definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,000 miles

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problem #2

Nov 182009


  • miles
The rear turn signals repeatedly fail. The wiring is melted. While this issue is addressed in NHTSA campaign id number: 11V438000, my car is not included in the recall. The recall should be expanded to include more cars. I called BMW customer service. They are indifferent to this issue and completely unconcerned about the safety issues created by their negligent manufacturing. Thanks,

- Denver, CO, USA

problem #1

Jan 012010

330 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 BMW 330I. While parked, the contact noticed that the tail light warning light was illuminated. The contact inspected the tail lights and noticed that the pin in the tail light assembly was corroded on the passenger and driver sides. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing where the technician advised that the tail light assembly would have to be rewired. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign id number: 11V438000 (exterior lighting:tail lights) but was advised by the manufacturer that the vehicle was not included in the recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 60,000. Updated 11/28/11 the consumer stated the right side is still an issue, but intermittent. The left side in not working and unsafe to drive, when the left side turn signal is not working. The consumer stated it had to be re-wired. The consumer stated he believed the problem he experienced, is related to recall # 11V438000. Updated 03/05/12

- Sammamish, WA, USA