The 3-Series was a critic favorite for its refined, sporty suspension and smooth engines, as well as its high-quality interior. While the sub frame was off I replace the tie rod ends, compression rods, ball. Fuel injectors were clogged, that's what I was told by Dealer. Code was for an emissions leak. Also replaced leaking coolant hose.
The hood popped by it and I noticed a scratch on the fender where it did this. If you are looking for good value definitely consider one of these. Shop couldn't believe the 2nd one failed in such low mileage. After much testing, engine oil changed to synthetic from factory recommended regular oil. The fancy-feeling metallic trim with washi-paper finish is classy, and the materials and fit and finish are finally up to snuff. Preview Braking uses the same lasers to sense any oncoming obstructions, including a rapidly slowing vehicle. I put in about a quart of oil every 3,000 miles.
I asked the dealer and it is a known problem, the dealer replaced the gas vent valve with a newly designed one. It was stuck in open position. Good enough to have been invited to join us for a. Have somebody hold hood from front. Defective valve cover creating excessive oil consumption, mechanic did a no-promises repair for free while it was off and resealed with silicone, has not shown signs of leaking since. Power is strong everywhere, and it shoves the G around with far more authority than its 269 pound-feet of torque would indicate. Aftermarket parts only lasted a year.
After this, a check engine code was tripped from the engine cold start system, which took several repair trips to fix. Replaced ignition coils and spark plugs. Had computer re-flashed previous year. Defective valve cover creating excessive oil consumption, mechanic did a no-promises repair for free while it was off and resealed with silicone, has not shown signs of leaking since. With clean throttle bodies and new plugs the car runs and drives much more smoothly. It passed emissions testing 2 days later. Engine running rough- general misfire across all plugs.
Smart design in the interior. My question is, should I bail on this vehicle right away before the problem worsens? They said the issue was caught early. Engine was successfully replaced and has been fine since. Replaced left side solenoid timing thing 109677 km Car shuts of on hills when idiling. Dealership unable to detect problem; battery fairly new so that was ruled out as a problem.
Will check again at 1k miles. Error codes said Throttle Pedal Assembly, so whole assy replaced. After the initial engine replacement, the excessive oil consumption continued. The door panels are newly adorned with soft touch material this year, too. The qualifiers used on earlier Gs have been erased. Code came back about 2 weeks later and appears more frequently as well. Body roll remains well in check, and at its limits the M displays good grip and even better balance.
To me, the G37 is the only car that fits that bill. Car in fail-safe mode will not rev beyond 2300rpms Trouble Codes: P1122, P0102, P0223, P1224, P0221. The trunk is somewhat small, but doable. Adaptive cruise control uses a laser beam to judge the distance to the car ahead and apply modest gas or brakes to maintain a proper distance. Valve cover leaking but not enough to justify R and R.
It has all of the muscle that the American automakers are going after but, haven't been able to achieve the interior styling this has. Possibly fixed with Subaru Coolant Conditioner. The service advisor ordered me a new engine and scheduled an install date. I had the engine replaced at 22k under warranty and was looking at having to go through this again. Car continues to run extremely well. Changed oil filter rotated balanced aligned tires.