hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
434,585 miles

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problem #3

Aug 152014

320 6-cyl

  • 224,000 miles
While driving down the highway, the passenger-side fuel tank retaining strap bracket broke from the floor pan of the car. It was not entirely clear to me if it was struck by something on the road or if the welds just failed, however I do know that I didn't hit a pothole or other road irregularity. I've done some research and found that this is not an uncommon problem on ~2001 BMW 3-series coupes and it appears that it is failing welds.

- Mohrsville, PA, USA

problem #2

Feb 222012

320 6-cyl

  • 178,890 miles
Drove through a parking lot earlier today when I heard something that sounded like scraping metal coming from the rear of my car. Pulled over and found the passenger side gas tank strap hanging down touching the ground.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #1

Sep 202011

320 6-cyl

  • 900,866 miles
Fuel tank sending unit behind driver's seat leaking fuel in a stream only when tank is full. When viewed from the top, there is an enclosed plastic column, approximately 3/4 of an inch in diameter that is leaking at a "seam" through pinholes.

- Avon, CT, USA