Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
647 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2007 BMW X3 engine problems

engine problem

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2007 BMW X3 Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 092006

X3 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 647 miles


BMW X3 is extremely dangerous to drive it will not accelerate slowly. It hesitates in acceleration from a stop, on hills, on corners and then takes off very rapidly. The dealership in seattle has worked on it three times and reports that they cannot fix it, they are aware of it but no fix is available. BMW in fife refused to even try to fix it because it cannot be repaired. Someone is going to get killed because of this defect.

- Puyallup, WA, USA

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