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Old 01-25-2013, 02:10 PM
jhurless jhurless is offline
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Originally Posted by Scottji View Post
I hate to disagree, but I'm going to. I think most mechanics won't do a complete overhaul due to one part failing, unless the customer specifically asks for it. The "DIY" way of doing things is that we'd might as well just do it while we're there. Most mechanics don't do it this way -- they just fix the part that's broken.

Also, my indy has no problem with BYOP (bring your own parts) so long as they're reputable.
Which is why I suggested a specialty shop, because they would know that E46 BMWs require a cooling system upgrade around 100k miles consisting of the tank, hoses, water pump and tstat. Otherwise you fix one part and come back two weeks later to fix another.
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