really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,000 miles

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problem #4

Jun 022011


  • 65,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 bwi 330I. While driving approximately 25 mph the front passenger side air bag spontaneously deployed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The passenger side air bag was replaced. The technicians were unable to diagnose the cause of the failure. The vehicle was repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 65,000.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #3

Dec 102009


  • 51,000 miles
Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6) I was rear ended while stopped at a traffic light in December of 2009. My drivers side air bag as well as the door mounted side air bag did not engage. The insurance carrier totaled my vehicle, a 2001 BMW 330ci - VIN # [xxx].

- Laguna Niguel, CA, USA

problem #2

Oct 162007

330 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 BMW 330ci. While driving 15 mph on normal road conditons; the passenger air bag warning light indicator illuminated on the instrument panel. There were occupants in the front passenger seat. The failure occurred intermittently. The vehicle has not been repaired. The contact is aware of the safety risk. The failure mileage was 50,000. The current mileage was 73,000. Updated 06/08/09 updated 06/18/09.

- Alpharetta, GA, USA

problem #1

Apr 022006

330 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,000 miles
The defective passenger airbag in a very minor crash blinded me even though I was properly wearing my seatbelt.

- Plano, TX, USA