BMW 328i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your BMW 328i

BMW 328i 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.

Outside Mirror May Fold Out to Far

One vehicles equipped with power folding mirrors, the mirror may fold out past the standard position. Our technicians tell us that if this occurs a special procedure must be followed to relearn the correct mirror home position.

Blower 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.

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BMW 328i Questions

what is a radiator? (1 answer)

Center console navigation and communications knob seems to have self-destructed (1 answer)

My car was sideswiped by a snowplow in a blizzard. There was extensive body damage along the driver's side. The driver side rear-view mirror was ripped off. Sometime in the same 6-hour period,while the car was locked, the top of the nob in the center console that provides driver input to th...

had an oil cover gasket replaced.now car shaking, check engine light on (1 answer)

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BMW 328i 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.

Side Marker Lights Do Not Light

The side marker lights in the front of the vehicle may not turn on when using the headlamps or parking lamps. Dealers will upload revised software to correct the issue free of charge.

Engine Stalls Without Warning

The fuel pump may fail due to improper nickel plating during manufacturing. This can cause the engine to stall while driving. The dealership will replace the fuel pump free of charge to correct the problem.

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BMW 328i Reviews

I purchased a new 2012 328i 4\6\2012. The engine light came on 12/4/2012 and again on 12/7/2012 twice in 3 days and i was told that it's not the engine but a sensor. Tom Bush BMW in Jacksonville Florida on Atlantic Blvd, changed out the expansion tank twice. The first time they put the same size expansion tank in the car, three days later the engine light came back on and this time they said ...
I got a tune up on my 1997 bmw 328i recently, and now the check/maintence light comes on? What could be the cause?
my pastors wife has a real bad oil leak

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