Specialized thermostat cost 2-3x what I understand a standard sedan thermostat would cost, ford, Toyota, Chevy. We stood united in gushing over the 3's sublime steering and handling poise. It gets about 27-28 mpg on my 1. They're a pain in the ass, are harder to resell and get worse fuel economy than most modern automatic transmissions. The decision came amid a lengthy government investigation into the issue — and more than 3,000 warranty claims. Purchasing an automatic transmission for a used car is a much better bet. This could cause the air bag to not deploy properly in the event of an accident.
It was a valve in the engine. If the air bag deploys improperly in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the air bags, the seat occupant may be at an increased risk of injury. I pulled off the highway and turned the engine off. . The owner Paul went on test drive with me and directed me as were to go.
About 40,000 of the 130,000 vehicles are expected to need a new high pressure fuel pump, the company said. What am i looking at for solutions? Please note that the 5-series and X5 vehicles are only included if they are equipped with the optional sports steering wheel. The technician diagnosed that the ball cover gasket needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The car is admired wherever it goes, whether driving or parked. I just bought a 330i last week so I'm by no means an expert but my research indicated that this is a very well built car not prone to specific catastrophic failures.
Car is drive-able but seemed to lose some power. As for our friend looking to buy this car, please take it from us older guys that have been through this and look for another car. Door only unlocks with key. The vehicle was not repaired. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who diagnosed that the engine head bolts had fractured.
In addition, the service engine warning indicator remained illuminated for an extended period of time. Over time, the high current flow and heat from electrical resistance may lead to a breakage of the connection, and a loss of electrical power to the vehicle. It has more room than the previous pre-2005 version. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. Great handling, great mileage, beautiful interior not cheap looking like some japan alternatives , very comfy dispite the run flats , and for a 7 yr. The independent mechanic will replace the head gasket to see if that fixes the accumulation in the oil pan. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
Additionally, vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. I had a friend look at the car and he told me all four bolts connected to the motor mounts, all of the bolts separated and broke off in the engine, they snapped off completely and broke the motor mounts as well. This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. And, as you so elegantly stated they all are going fail. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short. The contact stated that when the vehicle was started, the air bag warning light illuminated. The interior trim is getting scuffed too.
I think the current problem doesn't relate to what momentum fixed in October 2009, or that the parts that were used were also faulty or defective. Parts are not currently available. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. The vehicle was not repaired. The car has been amazing, and a joy to drive.
I feel like most cars are designed to make you feel removed from the road, but my 3-series makes me feel like I'm a part of it, which is what I wanted. If the bolts loosen or break the engine may have reduced power or stall. Like all 3 Series, this version of the 325i is fun to drive. How many miles on the 330i? It was a fine day for all when, in December 2005, we took delivery of a Mystic Blue Metallic 330i. Brian Vance Lower gear ratios would make it peppier. It burns oil at a crazy rate and only now are people finally figuring out that this is the issue. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2015.