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1991 BMW 318i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 BMW 318i

1991 BMW 318i Problems

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.

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1991 BMW 318i Questions

Charged battery overnight, car started, ! symbol has gone out.
Possible causes

Havent been having gear problems until this morning in just wont go into reverse. The 1,2,3,4 &5th gears are fine. Could it be a sim0le linkage problem? Guess I'll drive it up on my racks and take a look.

Does anyone know of good BMW mechanics in the 719 (colorado Springs) area?!

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1991 BMW 318i Recalls

FEED FUEL HOSES CAN HARDEN AND "SET" OVER TIME, ALLOWING A SEEPAGE OF FUEL AT THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE HOSE AND THE ENGINE FITTING. THE CLAMP USED TO HOLD THE HOSE TO THE FITTING IS UNABLE TO COMPENSATE FOR THE HARDENING OF THE FEED FUEL HOSE.THE MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF A COOLANT SYSTEM COMPONENT RESULTS IN SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED COOLANT TEMPERATURE AND A RESULTING INCREASE IN SYSTEM PRESSURE.THE CRANKCASE VENTILATION SYSTEM, VENTED INTO THE INTAKE TRACT OF THE ENGINE AT THE BELLOWS BOOT AHEAD OF THE THROTTLE HOUSING, ALLOWS WARM WATER VAPOR FROM THE CRANKCASE VENT TO CONDENSE AND FREEZE IN THE COLDER BELLOWS BOOT WHEN THE AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURE IS 15 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT OR LESS. THE ...

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1991 BMW 318i Reviews

Great lil' "Beeemer"! :) I'm having fun fixing it up.. .thinking about lowering it and placing sway bars to stabilize the suspension..

Folks I had to make up the zip code I'm from Nova Scotia Canada, this site doesn't recognise our postal codes. I've owned my 1991 318i for a couple of years and recently have been using here in our Canadian winters for travel every day, return is about 65 miles. The rear wheel drive was a blast to get used to, again. I just had it painted for the first time and it came out great. I expect to d...

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