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2021 M3's hatch slamming shut now, rather than soft-closing. Am I the only one?


Dec 15, 2019
El Paso, TX
Hey gang, found a similar thread but on a UK regional forum, so I'm starting a new one here. My car has been doing that for a while, plus recently it even beeps when opening the hatch sometimes. I was surprised to just see ONE powered strut, rather than 2, like my other vehicle. Maybe one is not enough, but curious about what other owners say. Seems like one of the 2 struts (either the powered one, or the regular pneumatic one) is crapping out, but will probably wait until that happens. I was disappointed not to see a connector to the powered strut, meaning the headliner has to come off to replace the cable on the damn powered strut :(. Not happy about that at all, but curious to hear if others have had this problem, and how it was resolved. Thank you.

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