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E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014)
4th generation E90 M3 sedan, E92 M3 coupe and E93 M3 convertible. The last of the naturally aspirated M3s, powered by a 4.0 liter V8 making 414hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.

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Old 04-18-2013, 09:30 PM
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Newbie - general electrical issues/questions

Am about to enter the M3 world. Trading in my 911 Cabriolet - simply need a real back seat.

Anyway, about to close on an '08 M3 sedan, 6 speed. The carfax shows three close together visits to the local BMW dealer for "check electrical engine" each about 2 months apart.

My question is what is your over-all experience with electrical issues (if any) on the E92 M3 series). We've owed a bunch of 328i's over the years and never had any warranty (or after warranty) electrical issues.
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Old 04-19-2013, 07:38 AM
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Welcome to the M3 corral!

I have an 2012 with 20K miles and my car has been flawless.
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:27 AM
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Since the car is a 08 it could have been going through battery drama. A weak battery will cause these car to do and display all kinds of weird things. GL on your quest to join the ranks.......Phil
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