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Old 08-28-2012, 08:28 AM
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Mein Auto: 99 740 iL
'99 740 iL warranty

Newbie here. Just purchased a 99 740iL with 65k miles. very nice car. dealer pushed me to take a Premier level 3yr/36k warranty for $2,500. I declined but have 30 days to change my mind. What type of major repairs could i expect with current mileage etc.?
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:42 AM
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Location: Perth, Western Australia
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Mein Auto: E23;E32;E34;E38;R50;R55
Depends on service history and how much the PO loved it. Most stuff that could need work will be 'normal wear and tear' so wont be covered. Depending on your skill level, and who you have as friends, get your money back and spend it on servicing. IMO.
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Old 09-05-2012, 05:53 AM
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You dont really have to do anything to these cars intil 100k.. Then you need to replace the coolant system, brakes, belts, sparkplugs... etc.
2001 740il Sport- Needs maintenance.. Parts ordered..
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