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10.0

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

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1996 BMW 318 electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 BMW 318 Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 082006

318 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Repeated instance of seat belt lock failure as relating to air bag. Drivers side bracket has been replaced 4 times. It seems the wiring or switch keeps failing and the airbag light stays on. Especially true after hard stops. Shop says air bag may fail to deploy if not repaired.

- San Jose, CA, USA

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