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      01-18-2013, 11:19 AM   #13
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Drives: BMW 320i M sport
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Originally Posted by makkan00 View Post
Go for 330D. They are bullet proof.
Does the 330d not suffer with the timing chain issues? What problems does it have?

Is the 325d the same engine as the 330d but just detuned?

Originally Posted by savgeax View Post
I bought a 520d with a ticking sound. Done 15k then did research and knew it was the timing chain. Took out a bmw warranty, 1month later walked into bmw and got it all done on warranty.

Dealer said they never heard of the problem before and never taken out a 5 series engine before!!!!!
Glad you got it sorted reasonably cheaply. Im surprised they had never heard of this problem lol. Then again, they denied all knowledge of BMW's being able to be stolen via the OBD port.