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Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 09-03-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 456
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Posted By bimmerbeamer
My car had the service engine soon, red oil...

My car had the service engine soon, red oil pressure, and red battery light go off, then the steering went hard. Since the service engine soon light went on, I had the car towed down to the dealer.
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Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-10-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
I had around 110k on the car. My car started...

I had around 110k on the car. My car started rough one morning and the SES light went off, I turned off the car and then restarted again, it restarted ok, so I drove the car. Couple days later, I...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 06-09-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
I had my fuel pump/tank assembly replaced under...

I had my fuel pump/tank assembly replaced under warranty. It hadn't failed yet, but was taking a bit to start sometimes. I talked to my independent mechanic and he says he's only seen one actual...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-28-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
The dealers don't have much say in this. I had to...

The dealers don't have much say in this. I had to contact BMW NA legal and it took weeks before they agreed to cover it.
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 05-28-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
Just wanted to give everyone an update. BMW NA...

Just wanted to give everyone an update. BMW NA paid for my VANOS oil hose. I laid out my entire legal argument and they decided to goodwill it. I asked them how it wasn't covered under warranty and...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-06-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
BMW NA Attn: Legal Department PO Box 1227 ...

BMW NA
Attn: Legal Department
PO Box 1227
Westwood, NJ 07675
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 03-06-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
I am getting the DISA valve covered under the...

I am getting the DISA valve covered under the warranty, but the dealer said no to me on the VANOS oil hose. Legally, I can't see how that hose is not covered. I wrote to BMW NA's legal department...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-28-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
Get the VANOS oil line denial in writing. Then...

Get the VANOS oil line denial in writing. Then I'd contact the California Air Resources Board at (800)242-4450 and tell them they denied you and they have it in writing. They will mediate and I think...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-23-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
Tell the dealer that. I found this in my...

Tell the dealer that.

I found this in my warranty booklet:

*This California Emissions Control System Limited Warranty applies to all 2003 U.S. specification BMW SULEV (PZEV) vehicles sold,...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-23-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
Yes. The warranty covers diagnosis of the...

Yes. The warranty covers diagnosis of the problems as well. If it's not covered, then you're stuck paying the dealer diagnostic fee, which is another reason why I made sure it was covered. The list...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-23-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
I know in California the warranty states you have...

I know in California the warranty states you have to present the car to the dealer for repairs, so it doesn't sound like you have a case. They then have 30 days to fix it. If you got it repaired at...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-23-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
Nothing. The car wasn't starting and overnight...

Nothing. The car wasn't starting and overnight there was no compression, so I was figuring worst case scenario. I didn't want to tow the car to the dealer until they agreed it was covered. Much...
Forum: Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning 02-21-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 57,004
Posted By bimmerbeamer
California has a fairly extensive minimum...

California has a fairly extensive minimum emissions parts list that must be covered:

http://www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/aftermkt/offroad/proappb.pdf

I asked the dealer if the cylinder head was...
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