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Old 08-25-2019, 05:24 AM
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Originally Posted by acarpenter View Post
I had certainly heard of the timing chain issue, but thanks for the details.
So, are there some 2015 LCIs floating around with the older engine?
Probably. I read somewhere that the engines got the upgrade starting with January 2015 production. But, it takes a while for those new engines to start actually being installed in vehicles. That time would be longer for X3's, since the engines have to take a boat ride from Germany to Spartanburg, SC.

I think a VIN decoder website would tell the date a vehicle was assembled. I'd be wary of any X3 built in February 2015 for earlier.
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