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      02-17-2013, 11:02 PM   #95
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Originally Posted by BOBKUR View Post
Thats why with that type of attitude you will get nothing. If they had seen it you would of had some kind of record.
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Originally Posted by Mr.Ritz
Really no reason to have the dealer ever do anything... They cost twice as much.

Right but I don't agree that there is no reason to ever have the dealer do anything. If no one even bothered reporting their problems to the dealerships how will BMW learn there is a widespread problem that needs to be corrected and a recall issues where other BMW owners (yourself included) can benefit from a free fix? I understand issues reported to BMW dealers are not the car engineer's only source of information for determining defects but surely it is a large source of their information and determining statistics for how widespread the problem is? Imagine if no one ever reported their long cranks or limp mode experiences...