2006 BMW 325i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 BMW 325i
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2006 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.
Unable to keep gas pressure in gas tank caused by fuel filler neck won't seal.
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.
2006 BMW 325i Questionswhat does the exclamation mark in a triangle mean? its next to the P on the dash (2 answers)
It says on even when I change it to Drive, Reverse, and Neutral
I plugged in a brand nw auxiliary chord several times and when I go to change the car from radio to aux the aux option is not highlighted or able to be selected.
The other day all my accessories stopped working. (Cannot roll down the windows. No radio. No AC. Gas gage does not work. Break light stays on... I can go on). Re-set the battery. Checked a few fuses. Checked the relay. All looked good. Anyone have any idea how to fix this?
2006 BMW 325i RecallsDriver'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.
The front passenger seat contains a mat that determines the presence and size of a seat occupant. This input to the airbag controller helps to determine if and how forcefully the passenger airbag should deploy in the event of a crash. The detection mat can develop cracks and fail. If this were to occur, the airbag would not deploy as expected, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will repair the occupant detection mat to eliminate the possibility it may crack. Additionally certain vehicles will receive and extended warranty on the front passenger seat occupant detection mat.
On 25 vehicles, the bolt securing the front control arm and swivel bearing were not tightened to specification and could loosen over time. If the nuts loosen, vehicle handling and control could be compromised, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will tighten the front control arm and swivel bearing connection to the correct specifications. The recall began November 21, 2006.