BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Problems

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Most Common BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Problems

The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 turbo engine may suffer from waste gate issues which become progressively worse with normal driving and especially with harsh driving conditions.
The 6-speed automatic transmission used in the BMW i8 from 2014-2017 is known for issues with harsh shifting, especially while the transmission is slightly warmer than normal operating temperature.
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Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, BMW ActiveHybrid 3 years 2015, 2014, and 2013 are the most likely to experience problems.
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 3
2014 BMW ActiveHybrid 3
2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3
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