Just had a similar drive train malfunction. Decent touring car - 2 gallons at a time. On side note I got a 328 loaner, the new stop-start system, at least in the 3 series is just awful. Getting the same error message as others. Spent a lot of time under that car. After that the light went out and the engine was on full power again.
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature cycling. If you don't drive your car frequently, you need to keep a Battery Maintainer trickler charger on it periodically. The left rear seat belt attachment point in the affected vehicles may not have been sufficiently welded. There are several issues on the N63 and to add them all up to consumer issues sounds a lot like Audi did with the 5000 with auto transmissions. So I did that and it did. It came and went a few times and all seemed fine in between episodes, similar to your experience.
Over time, this could lead a malfunction of the belt tensioner. Turns out it was built at the factory with out of spec main bearings, which required a massive recall. How much driving can I do with this malfunction? If this occurs, the fuel gauge in the instrument cluster would display a larger amount of fuel than was actually in the tank. Yeah, the Ms are a class by themselves even if they share the numerics. The dealer told me there was bad news and excellent news. As a result, passive restraint systems such as the front airbags and seatbelt tensioners may not be activated, increasing the risk of injury for the occupants. It is not going to cause issues most of the time, but why not get it fixed.
In my case, it was a stretched timing chain. Odo has 68,000 miles and runs like a top. Car was in service for about 1. While at the dealer this morning another 750 was towed in for the same exact issue. The spare wheel may have been attached under the car with a nut that is not self-locking. No update on the auto headlight issue. Regarding reliability the M3 is my 6th beemer and it's been rock solid and so were all the others except the E60 and F10.
The centrally located tailpipe extension protrudes slightly beyond the rear bumper and inadvertent contact may occur with a person's leg. Please note, however, that the diesel fuel filter heater unit only operated at temperatures below -1 degree Celsius. Opted to replace all spark plugs too. This matters a lot when you move from difference ski touring access points since the car isn't frozen inside and out when you return. The insulated bulkhead connector for the positive battery cable may have been incorrectly attached to the trunk floor panel, which can lead to a loosening of the bolt connection. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.
I like the 3-series a lot but the cost cutting compared to a five can be felt in the materials. Issued in May 2015, advised that the engine timing chains should be checked for wear in conjunction with the N63 Customer Care Package. The second tine I just ignored it and sure enough on the restart later it went away. The manufacturer has not yet provided a remedy or an owner notification schedule for this campaign. Finally, the engine oil and filter were to be replaced. Anyone have any insight they can give me on this? This occurred before I received a message about a day, while it was raining I could've sworn from the left side and the right-hand side next to the windshield from underneath the truck seem to spurt smoke.
Fuel tank was full had just filled up and the car was driven 11 hrs. This could cause the air bag to not deploy properly in the event of an accident. They are replacing the fuel sensor and believe that should prevent a recurrence. I have had my car at the service center since early jan. What I'm curious is that--- A has anyone else experienced the check engine light come on with the drivetrain error message? The recall is expected to begin in December 2016. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash. I continued to press the accelerator but nothing happened and a message appeared on the display.
I pulled over, turned off the car and let it sit for 15 minutes. The affected vehicles may have been programmed with new software that inadvertently makes the front side marker lights inoperative in conjunction with the parking lights or the headlights. You will have to take your car into the dealer and have them check your key-fob. A disengaged child safety lock would allow the rear seat occupant to pull the door handle twice and open the door while the vehicle is parked or in motion, increasing the risk of injury. I parked it in the garage, when I got home, and prayed that things would be fine when I drove it to work this morning.