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1988 BMW M3 RECALLS

1988 BMW M3

M3 (E30) generation is a 2 doors cabriolet or coupe produced by BMW from 1986 to 1989 with petrol engines with maxspeed 143 mph. Capacity is 4 passengers including driver and total weight is 3527 lbs with 882 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • M3 2.3 (200 Hp)
  • M3 2.3 (195 Hp)
  • M3 2.3 (200 Hp)
  • M3 2.3 (220 Hp) Evolution
  • M3 2.3 (195 Hp) CAT

Features & Specs

1

4
seats

2

19-21 mpg city
29-33 mpg hwy

3

RWD
drivetrain

4

195-220
horsepower

Reported Problems

1 Total Safety Recalls Found

VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE

  • Total cars affected: 375000

  • NHTSA campaign: 93V015000

  • Date of the problem: 01/02/1993

VEHICLES OPERATED UNDER THIS INCREASED COOLING SYSTEMPRESSURE CONDITION CAN SUFFER DAMAGE OR FAILURE OF PARTS OF THE COOLING SYSTEMSUCH AS (1) LEAKAGE FROM A COOLANT HOSE, (2) LEAKAGE OF THE RADIATOR OREXPANSION TANK, (3) DISCONNECTION OF A HOSE FROM A PIPE OR A FITTING, AND (4)CRACKS IN THE HEATER CORE END PIECE RESULTING IN COOLANT LEAKAGE. IN SOME CASES,BOILING COOLANT CAN CONTACT THE LOWER RIGHT LEG OF THE DRIVER RESULTING INBURNS. ALSO, ESCAPING COOLANT IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT CAN CAUSE VAPORFOGGING OF THE INTERIOR SURFACE OF THE WINDOWS, REDUCING DRIVER VISIBILITY.

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