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Old 08-07-2016, 12:25 AM
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Shock absorber replacement?

On my 7 series the rear left side sits much lower then the right.. Dealer told me shock absorber needs replacement at a cost of 2800$... Any thoughts or anyone have similar issue ? Thanks ! Brian
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Old 08-08-2016, 03:08 PM
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I'd try to get an Indy mechanic to do it.
The rear air spring is ~$1300 from BMW parts store that discounts.
Full list is $1800
I can't imagine its more than 5-6 hour job, plus any reprogramming time.
I'm not a mechanic. YMMV
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Old 08-10-2016, 02:27 PM
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Holy cow. At that price, depending on how long you want to keep your car, you might want to look into a set of KW coilovers. Depending on the model you have, a FULL set of new struts AND springs will run between $3k - 5k. I swear by KW. They were an AWESOME set when I had my E60.
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Would probably be a great plan if he wouldn't get an eternal Chassis MIL
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On my 7 series the rear left side sits much lower then the right.. Dealer told me shock absorber needs replacement at a cost of 2800$... Any thoughts or anyone have similar issue ? Thanks ! Brian
What did you do fix the issue?

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Old 11-09-2018, 04:15 AM
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I just went through the same thing. Replaced both at dealership and it wasn't cheap. Only to find a guy here in Houston that can rebuild them and install them for $750 each.
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I just went through the same thing. Replaced both at dealership and it wasn't cheap. Only to find a guy here in Houston that can rebuild them and install them for $750 each.
Could you please provide name or contact infor to guy that rebuildd them. Thank you.
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