1998 BMW Z3

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1 Recalls for 1998 BMW Z3

Recall Date Component Summary
March 23, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1998 BMW Z3

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31 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1998 BMW Z3

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SEATS
ODI Number: 11257526
POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11165993
POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10415652
SEATS
ODI Number: 10285850
SEATS
ODI Number: 10197347
SEATS
ODI Number: 10197346
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
ODI Number: 10115415
SEATS
ODI Number: 10110189
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10050475
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10043982
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10042414
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10024010
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10003371
SEATS
ODI Number: 8023166
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 9003499
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 854517
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 823461
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 755193
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 749966
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 714824
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 702345
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 609798
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 608784
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 607328
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 607328
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
ODI Number: 606707
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 562337
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 548899
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 548899
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
ODI Number: 537768
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
ODI Number: 528220
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0 Investigations for 1998 BMW Z3

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21 Service Alerts for 1998 BMW Z3

Date Description
September 1, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

COMPLAINTS ABOUT THE ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC TOP SLAMS AGAINST WINDSHIELD HEADER WHEN CLOSING. *YC

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September 1, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

INSTALLATIN OF CENTER CONSOLE WITH INTEGRATED CUP HOLDERS. *YC

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June 1, 2000 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

SUBJECT REGARDING SHORT CIRCUIT CAUSING VARIOUS INSTRUMENT CLUSTER FAULTS. *TT

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June 1, 2000 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

EXPERIENCING A BUZZING OR RATTLING NOISE HEARD COMING FROM ENGINE COMPARTMENT. *TT

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March 1, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

COMPLAINTS OF VIBRATION OR RATTLING NOISE COMING FROM SUBWOOFER. *YC *JN

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March 1, 1998 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

INFORMATION ON EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL AND FUEL FILLER CAP / FILLER DOOR LABELS. *YC

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May 1, 1999 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT ON FUEL GAUGE READING 1/4 WHEN TAK IS FULL. *TT

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May 1, 1999 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

INFORMATION REGARDING VOLUNTARY EMISSION RECALL CAMPAIGN NO. 99E-A01. *TT

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May 1, 1999 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

CONCERNS WITH FUEL GAUGE READING 1/4 WHEN TANK IS FULL. *TT

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November 1, 1998 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUBJECT ON EWS3D CODING NOT POSSIBLE. *YC

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October 1, 1998 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

SUBJECT ON TIGHTENING THE BATTERY B+ CABLE CLAMP NUT. *YC

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October 1, 1998 140000 AIR BAGS

INFORMATION ON NEW AIRBAGS. *YC

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June 1, 1999 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

CONDITIONS WITH FUEL GAUGE READING 1/4 WHEN TANK IS FULL. *TT

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June 1, 1999 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

CONCERNS WITH FUEL GAUGE READING 1/4 WHEN TANK IS FULL. *TT

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February 1, 1998 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

BRIEF INFORMATION ON ROADSTER ELECTRICAL TROUBLESHOOTING MANUAL (ETM) SUPPLEMENT. *YC

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June 1, 2010 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

BMW: WHEN AT LOWER SPEEDS OR STOPPING THE ENGINE IDLE DIPS TOO LOW BECAUSE OF A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM

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May 1, 2000 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

CONSUMER COMPLAINTS REGARDING COOLANT TEMPERATURE GAUGE FLUCTUATES (IN AND OUT OF RED ZONE) AND / OR HEATER OUTPUT TOO LOW. **MR

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February 1, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN OF ENGINE RUNNING ROUGH ON COLD START. *TT

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February 1, 1999 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

CONCERNS WITH ENGINE CRANKING, BUT DOES NOT START. *TT

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February 1, 1999 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

PROCEDURES ON INSTALLING I-BUS WIRE FOR THE CD CHANGER. *TT

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February 1, 1999 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

CONCERNS WITH ENGINE CRANKING, BUT NOT STARTING. *TT

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