Click to go to Forum Home Click to go to maXbimmer Home

Go Back   maXbimmer Forums > Misc > Off-topic
User Name
Password


Welcome to Maxbimmer.com!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 11-11-2010, 10:20 PM   #1
Jim .E.
E90 n00b
 
Jim .E.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Brampton
Posts: 6,674
CPO question



My E90 burns oil and I find myself having to top it up every month because the +1L light shows up. [I drive it hard]

I use to work near 404 and Eglinton so whenever it came on I would just drive to Parkview and they would top it up no questions asked.

Fast forward 2 months and I work in Oakville and I was going to go to Budd;s but the gentleman said that they will charge me for the service as I bought the car from Endra's and not them.

I don't get it, if its a CPO - I'm pretty sure you can take it to any authorized dealer regardless where you bought the car (i.e. I bought it in Ontario, so I can take it to any dealer in Ontario).

Correct me if I'm wrong, but this pissed me off a bit today.
Jim .E. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2010, 11:28 PM   #2
slemmer
Driving in the fast lane
 
slemmer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Missed in 'sauga
Posts: 3,002
You are correct - CPO's are transferrable and can be brought to any BMW dealership (don't know if it applies only to the country it was purchased though). I don't know about the topping up of oil though as that would be a consumable item and not a warranty matter. If it was warranty isn't there a deductible that you need to pay for each visit?
__________________

'04 645cic
'05 GMC Sierra SLT Z71 CCSB 4x4
'00 740i Sport
slemmer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2010, 12:54 PM   #3
bmwm5lover
is BMW crazy
 
bmwm5lover's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Thornhill
Posts: 15,487
My question is, why the hell is your car burning THAT much oil (regardless of how you drive it)
__________________
www.enthusiastauto.caNeed a car???

His--'00 BMW ///M5 .:Jet BLK/BLK:.Individual- Modded
Hers--'07 BMW M5/6.:Indianapolis Red/Black:.
Toys
'91 BMW 850i J Spec Modded
'88 BMW 635CSi Lowered
'81 MB 500 SEC Koenig WILD RIDE
bmwm5lover is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2010, 01:44 PM   #4
damameke
6th Gear Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,372
Quote:
Originally Posted by bmwm5lover View Post
My question is, why the hell is your car burning THAT much oil (regardless of how you drive it)
Good qns......

a litre a month...you should get the car check under CPO
damameke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2010, 02:10 PM   #5
HavocSteve
6th Gear Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Toronto
Posts: 1,861
My E30 doesn't burn any oil, and my gf says I race the car everytime I drive lol. I'm with them wondering why a new E90 is burning oil at all :S
__________________
HavocSteve is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2010, 05:13 PM   #6
Nick_V
6th Gear Member
 
Nick_V's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Hamilton
Posts: 1,311
Do you guys ever read Bimmer magazine?

I remember reading one of the buyer's guide/market updates once where Mike Miller was ranting about 'lifetime' fill fluids, extended oil change intervlas and whatnot. Basically he was saying that BMW started doing that at the same time they started offering free maintenance for the warranty period, and that he's not buying it.

Apparently all cars used to get a 1200 mile break-in oil change. After free maintenance came in they only did it on M cars anymore. I think that the article in question must have been about E46s, because I seem to remember him chalking up the excessive oil consumption of many 3.0L M54s to the lack of a break-in oil change. I don't remember the details of why this would happen, but that always stuck in my mind. The OPs situation reminded me of it.
Nick_V is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2010, 06:29 PM   #7
ImolaZHP
3rd Gear Member
 
ImolaZHP's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Mississauga
Posts: 521
Oil isn't included in the CPO program. Parkview just has better customer service.

Also, BMW considers oil consumption of 1L/1000km normal (I don't agree) so I don't think the CPO program will help you out anyways in terms of repairs.
ImolaZHP is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Maxbimmer Copyright 2001 - 2015