hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,988 miles

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problem #7

May 012015


  • miles
I took it to BMW dealer to fix the recall part--air bag module on May 01,2015, next day I went to pickup the car, they told me it is done. I had not look at the paper work. After the day before, I received final recall again, and then I look up the document, then I found out dealer had not change the air bag module for me. The paper type in " dealer is not authorized to perform recall repairs for non dealer brand vehicle"" I don't understand why?"

- The Woodlands, TX, USA

problem #6

Jan 062016


  • 6 miles
Was driving on hwy 99 getting ready to exit on jensen ave when I felt a bump then my driver curtain/ door airbag deployed. After further inspection I found damaged to the diver's rim and tire, brakes have been clicking ever since and suspension seems to be affected as well since car is been shaking and tilting to that side

- Fresno, CA, USA

problem #5

Jun 012015


  • 85,000 miles
Recalled passenger air bag was replaced by dealer last week, but the dashboard light indicates the passenger air bag is turned off. The dealer says this was an existing problem and refuses to fix without charging several hundred dollars to "diagnose." I maintain this is directly elated to the recalled air bag and should be fixed without charge.

- Albuquerque, NM, USA

problem #4

May 172015


  • 152,711 miles
I was driving down the road and out of no where the air bags go off. Engine immediately shut off and won't start again.

- San Bernardino, CA, USA

problem #3

Nov 102014


  • miles
Dealer refuses to fix defect in regards to airbag recall notice. The dealer is weatherford BMW in berkeley California, 735 ashby ave, berkeley, ca 94710.

- Oakland, CA, USA

problem #2

Oct 242014

320 6-cyl

  • miles
I received a safety recall letter Aug-Sep 2014. The letter stated that I would be notified when the air-bag replacement would be available. It is October 24th. I called the BMW information number 1-800-525-7417 today. A recording repeated the information in the letter: That I would be notified when the replacement airbag would be available. I have only one car, the BMW. My daughter and I live together - I am the usual driver. Yesterday a car pulled out in front of us and I had to slam on the brakes to avoid a collision. Luckily, the air bags were not triggered. But I am concerned about our safety, shouldn't BMW provide us with a replacement vehicle until the air bag can be replaced" thank you for your assistance"

- Red Hook, NY, USA

problem #1

Mar 102013

320 6-cyl

  • 119,200 miles
While driving my vehicle, I hit a pothole on the passenger side of the vehicle. My driver side airbags deployed: The side, and curtain. The passenger side airbags did not deploy. After inspecting the vehicle on the outside. The rear passenger side tire was flat.

- Brooklyn Park, MN, USA