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Failure of the front control arm bracket bushingsoften referred to as thrust rod bushingsis moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.

Failure of the front control arm bracket bushingsoften referred to as thrust rod bushingsis moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.

My turn signal began to operate too fast this usually indicated a bulb being burned out, this began around 90,000 miles. I checked the bulbs and they were fine. Around 97,000 my dashboard trouble indicator lite up, showing I had a problem with my driver side back taillight. A mechanic told me that my bulb assembly was going bad and this was a common problems on BMWs. I eventually had to buy a new one for around $90 from BMW and replaced it mys...

You have to reset the system manually by removing the back seat cover - there is a special allen key there to reset the system - a mechanic can do it for you in 10 minutes

down shifts hard

drive train malfunction, drive moderately, maximum output not available. multiple cylinders reported misfires and dangerous exhaust gasses after startup and during moderate acceleration at 1800-2200 rpm. black smoke from exhaust during acceleration. After replacing plugs and testing coils the problem was narrowed to injectors. using scan tool to look at rough running values of various cylinders we were able to narrow problem down to cylinder 7...

Engine hydrolocked secondary to an injector failing. The car had been sputtering a little. BMW dealer in Indianapolis replace the low pressure fuel sensor. The next day the car was started and still had a sputter. No error codes. The injector allowed fuel to pour into a cylinder at 1600 psi. since fluid does not compress the rod and piston took the blow resulting in a bent rod and a knock. The knock was coming from the bottom of the piston hit...

Cooling system failed leaking all coolant. Required replacement of the coolant pump, thermostat and associated hoses. Cost to repair around $1700

Error is....drive moderately. Turn signal won't disengage when wheel is straightened up from a turn. Repair is to replace the steering angle sensor. Around 825$ at non dealer Bmw authorized repair shop.

Noticed when having difficulty starting the car, took it to dealer, they said it was the fuel pump.

I had 3 pumps replaced, Oil Pump, Fuel Pump and Water Pump on my BMW 335XI with 52k on it. Now I have another problem, Cylinder Head Cover Gasket, and the car is shaking as hell. I notified BMW of Norht America and they said there is no recalls on this issues, accept th water pump and batery cable. I believe all the other issues should be racalls.

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GPS will not read disk , whole (ccc) system wont turn on everytime ..to get system to start HOLD the cd next button or the mode button for several seconds to several minutes until it turns on ..

NOTE: gps still wont work, but all else will..

Had to replace DSC Control Module and Hydraulic Pump. Parts and Labor $3400.00

Malfunction of door actuator microswitch causes car not to recognize "door open" condition, which in the case of the coupe, does not do window drop or turn on interior lights. This also causes issues with locking mechanism. Fix is to replace actuator.

Door window fails to open or close. This is a very common problem with these BMWs.

You will need to replace the window regulator to fix this. Same problem and solution for all windows.