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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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.
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.
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.
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 hav...
2004 BMW 330i Recalls (Recent)
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High resistance in the electrical contacts may cause one or more of the rear lights to stop working. Intermittent light operation reduces the ability to warn other motorists of the driver's intentions, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will repair the affected vehicles as necessary to correct this concern.
2004 BMW 330i Questions and Answers
Just had my car serviced and the radiator lite come on twice . Is the system closed?
I need to ad some collant and cant budge the cap. Where do I ad the coolant
I recently have noticed some white smoke that comes when I stop at a light from the passenger side. I have check fluids and they are all normal. There is a slight burning smell from the engine too.
My car is over heating when i stop on red light (after 15 to 30 mile) and if drive again it come to normal what could be the problem please responce me please please!
Where can I find the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule for a 2004 BMW 330i?