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2014 BMW X3 repairs by problem area

Engine (36%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (21%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 56 repairs.
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2014 BMW X3 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (2%)

$500 - $999 (7%)

$100 - $499 (9%)

< $100 (82%)

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Chart based on 44 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Texas, United States
Jan 2017 - Jun 2018
Oct 2017

42000 mi
Thermostat failed, repaired under warrantee. Froze open 
Jan 2018

43000 mi
door hinge failed 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Feb 2016 - Jan 2018
Jun 2016

34000 mi
Head unit overheating, took to dealer, dealer replaced head unit at no charge. 
BMW X3 in Connecticut, United States
Jul 2017 - Jul 2018
Nov 2017

60000 mi

US $97
oil filter gasket leaking 
Jul 2018

66900 mi

US $250
Glove box door cover seperating from frame in lower left corner, replaced with new glove box door 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Nov 2013 - Nov 2016
Oct 2015

25800 mi
Turbo presure converter assembly. Pressure valve replaced. 
BMW X3 in Colorado, United States
May 2017 - Dec 2018
Dec 2017

49000 mi

US $300
a mouse chewed through the oil level sensor wires requiring a wire harness replacement. 
Dec 2018

95000 mi

US $550
Brake wear sensor indicated new pads were needed. Pads, rotors and wear sensors were changed 
BMW X3 in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

25134 mi
Had to replace front locks and door sensors. Doors reported being open and could not be locked. 

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2014 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Ohio, United States
Oct 2013 - Jul 2018
May 2014

8700 mi
Valve in muffler system was rattling. Replaced under warranty. Took one day as part needed to be ordered. 
Jan 2015

5300 mi
Dealer damaged hatch/bumber installing BMW trailer hitch. 
BMW X3 in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2014 - Mar 2018
Mar 2015

24000 mi
Panoramic sun roof pillar rattle on right side. Second time tried to fix, but still small rattle. Not a big deal, but annoying. Only hear it when sun shade is open... 
Nov 2016

63200 mi

US $525
Thermostat and housing needed to be replaced after they checked my engine light being on. 
BMW X3 in Michigan, United States
Apr 2014 - Oct 2016
Feb 2015

16300 mi
Replace front springs and related suspension parts. 
Feb 2016

32000 mi
Needs electronic thermostat replaced. Part has been on order since February 4. Service has not been completed. 
BMW X3 in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2013 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

32000 mi
Replaced electronic thermostat after check engine light 
Nov 2016

35000 mi
Replaced glove box lid which started to come apart 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2013 - Apr 2016
Apr 2016

21080 mi
Windshield trim on passenger side came loose - clip broke. 
BMW X3 in New York, United States
May 2013 - Mar 2018
Oct 2014

10300 mi
Steering rack replaced due to clunk. Minor. 
Apr 2017

32000 mi
Rear LED taillight replaced. 
Jul 2017

34000 mi
Thermostat failed and replaced under BMW program at no cost, post-warranty. 
BMW X3 in Oregon, United States
May 2014 - May 2018
Dec 2014

7000 mi
Rear door rattled and the door ajar warning would come on about 25% of the time. 
Sep 2017

30000 mi
Thermometer was replaced and a system software update was done. 
BMW X3 in Saskatchewan, Canada
Nov 2013 - Sep 2016
Dec 2013

620 mi
With the outside temperature at -30C I was getting a Drivetrain Malfunction error and car would not start after having warmed up. After letting the car sit for 45 min the car started. Dealer replaced PDM. Car is in shop again. Same problem 
Jan 2014

11740 mi
Same as previous problem. Dealer is keeping car until PDM module fix is received from BMW. 
Feb 2014

620 mi
They've determined the root cause of the problem to be moisture build up in the PDM. Working with Panasonic on a fix which could include a redesign. They have found a way of working around the issue so I got my car back from the dealer. 
Nov 2014

11780 mi
Pdm was finally replaced under. Initial problem occurred December of 2013. 
Dec 2014

13640 mi
Xenon control unit failed and had to be replaced 
BMW X3 in New York, United States
Aug 2013 - Oct 2014
Jan 2014

2000 mi
cylinder misfires, all spark plugs and injectors needed to be replaced 
BMW X3 in District of Columbia, United States
Jul 2013 - Oct 2014
Oct 2013

1300 mi
A rear parking sensor connector went bad, rendering the system inoperable. 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

19000 mi
Thermostat needed to be replaced. 
Jun 2018

26500 mi

US $50
Trunk would not open. Tail gate Actuator was replaced.  Glove box door was coming apart. Replaced door. 
BMW X3 in Virginia, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

50000 mi
Bad thermostat 
BMW X3 in Connecticut, United States
Apr 2014 - Jun 2020
Jun 2014

1000 mi
Cannot close the driver side door when parking under the sun for several hours. Driver door cannot be closed when parking several hours under the sun. On third attempt fixed it. 
BMW X3 in New York, United States
Jan 2014 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

66000 mi

US $100
thermostat error that raises check engine light fault. need to take to dealer for repair 
Jan 2018

67000 mi
repaired thermostat under an extended warranty by BMW, replaced rotors and pads, rear 
Mar 2018

68000 mi

US $850
TPMS Malfunction, dealer replaced RDS (some sort of module, lost all of our settings) 
BMW X3 in Illinois, United States
Jul 2016 - Aug 2016
Aug 2016

26000 mi
A/C was not blowing cold air. 
BMW X3 in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2015 - Jul 2017
Jan 2015

25000 mi
Replaced window trim seal as it was damaged. 
May 2015

35000 mi
Fog lamp error was fixed in the control system. 
Jul 2015

40000 mi
Seal for Window trim had to be replaced again as it was making sound. 
Mar 2016

71000 mi

US $2350
Both Front and Rear struts were damaged and needed replacement. 
Dec 2016

88000 mi
Knocking sound from the front suspension when going over uneven road. 
Mar 2017

95000 mi

US $53
Check engine light came on. The dealer replaced some sensors. 
Jun 2017

99000 mi

US $360
Car was driving erratic - moving side to side. Bearing had to be replaced. 
BMW X3 in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2014 - Aug 2017
Nov 2016

44400 mi
and glove box cover coming off 
BMW X3 in Montana, United States
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

49000 mi
New Thermostat was needed. BMW made the repair. 
BMW X3 in New York, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

17000 mi
Replaced worn front brake pads and corroded rotors. No charge per BMW free maintenance plan. 

