hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
48,333 miles

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problem #3

Nov 012012

330 6-cyl

  • 85,000 miles
The drivers seat belt does not retract. I have researched this issue and it is a chronic issue among BMW owners. If I do not manually push the seat belt back, it will remain loose enough that I can lean forward to touch the steering wheel. I have contacted BMW and their own response is to replace the entire belt unit, which is quite expensive. This is a serious safety issue. It will also at times get stuck in the drivers door when closing which could damage the belt even more.

- Tomball, TX, USA

problem #2

Apr 022012

330 6-cyl

  • miles
The airbag light started to illuminate in early April of 2012. According to a local mechanic, he said the issue was related to a firing mechanism in the driver's side seat belt which has failed. The mechanic reset the airbag light, but it came back on about a month later. The mechanic stated the driver's side seatbelt latch needed to be replaced and it would cost $500. Until this issue is resolved, the airbag will not deploy. Vehicle only has 100K miles on it.

- Dunwoody, GA, USA

problem #1

Feb 262009

330 6-cyl

  • 60,000 miles
Driver side seat belt quit retracting.

- Alta Loma, CA, USA