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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,842 miles

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2011 BMW 135 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2011 BMW 135 Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 072012

135 6-cyl

  • 21,184 miles


When moving slowly and then rapidly accelerating, such as when attempting to turn onto a busy road, the car seems to shut off the fuel for a solid 2 seconds, so the car actually slows rather than speeds up. The driver, when trying to turn in traffic, will panic and press harder on the gas and nothing will happen until the 2 seconds is over, and then the car suddenly takes off into traffic. This happens consistently and is dangerous when trying to merge in traffic. BMW has attempted to fix it unsuccessfully and now says it is "normal functionality of the gearbox and nothing can be done to remove this sensation". this car has the dual clutch transmission (dct).

- Aurora, IL, USA

problem #1

Oct 032010


  • 4,500 miles
Defective high pressure fuel pump on BMW 2011 335I after 4500 miles note: This was a 335I. Your model selection doesn't not include 3-series so I clicked 1-series.

- Lake Stevens, WA, USA

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