Gasoline Fuel System Problems of BMW M3

BMW M3 owners have reported 7 gasoline fuel system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 5 most common gasoline fuel system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's fuel pump (3 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's fuel delivery (1 problem). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Gasoline Fuel System related problems of BMW M3

  Recently reported Gasoline Fuel System problems of BMW M3

The Fuel Pump problem

Cruising on the highway, the vehicle starts misfiring and loses power. Afterward the engine is running rough and continues in "engine failure" mode with reduced power. Problem diagnosed as high pressure fuel pump failure.   Read details...

The Fuel Delivery problem

Fuel hose clamps fittings and components failing - manufacturer issued a 95-97 model recall in japan but not in the us.   Read details...

The Fuel Hoses Lines/piping And Fittings problem

On Saturday, July 26th, I drove a short distance from my home (after a long cranking start) and the car seemed drive normally until I turned to enter a shopping center(fortunately, a short distance from my home, as it turns out).   Read details...

The Tank Assembly problem

I own a 1996 BMW M3. Four times since it was new the fuel gauge has failed, and each time fuel senders were replaced to get it working again. As you'll see, the problem is widespread among Bmws, but only in California, and BMW can't or won't solve the problem.   Read details...

The Gasoline Fuel System problem

Loss of power on highway and engine misfire/stutter.   Read details...

Switch Make:
Switch Model:
Safety Ratings of M3 Cars
Fuel Economy of M3 Vehicles
M3 Service Bulletins
M3 Safety Recalls
M3 Defect Investigations