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Old 06-08-2012, 02:43 PM
williamX5 williamX5 is offline
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Mein Auto: 01 540i/6 & 04 X5 4.4L
Originally Posted by kiao View Post
Another update in this saga. The dealer finally got the new DME, and installed it. Now he is saying that the Mechatronics need to be replaced (the EGS control unit in the transmission).

I have no idea on the legitimacy here- he mentioned a voltage issue. This unit apparently costs $3,200, so with DME and labor the cost for repair is $5,815 plus tax..Advice helpful!!

Also, anyone know of any recourse? I bought the vehicle from the dealer, but its an '04 an no warranty. Im guessing i have none but is there a lemon law or similar for used cars? Its been in the shop for 2 of the 5 months Ive owned it.

Are my options really either paying the repair or defaulting on my financing payments? I'm happy for them to take back the car and lose my deposit..
Good day!!

Have them swap out the ignition and if that doesn't fix it, send me the bill...

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