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3.5

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
37,844 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 BMW 318 AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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1996 BMW 318 Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 012001

318

  • 75,688 miles

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

The vehicle had a gas leak in the tank. The dealer was notified. The consumer filled the gas tank and 15 minutes later all the gas leaked out. The consumer also experienced problems with the brakes, engine, and the A/C panel which intermittently went out.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #1

Apr 281997

(reported on)

318

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Air conditioner inoperative.

- La Canada, CA, USA

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