anyone else love their old Bimmer and sad to see it for sale?

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Asked by Jan 19, 2012 at 03:57 PM about the 1999 BMW 3 Series 323i

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

we have a 1999 bmw 323i convertible.  it's been a dream car.  there have only been a
few electronic glitches (rear tail light bulb is replaced about every 6 months).  
anyone else have any electronics glitches with their old cars?

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Just sold my '01 530i after almost 6 enjoyable years with it. Hated to see it go but time for a change. Now looking for a 7 series. Nothing else like a bimmer!!

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Sweet car! good luck with the 7 series search.... and careful though with the 03-06 models which had some really funky electronic stuff going on cheers

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electronics are bad mostly with 3 series i am driving '96 318is e36 and i am changing head lights every 3-4 months dashboard light and few more interior lights and how i understood from the forum is normal 3 series are having electrical problems also with central locking and many other i was also trying to sell it but i coudnt probably will drive it until a good offer for M3 :)

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for our '99 age and use, we've been very lucky. it's really little inconveniences versus major engine issues with so many other cars so i'm cool with it all. just an fyi

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I was sorry to see all (nine total) go. Had five 3 series, two 5 series, and two 7 series. ☺

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this is a 3rd car for us and our other two are a bimmer 5 series which we love and a pilot which is also great. a few more years when the kids are a bit older, and you betcha i'm back in another bimmer.

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Bought a 528i new back in 1997, served as the family car until 08, when we welcomed our current 750Li ...but the 528i was a great car! eventually turned into a secondary car, but it had around 80,000 miles on it when we got rid of it, and it still ran like a dream! The only problem we ever really had, and it was electrical, the remote trunk release wouldn't work, so you had to use the key.

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