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2014 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 180hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in India
Jul 2015 - Sep 2018
Dec 2015

21080 mi
Replaced Rear Brake pads Tyres rotated and alligned to address wobbling 
Jun 2017

47740 mi
Leather on steering wheel is peeling off. Leatherette of drivers seat cracked. 
Sep 2017

50840 mi
Cover on glove box came off. Washer pump motor for front windshield failed and replaced. 

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2013.5 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 180hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Bulgaria
Sep 2013 - Mar 2017
Mar 2016

48980 mi
Driver seat upholstery replaced. 

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2013 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Georgia, United States
Jun 2014 - Dec 2017
Jun 2015

45000 mi
Navigation screen intermittently goes out. 
Feb 2016

49100 mi

US $2000
oil leak 
Mar 2017

56000 mi

US $2000
Replace hoses. Fix oil leak. 
Jun 2017

56000 mi

US $300
Replace squeaky pads 
BMW X3 in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2015 - May 2016
Mar 2015

22000 mi
leaking transmission oil cooler. Part had to be ordered. It took 3 days but was under warranty 
BMW X3 in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2014 - Dec 2014
Feb 2014

17340 mi
At startup engine would run for 1 second and shut down. Tried to start it many times but no go. Had it towed to Quebec City (700 km, closest dealership), it was still on warranty. They changed a sensor and reprogrammed the computer. 
Dec 2014

24800 mi
2 rear bearings changed on warranty 
BMW X3 in Washington, United States
Feb 2017 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

75000 mi

US $150
brake pads had electronic parking brake failure due to changing rear brake pads. 
Jul 2017

75000 mi

US $3400
water pump and thermostat complete failure.  also valve cover gasket, oil filter housing gasket. Included in this trip also full alignment. 
Aug 2017

78000 mi

US $1400
I received the vehicle back from previous repair to find large oil leak. Returned to dealer and was told they didn't clean up the mess from new valve cover gasket. The vehicle was returned to me with large leak still. Upon further inspection the valve cover had cracked and according to dealer it was not the fault of the tech. I received a new valve cover at a 15 percent discount. Vehicle has remained in dealer parking lot for a month with several issues and long wait times for parts. 
BMW X3 in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

37000 mi
Repaired panoramic sunroof rattle, also replaced center hub of steering wheel with airbag due to cosmetically defective roundel. 
Sep 2017

43000 mi

US $700
Replaced rear OEM pads, rotors. Went back following day for car. Computer not reset. Car kept additional day to reset computer. When picked up car, shop's computer left on front seat! Also reported rear pads producing much more brake dust than original pads. Discussed with service manager. If problem not resolved will replace all pads with aftermarket ceramics. SM stated "will work with me to make this right." 
Mar 2018

47000 mi

US $500
Rear pads low. Replaced with OEM pads, and new rotors installed. Due to brake dust, I opted to have aftermarket ceramic pads installed on the car. I worked with my dealer's service manager, who assumed the cost of the F/R aftermarket pads. We split the cost of the front rotors. 
BMW X3 in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2013 - Jun 2018
Oct 2014

17440 mi
Seat airbag sensor failure. 3 weeks for parts 3 more weeks for dealer to book an appointment thereafter. Do not buy a BMW they are apparently entirely constructed of unobtanium. 
Mar 2015

29140 mi
oil change and software update 
Jun 2017

93620 mi

C $1200
Wear items 
Jan 2018

102920 mi

C $7000
Seals on tranny, tranny fluid change, front drive shafts, struts 
BMW X3 in Nova Scotia, Canada
Feb 2016 - Mar 2018
Nov 2017

48980 mi
Rear coil spring found to be broken during routine seasonal tire changeover. Repair complete with alignment carried out under warranty. 
Mar 2018

50840 mi
Secaond issue was rattling or squeek in the overhead moon window to which the dealer added a strip of foam which seems to have almost completely eliminated the noise 
BMW X3 in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2018
Nov 2013

5000 mi
Heated steering wheel stopped working 
Nov 2016

16200 mi
Cigarette lighter stopped working as charger Turned out to be blown fuse 
BMW X3 in California, United States
May 2016 - Jul 2018
Jul 2018

61000 mi

US $50
Oil leak detected during maintenance. Gasket around filter compartment, covered under CPO warranty, $50 co-pay. 

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2013 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Texas, United States
Aug 2014 - Dec 2017
Jan 2016

56000 mi
Thermostat, recall 
BMW X3 in District of Columbia, United States
Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
Jul 2014

45000 mi
Two wheel bearings replaced at once 
BMW X3 in Washington, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Jun 2016

33000 mi
Oil pump replaced. Turbo and crank issues 
BMW X3 in Virginia, United States
Aug 2014 - Jul 2018
Sep 2015

38000 mi
Replaced non working coolant thermostat - indicated by engine warning light on dashboard. 
Aug 2016

52000 mi

US $50
Car would exhaust blue smoke upon start after sitting overnight. Dealer stated known problem with leaky oil valve, letting oil collect in turbo charger. Replaced/updated valve. 
Jul 2018

78000 mi
Onboard computer software update to fix “Service Due Since 2000” error 
BMW X3 in Connecticut, United States
Jun 2012 - Feb 2018
Apr 2013

8200 mi
Sunroof squeaked badly when cold. Dealer added felt tape and problem is gone. 
Jun 2013

9000 mi
Trim kick panel holding trunk release button broke. Dealer ordered wrong part twice and failed to inform me. This meant I showed for appointment to be told "sorry" and sent away. Took 4 visits but is fixed now. 
Sep 2013

