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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-17-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By NewF30
E90s are not affected. Only F30.

E90s are not affected. Only F30.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-14-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,977
Posted By NewF30
+1. Don't need to look under your cars. The under...

+1. Don't need to look under your cars. The under body is well protected.
Unprotected raw metal seat frame is inside your car.
It is supposed to get E-coating to prevent surface rust for F30 too...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-14-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,977
Posted By NewF30
You can send an email to BMW USA customer service...

You can send an email to BMW USA customer service directly, then they will contact your dealer shop to arrange an appointment to take pictures of the rusty spots.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-14-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,977
Posted By NewF30
Not the seats. We're talking about metal frame...

Not the seats. We're talking about metal frame base under the seat cushions.

See the red circled part in the attached photo.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-13-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,977
Posted By NewF30
Yeah, I doubt I can get them replaced. I don't...

Yeah, I doubt I can get them replaced.
I don't care about that kind of small rusty issues as I don't keep the cars longer than 3~5 years, but BMW, this time, made me very disappointed.
But still...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-13-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,548
Posted By NewF30
When you pick up the car, make sure seat frames...

When you pick up the car, make sure seat frames are rust free. Look under both front seats. Many F30 owners are reporting rusty seat frames on the brand new delivery!:yikes:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-13-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,977
Posted By NewF30
I wish that too. But in reality, it's not so...

I wish that too. But in reality, it's not so simple. It's spreading out very quickly.
http://www.f30post.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=791987&d=1354633027

Until E90 chassis, all BMW seat...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-13-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,977
Posted By NewF30
I am pretty sure BMW is the only car manufacturer...

I am pretty sure BMW is the only car manufacturer in the world selling new cars with "rusty seat frames".

Even 20 years old Hyundai or Kia cars may be cleaner than new F30's rusty seat...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-13-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By NewF30
Newbie F30

Hi all, new to Bimmerfest!
Came here through Google search though,
Wanna check how may F30 owners are suffering "rusty seat frames"...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-12-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By NewF30
Rusty seat frames

Hi, there are big issue on the front seat frames for F30 and F20.
New 3-series and 1-series manufactured before Nov. 2012, did not get the rust prevention treatment on the metal seat frames by the...
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