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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By dale512
CPO is not a maintenance warranty but a warranty...

CPO is not a maintenance warranty but a warranty against something breaking on your car as spelled out in your CPO documents. The $50 is your cost when a covered part is repaired. If you have the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,992
Posted By dale512
16,110

16,110
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,715
Posted By dale512
I had a 10" curb rash repaired at Wheel...

I had a 10" curb rash repaired at Wheel Techniques in Santa Clara. I paid $125 and they broke down the tire. I have no complaints and it looks as good as new. For your information, I thought it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-19-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By dale512
Diminished value of your 325i.

Diminished value of your 325i.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,659
Posted By dale512
I think the answer depends on how many miles and...

I think the answer depends on how many miles and where you drive. I have a 2006 330i also but it only has 14900 miles so I don't have the tire and wheel insurance. The roads here are in relatively...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-07-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By dale512
I only drove the X3 around town and up and down...

I only drove the X3 around town and up and down I-280 on relatively smooth roads. Compared to my 330i, it seemed smoother and less harsh but it could be due to the RFT's on my car. The X3 seemed to...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-06-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By dale512
Kudos to Stevens Creek BMW

In addition to having the recall on my seat occupancy mat done, I asked Stevens Creek BMW to check on the ticking noise when the engine is cold. I have a 2006 330i and have heard this noise...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,407
Posted By dale512
Read Mike Miller's column in Roundel or Bimmer...

Read Mike Miller's column in Roundel or Bimmer Magazine. He is a wonderful resource for BMW owners. He recommends differential oil changes every 30000 miles in his version 2008 Old School Maintenance...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 07-15-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,752
Posted By dale512
azkeith...sorry you're having such difficulty...

azkeith...sorry you're having such difficulty getting your problem resolved. But, it occurs to me that the Federal Trade Commission monitors warranties and hears consumer complaints. Check out...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By dale512
I bought a CPO 06 330i and it has been very...

I bought a CPO 06 330i and it has been very reliable this past year. I have heard one complaint on more than one occasion, however. Some people have had issues with valve train rattles but it may...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By dale512
Are these all in USD? If so, I would say they're...

Are these all in USD? If so, I would say they're all too expensive, even for CPO list prices. Everything being equal, I would always opt for a low mileage car used car. Have you driven a 3 series...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-24-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,752
Posted By dale512
I agree the dealer should make you whole...

I agree the dealer should make you whole regarding the warranty and service plan. But when we bought our cars, our warranty and maintenance plan included the BMW network of dealers. If the dealer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,459
Posted By dale512
leaking tire repair

Skip's Tire. The Los Altos store repaired my RFT with a screw clearly in the center of the tread.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-02-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By dale512
Look on the BMW website for a list of what they...

Look on the BMW website for a list of what they check. We bought a CPO four months ago and they gave us a copy of the check list with the technician's comments and findings. I think we're supposed to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-16-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,038
Posted By dale512
The Owners Manual recommends oil changes once a...

The Owners Manual recommends oil changes once a year. I just had mine done at BMW's expense. They called it low mileage oil service. Depending on how we drive, the computer may indicate service prior...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 962
Posted By dale512
how long are you planning on keeping the car

I bought an used 2006 330 CPO with low miles. I paid more but I sleep better at night. If you are planning on keeping car #5, I would definitely consider it. Don't rely on the dealers inspection but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By dale512
I agree with everything said above. I just...

I agree with everything said above. I just bought a CPO 330i from a Silicon Valley Dealer and my $500 rebate check arrived in 6 weeks with no hassles. While I haven't attended any of the events, I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 336,040
Posted By dale512
Thanks for the reply. I went out to the car and...

Thanks for the reply. I went out to the car and measured 25.5" x 5." The compact spare tire size is a deal breaker for me...I wish it weren't so. It just takes up too much trunk space. Thanks...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 336,040
Posted By dale512
Flying Monkey Herder: This is great information...

Flying Monkey Herder: This is great information you've posted regarding the compact spare tire. The only thing holding me back in buying non-run flat tires and the compact spare is how much space...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By dale512
I'm open to others for correction but here's what...

I'm open to others for correction but here's what I think happens. I don't have i Drive but on my 2006 330i, I have what is called an indirect FTM...no tire pressure monitoring sensors. As...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By dale512
Thanks for the clear post with pics. My power...

Thanks for the clear post with pics. My power sunshade is working without difficulty but I am not sure I would attempt a fix myself. Nice interior color by the way.
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