12000 mi
Sunroof continues to rattle and squeak when weather turns cold. Dealer attempted repair with felt tape again but noise is not fixed. This is second trip to dealer for this issue. 
Feb 2014

15000 mi

US $50
When outside temp is near zero for many days, battery will not recharge unless car is driven an hour a day. Got a "charge battery" alarm and had to buy a charger to top off battery. I do this once weekly during freezing weather. 
Oct 2014

23000 mi
Sunroof continues to have a plastic squeak when the weather is cold. Three trips in so far and dealer "cant replicate the problem". BMW corporate has no fix for the dealers to use. 
Jan 2017

47000 mi

US $6000
Blown turbo. 6 mos out of warranty. Owner paid for it at the time. 1 year later (Oct 2017) BMW recalled the part. Submitted receipts to BMW and was reimbursed in full. 
Jul 2017

51000 mi

US $300
Repaired door locks and opening mechanism. 
Jan 2018

56000 mi

US $500
replaced passenger door lock. It would not unlock from inside. 
BMW X3 in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2018
Feb 2013 many lights on the dashboard malfunctioned, including the check engine, tire pressure monitor, and parking brake lights. the entire control module had to be replaced. 
Jun 2016

37000 mi
Panel on driver's door armrest that controls windows and side view mirrors became unseated resulting in the controls for folding side view mirrors to become inoperable 
Dec 2016

42000 mi
leak in turbo charger that caused smoke upon starting 
Mar 2018

52000 mi

US $1250
Valvetronic System replaced 
BMW X3 in Utah, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

32000 mi
Air leak in muffler flow control valve. Replaced muffler and flow control valve 
Sep 2016

49000 mi
Engine exhaust smoked on start up after sitting a couple days. Dealer replaced Turbo and turbo oil line. Oil was leaking into the turbo causing the smoke. 
Sep 2017

67000 mi
Water pump failed and was repaired by dealer under BMW recall/extended warranty. 
BMW X3 in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2014 - Dec 2016
Dec 2014

28000 mi
vacuum pump radial seal failure. Replaced seal. 
BMW X3 in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2012 - Apr 2015
Nov 2013

14100 mi
Hatch Hydraulics were noisy and replaced 
Sep 2014

25000 mi
Valvetronic motor failed. Car would not start. Dealer replaced motor, all spark plugs and two injectors. 
BMW X3 in New Brunswick, Canada
Jun 2012 - Jun 2018
Sep 2013

14260 mi
Refinish all 4 wheel rims. 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2013 - Jul 2017
Mar 2015

9920 mi
- squeaky panoramic sunroof - noise went away for a week and came back 
Apr 2017

15500 mi
annual maintenance program by BMW 
BMW X3 in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2012 - Dec 2015
Aug 2012

5600 mi
Malfunction Light Came On. Dealer checked Code and said it had to do with the transfer case. Couldn't find a problem. REset light. No problem since. 
Nov 2012

13600 mi
Creaks in seat and panoramic roof. 
Apr 2014

47500 mi
Sounds coming from moonroof. 
Sep 2015

85000 mi

US $250
Sensor replaced. Not sure which one. 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2013 - Jun 2018
Apr 2013

820 mi
Power Trunk occassionally fails to latch. Dealer could not replicate problem. Subwoofer "pops" upon main ignition. Could be a problem with the start up sequence of the amplifier and the subwoofer. (Should be amp, then sub, not backwards or same time). Dealer asked BMW Canada but no solutions offered. 
BMW X3 in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2016 - Oct 2017
Oct 2016

58300 mi
Drivetrain malfunction due to bad vacuum pump, replaced under CPO warranty. 
Sep 2017

70000 mi
Drivetrain malfunction due to bad turbocharger, replaced under CPO warranty. 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2016 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

39680 mi

C $1046
Battery $528 plus 184 to check old battery pedal module failed 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2017 - Dec 2017
Dec 2017

47740 mi

C $600
spark plug and connection to spark plug all 4 changed by dealer after 3 days we bought it 
BMW X3 in Nova Scotia, Canada
Nov 2017 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

34100 mi
Panoramic sunroof squeaked constantly, dealer I purchased the car from had the contact points lubricated and the problem was solved. BMW dealer wanted $140 plus tax just to look at it.......the non BMW dealer who I purchased the car from fixed it in 20 minutes no charge. 
BMW X3 in Texas, United States
Nov 2015 - Aug 2017
Jan 2016 Lane tracking and collision avoidance system not working. Diagnosed as failed camera. Replacement camera ordered. Waiting for arrival. 
Jun 2016

37600 mi
Replaced front camera Wood trim on the dash was lifting, glue was failing Wood trim on the dashboard was warping and coming loose. The part was replaced 
Oct 2016

40300 mi
White smoke when started after sitting for more than one day. Replaced the turbocharger oil return line. Seems to be a common problem caused by bad check valve. 
Jul 2017

50000 mi

US $400
Temperature sensor and thermostat. Failed open Battery was throwing frequent under-voltage flags. (Original battery, 5 years old) Replaced and recalibrated the charging system. 
BMW X3 in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

28540 mi

US $575
needed to replace battery and new systems require programming of computer to tell it that a new batter is installed to avoid overcharging 
BMW X3 in Maryland, United States
Jun 2017 - Jul 2017
Jul 2017

90000 mi

US $7532
Vehicle suddenly went into limp mode stating drivetrain malfunction. Diagnosed as VANOS failure. Repairs included a timing change. Approximately $3000 parts, $3800 labor for VANOS, the rest for the timing change and taxes. 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Feb 2013 - Jul 2015
Mar 2013

4000 mi
oil level indicator malfunction 
Sep 2013

9000 mi
oil sensor malfunction. Updated software and replace oil sensor 
Jun 2015

39000 mi
White smoke coming from exhaust at start up. Dealer replace leaking oil line to turbocharger. Car still smokes, returned to dealer 
Jul 2015

39000 mi
The car was returned to the dealer. They said the smoke was probably a residual effect of testing. The repeat of the engine light was due to a defective thermostat.  
BMW X3 in California, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016 Warning light about the cooling system came on, they replaced a few parts, I'm not sure which ones. 
BMW X3 in Virginia, United States
Sep 2017 - Oct 2017
Feb 2017

28000 mi
Moon roof rattle. Service added a piece of rubber to silence rattle per my internet email on fix. The dealer left the washer cap open and fluids leaked all over the engine compartment. 
Oct 2017

32000 mi

US $930
replaced valve cover because of leaking oil. Identified during wheel alignment after new run flat tires installed. New shop did a once over of the vehicle and found the leak. 

