really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
38,660 miles

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problem #5

Oct 232008


  • 115,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 BMW Z3. While driving 75 mph, the contact heard a loud bang. He noticed that the passenger side air bag deployed, but no one was struck. He filed a report with BMW and was informed that someone from the corporate office would call him regarding the failure. The VIN was unknown. The failure and current mileages were 115,000.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #4

Dec 292003

Z3 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,300 miles
SRS light on my mw Z3 is on. Known repeating problem on Z3.

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #3

Nov 142003

Z3 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 48,000 miles
After running over a metal panel in the road the passenger's side air bags inadvertently deployed. The dealership was notified. The dealer replaced the passenger's side air bag at no charge.

- Awendaw, SC, USA

problem #2

Jun 292001

(reported on)


  • miles
Airbags didn't deploy during a collison. Dealership was aware of problem.

- Orange Pk, FL, USA

problem #1

May 152001


  • miles
Air bag deployed when automobile struck an object under the car while the vehicle was traveling approximately 3 miles per hour, injuring the driver.

- Bainbridge Island, WA, USA