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      08-18-2011, 12:20 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by ENINTY View Post
Yes, but I did it 6 months before the pump failed. The problem is the pump costs $400 just for the part. It's hard justify replacement at 100K, or whatever mileage, since there is no information from BMW as to the mean time between failure of the pump. As I said, lousy execution. Since it is not belt driven, you'd expect it not to fail for the life of the car.
I bought parts for both pieces, total around $5xx close to $600.
The guy at the parts department, said if your going to change the pump you might as well change the thermostat too.