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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,000 miles

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2004 BMW X3 suspension problems

suspension problem

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2004 BMW X3 Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 192010

X3 6-cyl

  • 48,000 miles


Broken rear spring on 2004 BMW X3 with 50,000 miles. Dealer stated this is a common problem on the 3 series and they are beginning to see the same problem on the X3.

- Bristol, IN, USA

problem #1

Sep 012008


  • 42,000 miles
My transmission/vehicle at 40mph on flat or slight decent will jerk back and forth when you take your foot off the accelerator. BMW has replaced the torque converter, transmission, traction unit, ABS sensor unit, to say this is normal with the 2.5 engine. I find it surprising that this is the case. Now, since the repair my rear suspension makes noises, like there is a problem. They have tightened it up, but it is back to the same problem. I see there is pending lawsuits over the rear suspension of certain BMW vehicles. Needless to say, nothing is fixed and now new problems have occurred. The local BMW dealer has been really good about this, it seems they are under advice from BMW.

- High Point, NC, USA

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