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2013 BMW X3 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Portugal
Mar 2015 - Nov 2017
Oct 2017

34100 mi

€250
Noise when braking 

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2012 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Colorado, United States
Nov 2017 - Jul 2018
Jan 2018

51000 mi

US $350
Spark plugs replaced and windshield trim re-seated due to damaged clips from a prior windscreen replacement 
BMW X3 in Florida, United States
Dec 2011 - Mar 2016
May 2012

4400 mi
Engine yellow light came on due to a faulty sensor and charcoal canister 
Aug 2012

7500 mi
Installed parts to fix yellow light issue. Fuel charcoal canister replaced and some sensors. Yellow check engine light came back on over a week later, replaced knock sensor. 
Jun 2014

29000 mi
Went in for regular scheduled maintenance and to check Bluetooth connectivity. 
Apr 2015

39700 mi

US $300
Windshield washers stopped working due to clogged lines. Disassembled system and cleaned all the lines 
Jun 2015

43000 mi
Coolant expansion tank developed a leak. Replace tank under warranty 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Aug 2012 - Mar 2015
Apr 2013

17300 mi
Noisy rattle in rear door hatch. 
Nov 2014

28100 mi
Loud rattle in rear hatch. 
BMW X3 in New York, United States
May 2012 - Jul 2014
Jul 2014

20000 mi
fuel pump failure 
BMW X3 in Colorado, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2012
Mar 2012 Loose bike rack 
BMW X3 in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2014 - May 2014
May 2014

29000 mi
"Left Two-Stage Brake Lamp Malfunction" 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2014 - May 2017
Jul 2016

58900 mi

C $3700
Overheating.. water pump was replaced. Misfiring on road trip... Injectors were replaced but problem persisted. Plugs which has just been replaced with aftermarket parts were replaced with BMW plugs and problem was fixed 
Sep 2016

63240 mi
2 fuel lines were found to be damaged and leaking fuel (noticeable odor when driving). They were replaced. Likely due to injector replacement in July. 
Dec 2016

66340 mi

C $2040
High pressure fuel pump failed. Not under warranty. Pump has to be replaced. 

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2012 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 181hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Norway
Dec 2011 - Jan 2015
May 2012

4420 mi
Did get this error message: NO ACOUSTIC SOUND. They have to change the whole AUDIO system. Must go back next week when the get the system. 
Mar 2014

22320 mi
Problem with Turbo. 
BMW X3 in Norway
Feb 2015 - Mar 2018
Jun 2015

40300 mi
Turbocharger replaced due to electronic failure. 
Aug 2016

55180 mi
Cruise control mended. 
Aug 2017

67580 mi

$3000
Replacement of egr valve 

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2012 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 181hp 2.0L I4 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Great Britain
Dec 2012 - Feb 2017
Jan 2013 Clonking noise every 45 deg of steering wheel movement Heated steering wheel ceased to operate 

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2012 BMW X3 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.0L I6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

76000 mi

US $65
Ignition coil was bad. They replaced all six and the plugs under extended warranty Airbag replaced Trunk wouldn't close with power. Switch replaced 
BMW X3 in Quebec, Canada
Oct 2012 - Nov 2015
Jan 2013

12400 mi
Car wouldn't start for 10-15 minutes. Known electronic relay malfunction. Relay replaced. 
Aug 2013

22320 mi
Center screen brightness dont work Bmw said. That the screen is the faulty element, but it was b/o! Repair is dated for september 12 
Sep 2013

24800 mi
Center display brightness did not work. The dealer change it september 12. It was the correct fix. 
Nov 2013

28520 mi
Noise under the car under irregular bumps on a road 
Jan 2014

12680 mi
The car didn't restart after a short stop at the end of a 50 km run or more! It's a relay again! Second time. Under extreme low temperature, -30c for example, a warning message inform "low battery". After a full charge of the battery, a short trip at the same low temperature, i have the same message. And my car is allways in a 5c garage! 
Feb 2015

48360 mi
Battery rapid discharge at very low temperature (-25C). The dealer have to reprogramm the electronic computer. They said that BMW have this problem with the entire BMW cars! The solution may work but they are not sure. 
BMW X3 in Arizona, United States
Aug 2012 - Apr 2018
Aug 2013

5000 mi
Just low tire pressure. 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Jun 2012 - Feb 2017
Jul 2012

4200 mi
The driver's door mirror was loose and would vibrate as you drove down the road. My service advisor said it was a software issue and that they performed reprogramming. Seems to have fixed the problem. 
Sep 2012

5000 mi
Warning light came on and threatening message displayed on screen saying car was low on coolant and this could cause major damage to the engine due to overheating. 
Apr 2013

11000 mi
When going in reverse, one of the backup warning sensors goes off intermittently even when there is nothing near the back of the car. 
Feb 2015

29000 mi
Updated computer software, rear distance control warning light kept going off when there was nothing behind car when backing up. 2nd attempt to get it fixed but they say no error codes so can't fix it. Bunch of idiots! 
Feb 2017

33000 mi
Intermittent rear distance control problem never fixed. 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Dec 2011 - Sep 2014
Jan 2013

15300 mi
light in door handle was out. Can't just replace light. Need to order a new handle assembly Seat heater button was sticking 
BMW X3 in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2011 - Sep 2015
Jul 2014

