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      05-12-2022, 01:18 PM   #1
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BMW extending warranty for front/rear air suspension strut assemblies ~ 8 years / 80K

Received letter from BMW today (attached), all G11 and G12 series included.
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      05-12-2022, 07:07 PM   #2
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      05-12-2022, 09:05 PM   #3
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I got that too. It was up there for one of my concerns, even though I have extended warranty. Good to see them stand solidly behind their product. Makes me love my car more
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      05-13-2022, 10:48 AM   #4
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Well, that's great news. Hopefully my car falls within that category. It's waiting (10 more days) for a loaner to become available for me to bring mine in for new front air springs, which fortunately were covered under warranty, which has now expired. It took over a month to get them shipped in.
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      05-13-2022, 11:19 AM   #5
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I wonder if we’ll get this in the U.K. Probably contributes to the nearly $3000 a year they want to extend the warranty.
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      05-13-2022, 11:42 AM   #6
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Hopefully this applies to their Canadian customers too! This was the only part of my car that I was worried about because of all the potholes here.
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      05-19-2022, 01:16 PM   #7
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My 730d LCI front left strut developed some sort of leak around a month after delivery. Not sure if we will get it in Australia, it always bugged me that Australia always misses out on many recalls and extended warranties.
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      07-11-2022, 05:13 AM   #8
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I wonder if we’ll get this in the U.K. Probably contributes to the nearly $3000 a year they want to extend the warranty.
Ouch... I was wondering how much an extended warranty was. Mine is going to be out of warranty at the end of December. Makes you wonder if its a better idea to just bank the £250 / month into a separate pot.

You'd like to think that you'd get more than 3 years of life out of the critical components in the car.
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      07-11-2022, 11:55 AM   #9
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Important to keep servicing at main dealer in this scenario, as can then get goodwill contributions towards any issues that shouldn’t have happened. Dealers have quite a bit of flex, and can decide locally to give 0%, 20%, 50% or 100% contribution - normally determined how you behave towards them. A guns blazing, ranting customer will get much less support than a reasonable, level headed approach. This is UK, so interested how markets differ.
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      07-11-2022, 07:13 PM   #10
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the extended warranty covers the struts, but does not include the failure-prone air pumps that pressurize the struts.
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      08-29-2022, 07:41 PM   #11
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Does anyone have the detailed bulletin for this extended warranty campaign? I would like to know what error codes / conditions are covered. Just found the driver rear of my G12 750i obviously deflated after 70K trouble-free miles.

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EDIT

ISTA testing shows low pressure on the back axle. Interestingly the back left is visually much lower down but the pressure readings are lower on the opposite (right) side?



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      12-17-2022, 03:47 AM   #12
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Is this warranty for all BMW 7 series g11 across the world?
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      12-17-2022, 05:59 AM   #13
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      08-18-2023, 10:06 PM   #14
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BMW Canada confirmed that this is also valid in Canada for 8yrs/128k km.

Active front grills/lower air flaps are covered for 10yrs/192k km
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      08-19-2023, 08:08 AM   #15
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Important to keep servicing at main dealer in this scenario, as can then get goodwill contributions towards any issues that shouldnt have happened. Dealers have quite a bit of flex, and can decide locally to give 0%, 20%, 50% or 100% contribution - normally determined how you behave towards them. A guns blazing, ranting customer will get much less support than a reasonable, level headed approach. This is UK, so interested how markets differ.
I am not on this fourm a whole lot..but I have a great goodwill story to share on my car which I will do at some point. Basicially due to some ongoing AC issues it was determined evaporator was bad, and I had only 48,000 miles on the car. Since I always have car serviced at dealer they covered 100% - a $6,458 charge otherwise.
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      08-20-2023, 06:14 AM   #16
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Damn this made a big wave in this forum, glad this is getting more recognition!
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