1996 BMW 3-Series BMW 3-Series 1996

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1996 BMW 3-Series repairs by problem area

Engine (43%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (14%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (9%)

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1996 BMW 3-Series 2-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

159000 mi

US $200
front windshield fascia degraded due to sun exposure. Successfully replaced. 

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1996 BMW 3-Series Body Problems

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