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Old 07-19-2011, 04:57 AM   #1
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Service intervals

I'm looking at buying a 2002 325Ci, and one i saw the other day had dealer service stamps at 15k miles and then 31k. The dealer has since gone bust so i can't verify the records. i just wondered if this interval of 16k miles was excessive or just indicative of a sympathetic driver ?

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Old 07-19-2011, 05:37 AM   #2
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I'm looking at buying a 2002 325Ci, and one i saw the other day had dealer service stamps at 15k miles and then 31k. The dealer has since gone bust so i can't verify the records. i just wondered if this interval of 16k miles was excessive or just indicative of a sympathetic driver ?

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That's the interval bmw calls for. No real issue because of just that...read here a lot before buying...

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Subframe in particular.

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Another dealer may be able to give you service history. I know it's possible on this side of the pond because when I bought my car off-lease from an independent, my servicing dealer (car was still under warranty) was able to give me the service history of the car.
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