2005 BMW 325Ci Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 BMW 325Ci
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2005 BMW 325Ci ProblemsBurning Smell or Oil Drips on the Ground Due to Engine Oil Leak
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.
The low coolant light may illuminate and/or the engine may overheat as a result of a coolant leak from the water pump. The leaking pump will require replacement and the entire cooling system should be inspected for leaks as it is not uncommon to find multiple leaks on higher mileage vehicles.
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.
The steering rack may fail causing the steering to become hard to turn.
2005 BMW 325Ci QuestionsIt cranks but it doesn't start.what could it be? (1 answer)
It got spark and fuel
5th to 3rd punch it, drops right to 1000 rpm. It doesn't recover. I pull over and it idles rough up and down. It will run like this till I shut it off. Start it back up everything's fine. Seems like a sensor to me but I don't have a clue beyond that. If anyone else had this issue I wo...
My 2005 bmw 325ci has a 100K miles on it. i didn't get a 90K service. I want to have as much info as possible when i talk to the mechanics to make sure they are not trying to overcharge me. thanks for your assistance! :)
2005 BMW 325Ci RecallsDriver's Front Air Bag Defective
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.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. BMW dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.