Well they fixed it for a year. Though it comes with all-wheel drive, it is made for city streets. Because cooling system problems lead directly to overheating, the repairs need to be done quickly. That kind of repair failure rate hasn't been happening in my neck of the woods. Even filling the tires doesn't make it go off.
Just squeeze the throttle and the engine does the rest. Just warning all of you to try to save you lots of pain! When it comes to reliability, Consumer Reports scores models in the 1999 — 2005 range of the 3-Series as at or below average. At the dealer, they told me a vacuum line for the turbo had collapsed, they replaced it, reset everything, should be good to go. Trans fluid replace around 100k and rear diff fluid. Fantastic acceleration and when you settle down into a cruise mode to eat miles it rewards you efficiency 28-31 mpg. Right: they'll make that 3. Power and Associates study, which gave the 2012 X5 just two out of five stars.
Then side speaker had been blown due to loudness of previous problem. Last 20 years, need to replace between 60K-120K. ? Gas mileage is not high. What is disturbing is that my car is not the only 335 at the dealer right now with these same symptoms and they are at a loss as to what to do. I guarantee you the issue is not resolved.
Also, window lift regulators 4 Automatic trannies have been problematical in the past. So you can pay 60 dollars and have it done and no mess in the drive way. I was a little leery but looked over the maintenance records and he has had everything done on it and it runs great. I don't beat on my car, but I certainly don't baby it either. And the latest Progman v. Last I heard for 2007 models of the 335i, a lot of people had to get new oil-coolers and hit up their local stealerships almost every month cause something eventually went wrong.
I have even tried to change up at 6,500 rpm to see if it was a fuel pump issue but nothing. Beetle, need to stick together. Will I get to put the roof down? Problem seems to be fixed by latest pumps. Some controls, however, can be difficult to use. If I were you I wouldnt get a 335 as they seem to be less reliable than the other 3s.
Is it truly at 1%? Read carefully Im not saying they are bad cars just saying the other numbers are a bit better reliability speaking. Reliability was more varied, according to Consumer Reports. Oh well, just give the loss to the customer as long as possible. Not sure what the outcome of the rare exploding sunroofs was. Over ten months, we averaged 24. Until 2006, I had a 2001 Audi A4 1. I am done and I am turning it in today for a 328i hard top convertible, my 335i was a hardtop convertible too.
As a generalization, this statement is not true of Audi from my experience. I still have it with 200k miles. Most often just a bad coil on one of the plugs. For reliability, it is below average according to Consumer Reports. Believe it or not, I still love the thing. First was the vicious rattle from the instrument cluster that I fixed with a piece of cardboard wedged underneath the plexi-glass. I've had the driver's side mirror replaced and that's the only problem I've had.
The thickly padded 3-spoke steering wheel manually tilts and telescopes. Do not buy this car or you are asking for years of problems, frustrations, and lots of expense. The car is so much fun. The engine delivers lively performance and the smooth transmission contributes to a sporty feel. All brands have their share of lemons. .
Granted, it is fair to say we exploited the newfound power with the restraint of a Somali warlord, but even on highway jaunts the 335i returned fuel economy in just the mid-20s. That makes for relaxed, effortless acceleration, although you can still ring the engine out to 7000revs with a growling crescendo. He ended up trading my 04 in for 5 series. Pedal feel is firm with little slop, consistent with the other controls. Phil reckons the 19s do a great job of balancing the aesthetics with the role of comfort management.
I've had the driver's side mirror replaced and that's the only problem I've had. If you find my first few posts here at the 'fest, it's linked. Why compromise throttle response, economy, and weight for just 45 more ponies? My previous was a 2002 330ci and it drove great. It has replaced the outgoing E46 M3 as the car I would buy as my daily driver, particularly since it is far more forgiving over broken pavement yet still has the suds to allow you to kick the tail out of line when you're in hooligan mode. They accurately diagnosed the problems with my jetta on several occasions, providing realistic options on what to do and what it might cost.