2012 BMW X3 Long Term Road Test


2012 BMW X3: Ouch!

July 03, 2012

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The other day Mike wrote about being able to manually adjust the thigh support in our BMW X3. To comfortably fit my shorter legs, I need the seat extender tucked all the way back in.

Last night, I couldn't get the plastic handle pictured above to move. I had to get out of the car and try it from a side angle. Then it finally shot back into the seat taking two of my fingers with it. I seriously thought I broke my finger tips. I almost fell to the ground in pain. It was like slamming my fingers in the door.

After the pain quieted down, I was able to determine that I did not break my fingers. But the nails on those two fingers almost lifted off.

It hurts to type this.

Donna DeRosa, Managing Editor

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