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      05-08-2006, 09:41 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by ericiu
A lot of people have brought up the idea that the first run of the new 335i engine may have some quirks... I counter by saying I think BMW has extensively tested their cars before they release them, and I haven't seen any kind of major recalls from BMW in the past several years except for the beginnings of iDrive in the 7 series.

Any misgivings about the new engine? Do you think it'll as refined as we hope it to be?
My 96 328 Had a lot of problems, brake rotors, alarm, radio, clutch, etc.. That was the first year of the 328.

My 01 330 had many problems, brake rotors, control arm bushings, AC oder, sunroof module, steering rack, clutch. That was the first year of the 330 and I had the car less than 2 years

So as you can see, many issues in the first model year.
12 M3 Interlagos Blue/Black
11 Land Rover LR2(Winter Beater)
06 330i Monaco Blue/Black (retired)
02 X5 3.0 Topaz Blue/Black (retired)
01 330ci Orient Blue/Black (retired)