BMW 323i Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your BMW 323i
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BMW 323i ProblemsBlower Final Stage Fan Resistor May Fail
The blower final stage fan resistor is known to fail. Symptoms are the heater fan speed varies regardless of the setting, the fan will not turn off when the car is switched off, or the fan will not switch on at all.
Failure of the front control arm bracket bushings—often referred to as thrust rod bushings—is moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.
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.
BMW 323i QuestionsWhat type of coolant do I use for my 1999 323i BMW (1 answer)
I opened my radiator cap and there looks like no coolant level? Just purchases the car
My car continued to drive normally, but the display that shows temp/miles/time/etc. was flashing with nonsense. I turned my car off and turned my lights off, which stopped the issue temporarily before starting again. I have also noticed that it is becoming more difficult to unlock my doors manu...
Is it the clutch or the shifter solenoid? It only does it when I put my foot into it. Please help because the price for just the clutch alone is $600 and I can just imagine how much the labor will be. I am mechanically inclined with almost all vehicles but this is my first bmw.
BMW 323i RecallsAirbag Inflator 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.
The brake light switch may fail and stick in the "brake lamps on" or "brake lamps off" position. Inaccurate illumination of brake lights could lead to an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the brake lamp switch with a new improved part.