BMW 430I Complaints

BMW 430I Complaints
  • 18 Complaints
  • 2 Crashes
  • 1 Fires
  • 4 Injuries
  • 0 Fatalities
  • Consumers have filed a total of 18 complaints for 430I models.

Recent Complaints

2018 BMW 430I
Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: Mar-16, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Mar-30, 2021

Tl* the contact owns a 2018 bmw 430i. The contact stated that while driving approximately 40 mph, the coolant warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to orange county bmw (101 maher ln, harriman, ny 10926, (845) 782-4269) to be diagnosed. The contact was informed that the engine needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 78,000.

2018 BMW 430I
Parts: SERVICE BRAKES
  • Date of Incident: Jan-03, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 10:42 Mar-14, 2021

Car accelerates while braking on various occasions - so far i've had the car 4 months and it has done this without warning 5 times, luckily so far haven't hit anything. Brought it back to bmw 2 times and they say they can find no problems. I am now driving an accident waiting to happen and there is nothing i can do.

2018 BMW 430I
Parts: SEAT BELTS
  • Date of Incident: Jan-15, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 14:14 Feb-01, 2021

The front seat driver seatbelt does not retract. Dealer replaced mechanism and new product is worse. The seatbelt does not retract properly and hangs as well as gets caught in the door causing damage to surrounding interior.

2017 BMW 430I
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHERELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: Nov-25, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 10:43 Dec-15, 2020

After putting the hardtop down and receiving the complete message, i then got another message saying? Retractable top not locked? - see owners manual. After reviewing the manual, i could not dismiss the warning or put the top back up. I have been getting this same message whether the top is up or down since purchasing the vehicle and it has been in the shop almost the entire 3 weeks i have owned it! The car was running and in park when the top was initially lowered and received the message the first time.

2017 BMW 430I
Parts: POWER TRAINENGINE
  • Date of Incident: Oct-03, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Oct-08, 2020

Tl* the contact owns a 2017 bmw 430i. The contact stated that while driving, the check engine warning light remained illuminated. The contact stated that the vehicle would overheat. The contact also stated that the transmission skipped gears while driving. The vehicle was taken to hendrick bmw (6950 e independence blvd, charlotte, nc 28227) but was not yet diagnosed nor repaired. The contact stated that the failure started almost immediately after the vehicle was purchased. The vehicle was taken back to the same dealer where the air thermostat and coolant pump were replaced however, the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken back to the same dealer a second time but was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 80,000.

2018 BMW 430I
Parts: VISIBILITY/WIPER
  • Date of Incident: Aug-07, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 19:37 Sep-21, 2020

Had a situation where the rear window of my car shattered while stored in the trunk due to the roof mechanism engaging while driving. This happened while in a drive thru going about 2 miles an hour at a chick-fil-a on friday august 7th 2020. There appears to be some fault in the roof stowage mechanism that caused it to push the roof up into the glass and it crushed it.

2018 BMW 430I
Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: Sep-02, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Sep-09, 2020

Tl* the contact owns a 2018 bmw 430i. The contact stated that the vehicle was at stand still, when she was informed that under her vehicle had caught fire. The contact stated a couple of by standers assisted her to try to extinguished the fire but the vehicle continued to catch on fire. The fire department was called and was able to extinguished the flames. A fire report was filed. The contact stated no one was injured or seeked medication attention. The vehicle was not drivable. The vehicle was towed to local dealer bmw of bakersfield located at 5400 gasoline alley dr, bakersfield, ca 93313, (661) 396-4040 and was being diagnosed at the moment. The vehicle had not been repaired as of yet. The manufacturer had been informed of failure. The failure mileage was approximately 13,200.

2019 BMW 430I
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • Date of Incident: Jul-14, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 10:59 Jul-14, 2020

My sunroof exploded while driving. There were no other vehicles on the roadway. The explosion was violent and loud. Luckily the violent explosion didn? T cause me to crash. Bits of glass are still stuck in my skin. I can feel the glass but i can? T see it.

2019 BMW 430I
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • Date of Incident: Jul-14, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 09:58 Jul-14, 2020

My sunroof exploded on me while driving. Luckily there was no other traffic on the roadway. The explosion was violent and sounded like a gunshot.

