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  1. Mechanic claims turbo failure is due to swirl flaps removal!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi! I just had a total turbo failure on my 2006 320d. Loud bang, and black smoke. A couple of years ago i did a swirl flap delete on this car. Now, the mechanic claims that this is why i had the turbo failure, and it had to do with turbo pressure fully open :confused I dont believe it, but i...
  2. No Claims Protection...what a waste of money

    Car Insurance
    Hi All, I have been driving for nearly 25 years. I have 24 years NCB and have paid to protect for the last 18+ years. As some will know my old X3 was stolen from my drive last November. I bought my replacement X3 shortly after. My insurance is due 23/05/16 so decided to get a few quotes...
  3. Ever taken BMW to small claims?

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    Hi, I've had my E93 320 msport for two years and about 14months ago it went in for a service and they told me the rear o/s alloy was cracked. It was just over 1 in the runout test so they replaced it free of charge. It went back in for a service 2 weeks ago and I was injured that the same...
  4. No Claims Bonus Question

    General BMW Discussions
    Alright peoples...Ive noticed that everytime ive took out a policy they dont ask to see proof of no claims bonus...Is this only asked for in the event of a claim? How does it work? And what are your personal experiences?
  5. Dubious claims game

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    Play the game :shifty::D
  6. Warranty Claims.... Surely a record?

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    Here is a list of all of the Warranty Claims I have had honoured by Audi in the last 3 years of ownership of my Mk. 2 TT 2.0T FSI: New Steering Rack due to grinding noise (turned out this became a Silent Recall) Dashboard Rattle fixed Glove Compartment opening by itself Dashboard Rattle fixed...
  7. KwikFit insurance and Autoglass claims

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    Got a lovely stone chip in the passanger side of my windscreen today :frown Called into Autoglass and they had a look.... They're coming out to fix it in the morning. They said that I MIGHT need a new windscreen because the chip is shaped like a little slit, and it might crack when they try to...
  8. Modded bmw's and bmw warrenty claims?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I was just wanting to know that if the car is modified, what are bmw like on warrenty claims? Example: 19 inch wheels. Thank you guys! Stu
  9. Do bmw inflate MPG claims by a huge amount?

    General BMW Discussions
    I am yet to witness a BMW reach is official statistic fuel economy figure unlike a lot of manufacturers such as VW who often owners will find they surpass it. Basically 118d which bmw claims should avergae 63 and it infact does 47 when most of its journeys are 45min motorway runs. (see also post...
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