BMW Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your BMW

BMW Problems

Oil Leaks From Lower Engine Area

Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.

Oil Leaks From Engine Area

Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.

Rear Window Regulator

A side door window regulator may fail causing the window to stop working, in some eases falling into the door. Replacement of the failed regulator will be required to correct this concern.

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BMW Questions

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Overheating issuse (1 answer)

I have a 2003 BMW 325i it started to over heat about 1 1/2 weeks ago after the belts to ripped to shredded. Had to have the belts replaced and the pullies and tensioners. I've since replaced both lower and upper radiator hoses and replaced the fan clutch,water pump, and the thermostat. Can so...

Another car backed out of driveway and skimmed the rear passenger door and fender.. Causing scrapes and a crease..anyone know if it can just be repaired as opposed to replacing the door(I hope):( (1 answer)

Can body work repair an area of the car that's been swiped by another vehicle.. There's a crease in the door

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BMW Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag free of charge to resolve the concern.

Steering Gearbox Defective

The steering gearbox may have been manufactured with improper parts, and may malfunction as a result. Dealers will replace the steering gearbox free of charge to resolve the concern.

Drive Shaft Joint Fails And Comes Apart

The drive shaft slip joint may fail, resulting in the drive shaft separating from the vehicle. Dealers will inspect and replace the drive shaft as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

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BMW Reviews

This car is an absolute pleasure to drive. The handling and feel of this car is truly impressive. I saw a post where it said there was limited cargo space. That's a total lie. For a car this size the trunk is quite large. Cup holder placement is a bit odd but that's about my only gripe. I find it comical that people buy a high performance foreign car that is known to be expensive to repair, if ...
Once ny transmission is warm, it begins to slip. The shift is hard when i stop. i have to feather the pedal to speed up so the car wont jerk. I have taken it to BMW several times and the "RESET" the transmission. A few days later it goes back to slipping. Any suggestions?
i have white smoke coming out

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