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Old 01-31-2010, 09:14 PM
malexander1050 malexander1050 is offline
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Mein Auto: 2001 BMW740i
2001 E38 Timing chain

I just purchased a 2001 740i with 137000 from a reputable dealer in Pittsburgh. I found a Indy in my area that says he works on BMW and closer to my home. I asked him if I could bring the car by to have him check it over. I trust the dealer I bought it from...but I wanted another opinion. When I called to schedule an appointment, he asked me a really odd question..." When was the last time the timing belt was changed" I thought the E38 had a timing chain and it should be check out but not changed periodically. Am I right or should I be a little worried about this Independant Shop....

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