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Old 08-30-2012, 05:35 AM
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Originally Posted by can0n4 View Post
I am at 100K with my X3 and currently also own a 330xi. Granted both are 2004 so there are some differences in what you are looking at, but for the majority not much. I have spent more time and money on the X3 than any of the 20 vehicles I have owned in the past, including 3 BMWs. at 100K I had to do AC compressor, coolant system, dealt with electrical issues, new switches, broken suspension spring, I've had to do all fluids which unless you are a rocket scientist you'll never know what type of transmission fluid to put in the auto transmission. Took me six months to finally make an educated guess. I've had to replace manifold gasket, valve cover gasket, leaking intake boot, and oil filter housing gasket.
I've heard others say the same thing which I find odd since much of that stuff is identical to the E46.
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