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BMW M3 Multiple Power Steering Hoses May Simultaneously Fail

 
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010

Average Mileage: 89,200 mi (47,800 mi - 110,000 mi)

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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.

  • Visitor, , 47,800 mi

    POWER STEERING HOSE AND MANIFOLD REPLACED

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  • Visitor, , 100,000 mi

    I went to turn out of a parking lot when a loud noise, followed by smoke from the enging occured. I stopped the car and the smoke smelled awful. Turns out the power steering hose had busted and the fluid was all over the engine, thus all the smoke. Repair costs were about 400.00

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