BMW 328i Repair and Maintenance
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BMW 328i ProblemsGPS/DVD Won't Work!
I bought this car used with a factory warranty on it about 5 years ago. The GPS DVD player kept asking for the disk to be inserted when it was. BMW did a software check, download then finally replaced it all under the warranty!! Guess what, it's doing it AGAIN!!! I have a GREAT BMW mechanic but he doesn't do electronics and I just know the dealership is going to charge an arm, leg and first born grandchild. I'm in the Sacramento, CA area,...
One vehicles equipped with power folding mirrors, the mirror may fold out past the standard position. Our technicians tell us that if this occurs a special procedure must be followed to relearn the correct mirror home position.
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 328i QuestionsHow much will this run me$$$? (1 answer)
The diagnostic and to install a new fuel filter cost, if I was to check you guys out.. I see you guys are pretty from where I live..
Is there a difference between the two? The dealer also said I needed to replace the oil pan gasket because they found an engine oil leak - is that a necessary repair at this time, or can I just do the valve cover stuff now and the oil pan gasket later?
I'd never botherd checking to replace my gas fuel filter. I Bought it used 2010 328i.. So I was wondering if I should look into replacing that part if needed?
BMW 328i RecallsDriver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag free of charge to resolve the concern.
The side marker lights in the front of the vehicle may not turn on when using the headlamps or parking lamps. Dealers will upload revised software to correct the issue free of charge.
The fuel pump may fail due to improper nickel plating during manufacturing. This can cause the engine to stall while driving. The dealership will replace the fuel pump free of charge to correct the problem.