced it I paid over $2000 to get it fixed plus they claim there were some other problems. Well I am still having oil problems to where I am having to add oil about ever 14 days. As far as I can tell it is not burning oil bit it is going somewhere. I did not have this problem until they replaced the sensor. What should I do to get this problem repaired?? I hate to pay another $2000 for repairs.


Michael C. said
141 days ago
Currently at auto zone getting another quart of oil. I just did this in the beginning of summer and it's only November and doing the same thing I have a 2022 bmwx6 v8 engine i50


Roosevelt j. said
140 days ago
I have a 2008 bmw750i that burn a lot of oil


Harold M. said
139 days ago
I own a 2007 BMW 750 LI and it use about a quart of oil every 1000-1200 miles.


Raymond L. said
139 days ago
2011 750Lix 57,000 miles have to add a quart every 600 miles down from every 1200 miles. Dealer tells me its normal.


Michael r. said
138 days ago
I have a 2011 BMW 750i I've had it for a month and 1 week I change the oil because it asked me to add a quart after that I added another quart approximately 2 weeks later and it's just asking me to replace a court again today.


Michael E. said
132 days ago
I own a 2011 BMW 750LIx with twin turbo motor with 61,000 miles. Using about a quart of oil every 1000 miles and getting worse


Craig L. said
131 days ago


Charles C. said
131 days ago
I have a 2012 750li with 42k miles and it uses qt of oil every 1500-2000 miles. I agree this isn't normal and I would like to be added to this lawsuit


Michael S. said
129 days ago
2005 645ci. Smoke after idling for a few minutes. consumes large amounts of oil. Only 90k Cost to repair is unreal.


Paul W. said
129 days ago
2006 750li consumes abnormal amounts of oil, and smokes. Today all of her engine fell out.


Marilyn P. said
128 days ago
Just went to the dealer they quoted me 12,000.00 to fix valve stem seals....


Mark O. said
127 days ago
2013 BMW burning 2 quarts every 3500mi


Wasif A. said
124 days ago
I have a 2011 BMW X5. I have been going through oil like crazy. The car is in immaculate condition otherwise. It has always been serviced an authorized BMW dealership. Despite complaining about oil loss and black smoke coming out of my tailpipe for over a year and a half, I am now being told that there is $20,000 worth of repairs That are needed. This is unacceptable for a car that cost nearly $80,000 and has less than 80,000 miles on it. My extended BMW warranty just expired two months ago, and now BMW is expecting me to pay $20,000 in repairs for a problem they seem to have known about, and for a problem that they should've diagnosed several months ago, while my warranty was still in effect. This is wholly unacceptable. Beware consumers. This is a big issue with the company that I thought was very reputable.


james s. said
123 days ago
I have a 2010 bmw 750li and it uses about 4 quarts of oil in between oil changes especially during frequent highway driving and smokes if idled for a 15min period of time!


james s. said
123 days ago
I have a 2010 bmw 750li and it uses about 4 quarts of oil in between oil changes especially during frequent highway driving and smokes if idled for a 15min period of time!


james s. said
123 days ago
I have a 2010 bmw 750li and it uses about 4 quarts of oil in between oil changes especially during frequent highway driving and smokes if idled for a 15min period of time!


ray p. said
121 days ago
I own a 2011 Bmw 750li The past 2 years I have been adding oil every 400-500 miles. Dealer said every 1k miles is normal. Obviously these cars did not act like this when new. What engine damage is occurring???


ray p. said
121 days ago
I own a 2011 Bmw 750li The past 2 years I have been adding oil every 400-500 miles. Dealer said every 1k miles is normal. Obviously these cars did not act like this when new. What engine damage is occurring???


David H. said
121 days ago
Same issue always having to add a quart.


andi s. said
121 days ago
i have '13 bmw x6 35i. 3.0 L turbo. warning light came out, low in oil, needed 1 qt. i've only driven it less than 1000 miles. dealer mentioned normal, i think they were rold to explained so, so it does not require customer to fix and waste bmw cost.


