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2006 BMW M3 RECALLS

2006 BMW M3

M3 Coupe (E46) generation is a 2 doors cabriolet or coupe produced by BMW from 2003 to 2006 with petrol engines with maxspeed 155 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 3968 lbs with 1080 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • M3 3.2i 24V (343 Hp)
  • M3 CSL 3.2i 24V (360 Hp)

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

13 mpg city
27-28 mpg hwy

3

RWD
drivetrain

4

343-360
horsepower

Reported Problems

6 Total Safety Recalls Found

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 59965

  • NHTSA campaign: 20V017000

  • Date of the problem: 15/01/2020

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

  • Total cars affected: 702965

  • NHTSA campaign: 17V676000

  • Date of the problem: 25/10/2017

Wiring that overheats could cause the electrical connectors to melt, and increase the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is unattended.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 292948

  • NHTSA campaign: 20V018000

  • Date of the problem: 15/01/2020

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 419235

  • NHTSA campaign: 15V318000

  • Date of the problem: 28/05/2015

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

AIR BAGS

  • Total cars affected: 574007

  • NHTSA campaign: 14V428000

  • Date of the problem: 16/07/2014

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure could cause rupturing of the inflator resulting in metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants.

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.

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