I believe the engine warranty was 6 years / 100k. So you are likely beyond that.
Originally Posted by tbiggs27
Not sure, I can ask. Assume both scenarios: Yes or No...what bearing does each have on your input?
If no a new engine is likely a 15 to 20k bill at your cost when the knocking starts.
If yes then at least it's been done so you won't get stuck.
Either way I would take the car to a competent M mechanic for a thorough PPI.
“Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that’s right is to get by, and the only thing that’s wrong is to get caught.”
- J.C. Watts Jr.