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Old 11-17-2012, 11:25 PM
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Originally Posted by alphaod View Post
Errr... I don't want to spend $1200 on a new compressor. I am not sure; that is the issue.

Normally yes.

But my car has 65000 miles hence it's out of warranty.
If it were the same, BMW would have the same part number. Looking up that part it is ONLY good for the X5.

Don't fix it..or buy a junk unit.

I'm also a bit iffy on the diagnosis sure are you on that?
Keep it as simple as possible...but no simpler.
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