BMW 318I Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal problems : 1.
2001 bmw 3 Series Engines Have An Electronic Drive-by-wire Throttle Mechanishm. The Accelerator Pedal Is An Electronic Sensor, Without A Direct Mechanical Linkage To The Engine. This Pedal Has A Sticky, Jerky Mechanism That Is Much Worse In Hot Weather. This Results In Surges Of Acceleration And Makes It Difficult To Finely Control The Car’s Speed. bmw Is Aware Of The Issue, But States That It Is Not A Safety Issue In Order To Deflect Any Criticism Or Urgency. They Will Replace The Defective Pedal Assembly If The Owner Insists, But The Replacement Parts Have The Same Defect. bmw Must Be Forced, Through External Pressure, To Acknowledge The Seriousness Of This Issue And Implement A Rapid Replacement Of The Defective Parts.
0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBABN53461J. BMW 318I 2001 problem was reported in AUSTIN, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010601. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.BMW 318I 2001 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 60 mph.
July 10, 2001
2001 BMW 318I problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used BMW 318I, driving a 2001 BMW 318I, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal problems and defects.