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      09-21-2012, 09:03 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by shortseller View Post
My guess is your local authorized BMW service shop doesn't care if they get paid from you or from BMW for the most part. If fact I would tend to lean towards they would rather make you happy, with less out of pocket, to keep you coming back after you are out of your 4/50 warranty.
The dealership doesn't care but they're afraid of the local rep. If they would approve a repair like that and the local rep found out that it was something that shouldn't have been approved, you can trust that the dealership most likely wouldn't be paid.