37300 mi
The powered liftgate opened normally but increasingly would not close when the appropriate button was pressed. The tech replaced the liftgate grip strip/exterior button assembly. A "TPM Malfunction" warning light and audio message lit and sounded while driving and came back on every time the car was started. Tech replaced the RDC module and performed a vehicle software update to the replacement. In temps below zero F, the car will start and run normally at first but after being shut off briefly (errands), will then display warnings & refuse to restart for approx 45 minutes. Tech said this is a common BMW issue with no known fix. 
Feb 2015

43000 mi
In subzero (F) weather, car would fail to restart after a short trip. After about 60 minutes, car would start normally. Dealership replaced the Power Distribution Module and installed a redesigned PDM cover. 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2013 - Jun 2018
Jun 2013

7440 mi
The car was hesitating and the dealer conducted a software update as there was a service bulletin for this problem. 
Nov 2013

11760 mi
I could no longer store music on the hard drive via the USB port. BMW could not identify the problem. They changed some module, it did not work. They changed the whole control unit and it worked. 
Mar 2014

14880 mi
sunroof plastic trim made noise when going over bumps, noise more noticeable when it is cold outside. 
Jul 2017

44640 mi

C $450
Rear brakes needed replacing, pads, rotor 
BMW X3 in New York, United States
Jul 2013 - Sep 2016
Sep 2013

14000 mi
The computer that controls the xdrive including the ipod interface shorted out and had to be replaced 
Nov 2013

15400 mi
The tailgate opened when the unlock door icon on the key fob was pressed 
Jan 2015

18800 mi
Add Coolant light kept on lighting up in freezing cold. Twice the service department said there was nothing wrong, three gallons of coolant I added over two months, it was finally fixed by a "pressure test." 
BMW X3 in Virginia, United States
Sep 2016 - Dec 2016
Oct 2016

49000 mi

US $3000
Bad steering rack solenoid. Can't steer. 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
May 2015 - May 2020
Nov 2015

55800 mi
Dealer repaired all 6 spark plugs (under warranty), car would struggle sometimes when shifting gears. Engine notice would occasionally appear recommending I take the car in. 
Dec 2015

59520 mi
The tail light LEDs all stopped working. I'm trying to get the extended warranty to cover it. HVAC foot button stopped working 
Feb 2016

61980 mi
Coolant light kept coming on, shop performed a pressure test on the system, found a small crack in the coolant expansion tank which they replaced. Rear tail light LED were working very rarely, unable to determine root cause, replaced rear tail light assembly. I argued that the cause was the PCB so that the CPO warranty would cover it. 
May 2017

74400 mi
Rear left trunk light circuit board failed, this resulted in the LEDs to stop working. Repair was covered under extended warranty. 
Jan 2018

82460 mi

C $30
Had to re-solder a PCB board within the taillight assembly, pretty easy fix, and cost the price of a soldering iron. Every taillight I have had has had this problem, luckily the first three were covered under extended warranty. Steps to fix. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDpBm6cP_yo 
Apr 2019

92380 mi

C $300
Right rear bushing was worn, car started to squeak when going over small bumps. Replacement of bushing fixed the issue. 
May 2020

104160 mi

C $1350
Rear suspension coil snapped 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2015 - Jul 2018
Jul 2015

26440 mi
Engine light came on indicated battery charge issues. 
Aug 2017

56544 mi
Started sputtering, and the digital display showed engine malfunction. Delaer said it is due to ignition coil failure. Display showed engine malfunction again the day after one of the six coils was replaced. A second coil was found defective and they ended up replacing all the remaining coils to avoid future issues. 
Oct 2017

57660 mi
Passenger side tail light assembly failure. 
Jul 2018

65100 mi
When coasting at around 50 km/h I was hearing a whining noise. Eventually it became more noticeable. I suspected the final drive was making the noise. The warranty had ended in February, but I had extended it for 2 more years or 40K km. Warranty covered all costs, the dealer replaced the final drive. 
BMW X3 in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2011 - Nov 2014
Sep 2012

21000 mi
elec. short in auto rear hatch opener. rear hatch would open when any door was opened after being locked or left standing moring than 10 minutes and or just open when placed in gear. 

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2012 BMW X3 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel automatic AWD

BMW X3 in India
Nov 2013 - Apr 2015
Dec 2013

8060 mi
While driving, there was an alert saying transmission faulty, drive moderately to the nearest dealer 

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2011.5 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 181hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Great Britain
Jun 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

42000 mi

£800
Front swivel no longer within tolerance. 

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2011.5 BMW X3 4-door

2-cylinder diesel automatic 2WD

BMW X3 in Victoria, Australia
Jun 2012 - Jan 2013
Nov 2012

16700 mi
My car has been having all type of problems such as sunroof replacement, water leaks, windscreen replacement, trims etc etc etc since I first bought it. None of these problems have been fixed. I hate to say it, but I will never buy a BMW again! 
Dec 2012

22940 mi
Wind screen has problems. Dealer unable to fit it properly. 
Jan 2013

22940 mi
Dealer has booked the car in to change parts inside car since lights are not working. Dealer will also have another attempt to fix windscreen trims.... 

