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2008 BMW 3 RECALLS

2008 BMW 3

Features & Specs

1

N/A
seats

2

N/A mpg city
N/A mpg hwy

3

N/A
drivetrain

4

N/A
horsepower

Reported Problems

3 Total Safety Recalls Found

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 3

  • Rapex alert: A12/1019/18

  • Date of the problem: 27/07/2018

The plug connection for the positive battery cable may be defective. This could cause the vehicle electrics and the engine to fail while the vehicle is in motion.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 3

  • Rapex alert: A12/00039/20

  • Date of the problem: 17/01/2020

The connector of the positive battery cable on the front power distribution box may be damaged over the lifetime of the vehicle by vibrations and currents. This may lead to failure of the engine and of the vehicle’s electrical system, including headlights and occupant protection which will increase the risk of an accident and injuries to the occupants.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Fire

  • Rapex alert: A12/00390/21

  • Date of the problem: //20210319

A contact defect can develop over time due to friction corrosion on the plug connection between the cable harness and the fan controller. The insulation of the cable harness can therefore become damaged over time, which could trigger a short circuit.

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