Originally Posted by cmyk
I have an '08 and have the exact issue described above. Mine failed literally a week outside of warranty (last month). Like it was on a damn timer or something.
I haven't had a chance to take it in yet and have been living with the occasional light, but from what you say, I should just give BMWNA a call first, before bringing it in? Being barely out of warranty, I figured there may be a bit more the dealership could do, but maybe not. I'd rather not have to pay for this, as my car is a month out of warranty and well under 50,000 miles.
A lot of people choose BMW for their safety ratings. Sad that this seems to be such a common issue. I would expect my car's safety system to last well beyond 50,000 miles, for example.
Since you are barely out of the warranty, ask BMWNA for a "goodwill" repair.