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2007 BMW X3 Repair Histories

95 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 BMW X3. 48 of these members (50.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 120 repairs to 2007 BMW X3s--an average of 1.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 120 repairs.

2007 BMW X3 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 35 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 BMW X3 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Florida, United States
Jan 2010 - Nov 2010
33000 mi   The coolant light was on Steering wheel was peeling 
BMW X3 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2010 - Aug 2011
34000 mi   headlight washers broken transmission pan leaking 
35000   engine oil solenoid 
39000   valve cover leaking oil all over motor not a little oil but alot of oil 
BMW X3 in Illinois, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2014
46400 mi US $46 Replaced final drive because of humming/noise in the rear of the vehicle when driving 30-40 mph or decelerating/coasting. Also rear heated sets would not turn on, fixed but not under warranty, some wires were unplugged!? 
47700   thermostat and VANOS "intake solenoid" replaced. Also trim was peeling around the steering wheel. 
49000   Butterfly valve was making rattling noise so dealer replaced the whole muffler. Sunroof rattle with sunroof closed 
70000   Coil Died, car was misfiring 
82000   Cracked valve cover on the back side of the engine so no way to tell before taking it off. Also had mechanic replaced Plugs and coolant flushed while at it. 
BMW X3 in Texas, United States
Apr 2010 - Dec 2013
26000 mi US $50 Vehicle was slightly vibrating during deceleration at or around 20 miles per hour. Seemed to be transmission related. 
28000   Replaced transmission made the vehicle vibrate when slowing down. Owner realized that this slight vibration is simply native to type of vehicle. 
35000   Dealer replaced left rear tail light bulb. 
BMW X3 in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
20000 mi   water leak into car from faulty seal in rear passager door 
BMW X3 in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2009 - Sep 2012
48000 mi   Harsh and abrupt shifting of automatic transmission. Computer module changed. Techs had repeated trouble with computer crashing. Solved sucessfully. Improved smoother shifting. 
53000   full brake replacement 
BMW X3 in Colorado, United States
Sep 2009 - Jul 2010
39000 mi   Steering wheel trim pieces and shift knob flaking. Parts ordered.  Ordered parts replaced.  Radio goes out on AM and FM, comes back on automatically. New radio ordered under factory warranty.  
40000   Transmission reflash needed, now shifts smooth. 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Jul 2009 - Jul 2010
30000 mi   some minor valve lifter noise fixed 
30000   Valve lifter noise 

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2007 BMW X3 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed manual AWD

BMW X3 in New Hampshire, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2014
39000 mi   Electronic Oil Sensor reading "over-filled" one week after basic service maintenance done. Returned car to dealer, they check and reset sensor. Found oil mess in engine compartment. Sensor issue and mess now resolved. 
42000   Oil Sensor switch reading "over-filled" after routine oil change. Software reset corrected problem. 
59000 US $222 Drivers side Headlight washer leaking and needed to be replaced. 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2014
34000 mi   Valve lifters repaired/replaced based on BMW service bulletin 
41000   Slight noise coming from rear drive area. Dealer lubed and replaced seal where driveshaft meets differential. 
42500   Grinding noise in the driver power seat mechanism. Dealer replaced entire seat track assembly. In a previous visit, dealer lubed the seat tracks, but noise recurred, hence the replacement. Engine cylinder head was replaced under warranty to eliminate valve ticking noise. Valve lifters had been replaced a year earlier for the same problem, but the problem came back. 
44000 US $50 Engine oil sensor was showing overfill condition even though there was no overfill. Dealer replaced the sensor under CPO warranty. 
65000   Noisy heater fan. Replaced under CPO warranty. 
77000   Replaced valve cover gasket due to very slight leak. No charge repair under Calif 7yr/70K emissions warranty. 
86000   Rattle from tailpipe valve. Shop reattached vacuum line to tailpipe valve. Part fell off door for fuel fill. Shop rearranged. 
99000   Replace thermostat, old thermostat threw codes 

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