BMW is good if you want to enjoy the driving experience. As an owner,
if you do not get the facts about that particular BMW you will drive,
it can be a financial nightmare, especially if you do not buy the
Ensure that the BMW has a full service history, in particular in areas
such as cooling system, engine (including rocker covers, camshafts,
and tappets), regular oil changes (including spraybar), front
suspension arms, and air conditioner servicing. Also, check if the
ceiling has issues. If not, you may find that you'll have to deal
with this components yourself.
I would also ensure that *all* electrical items, including the
heating, are fully operational. I have to replace bulbs in the
automatch tranmission gear indicator and the right-turn indicator in
the speedometer cluster. Refer to news message
| OK, so I am in the process of purchasing my first BMW. It is a 2003
| with only 8K. I have never owned a German Car... I currently have a
| Lexus GS300 which has been remarkably reliable... This buying
| fell into my lap and was such that I really couldn't pass it up...
| event... Anyone else gone from Lexus to BMW, Only to be fulfilled
| bliss and happiness... ?