2004 BMW 330i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 BMW 330i

2004 BMW 330i Problems

Multiple Power Steering Hoses May Simultaneously Fail

A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.

Front Control Arm Bracket Bushings May Fail

Failure of the front control arm bracket bushingsoften referred to as thrust rod bushingsis moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.

Water Pump May Develop Coolant Leak

The low coolant light may illuminate and/or the engine may overheat as a result of a coolant leak from the water pump. The leaking pump will require replacement and the entire cooling system should be inspected for leaks as it is not uncommon to find multiple leaks on higher mileage vehicles.

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.

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2004 BMW 330i Questions

What can be the problem,noise when you first take off and when you first brake. (1 answer)

Sounds similar to noise tires on trucks make on interstate. I have been told its the tires and maybe wheel bearing.

04" 330i stalling, loss of power and rattling noise (1 answer)

does anyone have an idea what the problem might be here... my 04'330i started to stall when going over 40, driving power is very low when i accelerate and i hear a rattling noise under the car. the service engine light is on. please help, i just got laid off a bout 3 months ago and i'm s...

Manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule for 2004 BMW 330i?? (1 answer)

Where can I find the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule for a 2004 BMW 330i?

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2004 BMW 330i Recalls

Driver's Front Air Bag Defective

In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag module free of charge to correct the concern.

Airbag 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.

Front Airbag Inflator Module

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.

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2004 BMW 330i Reviews

This car is still my daily driver. I have experienced all the problems that can be mentioned about it, but it is still a great car.....after all the repairs!

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