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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-28-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Not true.,... BMW NA told me new parts...

Not true.,...
BMW NA told me new parts including engine will have 2 year unlimited mileage warranty. My local dealership of course denied this at first, but it is BMWNA policy.:bigpimp:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-17-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
BMW stepped up and is completely covering the...

BMW stepped up and is completely covering the repair. They are replacing the engine at no cost.
I had to get BMW NA involved, but actually they went above and beyond and I am very happy.
Was...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-17-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By magas
Did this throw a code or warning?

Did this throw a code or warning?
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-07-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By magas
What is wrong with my car? Shaking at 42mph?

For the past month I been having an issue with my 2009 BMW 128i automatic with DCT. It has 90,000 Miles now and is out of warranty.

I do not have any issues with the RPMs or a idle. However I am...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-07-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Got another email today " Hi, I just...

Got another email today

"
Hi,

I just joined the N20 engine blown club...

2012 X1 28i with 82 000 km Canadian specs.

Same thing happened; the car went into limp mode and eventually...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-02-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Update.. After sending a formal letter and...

Update..
After sending a formal letter and calling BMW NA finally got a nice person assigned to my case. So they are officially looking into everything. They said it should be 2-3 days before...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-31-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Here is another email I got from another N20...

Here is another email I got from another N20 engine owner that failed..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Corrected... :angel:

Corrected... :angel:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Here is the letter Im going to send BMW NA. Lets...

Here is the letter Im going to send BMW NA. Lets see if they stand by their product or not.

RE: BMW X3 2013
Miles:53,000
RE: Complete Engine Failure of timing chain

I have owned numerous...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-28-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
I have seen multiple failures of these N20...

I have seen multiple failures of these N20 engines.

see here

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1W-8OS20dHFYuGzbW3o6asbA61aiNC7nSjO0qMWTYAH4/edit?usp=sharing
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-28-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 12,682
Posted By magas
My N20 engine in my BMW X3 2013 died at 53,000...

My N20 engine in my BMW X3 2013 died at 53,000 miles. I was planning on upgrading within this year and failed to get the extended warranty. I had no idea this was even possible. The timing chain...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Looks like there is a whole Facebook community...

Looks like there is a whole Facebook community dedicated to this topic.

ttps://m.facebook.com/BMW-Problem-Timing-Chain-293617047394760/...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-26-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
No mods in my car.. All service done on time...

No mods in my car.. All service done on time and at BMW.

Writing a letter to BMW NA. I hope that this helps someone else. If anything you need to extended warranty, big mistake by me to not...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-25-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 23,798
Posted By magas
I am going to call... luckily all my service has...

I am going to call... luckily all my service has been on time and at the dealer who know are not helping me at all....

Anyone else have a similar story?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-25-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Yes I ran across that site too and just posted a...

Yes I ran across that site too and just posted a link..
I think we need to officially recall or make a service bulletin on this issue.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-25-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Here is a picture of the broken plastic guard of...

Here is a picture of the broken plastic guard of the timing chain
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-25-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Yes n20

Yes n20
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-25-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 23,798
Posted By magas
Bmw x3

My drivetrain went out at 53000 miles. Dealer says repair is 6k or possibly 17k. They will not cover it even though it's 3.5 years old but over the 50k warranty.

They said the timing chain...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-24-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
So they took the care apart and found the plastic...

So they took the care apart and found the plastic timing chain alignment guard was shattered. They are charging 6k for the repair or 17k if they need to replace the Motor.
The said I can try to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-19-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,001
Posted By magas
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=912547

Read my post. I think this may be my problem also.

We might need to start a support group.

2013 x3 28i 53,000 miles.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-19-2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Latest update.... First it was 100 dollars to...

Latest update....
First it was 100 dollars to diagnose the problem at the dealership.
Then they needed to do an "deep" inspection. Another 790 dollars.

I was told they have found metal...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-16-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Opened the oil cover... the car is turning but...

Opened the oil cover... the car is turning but not starting.
When I look in the oil cover the timing chain is not moving!

Now I'm thinking the car is got a big mechanical failure...

For some...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-15-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
Problem is having to have all the tools available...

Problem is having to have all the tools available and the time.
I am trying to get the car to a service computer tomorrow. Bmw dealer will likely charge an arm and a leg. Will see what my local...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-15-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9C-eA8UPgkI ...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9C-eA8UPgkI

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9C-eA8UPgkI
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-14-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,605
Posted By magas
N20 Timing Chain failure Drivetrain malfunction. BMW F25 X3 2013 53,000 miles

My wife's 2013 X3 just stopped and gave a drivetrain malfunction error in the middle of the road while she was driving.

I was unable to move it and could not push it.

I tried the emergency...
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