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      02-16-2010, 04:30 PM   #1
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BMW 325I Extended warranty & Power Train Warranty

Hello All,
I own BMW 325I for which I decided to buy extended warranty and power train warranty. Extended warranty would cover my car for 2years/100000.

I need to spend 2000$ for extended warranty and 2500$ for Power train warranty.
Is it worth spending that much money on warranties?

I appreciate if someone clarifies my concern.
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      02-16-2010, 05:09 PM   #2
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Hello All,
I own BMW 325I for which I decided to buy extended warranty and power train warranty. Extended warranty would cover my car for 2years/100000.

I need to spend 2000$ for extended warranty and 2500$ for Power train warranty.
Is it worth spending that much money on warranties?

I appreciate if someone clarifies my concern.
I'm not sure I understand. You've purchased an extended warranty AND a powertrain warranty? Your powertrain would be covered under the extended wawrranty, so why the redundancy?
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It sounds like you bought extended MAINTENANCE and extended WARRANTY (powertrain). Maint covers oil changes, brakes, wiper blades, cabin filters. Powertrain covers things that break (but read teh fine print)
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Thanks for your replies. Actually I bought extended maintenance for 2K which covers 2 more years / 100000 whichever occurs first.
And also I bought Power train plus warranty for 2K more for BMW of North America LLC.

Is it worth spending that much money on maintenance + power train warranty?

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you ask after you already purchased it?
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      02-17-2010, 01:57 PM   #6
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Yes, I post this question yesterday. I bought warranty yesterday evening only. I am trying to justify whether I spent excess or is it worthy. People who have already experienced can share their views.
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Yes, I post this question yesterday. I bought warranty yesterday evening only. I am trying to justify whether I spent excess or is it worthy. People who have already experienced can share their views.
I think the extended mechanical warranty is more important than extending the maintenance warranty. I wasn't aware that BMW has an extended mechanical warranty that only covers the powertrain. Though not as complete as the standard 4 year/50K warranty, it does cover more than just the powertrain.
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