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BMW – Common Problems

The most common BMW problems

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Problems solved during BMW’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

However, it is good to be informed for what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was fixed by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest BMW dealer using our special page.


The most common BMW’s problems by model


Useful links

If you wish to know more about possible problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Common Problems > BMW Recalls

BMW-1-Series-2020-recall-drivers-airbag
17 May 2020

The driver’s airbag may be damaged during activation and may fail to inflate sufficiently. This will impair its restraining effect, increasing … .

BMW-2-Series-Gran-Coupe-2020-recall-drivers-airbag
17 May 2020

The driver’s airbag may be damaged during activation and may fail to inflate sufficiently. This will impair its restraining effect, increasing … .

BMW-3-series-2020-recall-seatbelts-airbag
5 May 2020

The cable connecting the hall sensor with the seat buckle might be too short. Consequently, the sensor might detach from the … .

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