Originally Posted by waqman
Hey BavarianBuilt, any update on this? I have 2 bad injectors on my 07 and my dealer is saying the same thing as yours. He says there are no open recalls when he reads my key so I have to pay out of pocket.
Nothing yet, but I am still in contact with BMW NA in regards to this. I'll keep posted on the final outcome.
I ended up having three injectors replaced and had to pay out of pocket $1200. I still need to eventually have the other three done. My advice if you must pay is to buy all of the parts on your own and do not pay dealer prices for them. I, mistakenly, paid more than double for the parts getting them at my local dealer. I would highly suggest www.getbmwparts.com
. The labor, even at the dealer, is actually not too bad. If you buy the parts and get the labor done at an indy, you could probably sneak away with a relatively inexpensive bill.
Originally Posted by M0.92
Ok, so I had my HPFP replaced in August 2012 under CPO and looking at the receipt there is no mentioning of the fuel injectors being replaced. My car has a production date of 08/01/07. I realize the production date of the car and the engine may vary, but my car production falls under the date I coped from the link above: "with the N54 engine produced from 04/02/2007 through 10/31/2008".
My question is, does it appear that my car would qualify under this recall? If so, would the FIs have to fail for BMW to replace them, or can I just bring the car in and request them to be changed under the recall?
Call your local dealer, or BMW NA, and ask them to run the last seven digits of your VIN for active recall campaigns. If the fuel injectors come up, they'll replace them immediately, even if they are not experiencing failure.