BMW M3 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your BMW M3
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BMW M3 ProblemsLoss of Power Steering Fluid Due to Leaking Hoses
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.
During tight, slow speed turning, a rubbing noise can sometimes be heard from the rear of the car. This noise is likely coming from the clutches in the limited slip differential. If the noise persists, the differential fluid can be replaced with a special oil available from BMW. On higher mileage vehicles, this noise may never be eliminated unless the differential is replaced.
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.
BMW M3 QuestionsHow long should jumper cables be left on when jumping a car? (1 answer)
Why do people often say be careful when replacing car brakes, I thought once the car brakes were on the car that nothing could go wrong, am I mistaken ?
My car has no power like battery was dead..but still battery has juice the is on sleep mode..
BMW M3 RecallsRear Sub-frame Bolts Loosen
The rear sub-frame bolts may have been reused instead of being replaced during a previous service action, and as a result may not be secure. Dealers will replace the rear sub-frame bolts with new bolts free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.
The drive shaft slip joint may fail, resulting in the drive shaft separating from the vehicle. Dealers will inspect and replace the drive shaft as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.