BMW Repair and Maintenance
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BMW Problemsmultiple misfires
drive train malfunction, drive moderately, maximum output not available. multiple cylinders reported misfires and dangerous exhaust gasses after startup and during moderate acceleration at 1800-2200 rpm. black smoke from exhaust during acceleration. After replacing plugs and testing coils the problem was narrowed to injectors. using scan tool to look at rough running values of various cylinders we were able to narrow problem down to cylinder 7...
The front thrust rod bushings—also referred to as tension strut bushings—are known to fail occasionally. The oil-filled rubber mounts weaken and crack over time, causing a mushy road feel and shuddering in the steering wheel when going over bumps.
A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.
BMW Questionsthe heater and air pump monitor are incomplete ? (1 answer)
for about a week i tried to do the drive cycle , but is the same , there is no codes
Want to its fuel consumption on daily run around
the lite stays at -40
BMW RecallsDrive Shaft Fractures
The drive shaft to the rear wheels may fracture due to a faulty weld during manufacturing. Dealers will inspect and replace the drive shaft as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.
The child restraint lower anchor bars used to secure child restraint seats may become damaged during use. Dealers will weld a reinforcing bracket to the lower anchor bars and vehicle body free of charge to resolve the concern.