Service Brakes Problems of BMW 3 Series

BMW 3 Series owners have reported 27 service brakes related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 12 most common service brakes problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes (13 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's brake light on (2 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

  Recently reported Service Brakes problems of BMW 3 Series

The Service Brakes problem

I was driving down I-5 south on June 6 at about 6. 30 pm with 2 of my friends. There was traffic on the highway and I applied my brakes after seeing the vehicle in front of me slowing down to a complete stop. My car slowed down but it would not come to a complete stop. It kept rolling.   Read details...

The Brake Light On problem

The brake lights and turn signals don't work. . . The transmission- reverse has gone out. . . And the radiator has a serious leak. . . Makes the car run hot!   Read details...

The Brake Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problem

My brakes failed. I was at a stoplight on a side street. With 3 other cars in front of me, the light turned green and I proceeded to step on the gas pedal. As I picked up speed, the cars in front of me started to brake as there were pedestrians and other traffic.   Read details...

The Brake Abs Warning Light problem

The contact owns a 2004 BMW 330i. The contact stated that the steering wheel vibrates, the vehicle shakes during acceleration and braking, all four tires were dry rotted, the abs light illuminates on the instrument panel, and a knocking noise is heard during acceleration.   Read details...

The Brakes Failed problem

2006 BMW 330xi brake failure, acceleration, no steering. Occurred twice; BMW repaired by dealer new brakes, computer; second occurrence car did not stop until hit trees.   Read details...




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