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2011 BMW X3

Engine not specified

BMW X3 in Washington, United States
May 2016 - May 2016
May 2016

45000 mi
AC not working 

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2011 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Florida, United States
Jun 2012 - Jun 2018
May 2012

10660 mi
unfavorable DME software calibration - reporagm all car control units with new software unfavorable EGS and DME software calibration - updated software on EGS and DME TSB 24 02 12 window noise from drivers side door like door open. tech test drove and said normal operation for this car rattling noise from undercarriage at idle - tech test drove and said unable to duplicate 
Apr 2013

20800 mi
car idles rough, nearly stalls, idle fluctuates when steering wheel turned, jerky acceleration - new software applied to ecu, dme and egs jerky acceleration and shifting - found bad VTG motor on transfer case. replaced longitudinal torque motor rattling noise in undercarriage - diagnosed faultily installed heat shields, reinstalled and adjusted fit. 
Jul 2013

20700 mi
charge air induction tract was cracked. Replacement part on back order for 90 days due to glitches in BMW Germany's global parts delivery system. Worldwide search found one in stock at a Mini dealer in OK. 
Mar 2014

29000 mi
car did not auto switch to different car seat, side view mirror positions based on remote control of individual opening it. 
Oct 2014

35000 mi
glove box trim peeled off - due to Florida high humidity. replaced glove box door. 
Apr 2015

42500 mi
Rubberized finish on dashboard by start/stop switch peeling off. 
May 2015

44000 mi
Radio would intermittently lose previously set radio station. tech found TSB in BMW database to fix it. Fix did not fix it; still happens but less frequently 
Jun 2015

45000 mi

US $55
system will not cool and will blow hot air, when ambient temp over 90F and engine temp at 250+ 
Mar 2016

53000 mi

US $50
Brake booster developed a vacuum leak; needed new brake booster, vacuum lines and check valve over 2 trips and 7 days. 
Jun 2016

56000 mi

US $800
expansion tank hoses leaking and replaced steering wheel trim detached 
Jul 2016

57000 mi

US $50
drivetrain malfunction, drive moderately msg on console. High pressure fuel pump failed. Fault code 119404 Rail Pressure sensor signal, 11AC02 Fuel pressure plausibility, cold start: pressure too low. 
Dec 2016

65000 mi

US $1200
Electric Water pump and Thermostat failed. Console message of Engine Overheat condition, drive moderately Turbo waste gates leaking and smoke from exhaust A/C Evaporator developed a leak and lost refrigerant and lack of cooling Two hoses failed from radiator to cooling system 
Aug 2017

71000 mi

US $850
Drive train malfunction error, loss of power and heavy shaking and surging. Dealer found ignition coils bad on 2 cylinders. recommendation was to replace entire set of 6 
Nov 2017

74702 mi

US $1402
Valve cover gasket leaking on passenger side, heavy smoke entry into cabin. Replaced valve cover gasket Coolant expansion tank cracked. Replaced tank, cap and 1 hose AC Micro filters in engine compartment fouled by smoke from leaking valve cover. Had to be replaced. 
Mar 2018

79000 mi

US $425
Fuel Leak Diagnosis Pump failed (NVLD). Part of emissions system to pressurize fuel system lines to monitor for leaks to comply with emission regulations. Non-critical item but lights the engine MIL and throws a code. 
May 2018

80000 mi

US $535
NVLD Leak diagnosis pump threw an emissions related MIL; NVLD pump shorted out and needed replacement; $535 ($150 part and rest labor). 
Jun 2018

81000 mi

US $2200
Oil leaks; Valve cover gasket has a molded in EGR type valve that dealer claimed failed requiring $2500 in repairs include replacing valve cover and gasket for a total of $2200. Second opinion revealed that at last oil change dealer did not tighten oil drain bolt and so car was leaking oil; nothing to do with teh $2200 dealer claim. Indy shop fixed problem for $100 old change, new drain bolt and washer. 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

56000 mi

US $50
Electric water pump failed. 
Jun 2017

65000 mi
New pads 
BMW X3 in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2014 - Oct 2017
Sep 2016

53000 mi

US $850
Two taillight led modules had to be replaced 
Apr 2017

64000 mi

US $600
Brakes were worn 
BMW X3 in Texas, United States
Sep 2014 - Dec 2017
Mar 2015

26000 mi
Passenger front door was not closing properly. Tightened bolts holding the door to the frame - likely due to previous owner/work completed on the door months before. 
Nov 2015

33300 mi

US $50
Full-flow oil filter body leaking. Replaced oil filter housing gasket. Passenger side air vent is not blowing at any fan speed. Excessive play on fresh air nozzle. Remove and install right fresh air grill. Rear hatch door will not unlock with central lock switch on dash. Replaced tail gate switch/push-button. 
Oct 2016

45387 mi

US $50
Excessive motion in Harmonic Balancer - remove & replace. Oil leak from full-flow filter body - replaced gaskets. Oil leak from full-flow filter body - replaced gaskets. 
Oct 2017

56541 mi

US $50
Transfer Box (4WD) causing rough transmission shifts, especially 1st to 2nd gear. Transfer box was replaced. 
BMW X3 in Florida, United States
Feb 2013 - Sep 2015
Apr 2013

31700 mi
vibration felt in steering wheel. (1)rebalanced tires, (2)replaced left tie rod end, (3)replaced steering rack  (4)replaced rear drive shaft. 
Jan 2014 Replaced driver door lock actuator. 
Sep 2015

61000 mi

US $53
o-ring failure at oil filter housing 
BMW X3 in Illinois, United States
Dec 2012 - Dec 2013
Oct 2013

27300 mi
A/C Sensor stopped working 
BMW X3 in Illinois, United States
Oct 2011 - Jun 2018
Jan 2017

30300 mi

US $1500
Reseal oil filter housing Replace valve cover gasket Replace serpentine belt Replace RDC control unit 
Mar 2018

71000 mi

US $800
Electric folding driver's mirror stopped folding. Unit was replaced. 
Jun 2018

74000 mi

US $845
Brake pad warning light on. Replace front discs, pads and sensors. 
BMW X3 in Colorado, United States
Sep 2011 - May 2017
Sep 2015

57000 mi

US $750
Radiator reservoir had a leak. 
Mar 2017

84000 mi

US $840
Oil filter housing gasket leaking, severe. 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Oct 2011 - Sep 2012
Nov 2011

1578 mi
Replaced the Eccentric Shaft and valve tronic servo motor. Reprogrammed complete vehicle. The screen displayed "no power to the drive train" while going 70mph on freeway. Obvious feeling of loss of momentum. Engine still running, coasted to side of road. Replaced the Eccentric Shaft and valve tronic servo motor. Reprogrammed complete vehicle. 
Sep 2012

