BMW 325i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your BMW 325i
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BMW 325i ProblemsBlower Final Stage Fan Resistor May Fail
The blower final stage fan resistor is known to fail. Symptoms are the heater fan speed varies regardless of the setting, the fan will not turn off when the car is switched off, or the fan will not switch on at all.
Failure of the front control arm bracket bushings—often referred to as thrust rod bushings—is moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.
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.
BMW 325i QuestionsWhen I go to the AUX option in the radio it doesn't light up for me to select to (1 answer)
I plugged in a brand nw auxiliary chord several times and when I go to change the car from radio to aux the aux option is not highlighted or able to be selected.
the battery was just replaced today and drove the car home, parked, and 4 hours later the vehicle will not start. the vehicle does have the ignition sound but engine will not start. what could be wrong?
I had a new clutch kit, slave cylinder & master cylinder. Now my car is out of timing.
BMW 325i RecallsDriver'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.
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag module free of charge to correct the concern.
Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. BMW dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.