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      12-07-2012, 10:38 PM   #1
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N54 Wastegate/turbo warranties.... Dealers???

Anyone in SoCal have their wastegate/turbos warrantied at a SoCal dealership? I'm trying to find a good dealership that will be honest and not give me a hassle about warranting my wastegates/turbos. It is obvious they are defective based on the abnormal sound they're making.

Any recommendations on dealerships (preferably around LA)?

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      12-08-2012, 11:31 PM   #2
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I'm also in so cal and interested to find out
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      12-10-2012, 06:52 PM   #4
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      12-10-2012, 07:33 PM   #5
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Thanks a lot guys....very much appreciated. Have you both had success getting the turbo's/wastegates covered under warranty.

Like most people I'm scared of getting a $2,000+ labor bill if they take everything apart and decide its not sufficient evidence the part(s) are defective.

I can clearly hear the ticking sound and it sounds much higher than in the past. I feel its def defective but not 100% BMW will feel the same.

I have a 2007 e90 335i w/ 42,xxx original miles.

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      12-10-2012, 10:59 PM   #6
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also interested in this as well. the abnormal ticking is horrible during the first 1-2 minutes of startup and sometimes i hear it when i drive past a truck.
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