BMW 325 Power Train Automatic Transmission problems : 2.
Recall Date: 09-28-2001 Units Potentially Affected: 1,550 Nhtsa Campaign Number: 02v138000 Defective Part Or Component: Engine And Engine Cooling:cooling System:fan Description: On Certain Passenger Vehicles, The Engine Auxiliary/cooling Fan Operation, Including Variable Speed, Is Electronically Controlled. Failure Of The Fan Motor Can Cause The Electrical Circuitry Of The Fan Control Unit To Overload And Fail, Causing The Fan To Stop Operating. If This Were To Occur, Engine Overheating And Subsequent Engine Damage Could Result. In Addition, It Is Possible For The Failure Of The Electrical Circuitry To Cause A Fire In The Fan Control Unit Located In The Front Of The Engine Compartment. Dealers Will Replace The Fan. Owner Notification Began September 28, 2001. This Is A Supplement To A Recall That Began During September 2001 (see Recall Campaign 01v20 ). This Vehicle Was Sold To Me 03-2004 With The Above Problems Documented By Several Service Repair Shops. I Begin Having Problems With The Car The Next Month After Purchase. The Problems Have Been Overheating Because Of The Fan Motor Not Functioning Properly. I Was Not Advised By The Dealership That Sold Me The Car Of Nhtsa Recalls For Safety Issues And That The Vehicle Was Unsafe To Drive. Last Year The Car Overheated And bmw In Duluth, Ga Advised On My Service Order Vehicle Unsafe To Drive. I Have Had Multiple Repairs Only To Know Have A Completely Damaged Engine And Filed Transmission As Of 6-11-09. After Researching The Matter I Am Contacting Your Agency For Assistance The Car Is Not Running And Now Is Completely Damaged Engine And Transmission, Along With Thermostat, Air Injections, Spark Plugs And Oxygen Sensor Needing To Be Replaced. It Has Been Noted. *tr
Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 145000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WBAAV33491F. BMW 325 2001 problem was reported in OAKLAND, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 15 mph.
June 11, 2009
2001 bmw 325i With No Warning Lights Or Previous Signs Lost Its Reverse Gear With No Warning For My College Age Student At A Dead End Road. *tr
Mileage was 219000 miles. BMW 325 2001 problem was reported in WINSTON-SALEM, NC. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.
Oct 25, 2009
2001 BMW 325 problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used BMW 325, driving a 2001 BMW 325, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Power Train Automatic Transmission problems and defects.