1997 BMW 328i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 BMW 328i

1997 BMW 328i Problems

Outside 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.

Blower Final Stage Fan Resistor May Fail

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.

Oil Leaks From Lower Engine Area

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.

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1997 BMW 328i Questions

cost to replace a blower final stage fan resistor (1 answer)

need reset code for my radio and how do i reset? (1 answer)

window on and off track , rattle in drivers side, can move window by hand (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

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1997 BMW 328i Reviews

my pastors wife has a real bad oil leak
I love this car. This is my second BMW. My first was a 1974 Bavaria. That is where my love affair with the inline six started. I have an e36 with a manual trans that I purchased in January of 2010 I have put 10k on it since then. I bought the car when it was in need of a wiper control module, on board computer, drive shaft and flex disc, front brakes, tires and a wheel alignment. Knowing...
I got a tune up on my 1997 bmw 328i recently, and now the check/maintence light comes on? What could be the cause?

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