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BMW Z3 repairs by problem area

Engine (46%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 317 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the BMW Z3.

BMW Z3 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (14%)

$100 - $499 (46%)

< $100 (26%)

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Chart based on 270 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

BMW Z3 problems by year

5 (100%)

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Chart based on 321 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the BMW Z3

BMW Z3 Personal Experiences: Cons
2000 2dr Convertible 193-horsepower 2.8L I6
5-speed manual RWD
I sold it after 75,000 miles and was tired of all the problems. full 2000 BMW Z3 review

BMW Z3 Problems and Repair Histories

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