Zack R. said
120 days ago
2011 X5 4.4, 74k miles. Only owned this for about a year and began getting the "complimentary top-off" every 2-4 weeks shortly after purchase. BMW techs are recorded on my phone telling me it's normal because it's a "high performance engine." Left it at the dealership for a week in April to determine if there was a consumption issue. Dealership put 500 miles on it doing something, found no external leaks and said it was fine. Fast forward to November and it's now $18,000 in repairs due to 3 different engine leaks due to - surprise! - excessive oil consumption. Extended warranty (non-OEM) is supposed to be covering it, but who knows what other damage this has caused or what other trouble can be expected.


steve j. said
119 days ago
I have a 2007 750il and it burns a quart of oil every 4-500mi, and now blowing a ton of smoke out of the tail pipe when idling. BMW should acknowledge this issue and fix it under a recall for their reputation , Just like every car manufacture has recently done. they are taking advantage of the consumers.


Margarita V. said
118 days ago
Same issues having to add oil every 500 miles white smoke coming out of car repeatedly not sure why this wasn't recalled.


Vandana V. said
116 days ago
I have a 2011 BMW lix 750 . I have to add 1 quarts of oil every 500 miles.


said
116 days ago
I have a 2010 gt 550i I do a lot of local driving and I have to put a quart of oil in once a week..


Tiarra B. said
116 days ago
I have a 2009 X6 Twin Turbo engine. I am adding 2qts of oil every 7-8 days, now. Only local driving done, & still consuming lots of oil. I have only had the car for 3 months now. Just recently, about a month after having the vehicle the oil consumption, became ridiculous. Spending anywhere between $45-$60/month, just on oil. The oil BMW, tops off at no charge, usually only last about 2-3 days. So I purchase a heavier oil, and again I can get 7-8 days out of it, before adding more. I would love to be part of this Class Act.


Hassan K. said
113 days ago
I have a 2008 bmw 750l. I have a bad catalytic converter due to excessive oil consumption. My indy dealer states that they would have to remove the engine send it off to correct the issue. That along with the catalytic converter replacement would be almost 8K. I don't mind putting oil in between oil changes. Knowing that this problem in directly related to an engine flaw is not fair.


Hassan K. said
113 days ago
Oil consumption equals bad catalytic converter


Paul R. said
111 days ago
I just purchased a 2011 BMW 750LIX Drive about 3 months ago and it has 95000 miles on it now. Have the same problem with this vehicle. It burns a great deal of oil and i have a 5 gal. Oil container in my trunk. I have to add 1 to 2 quarts of oil ever 700 to 900 miles which is costing me a great deal because of the oil consumption. And after reading up on the problems that not only I but a lot of other people are having with this situation to oil consumption to me it wasn't a great purchase decision on this type of vehicle. A vehicle question this much and being German made is very surprising that it has this problem. The reason why I purchase this vehicle and I probably speak for a lot of other people is that these type of cars BMW that is it's supposed to be sturdy and have longevity which in turn you will have the maintenance it less because of the cost Factor on these type of vehicles which is worse they're advertising to buy this type of vehicle because of that. Obviously that's false and it seems like the manufacturing of BMW's don't really care about the consumer issues that they're having with this type of vehicle. Again we paid too much money to have this type of problem and there should be some type of compensation rather it will be repaired or financially compensate for the issues that we are having with this type of vehicle. I would like to join the lawsuit as well and if anybody can give me information on it I would greatly appreciate it


Amelia L. said
111 days ago
I am having the same problem with my 2008 750 BMW Li and I am currently experiencing a blown engine and head gasket it started out consuming lots of oil and blowing a lot of smoke when I first purchased a vehicle within 3 days I complain to the dealership they told me it was nothing wrong with the vehicle I dealt with the problem for over a year until the vehicle finally just gave up and I took it to a mechanic and they're saying that the engine is blown and now the head gaskets before when I took it to a mechanic they told me I just needed spark plugs and ignition coils but now that the car is no longer running or going into drive it just starts up blow smoke and will not come out of park can someone please contact me and help me with this thank you


Paul R. said
111 days ago
I just purchased a 2011 BMW 750LIX Drive about 3 months ago and it has 95000 miles on it now. Have the same problem with this vehicle. It burns a great deal of oil and i have a 5 gal. Oil container in my trunk. I have to add 1 to 2 quarts of oil ever 700 to 900 miles which is costing me a great deal because of the oil consumption. And after reading up on the problems that not only I but a lot of other people are having with this situation to oil consumption to me it wasn't a great purchase decision on this type of vehicle. A vehicle question this much and being German made is very surprising that it has this problem. The reason why I purchase this vehicle and I probably speak for a lot of other people is that these type of cars BMW that is it's supposed to be sturdy and have longevity which in turn you will have the maintenance it less because of the cost Factor on these type of vehicles which is worse they're advertising to buy this type of vehicle because of that. Obviously that's false and it seems like the manufacturing of BMW's don't really care about the consumer issues that they're having with this type of vehicle. Again we paid too much money to have this type of problem and there should be some type of compensation rather it will be repaired or financially compensate for the issues that we are having with this type of vehicle. I would like to join the lawsuit as well and if anybody can give me information on it I would greatly appreciate it


