The fuel filter heater could remain activated even when the ignition is off and lead to a dead battery. All-wheel drive is now an option with the most popular engine choices to give all-weather traction. If you want something more on the sporty side I'd go with the 2011 but if you want a comfortable luxury car the 2012, it's mostly preference. A few little things I found puzzling. The cars went through a major redesign in 2004. Most of the extra items on certain body styles and trims are available as options on the others.
Exhast Gas Recirculation Cooler could potentially leak over time. I am thankful for their honesty and integrity. The safety recall is expected to begin during December 2011. The mechanics are wonderful and if you have the chance to interact with them they are also professional. As a result, if the tank became empty, the vehicle could stall increasing the risk of a crash.
The affected vehicles have an instrument panel that may not allow the front passenger air bag to deploy properly in the event of a crash. Will probably get rid of car as soon as it is paid off. It took 3 tow drivers and 3 hours to manually override system to get car in neutral to safely put on truck. Even with the optional adaptive sport suspension, the new 3 Series is softly damped and feels a little bouncy, especially in the nose. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. An improperly functioning mat may cause the passenger frontal air bag to be inactive when the seat is occupied, and in the event of a crash, the air bag will not deploy, increasing the passenger's risk of injury. Each of those also offers different body styles that are for the most part similarly appealing.
A Rolls-Royce dealer will replace the driver-side and passenger-side thorax air bag modules, free of charge. It has 83,000 miles on it with no issues. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue and was not able to confirm when the parts were to become available. The manufacturer has not yet provided the agency with a remedy or notification schedule. Available with either an automatic or a manual transmission, the car gets reasonable gas mileage.
The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule. Most of these problems will cause the Check Engine light to go on. While driving 70 mph, the vehicle lost power without warning. Is their an opinion on which model is better? The Harman Kardon surround sound is super crisp and very loud which is great when on the highway with the top down. In the affected vehicles, the driver and front passenger seatback adjustment mechanism may not be fully engaged. This is not an off-road vehicle.
Because this is a hardtop convertible, there are extra mechanical and cargo size issues you will deal with above the sedan. Some research I have done has shown me that the 2011 328i is the type of car that I would like. The affected vehicle has thorax air bags fitted to both front seats that may fail to meet the side impact performance requirements for the front seat occupants. The safety recall is expected to begin during July 2011. They were an inspiration to me to start my own shop in Colorado. Engine stripped down and swarf found. Due to a programming error, the driver's front air bag deployment timing may be incorrect.
This Air Flow Vent Cover is only a decoration for your car, no substantial heat dissipation function. In July 2017 at 26k miles, when plugging it in to charge it, the system threw the main domestic circuit breaker. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature cycling. The problem persisted, so a second coil was replaced, but it has not solved the problem either. Failure to follow proper vehicle loading specifications or misprint label could increase the risk of a crash.
The car requires premium fuel, superior tires, synthetic oil, as well as higher-than-normal cost for labor and parts. Bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering assistance module, free of charge. Unsure if it is related to the ultimate failure of the pump but all injectors failed and replaced in 2016. Recalls 27-9-2013: Delivery Stop N20 N26 Vacuum Pump Oil Supply. Manifold developed holes, as the egr overheated due the valve locking open. . One day, they simply went to full panic mode, beeping constantly and showing that I was millimeters from objects both front and rear.