1997 BMW 328i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 BMW 328i
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1997 BMW 328i ProblemsOutside Mirror May Fold Out to Far
One vehicles equipped with power folding mirrors, the mirror may fold out past the standard position. Our technicians tell us that if this occurs a special procedure must be followed to relearn the correct mirror home position.
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 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.
1997 BMW 328i Questionscost to replace a blower final stage fan resistor (1 answer)
Window goes up crookedly, Motor works.If I fiddle with window it will getback on track but go up crookedly and make a banging noise so really never get it up unless I pull it up myself