Edwin H. said
104 days ago
Dealer purchased 2013 BMW 4.8 X5. with only 30k still under warranty. Took the issues to service twice where this vehicle had burned 3/4 of the oil tank on a trip from Charlotte to Orlando. They have completed a oil viscosity test and found oil dripping from both turbo chargers. They have replaced both turbo chargers with the most current version of 2016. Performed another oil test and found this had not resolved the issue. Currently replacing all the valve stems with an upgraded or better version. Waiting on the 3rd oil change to determine if this has resolved my vehicle engines issue more to come......


said
104 days ago
Same issue with 2011 750LiX. Light came on to top oil around 48000 miles. Took car to the dealership in Charlotte. Did consumption test, topped up the oil and Imwas asked to bring NGOs it back after 1000 miles. The next visit after the 1000 miles did not show much evidence of an oil burn. Car has now got 50000 miles on it and is out of warranty. Took it to the dealership for an issues with the doors locking up. They called me after a couple of days to tell me they have detected a very bad oil burn and have to change the rings! Fortunately BMW has agreed to do the work at no cost because it reported the original issue before expiration of the warranty. Service advisor just called that the work is completed but not sure that it will continue completely fix the oil consumption. I am disgusted and disappointed. Spent a lot of money to purchase this car and was looking forward to driving it feels r several years. Didn't think you would have to worry about possible serious engine problems because of poor oil consumption. I will like to join a lawsuit and would appreciate any information.


Roel G. said
103 days ago
My name is Roel. I bought a certified pre owned 2012 BMW 550i. Since opening the vehicle, I have to put 1 quart every 150 miles. This is terrible I did the math. I am spending 75 dollars a month just on extra oil. My batter has been affected as well. My electronic devices are turnt off to a minimum. For example my a/c does not blow past level 2. Also my Bluetooth and charge ports doesn't work. To install a battery I have to take it to BMW and I got quoted 700 bucks, because the battery has to be programmed. I have called BMW USA and they gave me the cold shoulder. I will never ever buy another BMW product. I am expressing my concerns to anyone that tries to buy a BMW. So far I have switched two buyers, I convinced them to buy anything else buy a BMW


Steven D. said
102 days ago
2008 BMW 550I M Sport. 73,000 Leased new and purchased out of lease. Adding oil every 750 to 1000 miles


Kerry J. said
96 days ago
2007, same oil issues and white smoke


Clifton B. said
94 days ago
2009 bmw 750i. Oil consumption issue.


michael M. said
90 days ago
I don't think the engine is a good engine for this model and year


Day R. said
89 days ago
I own a 2008 BMW Alpina B7 (750li) that started having oil consumption at only 75,000 miles. The dealer quoted me $10,000 which is insane. I am interested in joining a class action lawsuit quickly. This is not right. BMWs cost a lot of money, consumers should not have to suffer.


Darryl J. said
87 days ago
I just bought a used 2010 Bmw From a chrysler dealership in Michigan. I called and informed that my car is losing oil after noticing oil patches over my driveway. I took it in for service and now Im having to put another quart of oil in It. I only had the car since December 8, 2016 already three quarts and counting


Eddie C. said
84 days ago
2012 bmw 750li burning oIL with only 50k miles on it.


Judy W. said
83 days ago
Same problem


james c. said
81 days ago
2010 750i had to add oil on the road after recently having oil changed.


Pamela F. said
81 days ago
Same issue with 2012 BMW X6


sean o. said
79 days ago
2006 BMW X5 4.4i WITH same SMOKING issue


Elijah G. said
78 days ago
2007 BMW 750li Consuming oil at an incredible rate. .Smoke from exaust when sitting idle for long time


Kiril S. said
77 days ago
That's why I drive Japanese cars :) German cars are crap. I got 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander. I change my oil once per year . I do the same on my 2015 Nissan Versa. I don't thing the cars use even 1 gram of oil per year. Good Luck


Edward B. said
77 days ago
Having the same issue with a 2011 550i xdrive m-sport edition N63 turbo - 1 quart of oil every 250-300 miles at 70k miles. How do I find out about more this lawsuit?


