Have you talked to your BMW dealer yet to see what your options are?
I have a Route 66 extended warranty on my 2008 XiT only available through Credit Unions. Bought it before factory warranty ran out. Don't know if/how they cover older cars...
2014 Audi A7 Prestige E61 SOLD 10/4/13!
[/B]- 2008 E61/Monaco Blue/Natural Brown/Premium/Sport/Logic 7/Sirius. Escort 9500ci, Dinan S2 Tune (378HP, 417 ft/lb Torque)
, RD Sport Sway Bars. Conti DW and Michelin Xi3 snows. LED Angel Eyes, Matt Black Grill. Ext warranty until 2017!!!
, 67K miles. Original owner. Fanatically Maintained, BMWCCA Member. Jersey