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Old 10-10-2012, 05:04 AM
CALLAWAY845 CALLAWAY845 is offline
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Join Date: Mar 2007
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Mein Auto: 2007 x5 3.0...2009 328i
Hello Robin. You have decided to tackle a question with an elusive answer. Although BMW says it is lifetime fluid, in my '07 x5, it is considered a maintenance item at 100k. The tricky part is the fact that it is NOT in idrive...I had to push the dealer to do this. I bet most car owners just trust the condition based service system (and why wouldn't they, BMW says all maintenance items are there). Why BMW is stuck in the middle on this issue is a mystery to me. Just be aware that there may be maintenace items not in idrive, and you need to advocate for those items. good Luck...G
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