Safety Ratings
2010 BMW 3 Series
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.5000
Number of Recalls4
Number of Complaints66
Number of Investigations0
2009 BMW 3 Series
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls4
Number of Complaints142
Number of Investigations0
2008 BMW 3 Series
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls6
Number of Complaints374
Number of Investigations0
2007 BMW 3 Series
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 2.5000
Side Crash Passenger Side 2.5000
Number of Recalls4
Number of Complaints796
Number of Investigations2
2006 BMW 3 Series
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls4
Number of Complaints558
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding BMW 3 Series vehicles

2011 BMW 3 Series (8/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12E029000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Description: This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 BMW 1-Series, 2006-2011 BMW 3-Series, 2000-2009 BMW 5-Series, 2004-2005 BMW 6-Series, and 2006-2007 BMW 7-Series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short.

Defect: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

Corrective Action: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall began on August 22, 2012. This recall is being conducted by Valeo, not by BMW. For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536.

2010 BMW 3 Series (8/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12E029000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Description: This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 BMW 1-Series, 2006-2011 BMW 3-Series, 2000-2009 BMW 5-Series, 2004-2005 BMW 6-Series, and 2006-2007 BMW 7-Series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short.

Defect: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

Corrective Action: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall began on August 22, 2012. This recall is being conducted by Valeo, not by BMW. For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536.

2009 BMW 3 Series (8/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12E029000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Description: This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 BMW 1-Series, 2006-2011 BMW 3-Series, 2000-2009 BMW 5-Series, 2004-2005 BMW 6-Series, and 2006-2007 BMW 7-Series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short.

Defect: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

Corrective Action: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall began on August 22, 2012. This recall is being conducted by Valeo, not by BMW. For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536.

2008 BMW 3 Series (8/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12E029000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Description: This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 BMW 1-Series, 2006-2011 BMW 3-Series, 2000-2009 BMW 5-Series, 2004-2005 BMW 6-Series, and 2006-2007 BMW 7-Series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short.

Defect: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

Corrective Action: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall began on August 22, 2012. This recall is being conducted by Valeo, not by BMW. For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536.

2007 BMW 3 Series (8/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12E029000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Description: This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 BMW 1-Series, 2006-2011 BMW 3-Series, 2000-2009 BMW 5-Series, 2004-2005 BMW 6-Series, and 2006-2007 BMW 7-Series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short.

Defect: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

Corrective Action: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall began on August 22, 2012. This recall is being conducted by Valeo, not by BMW. For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536.

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2003 BMW 3 SERIES 325I

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  • Mileage: 89358 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

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2003 BMW 3 SERIES 325I

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  • Mileage: 63323 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
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2006 BMW 3 SERIES 325I

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  • Ext Color: Silver
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2003 BMW 3 SERIES 325I

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  • Mileage: 119722 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
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  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

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2005 BMW 3 SERIES 325I

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  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
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2002 BMW 3 SERIES 325XIT

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  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Signal Hill, CA
  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

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2004 BMW 3 SERIES 330I

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  • Mileage: 111100 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
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  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

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2007 BMW 3 SERIES 328XI

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  • Mileage: 120329 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Freehold, NJ
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy

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2002 BMW 3 SERIES 325XI

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  • Mileage: 114353 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Vienna, VA
  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

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2000 BMW 3 SERIES 323I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 140000 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
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  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Daly City, CA
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2004 BMW 3 SERIES 330I

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  • Ext Color: Red
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  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Birmingham, AL
  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

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2002 BMW 3 SERIES 325CI

  • Bodystyle: Convertible
  • Mileage: 116581 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Stratham, NH
  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

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2002 BMW 3 SERIES 330I

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  • Mileage: 143719 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
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  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Calabasas, CA
  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

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2002 BMW 3 SERIES 330I

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  • Mileage: 129483 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
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  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
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  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

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2002 BMW 3 SERIES 330CI

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  • Mileage: 100000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Brown
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Birmingham, AL
  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy
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