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Old 01-09-2013, 06:02 PM
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BMW prices don't seem out of line for what they said you have going on. However you need to discuss this with the dealer you purchased this from. Can we assume it was a BMW dealership, the one listed? Probably the reason they want to do the coolant flush is they are replacing the water pump and tstat thus they drain a lot out.
Tischer BMW is where I usually buy my OEM parts
Water pump is 420 plus shipping
Tstat is 91.66 plus shipping
So factory parts at the best discount I know about is around 530 because shipping will be around 20 bucks
Price quoted is 784 plus labor at 3.5 hours vs the 530. So as reported 1.49 times more expensive than you buying it yourself.
http://www.trademotion.com/parts/200...iagram=1942075

Go verify the price of the parts yourself so you can determine if you are OK with what the dealer is charging

Why was the car towed? Was the battery dead?
Please post more information about the dealship warranty.

As reported many times once you get this sorted out either become more of a DIYer or find a good independent shop that you can trust.
I would get a 2nd opinion on the need for the repairs since you are getting a lot done. I would also check why the $2K is what the warranty will pay.
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