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Who speaks German? What's the translation of the sign on the side?

I mean it seems like they feel as though they "hafte" "mangel" it, but...

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Apple's translator has it as "Conscious BMW fraud unsatisfactory laws".
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^^^ Google's is a bit better, it was something about "deliberate fraud".

I'm guessing it was a lemon situation. Heck of a way to make a statement, though.

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"Unsatisfactory laws"? I think he was going for "The laws SUCK!!"
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I must admit I have felt like that before (and wish I could have bashed a car of mine).
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I saw that on the news yesterday. Expensive outburst for sure. I wonder what the problem was though; poor gas mileage??

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I must admit I have felt like that before (and wish I could have bashed a car of mine).
There's one particular 1992 Explorer I would have cheerfully dynamited in front of the dealer's lot if I could have gotten away with it...
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I saw that on the news yesterday. Expensive outburst for sure. I wonder what the problem was though; poor gas mileage??
Found a message in other location, that the car had bad vibrations during driving and multiple visits to BMW dealers did not resolve it.
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