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Old 10-25-2012, 01:44 PM
YinD YinD is offline
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Mein Auto: 2003 540iA M-Sport
Originally Posted by 540 M-Sport View Post
BMW warrantees the replacement alternator for 'life", if they install it. Two years if you install it yourself. I am unsure if that is a transferable warranty, but worth checking with your local BMW dealer. Sounds like you have the reciept, but even if you did not, it should be in their national database.

I am unsure if you have a problem with the alternator or not...but the only time I have had a "trans failsafe" warning that I can recall, was when my alternator failed at around 80k miles.
Thanks for the info. Good to know. All I have is the carfax report. No receipts from that 'era'.

2003 BMW 540i A M-Sport with factory Navigation and CD changer; winter package
1997 Toyota Landcruiser 40th anniversary edition

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Last edited by YinD; 10-25-2012 at 01:47 PM.
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