Tire Problems of BMW M3

BMW M3 owners have reported 9 tire related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 6 most common tire problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's tire sidewall (3 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's tire blowout (2 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Tire related problems of BMW M3

  Recently reported Tire problems of BMW M3

The Tire Sidewall problem

This letter is in reference to two michelin pilot sport a/s 3+ 255/35zr19 96y tires which both failed within 1,130 miles of each other from identical failures. These two failures were on the interior sidewall of the tires.   Read details...

The Tire Blowout problem

Months after the purchase of the vehicle, the tire indicator light (to indicate a flat tire has been spontaneously coming on. BMW has not been able to find a reason for this, but they continuously reset the light only for it to go off again at a later date. The tires have been loosing air at times.   Read details...

The Tire Bead problem

Consumers purchased a new set of bridgestone potenza tires (25540r17, dot ej0xjea030), several hours later one of the new tires experienced a blowout due to a torn bead which caused the the car to loose control, spin three times and slide off into the median, none of the occupants were injured,   Read details...

The Tire Tread/belt problem

While driving 70mph the vehicle's left rear tire started to deflate due to a puncture and the tread separated from the sidewall. Nlm. On a separate occasion, the right rear tire failed due to the tread separation from the side wall.   Read details...

The Tire Bubble problem

The right rear tire blewout while driving causing the driver to loose control of the vehicle and and caused the vehicle to spin around 3 times, this blowout caused extensive damage to the under carriage and front bumper, this tire was 5 hours old, the second incident involved the right rear tire   Read details...

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