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umermariner 09-21-2012 04:10 PM

PDC Life-Replacement-paint
 
Hello Guys,
I have one pdc that is broken (ever since I bought the car), and hopefully, that is the only reason I am getting that error on iDrive :).

LIFE:
While searching, it seems like they fail frequently. A guy in UK stated that he had to replace 6 out of 8 within the warranty period. Is that true? If so, I might as well disable them (no warranty :( ). What is the expected life? Have you had to replace it, if yes, how often?

REPLACEMENT:
I got a new one from Ebay, for fraction of dealer price (OEM though). Being shipped from UK :). However, its not colored. Is it possible to change it without taking the whole bumper out (maybe by just removing the grill/ shield at the bottom etc). I searched online, and everyone was talking about taking the bumper off.

Also, it is not painted. Is it ok to just paint on top of it? If not, any way around it?

Thanks for the help of support.

umermariner 10-04-2012 12:50 PM

hmmmmmm.. no one :(


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