The 3 Series, has been in strong demand for years and in 2005 the new E90 model was launched. It wasn’t just on the surface that the 3 Series experienced some changes, as the range gained a new 1.6l petrol engine to go with its 2.0l, 2.5l and 3.0l siblings, and the 2.0l and 3.0l diesels. There was also an upgrade for the powerful M3, which included a new 4.0l straight six petrol engine producing 414hp.
The later versions of the 3 Series included EfficientDynamics models, which included BMW’s stop-start system.
These new technologies that have appeared on the 3 Series will provide technicians with additional challenges, some of which we have outlined below.
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