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2.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
62,720 miles

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2008 BMW 335 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2008 BMW 335 Owner Comments

problem #9

Sep 302013

335 6-cyl

  • 65,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

"pass. Restraint passenger" error massage, appeared the first time, I replaced the seat belt tensioner, the error massage disappeared, then came back on about 5 months after. I have a convertible model.

- Irving, TX, USA

problem #8

Dec 182013

335 6-cyl

  • 66,050 miles
During normal driving conditions the airbag and seatbelt tensioner system fail lights came on. We drove home and the lights stayed on ever since. Tried resetting the computer system but lights remain on.

- Wiggins, MS, USA

problem #7

Jul 082013

335

  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 BMW 335I. The contact stated that after starting the vehicle, the driver's side seat belt failed to tighten and properly secure the contact. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis where it was stated that the seat belt component needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not replaced and the manufacturer was not notified. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000.

- San Antonio , TX, USA

problem #6

Jul 032013

335 6-cyl

  • 75,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

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

problem #5

Jul 212012

335 6-cyl

  • 74,000 miles
Fourth incident - on-board diagnostics indicate "malfunction passenger restraint system" in eleven months for same problem. Service yet to be scheduled with dealer. I know there was recall for same problem in 2006 for BMW 3-series. I think BMW is installing faulty seat mats.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

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problem #4

Jun 252012

335 6-cyl

  • 73,083 miles
Third incident - on-board diagnostics indicate "malfunction passenger restraint system" dealer claimed they fixed problem.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #3

May 302012

335 6-cyl

  • 70,428 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Second incident of on-board diagnostics indicate "malfunction passenger restraint system" dealer claimed they fixed problem.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #2

Aug 052011

335 6-cyl

  • 52,824 miles
On-board diagnostics indicate "malfunction passenger restraint system" dealer claimed they fixed problem.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #1

Mar 132009

335

  • 18,092 miles
Seatbelt mechanism would not release when buckled, eventually the buckle would not even lock and drivers seatbelt rendered inoperable. Dealership removed the drivers seat and installed new seatbelt and latch system.

- Snohomish, WA, USA

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