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Old 10-07-2013, 07:36 AM
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Originally Posted by FL-inga View Post
I asked the dealer about installing the towing "stuff" when I purchased my 2013 X-3. He said to me your vehicle really isn't meant for towing. He also mentioned if I didn't buy the BMW OEM parts and have a dealer install the "stuff" I would be voiding my warranty. Is this true?
Not true. Installing aftermarket parts does not void your warranty. This is a common lie told by to many dealers to push sales of their stuff.

The only way it could void your warranty would be if they could prove that something you change actually caused a part covered by your warranty to fail.
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