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Old 07-09-2012, 09:12 PM
foxvader foxvader is offline
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Location: Ohio
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Things I have found on the forums so far that I should look for or ask about....

1. Coolant system leaking a the V of the V8. Check the oil for signs of coolant
How do I do that??

2. Ask for a software upgrade
Is there a way to check this through the CCC? What is the latest

3. Ask to have the spark plugs replaced now at 84,000 since they need done soon and since the dealer can just do it before I buy. Opinions

4. Get a new Navigation DVD "navteq 2012 dvd pro"

Any other quick ones anybody can think of?

Also, please give me your advice if you have a 2005 545i with 84000 or higher miles. I just read lots of stuff on the forums and I have to say now I am worried/scared of buying this car. Lots have said it is unreliable and has lots of problems. It drove amazing today at the BMW dealer and the service records (all done at the dealer) looked good. I didn't see anything worrisome on the list except for steering sensors.

Thoughts please and thanks!!
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