15000 mi
Check engine light was on. Nothing wrong was identified and the light was reset. At this time they noted the rear tires were badly worn on the inside. Two more tires were replaced. In less than a year all four tires had to be replaced. 
BMW X3 in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2012 - Sep 2017
Dec 2014

51000 mi
Ignition coil was cracked during a VANOS recall service. It then failed a few days later. 
Oct 2015

60700 mi

US $1800
Transfer case had failed, was replaced 
BMW X3 in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2014 - Jul 2018
Oct 2014

24300 mi
Software update 
Jun 2015

30000 mi
Had dealer replace driver's window rubber molding due to squeaking when opening and closing window. 
Apr 2017

44000 mi

US $50
Leaking oil housing gaskets were replaced and repaired. A common problem with certain models. Repair done under extended warranty coverage with a deductible. 
Jun 2018

56000 mi
Self replaced spark plugs and coils for preventive maintenance 
BMW X3 in Washington, United States
Jul 2012 - Feb 2018
Feb 2015

47000 mi
Replaced oil filter housing gasket 
Jan 2016

47700 mi
Replaced leaking oil filter housing gasket. No charge since they did the same repair 9-ish months before 
May 2017

78000 mi

US $1600
Water pump failed. Replaced water pump and thermostat 
BMW X3 in Maryland, United States
Sep 2015 - Mar 2016
Nov 2015

40800 mi

US $350
expansion tank exploded 
BMW X3 in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2018 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

78000 mi
Transmission error warning message , dealer looked at it and could not find any issues. Trans slightly low on fluid. No root cause determined. 
BMW X3 in Virginia, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2018
May 2018

172000 mi

US $1400
Rough idle. Shop replaced MAF, coil on plugs, and reprogrammed DCM. Also done was a transfer case change and coolant change. 
BMW X3 in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2016 - Jul 2018
Jan 2017

US $120
Idler pulley starting to go bad, preemptive replacement and new belt. 
Apr 2017

38000 mi
routine oil change 
Sep 2017

42000 mi

US $300
Serpentine belt tensioner, these are a known problem for the N55 engine (turbo 6), belt replaced, tensioner and idler pulley. 
Jan 2018

43600 mi

US $650
Valve cover gasket replaced due to leaking oil. This is another known issue on the N55 engine (turbo 6). It's a big repair due to the number of items removed to replace the gasket. 
Jul 2018

52000 mi
EDC (Electronic Damping Control) failure message displayed on warning screen. The EDC is an option on X3's 
BMW X3 in Maryland, United States
Oct 2011 - Jun 2014
Aug 2011

1600 mi
Replaced right front passenger window regulator which had failed - 3 week wait for part. 
BMW X3 in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2011 - Apr 2014
Aug 2012

18160 mi
Driver side front window was squeaking when going up and down. 
Nov 2013

34720 mi
Window squeaking. Left rear brake lamp malfunction. 

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2011 BMW X3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 181hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Namibia
Nov 2011 - Jun 2018
Nov 2015

44500 mi

$100
Cable that opens rear boot/hatch failed. 
Feb 2017

50840 mi

$2700
Replaced front brake pad, rear pad replacement due after next 6000km. 
BMW X3 in Bulgaria
Nov 2012 - Sep 2013
Dec 2012

45880 mi
Water in front right light 
Jan 2013 Turbo replaced Noise in the front left suspension 
Sep 2013

57660 mi
Rear door lock problem 
BMW X3 in Indonesia
Oct 2011 - Jun 2018
Nov 2011

485 mi
Sunroof interior cover (sunblind) failed to close Replacing mechanism for floating headliner Checking function of soft top sunroof Slid. parts Mech. system 
Jan 2013

5580 mi
Driver's side window screeching upon opening/closing 

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2011 BMW X3 4dr SUV

240-horsepower 3.0L I6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

BMW X3 in Washington, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

93000 mi
Error message "battery discharging while stopped" 
Nov 2017

97000 mi

US $611
Several issues with car — replacing battery fixed them. 
Dec 2017

97000 mi

US $110
Heater hose has small crack (found during visual inspection during oil change) 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2011 - Sep 2017
Oct 2012

11040 mi
noise from trunk area - tailgate is bouncing on the latch. Solution was to reseat the tailgate (I believe this was the mounts that the tailgate rests on when closed) Electronic throttle - sluggish on tip-in. Dealer test drive detected no problems (could not replicate) - note they are aware of the service bulletin that exists for this issue (an ECU reflash will correct the problem) 
Oct 2013

20660 mi
Reset computer for false maintenance warning on brake pad replacement 
Dec 2015

39680 mi

C $700
Cylinder #5 misfire. Coil packs and spark plugs for all six were replaced. 
Aug 2017

45260 mi

C $500
spring coil broken 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2011 - Mar 2016
Jun 2011

1116 mi
Rear hatch opens sporadically when using remote fob. Indicator on dash states that rear hatch stll open when it has been closed. 
Jul 2011

1209 mi
Rear hatch still not functioning properly. Dealer advised that hatch cylinder(s) are leaking. Ordered new parts. To be installed in two weeks. 
Nov 2011

1860 mi
Rear hatch does not close properly. Interior light indicates open hatch. Parts replaced to no avail. 
Dec 2011

1860 mi
Rear hatch still does not close properly every time. Occasionally, hatch does not respond to key remote. 
Jan 2012

1860 mi
Rear hatch does not close consistently even after 5-6 repair trips for it. Replacement latch ordered. 
Apr 2012

6180 mi
Rear hatch latch replaced. 
Feb 2013

14920 mi
Indication that front hood was open. Dealer replaced sensor and latches 
Sep 2015

42160 mi
Loose rear hatch. Dealer tightened latch at no cost. 
Dec 2015

42780 mi
Rear hood latch wouldn't engage 
BMW X3 in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2011 - Jun 2014
Apr 2012

7300 mi
The tire pressure monitor was giving malfunction notifications. 
Sep 2012

13000 mi

US $200
The tire pressure monitor was giving malfunction notifications. 
Mar 2013

