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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A creak or squeak can be heard from the top of the front or rear doors. This noise is most noticeable when the windows are fully up. The noise is caused by the decay of the flocking material on the door seals. New door seals, Teflon tape, special lube, or a combination of all of these may be needed to eliminate the noise.
Various components of the engine cooling system may fail resulting in coolant loss and engine overheating. Overheating is one of the most damaging things that can happen to your engine, possibly requiring thousands of dollars in repairs. If the engine begins to overheat it is recommended to stop at the first available safe location and have your vehicle towed to a repair shop.
2007 BMW X3 Questions and Answers
I just recently purchased a 2007 BMW X3 with approximately 28000 miles on it. Upon test drive, I did not hear the high pitched (and quite loud) humming sound coming from the front of the...
A yellow light bulb has illuminated on my dash. Dealership is closed and i can not find out what the light is indicating. Is it safe to drive? Any ideas what it means? Thanks
valve pinging and knocking using 93 oct.bp chevron at low speeds car in top maint.cond.mostly highway driving I use bmw fi cleaner every 4000 miles
After not driving and sitting for a week, my BMW X3's battery died. I recharged the battery, the car starts but some of the warning lights remain illuminated and there is this beeping sound th...
2007 BMW X3 Reviews
I also love driving my 2007 BMW X3 and untill now have had only a couple of issues with the car. recently drove to NC and back (over1500 miles) and the trip was flawless! A week home and a night out at a friends and coming home NO heat! Soon the temp. gage soared to the right and the red light came on. Five days later we are putting in a new water pump/thermostat. I was told it was all one unit at a cost of $1380 wholesale. I can't believe the cast of this part and am told it is a $2500 bill at the dealership to be done! The car only has 56K so I am really pissed about the early need to make this repair! No warning, simply overheated driving home for no reason. Other issues like water on the back seat floors, leaking sun roof I have fixed myself cause going to the dealership is cost prohibitive! The cost of fixing a BMW X3 That I own is extreme! I do love driving the car (has a 6 speed) but will most likely lease the next one.
I own BMW 2007....I cannot believe the problems that I have had with the car!!! It only has 80,000 miles on it and I have problem after problem...service engine soon light CONSTANTLY. SUNROOF WILL NOT CLOSE. It had to be replaced. fan hose. Stalls while driving 80 mph down to 5mph and stalls. The warranty on my car has recently expired and now I am calling it a LEMON!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS IS CALLED "THE ULTIMATE DRIVING MACHINE"????? I DON'T THINK SO...........SOMEONE HELP PLEASE!!!!!
I love my 2007 X-3. Have only had to do routine maintenance and so far all is covered under warranty and extended warranty. I would recommend this vehicle (with a standard shift) for anyone who loves to drive.
Where do I start...so far it's been a money pit...Only positive is it looks good. As soon as the warranty ran out the expenses mounted. i have had it for 1 1/2 years and already: Under warranty: Window trim flapping, Muffler flap loose, lower belt trim loose, both sides, light bulbs out, Without Warranty: Tires 450.00, Thermostat: 456.00 Water pump: 803.00 Windshield wiper pump 120.00, window lifter motor 590.19 Battery just died, at least 200.00...my advice DO NOT BUY!!!
I am getting ready to get rid of this POS...
Do not buy this car...problems after problems. Rattle in the interior at first, then come to find out the engine mounts went which tilted the engine to cause the rack n pinion bolt to puncture my electric water pump. Needlest to say a little repair estimate of $1700. The interior is cheap and the interior parts peel. Save your money buy another vehicle