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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
65,000 miles

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2005 BMW 330 lights problems

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2005 BMW 330 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 012011

330 6-cyl

  • 65,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 BMW 330I. While parked, the contact noticed that the exterior light warning gauge was illuminated on the instrument panel. The contact replaced the exterior lighting bulbs but the failure continued intermittently and became more constant over time. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign id number: 11V438000 (exterior lighting:brake lights). The manufacturer was contacted and stated that the VIN was not included in the recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 65,000. Updated 11/28/11 the consumer stated both rear lamps stopped functioning, including the tail lights and turn signals. Updated 11/30/11

- Bellevue, WA, USA

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