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      07-02-2009, 07:56 PM   #1
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Full Maintenance Warranty for $1400

Is it worth the money to get the full maintenance warranty for an additional 2 years / 50k milages for $1400 from BMW? The warranty only covers oil change, brakes, the typical....no engine components.
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      07-02-2009, 08:03 PM   #2
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I dont think so, 50,000 miles would be...but 2 years? thats only on ave. like 25,000 miles. so 2 oil changes and maybe brake pads..
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how many miles do you think you will be at at the end of 6 years?
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      07-02-2009, 08:34 PM   #5
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Car currently have 1,850 miles..but warranty expiring in January 2011. So I dont think its worth it either....salesmen trying to convince me into buying it.
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      07-02-2009, 10:13 PM   #6
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if you are indeed going to drive 50k miles, then yes it's worth it

but otherwise no

my salesman was chill, he said "don't buy it it's a waste of your money if you're not going to drive that much"
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      07-03-2009, 09:26 AM   #7
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It depends on how you drive. I didn't think about it until I realized I'm hitting 17K miles in nearly a year. So I would be done w/ the standard warranty in about three years.

However, they charged me nearly 2K.
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      07-03-2009, 10:26 AM   #8
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for mine.. the extended was much more though

if it was 1400, i might have gotten it but they wanted close to 5000!!!
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      07-03-2009, 12:37 PM   #9
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I don't think I will be getting it. I drive 99% highway... so my cbs says that I won't need brakes for 80k miles!!! That would put me well over 100k miles. If I was confident it would include a full brake job, I would probably do it for $1400.
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really it includes the brakes? most warranties wont cover breaks...considered a wear and tear thing
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      07-03-2009, 03:31 PM   #11
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This is the maintenance contract, not the extended warranty?

I have 2,600 miles on mine, and I'm inclined to roll the dice. I'd want to change the oil more frequently than BMW recommends anyway. I have a relatively tame German car shop nearby if I can't figure out how to change an air filter or something.
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      07-03-2009, 03:52 PM   #12
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its only worth it if you drive alottttt. but if not then i wouldnt get it
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      07-03-2009, 06:12 PM   #13
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that is a cheap price IMO, But I passed on the Maint. plan and ext warranty.
But I have a 06 CPO so I have a warranty till 3/2012 or 100K miles, I just hit 50k 3 days ago.

But it just had oil change, brake fluid change, micro filter, rear pads, wiper blades and new tires put on it b4 I bought it. Only thing is the front pads, but I am going to try and do them myself.

PS how Accurate are the brake pad sensors on the OBC?
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really it includes the brakes? most warranties wont cover breaks...considered a wear and tear thing
As far as I have been told... the maintenance contract includes brakes.
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I bought the maint contract specifically for the Brakes; the front rotors and pads were changed at 55,000 and the rears at 65,000. And I got a free service II at 65K. Thus I made out on the big time on the maint contract.
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      07-09-2009, 11:49 AM   #16
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I bought the extended maintenance mainly for the brakes too. Dealer offered it for $995.00 when I bought the car back in May 2007.
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Supposedly the price for this went up Jul 1st by $200 dollars.
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Supposedly the price for this went up Jul 1st by $200 dollars.
BMWUSA website lists the maintenance upgrade for $2095.00 on a new 328i configuration.
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      07-26-2009, 02:17 PM   #19
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I picked up my car with extended maintenance on 07/05 and I now have 60,5XX miles on the car. It is due for a brake job. Not sure if all pads/rotors will be replaced but I am glad I purchased the extended maintenance plan.

I tried to take some pics of my rotors (First 3 pics are the right side front and last pic is right side rear), but I think it was a major fail. Check them out anyways...

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my salesman was chill, he said "don't buy it it's a waste of your money if you're not going to drive that much"
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Don't waste your money. Find a good indy shop to do the maintenance from now on.
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