Jon S. said
76 days ago
I just bought 2010 550i GT at 78K Miles about 4 months ago. This is the second time I received low on oil and asking to put 1 Quart each time since last oil change 1K miles ago. Please add me to this Class Action Suit.


Martynas C. said
75 days ago
I have bmw 750i f01 and same issue, 2L of oil over 1000miles


Salofi T. said
71 days ago
I have a 2011 750LI that's also consuming oil at a rapid rate. I had the oil serviced Nov of 2016 and got the min oil light in late Dec. The BMW dealership I went too told me the upper/lower pan gaskets needed to be replaced and the Turbo coolant lines had to be replaced for a total of 6k(68k miles). I got a 2nd opinion from a different provided who saw no evidence of an oil leak.


David L. said
69 days ago
2010 750 using oil


CHARLIE S. said
68 days ago
I have the same issue with oil consumption


Paul R. said
68 days ago
Yes I am having the same problem with my 2011 BMW x5 with 63,550mi.Two mechanics have looked for leaks but cannot find any


Michael K. said
68 days ago
I have had this same problem with my 2006 750Li since I bought it used in 2014.


D H. said
68 days ago
SAME issue!!!!! FYI - I didn't read the 12,000 pages of mumbo-jumbo Terms and Conditions, so if I'm signing away my email for spam please chew on the thick first. :)

I have a junk BMW 2011 X5 50i that needs a quart of oil every 700 miles. I bought it a year ago with 60k milers; it now has 75k. The oil consumption it getting worse (it does not leak so it must be burning).

Where do I sign? This thread started over a year ago. Has anyone gotten any response from BMW that means anything to us? Are we all just wasting time while BMW slams a Roundel up us?

Thanks,
DH


Richard S. said
65 days ago
I own a 2008 750i. I am having the same issue. Losing oil at an incredible rate. I have to put a quart of oil in the car every 400 miles. I heat it will cost a minimum of $1400 to fix,usually more.


Dwight R. said
65 days ago
Yea car burning oil every 3 weeks add 1 quart 750I 2008 and air bag light stay on and seat light


Dwight R. said
65 days ago
Yea car burning oil every 3 weeks add 1 quart 750I 2008 and air bag light stay on and seat light


john b. said
64 days ago
2012 550i 1 quart of oil every 750 to 1,000 miles. Car has 48,000 miles. Dealer service department said it was normal and no fix was offered. Out of warrenty in 2,000 miles. Wish I would have known before purchasing the vehicle.


john b. said
64 days ago
2012 550i 1 quart of oil every 750 to 1,000 miles. Car has 48,000 miles. Dealer service department said it was normal and no fix was offered. Out of warrenty in 2,000 miles. Wish I would have known before purchasing the vehicle.


richard d. said
64 days ago
adding oil every 500-700 miles.
car has 23500 miles


richard d. said
64 days ago
adding oil every 500-700 miles.
car has 23500 miles


Mark D. said
63 days ago
Yes I have the same issue


brent g. said
62 days ago
just purchased a 2009 BMW 750li and I have the same issue with oil consumption and I have blue smoke coming out the exhaust at idle. Light comes on saying add a quart of oil every 250 miles ridicules. u pay all this money for this car and u get a lemon. it should be a recall or something on this!! the car got 84000 miles on it I wish would have knew about this I most defiantly would have spent my money some where else for sure


Cody F. said
61 days ago
My 2010 750 li xdrive has the same issue uses 2 quarts every 800 miles


Elwyn A. said
61 days ago
Bought a 2010 bmw 750 I with 77000 miles on it . Get coolant smell and burns oil to the tune of a quart every 400 miles. Spent 3000 on battery and charcoal filter . Trans fail light still comes on


M P. said
59 days ago


Jamar J. said
59 days ago
Adding oil every 3- 500 miles 2009 BMW750li


K S. said
54 days ago
Adding oil every few 100 miles. Drive train malfunction, chassis malfunction, DSC malfunction, dealer says to change engine wire harness, but cannot explain why, rough idling, car will not start intermittently. What the heck!!!! Have an expensive 2010 550i GT and only 55K. BMW really did a number on us.


Dan H. said
54 days ago
I have a 2009 750LI with 114,000 mile. I drive around 750 mile a week and I have to put in a quart of oil about every 1200 miles. I have had this problem every since I bought the car 4 years ago. Dealer told me this was normal oil consumption for this car and their was no way to fix it.


