2004 BMW M3 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 BMW M3
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2004 BMW M3 ProblemsRubbing Noise From Rear Differential When Turning
During tight, slow speed turning, a rubbing noise can sometimes be heard from the rear of the car. This noise is likely coming from the clutches in the limited slip differential. If the noise persists, the differential fluid can be replaced with a special oil available from BMW. On higher mileage vehicles, this noise may never be eliminated unless the differential is replaced.
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.
2004 BMW M3 QuestionsWhat is the cost of replacing 2 belts and tensioner. (1 answer)
Can a faulty tensioner cause the alternator to fail.
No radio, I think it is a fuse
First time my BMW is off the service plan from when I bought it. Now I need to get the oil changed and am wondering what requirements I should have for the service station that does the work. How do I ensure they use the same stuff a dealer would without having to pay what the dealers charge?
2004 BMW M3 RecallsDriver'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.
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.