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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
75,000 miles

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2008 BMW 320 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2008 BMW 320 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 032013

320 6-cyl

  • 75,000 miles


When putting on my seat belt, the belt locked when pulled out of the retractor. The belt would not pull out far enough to fasten the seat belt. It took about 100 tries of reeling the belt in and then gently pulling it out to get the seat belt fastened. The BMW dealer says the upper belt reel and the coupler mechanism needs to be replaced.

- Wildwood, MO, USA

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