Michael r. said
51 days ago
I have a 2011 BMW Li I bought it about 4 months ago the first month of owning a vehicle light came on asking me to to add a quart of oil I've been having to add a quart of oil every 3 weeks this is not normal I feel like I'm dying beautiful car


Joseph L. said
50 days ago
Have the same issue


Milton D. said
50 days ago
Have the same issue have to add oil every 200 miles wow that crazy


Jay O. said
46 days ago
I am having Gris problem also, What can I do?


Jay O. said
46 days ago
I am having the same issues


Yuslain P. said
44 days ago
Same issues here on my 2011 550i


Yuslain P. said
44 days ago
Same issues here on my 2011 550i


William R. said
44 days ago
Same problems as everyone else.


Pamela F. said
42 days ago
2012 BMW X6 50i with the same oil consumption issues (refill every 800 miles), not to mention the airbag recall with no parts availability! I have emailed and talked to BMW NA repeatedly and so far have only received $3500 brand loyalty discount on CPO or new purchase since this is my 4th BMW from same dealership.


Kent B. said
36 days ago
Same issue. Can't use vehicle. Oil leaks too severe.


Bruce L. said
36 days ago
750i 118k miles need to add oil every 500 miles.


Julie G. said
33 days ago
Wow, im having the same issue. Have to keep a couple quarts in the truck.


Tom R. said
32 days ago
I purchased my 2012 BMW 750Li new in January 2013. This is a great car, except that it uses a quart of oil about every 900-1,000 miles. I recently took the car to the dealer and they said the excessive oil consumption was my fault for not having serviced the vehicle at the dealership over the last 30,000 miles (current mileage is 102,000). The dealer recommended that I replace the engine at a price of $35,000, even though the car still runs great.


Jermaine B. said
30 days ago
2009 750Li heavy oil consumption. Will be looking for a solution.


Michael H. said
26 days ago
My 2011 BMW 750LI burns oil at a rate of 1qt. every 1,000 miles. I carry 2 quarts in the trunk at all times. During acceleration, heavy blueish/white smoke can be seen billowing from exhaust ports. 68,000 miles. Help!


Judith M. said
23 days ago
We have a 2010 BMW 750xi which is burning oil at an alarming rate.


ANTHONY B. said
23 days ago
Burning oil by the Quarts. Causing major issues. BMW 2008 750LI


Robert T. said
23 days ago
My car is going through a quart per month or about 1000 miles


David H. said
22 days ago
Would like more info.


Christopher H. said
22 days ago
2013 X6 50i. 1 quart per month at least.


schree w. said
20 days ago
curious to know if my vehicle is included in this class action as I too have strange huge oil consumption problems...where is it going? no signs on pavement. Also freak battery failures. Dealership claims battery because I only drive short distances on a daily basis. ??? Among other strange false lights in certain driving conditions, etc; And why does the dealership that I purchased from keep offering to buy my vehicle??


ron k. said
19 days ago
Same problem with the F10 M5 2013. 1 quart every 500 miles. Contacted BMW North America. Trying to get themselves out of replacing engine since car is still under warranty. Also, battery consumption is also a problem.


Michelle P. said
18 days ago
2011 x5 50i - have to add quart about every 500 miles - always keep extra quarts - always smells of burnt oil - smokes comes out of oil well when I take the lid off - smoke comes out of exhaust


Kathryn P. said
14 days ago
I have the same issue with my 2011 750 LI . It uses a quart of oil per monrh.
I have to keep extra quarts in the trunk. The battery also has been a problem.


Shandee D. said
10 days ago
I have 2009 750li with same oil consumption issues and also battery issue.N63 campaign was done but still continue to have issues. For what I purchased my car for I seriously think I got robbed by BMW.


christopher l. said
7 days ago
My wife owns a 2013 BMW 650i and it sucks up oil like you wouldn't believe! We dump in a quart every 4 weeks or so and we buy and keep 2 quarts in the trunk at all times. A red warning light on the oil measurement is always on. Where does all the oil go to?


Matt G. said
4 days ago
My 2013 550i has been in for oil excessive oil consumption a few times.
Am I eligible for a lemon law case?


JT D. said
2 days ago
Hi I have a 2009 bmw 750i. I add a quart of oil every 300 miles. I'm so sick and tired of this. Dealer told me that was normal. I don't know what to do next. Can anyone please tell me what to do. Is it possible to have bmw North America fix this issue even though my car now has 130k miles?


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1 days ago

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