nickp
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CPO coverage changes, Maintenance etc. Should I be worried?

Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:04 pm

From what I recently read on a link posted here, BMW will not maintain the I3 from now on? i.e. oil changes etc? I am a bit worried because I'd hate to take the car to BMW to get an oil change for $200 which should cost be maybe $50.
I am in the Los Angeles area and would love to know if there are any independent shops that will service this car. At this rate I am worried if BMW will even honor their damn warranty they give on a CPO! :roll:

jadnashuanh
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Re: CPO coverage changes, Maintenance etc. Should I be worried?

Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:26 pm

Not all used BMWs are sold with a CPO warranty. The issue on the original warranty on the car is that the factory warranty is transferred, but the free service in not. A CPO essentially adds that back in, based on the terms of the warranty as sold. IOW, read your contract.
Jim DeBruycker
2011 535i x-drive GT, 2014 i3 BEV

nickp
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Re: CPO coverage changes, Maintenance etc. Should I be worried?

Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:04 am

jadnashuanh wrote:Not all used BMWs are sold with a CPO warranty. The issue on the original warranty on the car is that the factory warranty is transferred, but the free service in not. A CPO essentially adds that back in, based on the terms of the warranty as sold. IOW, read your contract.


Yes mine is a CPO purchased from a BMW dealer. However, anything free or gratuitous is at the mercy of the company giving you the said gift. No matter what your contract says. Warranty on bad parts is something they have to honor. Promising you something free is something they do not have to honor. Is it bad business practice? Maybe, but it's within their rights.

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