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      05-17-2011, 07:27 PM   #1
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Dealer oil change special $250?!?!

Does an E9x out of maintenance oil change really cost this much from the dealer?



Doesn't seem like a deal to me.
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      05-17-2011, 07:29 PM   #2
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good question, i have yet to go in for my oil change
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      05-17-2011, 07:30 PM   #3
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how is that a special? seems like a special scam to me.
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      05-17-2011, 07:31 PM   #4
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All "do it yourself" comments aside, I was just wondering what dealers were thinking. Is this just a huge scam, or is there something there that really costs the dealer that much.
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      05-17-2011, 07:32 PM   #5
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find another dealer should be around 150
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Local dealer is $150, $99 on special

note that the 335 takes more than 5 qts of oil...
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      05-17-2011, 07:39 PM   #8
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lol wut. thats more than regular price it seems. since it looks like you are local here are the specials i got for stevens creek bmw

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      05-17-2011, 07:41 PM   #9
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Yep, I'd hate to forget to bring the coupon, and have the SA write it up for $139....(there is a dealership where I keep getting a monthly email coupon for $69.99 not incl. M and diesels)
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lol wut. thats more than regular price it seems. since it looks like you are local here are the specials i got for stevens creek bmw

I got a steven's creek one too, but it says that the $89 is only for MY 2000-2005 and some 2006's, not E9x. You'll most likely be hit w/ a different price if you bring an e9x in there.
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over 200 is crazy. normal is around 150
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110@ dealer for me
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      05-17-2011, 08:03 PM   #13
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It's like the coupon is for waiving liability for taking it up the @$$.
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My last oil change was $59.95, dealer special.
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I got a steven's creek one too, but it says that the $89 is only for MY 2000-2005 and some 2006's, not E9x. You'll most likely be hit w/ a different price if you bring an e9x in there.
No, I brought my 07 335i there for its last oil change and they charged $90. You might want to ask your SA before bringing it in if you're worried.
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No, I brought my 07 335i there for its last oil change and they charged $90. You might want to ask your SA before bringing it in if you're worried.
Nice. Thanks for the tip
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Does an E9x out of maintenance oil change really cost this much from the dealer?



Doesn't seem like a deal to me.
wouldnt happen to be BMW of mountain view would it?

because BMW mountain view service department is

even told me to bring my own oil while still under warranty
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      05-18-2011, 01:43 AM   #19
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I do all of my own maint since the car is out of warranty. It is very easy and much cheaper. My dealer wanted 175 to change an air filter that costs 25 bucks and takes 10 mins to change.
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      05-18-2011, 01:56 AM   #20
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With DIY costing 60 and my local indy shop charging 70, I just take it there.
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I think this thread has run it's course. I would like to hope that special was a huge typo somehow.
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I think this thread has run it's course. I would like to hope that special was a huge typo somehow.
I'm out of factory warranty looking for an oil change. I called a couple local dealers in the LA area and I was quoted $359 and $290 just for an oil change from 2 different dealers... Then called some indy shops, one was $140 other was $125. I don't think that's a typo, some dealers are charging much more than that as standard. SCAM? Yes. TYPO? No.
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