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1997 BMW Z3 Problems

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Most Common 1997 BMW Z3 Problems

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.
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.
The thermostat may fail resulting in engine overheating and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light. Replacement of the thermostat along with a complete inspection of the cooling system...
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0 Known 1997 BMW Z3 Brakes Problems

1 Known 1997 BMW Z3 Drive Train Problem

0 Known 1997 BMW Z3 Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known 1997 BMW Z3 Engine Problems

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.
The thermostat may fail resulting in engine overheating and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light. Replacement of the thermostat along with a complete inspection of the cooling system...

0 Known 1997 BMW Z3 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 1997 BMW Z3 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1997 BMW Z3 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1997 BMW Z3 Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known 1997 BMW Z3 Suspension & Steering Problem

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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Known 1997 BMW Z3 Problems & Complaints

The thermostat may fail resulting in engine overheating and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light. Replacement of the thermostat along with a complete inspection of the cooling system...
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.
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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