What are common problems with BMW 335i?

What are common problems with BMW 335i?

The Common Issues

  • High-Pressure Fuel Pump or HPFP. If the engine is the heart of the problem, the HPFP is the arteries.
  • Wastegate Rattle. This is one of the worst issues that specifically plague the N54.
  • Leaky and/or Clogged Fuel Injectors.
  • Valve Cover/ Gasket Leak.
  • Water Pump.
  • AC Evaporator.

How do I know if my 335i Turbo is bad?

When it gets really bad, you will usually notice a distinct rattle or chatter. Another sign that your turbochargers are on their way out is if you’re burning oil resulting in white smoke flowing out of your exhaust.

How long do 335i turbos last?

The turbocharger centers should definitely last upward of 100k miles if they are not abused (pushed to the max regularly) and are well maintained.

Is a 2010 BMW 335i reliable?

The BMW 335i Reliability Rating is 2.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 28th out of 31 for luxury midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $1,030 which means it has poor ownership costs.

How much does it cost to replace a turbo on a BMW 335i?

BMW 335i Turbocharger Assembly Replacement Cost Estimate. Labor costs are estimated between $1,194 and $1,506 while parts are priced between $3,195 and $3,781.

How do I know if my turbo is blown?

The symptoms of a damaged or failing turbo are:

  1. Loss of power.
  2. Slower, louder acceleration.
  3. Difficulty maintaining high speeds.
  4. Blue/grey smoke coming from the exhaust.
  5. Engine dashboard light is showing.

Do you need to replace turbos?

Most turbochargers need to be replaced between 100,000 and 150,000 miles. If you are good at maintaining your car and get timely oil changes your turbocharger may last even longer than that.

What year 335i is least reliable?

2007 BMW 335i (E Chassis, N54 Engine) As the earliest model year the 2007 335i generally suffered the most issues of all 335i’s early on. The HPFP and fuel injectors were the two big problem areas.

How much HP can N54 handle?

N54 Engine Limits – Simple Answer The N54 can handle around 600-650whp and 550-600wtq on the stock block and internals.

When did BMW stop making the 335i?

As part of their 2016 model refresh, BMW has discontinued using the name BMW 335i. The new 3-series model name is BMW 340i, and comes loaded with upgrades, technology features and more for 2016. Explore some key features below, and contact us to schedule a test drive for a new BMW 340i in Savannah.

Are there any recalls on the BMW 335i?

Failure of the fuel pump could result in “reduced engine performance,” the carmaker said. BMW said about 40,000 of the vehicles are expected to require a new, high-pressure fuel pump. Affected models include the 2007 to 2010 335i series, the 2008 to 2010 135i, 535i and X6 xDrive35i Sports Activity Coupes and the 2009 to 2010 Z4 Roadster sDrive35i.

What kind of engine does a 2011 BMW 335i have?

2011 BMW 335i (E Chassis, N55 PWG Engine) Model year 2011 335i’s moved on from the twin turbo N54 engine to the single turbo N55. The N55 moved from piezo injectors to solenoid style injectors. This was a huge reliability upgrade over the problematic piezo injectors on the N54.

What’s the problem with BMW turbo charged cars?

In a driveway in central New Jersey sits a 300-horsepower BMW, a $40,000 turbocharged dynamo that is rarely driven because its owners say it is unsafe. The car has a defective high-pressure fuel pump that can cause it to shake, vibrate and unexpectedly slow down while driving, BMW driver Michael Noone told ABC News.

What’s the change in the 2014 BMW 335i?

The biggest change for the 2014 335i was the switch to electronic wastegate control. This improves boost control and reliability of the turbocharged system. Additionally, EWG models received a slightly larger turbocharger that holds torque and power better towards the top-end.