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Old 10-05-2012, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by DJ Scotch View Post
So pretty much you are going for a car out of warranty. Get ready for unexpected visit to BMW service center.

Or take the extended warranty plan if it is available.
Anecdotally, the NA E9x M3 V8 seems to be one of the most reliable BMWs in production

OP - Idle control valve failure is a common problem, worth a google search.

Can't spring for an 09? 09 had considerable improvement to idrive system.
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