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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
102,501 miles

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1998 BMW 323 engine problems

engine problem

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1998 BMW 323 Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 052008

323 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 102,501 miles

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

I was backing out of a driveway, and the vehicle RPM's - on their own - suddenly increased to a very high RPM. The vehicle accelerated as I was backing up, causing me to rear end a parked car across the street.

- Mendham, NJ, USA

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