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      09-06-2010, 08:46 PM   #1
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Making the most of your warranty

Hello guys,

I just picked up my first E90, a 2007 E90 335i 6-speed with 39,500 miles on the clock. When I picked it up, I noticed that the original owner bought the car in June of 2007, thereby leaving almost one year left on my factory 4-year powertrain warranty. The carfax report showed new tires, two oil /filter changes, brake fluid flush at 30K and the 30K service completed. The windows appear fine with no clicking sounds anywhere. Anyways, my question is, what items should I be looking at for a car at this mileage level and age so that I can maximize my warranty before it runs out? What do I do if I have an issue with my HPFP down the road; am I covered for that specific issue even after the warranty is over next June? Thanks in advance guys!
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      09-06-2010, 09:03 PM   #2
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The HPFP is warranted for 10/120, so you should be good for that - but - have a trusted indy repair shop (ask in your local forums) take a close look at the car now. They'll probably charge an hour's labor but it should be worth it.

They'll find a few things that need to be repaired.

Then, a month or so before your warranty expires, have them look again - giving you time to get stuff fixed before it runs out.
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could not have said it better.
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I've found that this two tiered plan works best. It reveals current problems that the dealer should fix now and the second inspection may reveal some additional issues.
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      09-07-2010, 10:05 AM   #5
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Hey guys, thank you very much! I will definitely do this and follow this regiment in the future should I purchase another used vehicle. Thanks again!
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