2001 BMW 325i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 BMW 325i
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2001 BMW 325i ProblemsClunk or Jolt Felt in Steering Due to Worn Bushings in Front Suspension
Failure of the front control arm bracket bushings—often referred to as thrust rod bushings—is moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.
My turn signal began to operate too fast this usually indicated a bulb being burned out, this began around 90,000 miles. I checked the bulbs and they were fine. Around 97,000 my dashboard trouble indicator lite up, showing I had a problem with my driver side back taillight. A mechanic told me that my bulb assembly was going bad and this was a common problems on BMWs. I eventually had to buy a new one for around $90 from BMW and replaced it mys...
A side door window regulator may fail causing the window to stop working, in some eases falling into the door. Replacement of the failed regulator will be required to correct this concern.
2001 BMW 325i QuestionsWhy wont my car go in reverse? (1 answer)
I was driving it and all of a sudden there is no reverse.
The lifter nose doesn't happen all the time and goes away quickly. Could the oil pump be a problem, if not what else should I look at?
2001 BMW 325i RecallsAirbag Inflator Concern
Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. BMW dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this 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.