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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,067 miles

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2008 BMW 335 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2008 BMW 335 Owner Comments

problem #6

Jan 272010


  • 19,500 miles


The contact owns a 2008 BMW 335I. The contact stated that the vehicle had been experiencing a recurring failure in which it would crank for an extremely long, unusual time before starting. Once the vehicle was started, it would begin to shake unusually and accelerate extremely slow. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer on numerous occasions where he was informed that the fuel pump would need to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 19,500 and the current mileage was 21,000.

- Arvada, CO, USA

problem #5

Jul 292010


  • 16,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 BMW 335I. While traveling at 60 mph, the vehicle began to vibrate abnormally. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the high pressure fuel pump was replaced, however the failure persisted. There were no further repairs. The failure mileage was 16,000 and the current mileage was 30,000.

- Centerville, VA, USA

problem #4

Jun 042008


  • 500 miles
The contact owns a 2008 BMW 335xi. The contact was driving approximately 35 mph; proceeding to a traffic signal. The transmission exhibited a jerking motion. The vehicle continued in operation. In addition, the fuel pump failed on several occasions. The turbo charger and banos system failed to operate properly. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for inspection. The vehicle was repaired under the service warranty. The driver observed after the vehicle service repair; smoke was coming from the tail pipe and oil was leaking. The failure mileage was 50. The current mileage was 34,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Hampton, VA, USA

problem #3

Sep 052008


  • 27,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 BMW 335xi. The high pressure fuel pump has fractured three times. This condition causes the vehicle to enter into limp mode, and subsequently stops fuel delivery into the engine. The fuel pump was replaced three times under warranty. The failure mileage was 27,000.

- Shelburne, VT, USA

problem #2

Apr 132009

335 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 13,400 miles
The contact owns a 2008 BMW 335I. While driving approximately 60 mph on an incline, the check engine warning indicator illuminated on the instrument panel. The warning indicator remained lit until the engine turned off. The engine stalled unexpectedly and then restarted to resume normal operation. The failure recurred several times before the contact reached her destination. The engine failed to restart after the final occurrence. Roadside assistance was called to the scene and the vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer for inspection. The technician stated that the fuel pump contributed to the failure. The fuel pump was replaced. The failure mileage was 13,400 and current mileage was 13,600. Updated 05/14/09. Updated 05/14/09.

- Hallandale, FL, USA

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problem #1

Sep 212008


  • 8,000 miles
I have a 2008 BMW 335I convertible. On two occasions, the fuel pump has malfunctioned coming off of the freeway in los angeles, resulting in complete lack of power. This has put me and my family's life in danger. I have read countless other reports of this occurring. Please make BMW issue a recall, asap before someone gets seriously injured.

- Venice, CA, USA

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