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The sixth generation 3 series, chassis code F30. 2013 model year 328i and 335i sedans now in production. Read the F30 frequently asked question thread for all your basic question and dive into all the details in the ultimate F30 information thread.

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Old 07-19-2012, 09:34 AM
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1st Problem!

I've had my F30 328i since end of Feb. Today I had the 1st real problem:

Started car, steering warning alert, 'drive moderately, contact dealer warning', plus no power assist.

I looked on the garage floor for leaking fluid, then I realized it's electric assist!

Turned car off/on, steering assist returned, warning still on dash, steering feels very light and car won't let me change out of Comfort.

Booked in to dealer Monday.

Guess I am experiencing BMW reliability!
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:40 AM
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I guess you're experiencing technology in its first year of use in one of the very first examples of a brand new design. Hope it's an easy fix for you.
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:47 AM
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Do you have the variable steering option?

Hopefully it's a quick fix...
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:49 AM
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Do you have the variable steering option?

Hopefully it's a quick fix...
Ohh man that is a great question. Please do tell.
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:11 AM
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Ohh man that is a great question. Please do tell.
No just regular steering...
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Old 07-19-2012, 02:24 PM
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5 months is a good run! Hope they take care of you quickly.
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