BMW 335i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your BMW 335i

BMW 335i Problems

High Pressure Fuel Pump

The Check Engine Light may illuminate and/or a lack of power may be noted due to a failed high pressure fuel pump. BMW has released a service bulletin regarding this matter, the suggested repair is to replace the failed high pressure pump.

Noise and/or Vibration Due to AC System Low on Refrigerant

A droning type noise may be noted when the air conditioning system is operating. Additionally, a vibration may be felt in the steering wheel. If these issues are no longer present when the AC system is turned off, the problem may be low refrigerant charge in the system. Our technicians remind us that if the refrigerant charge is found to be low, proper leak diagnoses should be performed in addition to recharging the AC system.

High performance fuel pump issues

Noticed when having difficulty starting the car, took it to dealer, they said it was the fuel pump.

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BMW 335i Questions

Is there a warranty on water pumps (1 answer)

My radio face display is losing visual integrity. (1 answer)

Letters and numbers breaking up but plays great. To replace just the radio and face,not DVDs or outer dash cover BMW wants(are you sitting?)
$ 2,400.00 !!! Any suggestions?

How much it cost to replace 2007 BMW 335i high pressure fuel pump (2 answers)

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BMW 335i 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 335i Reviews

Why does everyone whine when talking about their "ultimate driving machine"? Quit crying. You knew they rode stiff when you test drove them. Electricals are fine. I've had 5 fuel pumps replaced, under warranty. I have 77000 on the odometer, and the car just keeps getting better and better. If you want a softer riding car, get a Camry! Grow up and enjoy the ride.
Very fun car to drive. However early on I had to replace 2 fuel pumps on BMW's dime(BMW has since taken care of this issue). Another issue I have is with the sport trim which is aluminum. It scratches and dings very easily. I have not had any other problems and the car still makes me smile every time I drive it after 4 years. As far as the drive goes I would say it is what you'd expect from a...
Purchased new with sport package and ride is too hard. It seemed fun at first but even small bumps feel and sound rough. Rear keeps wearing tires. Replaced rear tires at 13,000 and had alignment done. Next day a friend told me my wheels looked like they were leaning in at the top, I thought he was joking but I told him it's fine I just had it aligned for $180 and 2 new tires at $1,000! Guess wh...

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