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  1. X1 E84 (2011 - 2015)
    So i am considering on buying a 2014/2015 X1 xDive 28i and most of the models in my price range have between 80-110k miles on them. I was hoping a few people on here may have some experience with putting 170k + on them and what I should expect in terms of repair costs. Coming from a mazda i am...
  2. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    How many miles on your odometer now? I want to see what the numbers look like and then follow up with more polls to gather stats on most common failures in certain mileage ranges. Should be fun... yeah, I'm a geek.
  3. E60 M5 (2006 - 2010)
    This M5 has so many squeaks and clunks, it has been given the nickname squeaky sally at the auction I brought in from. Here's the list of whats wrong with it. Brakes are shot, not a cheap fix(rear rotors very uneven and one has a crack). Tires are shot, smooth patches all over...
  4. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Brought a 2010 528i xdrive with around 266k on the odometer for $400 at auction. Planning on selling to my friend for car cost and parts who is in need of another car. I need some of your thoughts on it. Frist off this isn’t my first BMW, as of right now I drive a 2013 550i xdrive, but this is...
  5. Ask-A-BMW-Dealer
    Hello all, I was really thinking hard on what to do about a nice looking M5. It's priced at $41K with 95,000 miles and wanted to see if going through with this is a good idea or not. I plan on keeping the car if I do get it because this is my dream car and I kept my last car for 5 years. I just...
  6. General BMW Questions
    Getting a killer deal on an e92 335i 6sp sport package etc. But it's very high mileage and on the stock twins (it's been stock it's while life and driven across the country many times) I have money and time if the turbos do go but it would be nice to have a Pre Purchase Inspection Done on the...
  7. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi Folks, This is my first post here, and I was hoping to get a bit of advice. I'm thinking about looking at a high mileage (over 130k miles) 2007 328i wagon. Coming from VW, I can do some of my own wrenching, but not anything like head gasket replacement. For the experts on here, what do...
  8. BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts
    I have a 2011 X5 D that just turned 80K miles and has given me the CEL warning which has unfortunately indicated that I have to replace the DEF sensor and tank $2300 Father's day gift. Getting this fixed this week. I have another sensor that reads that oil level is overfilled and comes on...
  9. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hey all i'm dealing with a strange problem with my 325i. It has the M50b25tu engine under 3500 rpm it has a misfire at around 4k it starts to pull hard and does great. but the misfire has me stumped. I have replace the spark plugs and checked the compression all that seams good. i was talking to...
  10. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    So I have had this car since it was at 128,000 miles, it now has 134.000 and has been running great. However about three weeks ago it started to misfire on startup if sitting for more then a hour as well as rough idle, and so I took it to my independent mechanic and he said I had 2 coils and 1...
  11. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I was wondering if any one has ever freshened up their throttle body? I seen a video with a Mitsubishi and the guy changed the rings that the throttle plates "arms" go through to help the plate rotate open easier and as much as it should. My cars got 280klm and it feels like I have to give it...
  12. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    CLEAN CARFAX (1 OWNER FOR THE FIRST 5YRS, THAN USED AS A RENTAL FOR THE NEXT 7YRS) CAR WAS KEPT ON A STIRCT MAINT. DIET :thumbup: CAR RUNS LIKE ITS FRESH OFF THE LOT. THE ONLY WORK I HAVE DONE WAS AN OIL CHANGE, HAVE NOT TOUCHED ANY OTHER FLUIDS, PLUGS OR HOSES. MY QUESTION IS OTHER THAN THE...
  13. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi guys Just purchased a 2007 328xi automatic with 129,000 miles. I live in NYC so it's not a daily runner. Mainly weekend getaways, 200-800 miles each so far on average with a 4000 mile rt trip being planned for Christmas. I've owned it for 2 months so far and put about 3,500 miles on it...
  14. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    As this being my first post in the forum, let me first say hello and introduce myself. I'm a college student in need of a car within the next 12 to 18 months to commute to school. Vehicles have been a lifelong passion of mine, and needless to say performance is something rather appealing to...
  15. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    PART 1 - Descriptions and Parts list: ----------------------------------------- This particular vehicle has just over 150,000 miles on the odometer, and although no slip can be noted from the clutch, the SAC has about 2 inches of clutch uptake remaining. This results in a clutch that is...
  16. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    We have recently embarked on resealing the transfer case of an '05 3.0L X5. All seals have been replaced, the part #s for these shaft seals are: 27 10 7 539 266 27 10 7 539 265 27 10 7 539 262 The vehicle has 97,000 miles on it, and the transfer case had begun to show several fluid leaks...
  17. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    I have a 2005 X5 with 147,000. Has my X5 reached the end-of-life stage ? What year have you got and how many miles? See Electrical Nightmare post below on my recent $3,200 in repairs for basically engine electrical issues. Many thanks.
  18. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    I've got my eye on a 2001 X5 3.0... it's got about 125K on it. Underside looks clean, no signs of leaks or weeps on engine that I can see... in fact, the engine is really clean and, to my surprise, shiny. Brakes seem to be pretty new, tires look brand new (Cooper, all-season), body looks great...
  19. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    My main question is one of reliability...What kind of maintenance costs am I looking to incur at 143k miles? What should I be on the lookout for (warning signs) when I go to check it out? Clearly I don't have a ton of money, but I'm in love, so naturally I'm looking to make some bad...
  20. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hi Everyone, This is my first post here. I have had a few BMWs over the last 7 years including a 2000 540i, 2001 530i, 2004 545i, and my current 2003 530i. My current car has 94K miles and I am considering trading it plus $2000 for a 2004 745li with 180K miles! I know I know very high...
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