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Old 01-04-2013, 06:02 AM
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Originally Posted by alpinweiss View Post
On the E46 (previous generation 3-Series), the SULEV version (M56 engine) had a completely sealed fuel system, with no serviceable parts. Therefore, when the fuel pump failed, the entire fuel tank and system had to be replaced, at a cost of about $8000. Obviously, this is something buyers wish to avoid.

On the E90, all components (fuel pump, etc.) are individually replaceable. So theoretically, there is no post-warranty "ticking timebomb".

Odd, isn't it. E9x N51's have a specially coated, pollution reducing radiator.

Don't ask me why anyone would want that other than eco crazies....a fortune to replace.

Europeans. Weird.
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