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Old 05-12-2011, 05:59 PM   #1
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335xi recommendations

Unfortunately, not for me. My brother is ready to upgrade from his 1995 525i and is leaning towards a CPO 335xi (2007 or 2008). Does anyone here have any tips on what to look out for or any issues with these cars?

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Old 05-12-2011, 06:01 PM   #2
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The issue is that the hpfp will fail. Sometimes a lot of times. Supposedly, the single turbo version is better.
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Old 05-12-2011, 06:21 PM   #3
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Thanks Nick. That's unfortunate. It does seem like BMW has warranteed the part for 10 years/120k miles. Still, the labor involved would be expensive I'm sure.
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Thanks Nick. That's unfortunate. It does seem like BMW has warranteed the part for 10 years/120k miles. Still, the labor involved would be expensive I'm sure.
I think the warranty extension covers parts and labor... in other words, bring it in and they replace it for you.
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Old 05-12-2011, 10:52 PM   #5
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A friend of mine is shopping for an Xi coupe - all I can tell you is the new ones ride better than the older ones and on an Xi, the sport package gets you better seats.
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I think the warranty extension covers parts and labor... in other words, bring it in and they replace it for you.
I really thought they fixed the problem... have people with relatively new replacements (last 4 months or so) had the problem recur?
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I really thought they fixed the problem... have people with relatively new replacements (last 4 months or so) had the problem recur?
Have not been following it, honestly. I hope that the problem has been "fixed" by now.
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Happy to hear that the new ones ride better. My 06 xi rode like s***.
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I think the warranty extension covers parts and labor... in other words, bring it in and they replace it for you.
Great info, thanks! I figured you'd have a useful tidbit for me.
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