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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
150,000 miles

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2003 BMW 330 miscellaneous problems

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2003 BMW 330 Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 212015


  • 150,000 miles


Vehicle door locks do not properly function; I.e will not unlock by key fob. I have experienced this before and upon researching the incident, I determined this is a common fault by the manufacturer. Door will also remain locked while pushing the door unlock button located inside the vehicle. Doors will also remain locked when engaging the door handle from the inside (engaging door handle from the inside is supposed to unlock that door). This type of fault raises major safety concerns.

- Phenix City, AL, USA

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