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Old 04-29-2013, 07:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Prometheus View Post
The components requiring professional 'flush' are all those that contains oils, hydraulic fluids and other fluids. My mechanic said that unless you're a qualified BMW service engineer, you run the risk of servicing your car improperly. It's your choice. It's a risk you take in servicing your own car. A mechanics background however, if you have one, would of course help, but BMW cars, like Mercedes, are designed differently and include subtle interrelationships between separate parts that would not be known to people who have not been educated about them.
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You need to decide you need an engineer or technician for servicing your BMW.
Your mechanic said that for a reason- if you and other people will service their cars by themselves, how he will pay his mortgage in 5 years, charging you fortune for simple operations and possible just ripping you off? You having similar risk when you coming to workshop, as you never know qualification of the person doing job for you, it can be 2-nd year apprentice.
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