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Old 01-22-2013, 06:02 PM
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Originally Posted by greco2000 View Post
Oil leaks and more oil leaks... Valve cover gasket, alternator housing gasket... pretty much every gasket in the car. Know what your getting into when buying an older 6 series... and keep a fat emergency expense account! The older ones are inexpensive for a reason.

I used to drive a 2002 745I. Invoice price was $121,000, in 2011 they sell for $10,000! The year I sold it, I spent over $7000 in maintenance! This N62 engine is a beauty, but comes with its issues. Not trying to scare you, but people forget that the cost of the BMW is the maintenance costs, along with the sales price.

Thats why I laid down the lumber and bought mine from the dealer with CPO and only 40,000km.
The 7 is a nightmare when it comes to ownership. The N62B44 has problems, but the N62B48 is less prone to issues since it's updated, but it doesn't mean that it's trouble-free.
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