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1998 BMW M3 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 BMW M3

1998 BMW M3 Problems

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.

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1998 BMW M3 Questions

car will crank over but will not stay running without giving gas

My mechanic told me that the fuel pump cannot be sold without some sort of sensor, but that there are two of these on each side of the tank in order to maintain proper fuel readings on the dash board.

He explained that the other sensor MUST be replaced as part of the job, in order to ensure I ge...

My M3 is making a rattling noise that is getting louder over time only when the car is in gear. The noise seems to be coming from the front of the engine where the timing chain is located. A technician told me that the tensioner was getting worn. Should I replace the timing chain or just the tens...

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1998 BMW M3 Recalls

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES ARE BUILT WITH A SIDE AIR BAG SYSTEM CONSISTING OF DOOR-MOUNTED THORAX AIR BAGS (REAR DOOR AIR BAGS ARE OPTIONAL), A CENTRAL ELECTRONIC SENSOR AND DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM, LEFT AND RIGHT SATELLITE IMPACT SENSORS, AND ASSOCIATED WIRING. THIS SYS...

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1998 BMW M3 Reviews

What a fun car to drive! Over 80K miles on our M3 and absolutely no problems. We have a fantastic local auto shop, Phaedrus, here in San Francisco to thank for the great experience. The car gets relatively good gas mileage too. It's too bad BMW isn't making 4-door M3s anymore.

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