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      06-14-2012, 10:27 PM   #1
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extended wastegate warranty info 8yrs/82,000miles

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      06-14-2012, 10:43 PM   #3
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wow thats good news, thx. Mines rattling like crazy lately...will give this a go next week see what they say..
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Keep us updated. Mine rattles when the engine is still warming up when I let off the throttle. I have to buy an OEM charge pipe before I can bring mine in for this service; mines currently drilled for my meth line

Curious why it doesn't include the 335is or 1M.
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      06-14-2012, 11:16 PM   #5
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time to put mine back to stock
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Finally This was agreed upon and settled in the NorCal US Dist court in March
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only thing you need to return to stock is boost... it says modifications to turbo or wastegate... hardware, software or otherwise
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I never had this issue, but I've heard it on other N54's. It's an absolute embarrassment. Glad they're finally taking care of everyone with the problem.
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Go figure I'm at 85,000 miles, the rattle is driving me crazy. Maybe I can sweet talk them into fixing it still.
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So being that I have , DPs, FMIC, DCI, COBB AP, and soon Meth, Im guessing Id have to take all this stuff off in order to get the wastegate fixed under warranty? I know the tune is easily removed. But everything else is alot of money and labor involved. Or can I just leave everything and remove the tune?
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it's best to remove any obviously visible mods unless you have an understanding service adviser.
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remove everything!!!!!!! I removed everything except my meth tube and they refussed to do the work and voided my warrenty. Yes just the tube!
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Awesome news that they finally have taken some ownership of a problem that has been swept under the rug for several years now.
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Sir... you have just made my day .

Hopefully, just the removal of my tune is all I need to do. I refuse to touch these downpipes again unless it's below 65 degrees outside.
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Not to be the bearer of bad news, but I just heard BMW appealed it within the last week. I was looking into this as well.

That was what my dealer told me...that it is all on hold. I am pretty modded and dont have stock parts, so I may just suck it up and replace them myself.
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Notice how it does not mention the actuators. Just the hard parts of the turbos.
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Actuators are a bandaid for the hard parts...
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I was just told by one of my local dealers that all mods must be removed or they will not even look at the car. To be honest by the time I have all the parts removed, and then put back on it will cost a small fortune anyway. I may just take a chance and stick with the wastegate rattle and hope for the best. I think I have some time anyway with an 07 with 38,000 miles.
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Not to be the bearer of bad news, but I just heard BMW appealed it within the last week. I was looking into this as well.

That was what my dealer told me...that it is all on hold. I am pretty modded and dont have stock parts, so I may just suck it up and replace them myself.
Unless the warranty document is fabricated, your dealer is blowing smoke.

The document states that the warranty coverage is under a court-approved settlement, in which case it was agreed to by BMW.

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I am confused a little bit. Is this considered a recall? Or is this only applicable to the listed vehicles that have a warranty still as well??
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