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BMW X3 Problems with Engine & Engine Cooling, Power Train

 
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2011 BMW X3 Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2011 BMW X3. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2011 BMW X3 by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (60 Complaints)
Date reported Jun 28, 2011
Location WASHINGTON, DC
Manufacturer BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
Vehicle 2011 BMW X3
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 2
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Consumer Letter
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2011 BMW X3. CONSUMER STATES MULTIPLE DRIVE TRAIN FAILURES THE CONSUMER STATED WHILE DRIVING, THE VEHICLE LOST POWER WHILE PASSING ANOTHER VEHICLE ON A RURAL TWO LANE HIGHWAY. THE VEHICLES COMPUTER SYSTEM FLASHED A WARNING SIGNAL WITH A HALF ENGINE ICON STATING: DRIVE MODERATELY. MAXIMUM DRIVE TRAIN OUTPUT NOT AVAILABLE. HAVE THE SYSTEM CHECKED BY YOUR SERVICE CENTER. THE DEALER HAD ISOLATED THE PROBLEM AND STATED A VACUUM TUBE SUPPLYING AIR TO THE ENGINE WAS CRIMPED. HOWEVER, THE NEXT WEEKEND, THE CONSUMER EXPERIENCED A SIMILAR THOUGH LESS EXTREME LOSS OF POWER AND THE SAME DRIVE TRAIN WARNING APPEARED AGAIN. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER AGAIN, WHERE THEY STATED A POSSIBLE CAUSE WAS A FAULTY GASKET, BUT WAS NOT SURE IF IT WOULD RESOLVE THE PROBLEM.

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