Service Brakes Problems of BMW M3

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

Table 1. Service Brakes related problems of BMW M3

  Recently reported Service Brakes problems of BMW M3

The Service Brakes problem

The car suddenly vibrated and the wheels locked up and skidded slightly sideways before going into a reduced power mode. If it had been raining or snowing, or at a higher speed on highway the situation could have been deadly. I had the car taken to the dealer.   Read details...

The Abs Brake Fail problem

Sept 00 abs dash light on, took to dealer for repair, parts ordered, continued to drive with light on, repaired oct 00, abs dash light again on, took to dealer, told the abs was repaired-abs light on due to gas cap, may 2001 car out of control as if wheels locked, narrowly missed going in canal   Read details...

The Brake Disc Caliper problem

The contact owns a 2004 BMW M3. While driving 65-70 mph, the calipers locked suddenly. The contact pulled off the highway and waited for the calipers to cool down in order to drive the vehicle. The manufacturer stated that they had never heard of this type of failure.   Read details...

The Brake Disc problem

Brakes disc failed. Yh   Read details...

The Brake Master Cylinder problem

In a situation where the car is stopped and light pressure is applied to the brake (hvac is off) the idle of the car will fall below specification and the idle becomes rough. Even a very slight decrease in brake pressure will return the idle to spec.   Read details...

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