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2012 BMW 1-Series Repair Histories

25 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2012 BMW 1-Series. 10 of these members (40%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 16 repairs to 2012 BMW 1-Series--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2012 BMW 1-Series repairs by problem area

Chart based on 16 repairs.
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2012 BMW 1-Series 2dr Coupe

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 7-speed automated manual RWD

BMW 1-Series in Texas, United States
Jul 2011 - Aug 2013
20000 mi   Headlights 

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2012 BMW 1-Series 2dr Coupe

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW 1-Series in Washington, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2014
2300 mi   combox was replaced 
16000   Replace idrive computer display 
BMW 1-Series in Washington, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2014
31000 mi   Passenger seat switches broken; would not return to center position so seat would keep moving. Had to order part. Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) "Inactive" warning light comes on intermittently while driving. Dealer confirmed fault code 6059, cleared the code, checked tire pressures, and reset the system. 
35000   TPMS "Inactive" warning comes on intermittently while driving. Dealer confirmed fault code 6059 and found both rear TPM sensors are not reading. Replaced both rear TPM sensors. Passenger seat switches broken; dealer replaced seat controls. 
BMW 1-Series in Illinois, United States
Jul 2011 - Jun 2014
3000 mi   Tail light had an electrical problem, needed to be replaced. 

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2012 BMW 1-Series 2dr Coupe

230-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 1-Series in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2011 - Feb 2014
12700 mi   Very rough intermittant idle at start up and occasionally at stop lights/signs. 
25000   Faulty electronic thermostat set off CEL. 
BMW 1-Series in Washington, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2014
10000 mi   reset auto detect wipers. Also did first oil change and annual inspection. No other issues in first 10K miles. 

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2012 BMW 1-Series 2dr Coupe

230-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW 1-Series in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2011 - Jun 2014
15000 mi   Engine was misfiring under acceleration when extremely cold (8deg. F) a few months ago. Replaced VANOS solenoid(s) under warranty. 
BMW 1-Series in Arizona, United States
Dec 2012 - Feb 2014
11000 mi   driver side window operated erratically. motor replaced. rear speakers had periods of intense static. replaced radio. 

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2012 BMW 1-Series 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 7-speed automated manual RWD

BMW 1-Series in California, United States
Oct 2012 - Jan 2014
38000 mi   Hesitation. Missing. Chronic problem 

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2011.5 BMW 1-Series 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 134hp 1.6L I4 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW 1-Series in Finland
Dec 2012 - Jun 2014
26620 mi €170 Clog in the system, no parts needed. Cleaning and warning light and TSB reset. 

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