View Single Post
      08-31-2012, 10:32 AM   #22
akotten
Major
akotten's Avatar
16
Rep
1,074
Posts

Drives: 2004 M3
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Wichita, KS

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by n54door View Post
No need to do this since bmw will simply replace the wastegates and/or turbos for free under the new recall.

Not necessarily. I'm at 82.5k miles. Also, just because they rattle, doesn't mean they will replace the turbos. A faulty wastegate has to cause failure to the turbo itself if I recall. Plus, the nearest BMW dealer is 5hrs from me and I have a service contract good until 125k.
__________________
2004 E46 M3 | Imola Red on Cinnamon | Slicktop | Manual Seats | 6spd MT |