1997 BMW Z3 Air Bags problems & defects.

BMW Z3 Air Bags problems : 9.

air Bag Light On. Brought To bmw Charged $80 To Diagnose, Saw Internet Other Owners Same Problem / Then Foundout There Is A Service Bulliten

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4USCH73VLE0. BMW Z3 1997 problem was reported in HAMDEN, CT. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19971101. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.BMW Z3 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Feb 02, 2000

airbag Light Stays On All The Time. This Happened The First Time In November 1999. Dealership Analyzed The Fault On Their Computer And Said It Was A Problem With The Driver’s Side Seatbelt Recepticle. This Was Replaced Under Warranty. In June Of 2001, airbag Lite Came On Again. Dealership Diagnosed The Problem As A Short In The Driver’s Side Seatbelt Receptacle. Replacement Cost Is $266.00. I Said They Replaced The Same Part A Year And A Half Ago. The Said The Warranty On Parts Is One Year. I Called bmw Of North America And Requested Help With The Repair. They Said The Parts Warranty Is One Year. I Said It’s A Major Safety Component Of The Vehicle And Its Been Replaced Once Already. There’s Obviously A Problem With The Part They Manufacture. Without The Sensor In The Seatbelt Receptacle Functioning, The airbag Will Not Deploy In A Crash. They Replied, Parts Warranty Is One Year.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4USCH7328VL. BMW Z3 1997 problem was reported in UPLAND, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970201. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. BMW Z3 1997 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

June 29, 2001

airbag Light In Dasboard Remains Illuminated. Seatbelts Appear To Work, But I Have Had The Car Inspected By 2 Different Service Shops (dave Walter bmw And Autobahn – Both In Akron, Oh) And Have Been Told That The Cause Is A Faulty Seatbelt Lock On The Driver’s Side Seat.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4USCH7327VL. BMW Z3 1997 problem was reported in AKRON, OH. Vehicle was purchased on 19991101. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.BMW Z3 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

June 01, 2001

While Driving, The air Bag Light Illuminateed On The Dashboard, The airbag Sensor Was Replaced. *ak. Consumer Stated The Seat Belt Tensioner And Harness Was Causing The air Bag Light And Engine Light To Come On, The Hood Sensor For The Alarm Was Replaced, There Was A Faulty Thermostat That Caused Damage To The Radiator, The Glove Box Was Replaced And The Seat Came Out Of Place When Stopping. *yd

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4USCH7320VL. BMW Z3 1997 problem was reported in PHOENIX, AR. Vehicle was purchased on 19970401. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.BMW Z3 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. BMW Z3 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Jan 22, 2002

Repeated Problems With The Car’s airbag. The airbag Light Comes On And Stays On. I Had This Problem Before And I Paid bmw To Fix It. They Told Me That It Was Something With The Seatbelt. The Light Has Come On Again.

Mileage was 0 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4USCH7323VL. BMW Z3 1997 problem was reported in BROOKLYN, NY. Vehicle was purchased on 19990901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. BMW Z3 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. BMW Z3 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Sept 01, 2003

My 1997 bmw z3 Has The Srs Light Constantly On, I Get It Fixed And It Goes On Again. I’ve Done This Like 3 Times, Now My Mechanic Is Saying It’s Like 800 To Fix. Rediculous! It’a Definitely A Safety Issue, I’m Not Sue The System Will Work Now.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 32000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4USCJ332XVL. BMW Z3 1997 problem was reported in SANTA CLARA, CA. Vehicle was purchased on 20020810. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. BMW Z3 1997 drive type:U. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. BMW Z3 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Aug 30, 2002

The Consumer Was Driving 65 Mph On I-95 When All Of A Sudden He Lost Control Of The Vehicle. The Traction Control Feature On The Vehicle Failed To Work. The Consumer Hit A Guard Rail And The air Bags Did Not Deploy. The Consumer Was Injured. *jb

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. BMW Z3 1997 problem was reported in ZANESVILLE, OH. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. BMW Z3 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN .

Nov 22, 2004

Passenger Got Into Front Seat And Adjusted It Down And Back With The Power Seat Controls. airbag Light Illuminated And Has Been On Ever Since. I Checked For Broken Or Damaged Wiring But Found Nothing Obvious. bmw Is Recalling Many Of Their New Cars, But It Seems Their Old Ones Exhibit The Same Failures. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 69500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4USCH7324VL. BMW Z3 1997 problem was reported in MILFORD, CT. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Apr 01, 2008

Upon Starting The Car The air Bag Light Came On And Stayed On. This Is The Third Time This Has Happened. The First Two Time It Cost Approximately $350 To Repair. For This To Happen A Third Time Is Indicative Of A Design Fault.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 56423 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):4USCH7320VL. BMW Z3 1997 problem was reported in RANCHO SANTA FE, CA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

May 26, 2011

1997 BMW Z3 problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used BMW Z3, driving a 1997 BMW Z3, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Air Bags problems and defects.

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