1999 BMW Z3

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3 Recalls for 1999 BMW Z3

Recall Date Component Summary
November 3, 1998 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE NUT THAT SECURES THE MAIN POSITIVE CABLE TO THE POSITIVE BATTERY TERMINAL CLAMP WAS NOT TIGHTENED PROPERLY, ALLOWING THE CABLE TO LOOSEN OVER TIME. IF THIS OCCURRED, THE CABLE COULD ULTIMATELY LOOSEN TO THE POINT WHERE ELECTRICAL CONTINUITY COULD BE INTERRUPTED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE NUT TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.

October 7, 1999 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL MAY CONTAIN RING GEAR BOLTS THAT WERE INCORRECTLY TORQUED DURING ASSEMBLY. THE BOLT OR BOLTS COULD LOOSEN LEADING TO NOISE FROM THE DIFFERENTIAL.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLE’S DIFFERENTIAL AND IF INVOLVED, WILL REPLACE IT.

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 1999 BMW Z3

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41 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1999 BMW Z3

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10044461
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE | SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10010570
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 8019651
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11288865
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11288157
POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11032127
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10874771
POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10676809
SEATS
ODI Number: 10622505
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10578088
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10491929
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
ODI Number: 10477242
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10389650
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10378233
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10378668
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10340816
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10310014
STRUCTURE | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS | SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR
ODI Number: 10209219
STRUCTURE:BODY | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10188514
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10171793
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
ODI Number: 10170795
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10141850
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10133930
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
ODI Number: 10107383
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
ODI Number: 10100977
SEATS
ODI Number: 10083462
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10075106
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10072655
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
ODI Number: 10062290
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10044461
EQUIPMENT | SEAT BELTS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10040838
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10026595
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10028952
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE | SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10010570
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10007196
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 8019651
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 894278
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 866133
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 855841
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 861033
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 745903
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0 Investigations for 1999 BMW Z3

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

11 Service Alerts for 1999 BMW Z3

Date Description
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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July 1, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING 2.5 AND 2.8 LITER SIX CYLINDER ENGINES. *YC

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February 1, 2000 350000 EQUIPMENT

INFORMATION REGARDING THE DSC III TEST CABLE. *TT

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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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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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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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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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