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How could you grant a new $40k car a 5 star rating when you've been experiencing a nagging mechanical issue since you bought it? This is your rating. Rate on the basis of your experience so others can pull together a decent picture of the car's value averaging many users' experiences. With everyone inflating their ratings it's hard to get a sense of whether or not to spend the money.Report it
To date, the dealership knows how unhappy I am with this bearing noise, which is just getting worse. I now have 7500 mi. on this car. However, the dealership in Decatur, GA, asked me to leave my car there for a few days, to contact the Area Manager and have him/her review the noise in the car. At least I am making progres......Report it
I don't want to shed doubt on your expertise but are you sure this isn't just road noise? Off my 335i xdrive I get a lot of road noise throughout the car. I chock this up to the sports exhaust, run flat tires and over all sportiness. I find no noise emanating from one particular part of the car and it does not seem to increase or decrease as I would imagine a bearing would in noise levels at different speeds or when turning. In 2011 they have made some upgrades to the drive train I believe so if this issue you are talking about is true, hopefully they will warranty it or recall the part(s)Report it
Jim, Same thing with my new 2011 328i sedan. At just over 5000 miles, it's had 4 rear diff's and a rear diff oil change to no help. My last chat with the Sacramento bmw dearship 2 days ago went unanswered to date. Very UNSAT customer service. Think bmw will ever fix the problem or are these cars lemons? Should have stuck with Honda I think.Report it
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