BMW E46 Air Bags problems : 1.
Daughter Driving To Work In My 1990 bmw 735i Called Me On Cell Phone Said Smelled Hot Water And Something Burning. Told Her To Pull Over And Park Car I Was On The Way Early Morning Cold. Got To Car Inside Was Filled With Smoke And The Windows Had Water On The Inside Of Them And The Drivers airbag Had Triggered. Fire Department On The Site Said It Appears That The Heater Core/system Had Exploded Shorting Out Drivers Side Panel And Electronics Starting The Fire. Daughter Was Lucky To Escape Since The Door Locks Locked And No Way To Open Them Since Power Dead. Extensive Damage To Dash And Wiring ,smoke Damage Etc. Contacted bmw By E Mail Told To Call Local Dealer Who Said Bring Car In And We Will Look At It. I Have No Money To Send The Car To Dealer For Their Faulty Product Which Could Have Killed My 18 Year Old Daughter,they Have A Problem Which Needs Addressed. *jb
Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 213000 miles. BMW E46 1990 problem was reported in LOUISVILLE, KY. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 20050817. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. BMW E46 1990 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. BMW E46 1990 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph.
Apr 11, 2007
1990 BMW E46 problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used BMW E46, driving a 1990 BMW E46, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Air Bags problems and defects.