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Update got car back today replaced OSF coil spring and both thrust arms and carried out 4 wheel alignment, total cost was over £1100 good job I had a BMW warranty in place worth its weight in gold, when something goes wrong

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Thanks guys, Dropped car off this morning at JCT BMW Bradford will let you guys know how I get on

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Driving along this afternoon, and there was a very loud bang, pulled over and the front driver side spring has broken, is this part covered under the Bmw comprehensive insured warranty? There's no mention in policy about suspension, But at the same time it doesn't say it's not covered.

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General X5 Forum (F15) / Re: Black Exhaust Tips
« on: March 11, 2018, 09:32:33 PM »
Mine is a E70 and same started too happened to mine so I polished all the black off

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General X5 Forum (F15) / Re: F15 M Sport Mud Flaps
« on: February 04, 2018, 09:31:01 PM »
Hi, Simon H
When I bought my car there was already stone chips and road rash on bottom of sills and rear wheel arches, but since I fitted mud flaps they haven't got any worse

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General X5 Forum (F15) / Re: F15 M Sport Mud Flaps
« on: February 04, 2018, 03:36:03 PM »
This is mine with mud flaps I fitted them last year makes a big difference in winter.

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General X5 Forum (E70) / Re: BMW Warranty
« on: February 01, 2018, 12:54:10 PM »
I took out a Bmw warranty last year on a 2012 3.0d with 44000 miles it's cost me just under 1k with £250 excess, so far I haven't had to use it.

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It depends upon there being any sign of excess play in the shaft.  And it is a QE, not a recall - BMWs way of avoiding a full recall as permitted within the EU and almost nowhere else!
So what happens if in few years from now when there is excess play and then breaks? Who would takes responsibility?

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What I don't understand is if it's a recall why are there only replacing some cars and not others? Mine went in last week and they said doesn't need replacing

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I've been following this thread, Mine is a 2012 m sport with 43000 miles, Spoke to my local dealer yesterday about the recall he has confirmed it needs to come in for an inspection so booked in this Friday will let you guys know what the outcome is.

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Update, my car went in today for a quality enhancement check and said that my car propshaft doesn't need replacing, They explained there are two types of propshaft one comes with metal joint which rusts and fails, And the second is a rubber joint which mine is so doesn't need replacing.[emoji852]️ So will have to wait and see how I get on over next few years, I still have a BMW warranty with this car and will keep it going just for my piece of mind.

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I've been following this thread, Mine is a 2012 m sport with 43000 miles, Spoke to my local dealer yesterday about the recall he has confirmed it needs to come in for an inspection so booked in this Friday will let you guys know what the outcome is.

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There's a Facebook page dedicated to this issue

https://m.facebook.com/bmwpropshaft/

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General X5 Forum (E70) / Tyre sealent
« on: November 03, 2017, 10:40:08 AM »
Hi, just wondering if any one has considered having  tyre sealent in there tyre as prevention from a puncture my car is the m sport staggered set up with 20" wheels with runflat Bridgestone tyres as I believe if you have a puncture in one tyre you have to replace tyres as pairs, so having tyre sealent before you have a puncture make sense? What do you guys think? There are couple of companies I've found offering this service

www.bikeseal.co.uk

And

www.tyreseal.co.uk



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General X5 Forum (E70) / Re: AUC Warranty
« on: September 07, 2017, 03:23:47 PM »
Hi, PioneerSMM
Only took it out in July had to wait 30 days before it kicked in another reason I took warranty out was because of a known issues with propshaft failure without notice, and damaging engine, transfer box and gearbox.

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General X5 Forum (E70) / Re: AUC Warranty
« on: September 06, 2017, 06:16:54 PM »
I was in two minds but decided to take out comprehensive cover just for my peace of mind, which cost me £963 annual with £250 excess mine is a X5 2012 3.0d.

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