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Old 10-27-2012, 09:58 PM
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BMW maintenance program questions

figured asking a dealer might be the best thing to do.heard about the bmw maintenance program is it worth it or just a way to nickel and dime? also is it worth the extra cash to get the 6 year plan? also with this program which type of warrant would be best ?
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Old 10-27-2012, 11:00 PM
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1. Are you saying there are multiple plans being offered to you??? One that is some period and ANOTHER that is 'the 6 year plan'?

2. Why would a plan, that covers the maintenance, be a way to "nickel and dime" you???? The plan essentially pre-pays the limited maintenance that will be requred between 4/50 and 67/100k... it is precisely so you DONT get nickel and dimed. (ALthough it can be MORE that all the nickels and dimes)

3. BMW Gold plan is probably the best compromise. Do you have an Indy that you can use for the non-warranty stuff?
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Old 10-28-2012, 10:50 AM
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1. Are you saying there are multiple plans being offered to you??? One that is some period and ANOTHER that is 'the 6 year plan'?

2. Why would a plan, that covers the maintenance, be a way to "nickel and dime" you???? The plan essentially pre-pays the limited maintenance that will be requred between 4/50 and 67/100k... it is precisely so you DONT get nickel and dimed. (ALthough it can be MORE that all the nickels and dimes)

3. BMW Gold plan is probably the best compromise. Do you have an Indy that you can use for the non-warranty stuff?
wonderinh if its cheaper. to get extended. maintenance. plan when buying the car or wait for 40k or 4 yrs then extend the main plan or just put money back and use it on basic maintenance when. the free maintenance. is up.also once its out of warranty. is it better to get extended. a
warranty. or just. find a good indy to do the work

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All I ever worry about is drivetrain warranty, everything else is cheap compared to a transmission or engine failure.
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:10 AM
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All I ever worry about is drivetrain warranty, everything else is cheap compared to a transmission or engine failure.
this. sounds about right

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Old 10-28-2012, 11:46 AM
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All I ever worry about is drivetrain warranty, everything else is cheap compared to a transmission or engine failure.
It is a valid statement, but with the onslaught of BMW connecting tech, with each individual component in the car, everything is linked together, hence worrying solely on the drive-train has been outdated. Consider each car rolls with a network of modules, flex-ray tech link interface that communicates with each other to ensure drive-ability. One module gets soaked in some H2O and your looking at least 1k-2k worth of repair bills.
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:52 AM
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good points i guess you have to consider. quite a few other factors

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Definitely a valid statement.
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Wait on the maintenance.. ABSOLUTELY. you may find that the 4/50 plan replaced your breaks and did a bunch of things rightvbeforeitbecoired, and the 2,year extension idvavwaste. M or the car gets totaled before you use it!
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