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Old 06-17-2011, 09:13 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by MikeSamteladze View Post
Should I always consider so many replacement when I'm buying a used car?

I understand, that I have to check out the belts and oil.
But should I always do some renewal in suspension parts too?
With the E46 the cooling systems are their weakness and most fragile. My cooling system didn't fail until 200K but this forum is replete with horror stories of cooling system failure.
The suspension systems on these vehicles generally begins to show age, wear and tear around 100K. I did a suspension system over-haul at 110K.
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