EVBob
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Price your BMW dealership charges for oil changes?

Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:10 am

Greetings All,

For those of you who paid for the oil change in your i3 Rex - can you tell us what you the dealership charged?

Also if you had the annual inspection, brake fluid check/flush,etc - what were you charged?

Thanks!

i3Houston
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Re: Price your BMW dealership charges for oil changes?

Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:03 pm

My car is showing 'state inspection due', dealer said they can clear that for free and can also do the full Vehicle inspection(If i want),was quoted $190.


ps. is there a diy way to remove/reset 'State Inspection' message?
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jadnashuanh
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Re: Price your BMW dealership charges for oil changes?

Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:24 pm

[quote="i3Houston"
ps. is there a diy way to remove/reset 'State Inspection' message?[/quote]
Changing that date is a simple thing in the vehicle status menu...just go there and change the date on the required service. Should take all of about 30-seconds.
Jim DeBruycker
2011 535i x-drive GT, 2014 i3 BEV

i3Houston
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Re: Price your BMW dealership charges for oil changes?

Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:19 pm

I looked under the menu(By pressing and holding odometer button for ~10 seconds). It just showed me 1)Vehicle Check date and 2)Brake fluid.

Is there another place where this is located?
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i3Houston
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Re: Price your BMW dealership charges for oil changes?

Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:22 pm

These are the steps i followed

1) Press 'Start' button without pressing down the brakes
2) Press and hold odometer reset button for about 5 seconds

Display then showed two dates, Brake fluid and Service check but not "State Inspection" date.

What did I miss.
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jadnashuanh
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Location: Nashua, NH USA

Re: Price your BMW dealership charges for oil changes?

Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:39 pm

It's in the i-drive menu...press menu, then vehicle status, then check control (the last option icon on the left). Doing this from memory, so might be off a little, but it's there. Since a state inspection is not a hardware issue, resetting the date due is something you can easily change.
Jim DeBruycker
2011 535i x-drive GT, 2014 i3 BEV

i3Houston
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Re: Price your BMW dealership charges for oil changes?

Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:17 pm

jadnashuanh wrote:It's in the i-drive menu...press menu, then vehicle status, then check control (the last option icon on the left). Doing this from memory, so might be off a little, but it's there. Since a state inspection is not a hardware issue, resetting the date due is something you can easily change.



Thanks so much! Saved me a trip to the dealership!! yay
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Mick787
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Re: Price your BMW dealership charges for oil changes?

Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:33 am

Hi EVbob, in answer to your question, here in the UK we have been quoted £353.48 for the first service which will be due as per warning light OR in a year's time, (that date is what our indicator says on the vehicle's service menu.) This price includes taxes and is at today's prices. In addition to that the Brake fluid Service is priced at £119.12 and the Vehicle check is £135.00. On a separate thread where a member asks if a service plan needed, I mentioned this cost and for me, being offered the service plan at a cost of £399, I would have been crazy to have turned it down as it lasts until September 2021 or 80,000 miles, whichever is sooner, so we really are quids in! It also provides MOT cover for the vehicle's second and third MOT's. The first MOT is covered under the vehicle's warranty. It is transferrable should we sell the vehicle, but I cant see that happening.

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