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Post by FabZ4 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:14 pm

FabZ4 wrote: Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:10 pm 1. E89 3.0si auto
2. 2009 (owned since 2012)
3. Black metallic
4. Red
5a plastic hinge in boot for roof tray (2015)
5b Resolved
5c part laid by dealer since I argued that I shouldn’t have to pay the full cost since BMW changed the design to included the net
5d no problem since
6a Car wouldn’t hold manual when selected in the manual mode reverting to drive. I drive the car always in manual via the paddles (2019). Needed a new shift lever handle.
6b Resolved
6c Cost £695 inc the £120 fault diagnosis
6d back to perfect 😊
New issues:
7a) Boot light became intermittent one the winter and on hot days post lockdown the "soft close" on the boot did not operate meaning the the roof could not be folded down (the only reasons for having the car!)
7b) Resolved finaly! Its taken Lloyd BMW in Newcastle 1 month to resolve the issue. They replaced a junction box then couldn't programme the car so replaced a fuse box.That still didnt work so I think they have fitted a new motor to the soft close lock and replaced the wiring. (To note I am aware that there is an issue with the boot closing due to short wiring but BMW confirmed that this wasn't the issue here).
7c) They quoted £750 which included 2 hours of investigation time and to be fair to them they stood by that quote and someone (BMW or Lloyd) has paid the extra parts and labour.
8a) Control rod snapped on the self levelling headlights
8b) Resolved
8c) Cost £55 (I has it done when Lloyd fixed the boot lock since my local guys couldn't source the part during lockdown.
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Post by Pbondar » Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:51 pm

Sounds like you got the Friday afternoon special.. :thumbsdown:
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Post by scootr » Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:11 pm

Didn't buy mine new. Got her with 60k miles on her. I'm just here to report I love my E89. The N52 is a nearly perfect engine. No failures just a bit of routine maintenance.
Sorry to disappoint :poke:
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Post by Busterboo » Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:50 pm

Busterboo wrote: Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:48 pm 1. E89 Model 35iS
2. Year 2010
3. Colour exterior Melbourne Red
4. Colour interior Ivory White

5. Issues experienced, notes & status e.g.

5a. Issue description - "Very slight" leak from nsf adaptive shock absorber, "slight" leak from rocker cover gasket & leak from DCT sump plate
5b. Current status - Resolved
5c. Warranty Claim? - Cost covered completely under warranty
5d. Comments? - BMW Insured Warranty. £250 excess.

18 December 2020

5a. Issue description - "edc control fault" & leak from DCT sump plate (the latter again)
5b. Current status - Resolved
5c. Warranty Claim? - Cost covered completely under warranty
5d. Comments? - Extended warranty. £250 excess. (Edc unit was £659 & sump plate was £337.)
13 January 2021

5a. Item description - "Dynamic Damper Control Failure" and "Cylinders 4 & 5 failure to fire"
5b. Current status - Resolved. (Rear adaptive shock absorbers replaced. All fuel injectors replaced.)
5c. Warranty Claim? - Costs covered completely under warranty.
5d. Comments - BMW Insured (and now renewed) Warranty. £250 excess. (Total bill was £3,319.45)
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Post by Argyll Andy » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:30 pm

Busterboo wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:50 pm
Busterboo wrote: Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:48 pm 1. E89 Model 35iS
2. Year 2010
3. Colour exterior Melbourne Red
4. Colour interior Ivory White

5. Issues experienced, notes & status e.g.

5a. Issue description - "Very slight" leak from nsf adaptive shock absorber, "slight" leak from rocker cover gasket & leak from DCT sump plate
5b. Current status - Resolved
5c. Warranty Claim? - Cost covered completely under warranty
5d. Comments? - BMW Insured Warranty. £250 excess.

18 December 2020

5a. Issue description - "edc control fault" & leak from DCT sump plate (the latter again)
5b. Current status - Resolved
5c. Warranty Claim? - Cost covered completely under warranty
5d. Comments? - Extended warranty. £250 excess. (Edc unit was £659 & sump plate was £337.)
13 January 2021

5a. Item description - "Dynamic Damper Control Failure" and "Cylinders 4 & 5 failure to fire"
5b. Current status - Resolved. (Rear adaptive shock absorbers replaced. All fuel injectors replaced.)
5c. Warranty Claim? - Costs covered completely under warranty.
5d. Comments - BMW Insured (and now renewed) Warranty. £250 excess. (Total bill was £3,319.45)
And this is exactly why I’ll keep my BMW warranty going :thumbsup:
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Post by ronk » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:37 pm

Argyll Andy wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:30 pm
Busterboo wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:50 pm
Busterboo wrote: Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:48 pm 1. E89 Model 35iS
2. Year 2010
3. Colour exterior Melbourne Red
4. Colour interior Ivory White

5. Issues experienced, notes & status e.g.

5a. Issue description - "Very slight" leak from nsf adaptive shock absorber, "slight" leak from rocker cover gasket & leak from DCT sump plate
5b. Current status - Resolved
5c. Warranty Claim? - Cost covered completely under warranty
5d. Comments? - BMW Insured Warranty. £250 excess.

18 December 2020

5a. Issue description - "edc control fault" & leak from DCT sump plate (the latter again)
5b. Current status - Resolved
5c. Warranty Claim? - Cost covered completely under warranty
5d. Comments? - Extended warranty. £250 excess. (Edc unit was £659 & sump plate was £337.)
13 January 2021

5a. Item description - "Dynamic Damper Control Failure" and "Cylinders 4 & 5 failure to fire"
5b. Current status - Resolved. (Rear adaptive shock absorbers replaced. All fuel injectors replaced.)
5c. Warranty Claim? - Costs covered completely under warranty.
5d. Comments - BMW Insured (and now renewed) Warranty. £250 excess. (Total bill was £3,319.45)
And this is exactly why I’ll keep my BMW warranty going :thumbsup:
Ditto!

Like all insurance it’s expensive until it’s needed.
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So I bought a 35is with all the toys to play with. :thumbsup:

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