BMW Repair and Maintenance
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BMW ProblemsRear 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.
An engine coolant leak may develop from the expansion tank resulting in engine overheating. When a cooling system component fails the entire cooling system should be inspected. It is not uncommon to find additional component have failed or are leaking.
Overheating can cause severe engine damage. If the engine begins to overheat it is recommended to stop at the first available location and have your vehicle towed to a repair shop.
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 QuestionsWhy does my battery keep going flat whilst car is left for several days ? (1 answer)
The alternator is fine but there is a drain somewhere on the car.
smells burning oil on the passengers side by cover gasget bolt.
When I start car, exhaust very loud and even while I sit idle, it rattles and has tin like sound when accelerating. It's seems to be getting worse. Checked muffler and fine. Seems to be coming from right side. Can't see any holes when a couple heat plates off. But it's so loud, it...
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.