2017 BMW 430I
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHERSTRUCTURE
  • Date of Incident: Mar-21, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 11:29 Mar-23, 2020

My wife was driving our 2017 bmw 430i with our infant son in the back seat. She traveling approximately 70 mph on the freeway when she heard an explosive sound which resulted in the glass sunroof to shatter. The sunroof was not open, the heat was not on, and there were no vehicles in front/behind, or next to her. No visible evidence of any road debris. It just exploded outward, and no clue as to why.

2017 BMW 430I
Parts: SEAT BELTS
  • Date of Incident: Feb-13, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 14:07 Feb-19, 2020

Seat belts do not retract when removed. They must be manually pushed into the seat back. If i forget, or loan my car to someone there is a danger of the seat belt and/or seat belt clip being stuck in the door causing damage that may not be noticeable until the seat belt fails in an accident. I was told by the dealer that this is normal for this car.

2018 BMW 430I
Parts: SEATS
  • Date of Incident: Dec-16, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jan-02, 2020

Tl* the contact owns a 2018 bmw 430i. The contact stated that while reversing into a parking space, the contacts foot slipped off the brake and onto the accelerator pedal. The vehicle accelerated in reverse and crashed into a telephone pole. The front drivers seat collapsed out of place and fell backwards. No airbags deployed. The contact sustained neck injuries and the passenger sustained none. The contact was taken to the hospital where she stayed overnight and they confirmed the contact sustained ligament damage and required neck fusion surgery. A police report was made. The vehicle was towed by the police to a collision center. The dealer and the manufacturer were made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 24,000. *pm consumer stated upon impact driver seat went back to approx 45% angle upon impact. *jb

2017 BMW 430I
Parts: AIR BAGS
  • Date of Incident: Dec-09, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Dec-11, 2019

Tl* the contact owned a 2017 bmw 430i. While driving approximately 30 mph, the contact rear ended the preceding vehicle due to a sudden stop. The air bags failed to deploy. The air bag warning indicator illuminated and "fault in air bag" appeared. The contact received injuries to the back and neck area, but medical attention was not needed. The vehicle was towed and deemed totaled by the towing company. A police report was not filed. The cause of the failure was not diagnosed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 52,000.

2017 BMW 430I
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • Date of Incident: Nov-24, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 20:39 Dec-05, 2019

Friend was driving down freeway. Suddenly heard a loud boom, and the sound of road noise. Pulled off freeway. Found that sunroof had spontaneously shattered. The only reason this didn't hurt the driver was that the sunroof shade was pulled. The dealership (long beach bmw) claimed that this was a result of an impact. No evidence of something hitting it with enough force to cause this shattering is visible. In fact, the picture shows that the sunroof exploded out when it shattered. (look around the hole and you will see that the sunroof glass was going out.

2018 BMW 430I
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • Date of Incident: Apr-15, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 18:02 Apr-21, 2019

I pulled in my driveway and turned off the engine. I used the internal button to open the trunk then opened my door and got out of the car. The key was in my purse on my shoulder. I was reaching into the trunk to gather my belongings, and the car made a steady alarm sound i had never heard before and the trunk closed on my arm. I was able to pull my arm out while it was pinned in the trunk, but i have two painful subdermal hematomas on my right arm.

2019 BMW 430I
Parts: SEATSAIR BAGS
  • Date of Incident: Apr-15, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 16:12 Apr-17, 2019

Seat occupancy sensor is sensing a fault. It says it is not working and the airbag is not on. The dealer is reluctant to repair it, because it? S expensive. It? S ucleat if the airbag will work.

2019 BMW 430I
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • Date of Incident: Nov-03, 2000
  • Date complaint filed: 23:55 Mar-02, 2019

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2018 BMW 430I
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHERELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: Oct-23, 2018
  • Date complaint filed: 06:19 Oct-27, 2018

While parked, car went on with gear shift failure with a note to take in for service, no lights on gear shift. Restarted car with it functioning as normal. 2 hours later, doors unlock on its own and all windows, sunroof also open on its own while in motion. Not exactly sure what is the defect as the car seems to be out of control from the driver/passenger.

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