16000 mi
Tire pressure monitor reported failure 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Sep 2015 - Oct 2015
Oct 2015

50000 mi
Had been noticing noise from the back that would change between acceleration and coasting. Four previous trips to various dealers failed to pin point issue. Finally after suggesting that it was the rear end, the differential was replaced. 
BMW X3 in Kentucky, United States
May 2012 - Sep 2012
Apr 2012

2000 mi
The Tire Pressure Monitor Malfunction warning was going off. They said they replaced the right front wheel pressure sensor. While driving home from the repair to TPM malfunction on 4/10/12, the warning for TPM malfunction went off EIGHT times. On 4/19/2012 replaced all tire pressure sensors besides right front due to previous replacement. 
Jun 2012

5000 mi
The visor/shade on the sunroof would not open. After several separate attempts, finally got this to open, then it wouldn't close. The sunroof itself would go up and down (not open fully), but the shade would not move. While talking on my Bluetooth, I arrived home. To disconnect the call, I had to walk quite a distance. The vehicle was completely shut off. When I walked closer, the phone reconnected to the Bluetooth. Happened 3 separate days/calls. Not every time, but frequently, when I push the button the second time to turn the vehicle off, the windshield wipers "jump" from the resting position. The windshield wipers have not been on when this happens. My memory seats do not "remember" the settings. This has happened a few times, but not all of the time. 
Jul 2012

5000 mi
Memory on seats fixed. Replaced combox to fix Bluetooth. My phone wouldn’t pair when got home. Sent someone to my house to assist. After several attempts (and 2 phone calls), he was able to successfully pair the phone. Have had a couple of problems with it since then.  Dealer saying both that the wipers "jump" by design, to keep them from dry rotting to the windshield, and that they can't replicate this. Which? 
Sep 2012

5000 mi
Went through BBB, got car bought back by BMW. Continuing problem with Bluetooth, new one with RDS feed. 
BMW X3 in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2012 - Jul 2017
Apr 2013

22320 mi

C $175
Could not remove the wheel to change winter tires. Lock nut system was broken and had to cut them 
Jan 2014

20700 mi
Windows making noise when coming up or down. Electric windows system fixed. Crack on leatherette driver seat 
Jul 2017

58900 mi

C $123
12 volts outlet stopped working on the front and back console. Fuse has been changed many times already 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2015 - Mar 2018
May 2016

70440 mi
Transmission leak. Clicking sounds in stering wheel. Cracked driver seat. First 2 problems covered by warranty, seat not covered. Front transfer case had to be replaced, covered under warranty. 
Sep 2016

75640 mi
Driver window making grinding noise, both front door windows regulators replaced under extended warranty. 
BMW X3 in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2013 - Dec 2016
Jun 2014

38000 mi
AC lost cooling capacity, rear window sensors failed, rear hatch motor failed, locking system failed, windshield wipers would not shut off, lights and radio would not shut off with locking. Failure of relay in front fuse block. 
Mar 2015

42000 mi
battery died 
Feb 2016

53600 mi

US $50
repaired internal trim piece that had broken 
BMW X3 in Florida, United States
Feb 2014 - Oct 2015
Jul 2014

40800 mi
needed replacement 
BMW X3 in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2013 - Apr 2015
Mar 2015

53940 mi

C $500
Accelerator pedal electrical failure leading to sudden loss of power and drivability. Multiple systems went down... tire pressure monitoring, X drive, chassis stabilization, check engine light. 
Apr 2015

55180 mi

C $290
Coolant loss and slow dripping leak traced to hairline crack in coolant expansion overflow tank. 
BMW X3 in California, United States
Jan 2016 - Sep 2016
Jul 2016

85000 mi

US $85
Map Sensor on intake manifold replaced 
BMW X3 in Illinois, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2014

35000 mi

US $880
Installed 2 tires and did a wheel alignment. Wheel misalignment probably caused the front 2 tires to wear off prematurely. 
Jan 2017 Battery needs replacement. Took to the dealership. Dealer quoted $600 for a $140 battery + labor. Taking to an independent shop to replace. Will update when done. Replaced from independent Mechanic. Charged $250 including battery registration with the car. 
Dec 2017

65000 mi

US $1000
Rotors worn- replaced 
BMW X3 in United Arab Emirates
May 2015 - May 2019
Jan 2017

89680 mi

¤500
Jerking, wheel hesitation when turning 
Jul 2017

94240 mi

¤500
Transfer case was causing issues. Front wheel felt like it was hesitating and sticking at low speed turns. Dealer suggested replacing the transfer case. Indy Mechanic pulled a computer code showing the transfer case fluid was problematic. He flushed the transfer case and put new fluid in. The car was back to normal. Interestingly dealer refused to take my suggestion to replace the transfer case instead claiming that the fluid is for life. 
Feb 2018

103540 mi

¤500
New battery installed 
Jul 2018

107260 mi

¤1500
A/C Compressor stopped working all the sudden 
Aug 2018

111600 mi

¤1000
Engine Mounts and transmission mounts needed changed.  CV joints replaced. Car shaking vigorously under acceleration. 
Nov 2018

111600 mi

¤3000
Driveshaft broken. Replaced. 
BMW X3 in Kansas, United States
Nov 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

59800 mi
Battery discharge warning light came on. Dealer checked charging system and determined the battery needed replaced. 
Jan 2018

80000 mi

US $250
#6 ignition coil replaced. 
BMW X3 in Florida, United States
Apr 2014 - Sep 2019
Dec 2016

45000 mi

US $300
Light was on, so I took it in. Replaced a couple of hoses (one that they broke during service) and had an oil change. 
Jan 2017

45000 mi

US $200
Replaced battery 
May 2017

49000 mi

US $150
Crumbled intake 
Dec 2017

54300 mi

US $1040
Stuttering at stop. Determined it was misfiring. Changed all 6 ignition coils and spark plugs. Facing on the door of the glove box was peeling. Tried gluing a year ago. This time I just had it replaced. 
Sep 2019

65000 mi

US $4000
Condenser 

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