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Old 03-20-2014, 03:44 AM   #1
mjuice
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Got PPI results back, should I still get into this E90 335i?

Hi everyone!

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I've updated the OP with an image of the PPI recommendations.

I'm new here but I hoping to join the E90 family possibly by tomorrow!

2009 335i, AT, Sport & Premium
71,XXX KM

I've received the PPI results from BMW Maranello for this beautiful E90 335i ( http://www.autotrader.ca/a/BMW/3+Ser...0811142122191/ )

The PPI indicates that an "Engine Leak" was found and suggests the following 3 services to be done on the car:

1)Perform Engine Shampoo
2)Replace engine oil filter housing gasket
3)Replace Valve cover gasket

Plus 3 more "optional services"

1)4 Wheel alignment
2)Fuel Injection Service
3)Cooling system service


The total cost to have the above 6 services came to $2,287.50

I do understand that I am buying a used car, and I'm willing to pay for it but should I?

I've only given the dealership a deposit of $500 so nothing is final, and was thinking the dealer should at least pay for half of the recommended services? or the entire price? or any?


Any input on the matter would be gladly appreciated!
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Old 03-20-2014, 08:25 PM   #2
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If I were you I would take the car to www.RMPMotors.com not only are they an indy shop that knows bmw's they are very honest and trustworthy. Most of the local E90 guys bring there cars to them and it may be worth to start a relationship with them since your new to the E90.
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Old 04-07-2014, 11:55 PM   #3
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Realistically those services shouldn't cost more then $1000. +1 for RMP,
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Old 04-17-2014, 09:36 PM   #4
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I would buy it. Find yourself a good indy that you can trust.
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Old 05-16-2014, 03:30 AM   #5
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I'm curious to know if you pulled the trigger? Also, if you did end up buying it how much did you pay for it?
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Old 05-16-2014, 07:34 AM   #6
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Depends how handy you are. The valve cover and oil gaskets, coolant flush, are doable if you have the patience. Lots of DIY threads out there for it. Alignment and injection service is what's left to sub out.
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