2000 BMW 328i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 BMW 328i
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2000 BMW 328i ProblemsOil 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.
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.
An engine coolant leak may develop from the expansion tank resulting in engine overheating. When a cooling system component fails the entire cooling system should be inspected. It is not uncommon to find additional component have failed or are leaking.
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.
2000 BMW 328i QuestionsWhere is the relay switch located for radiator fan not turning off draining battery (1 answer)
Radiator fan not turning off draining battery
To. Protect the muffler from getting hot is loose I don't really need that cover because I'm driving through the fields
The front passenger airbag light indicator is on and/or has malfuctioned. It was suggested that I replace the passenger seatbelt system which triggers the airbag deployment mechanism. Is this a possible solution to ensure safety and make sure the light goes off?
2000 BMW 328i 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.
The brake light switch may fail and stick in the "brake lamps on" or "brake lamps off" position. Inaccurate illumination of brake lights could lead to an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the brake lamp switch with a new improved part.