You have a Beautiful, BMW and you’ve religiously taken it to the dealer for the routine, recommended scheduled maintenances, without fail. You thought that this ritual was designed to keep your car running for years and years, well beyond after the warranty period is over, right?
Well, Unfortunately, I’ve got bad news for you. BMW designs its extended maintenance schedules to first, to make it attractive enough to sell you the car and second, to save them money while your automobile is under the warranty period. By advertising to the buying public that all repairs and maintenances are covered, for the entire four years or 50 thousand miles, at no cost, makes it very attractive to new BMW buyers.
So, What’s the Problem? You see, BMW stretches the oil service intervals ten to fifteen thousand miles, reducing their out of pocket maintenance costs during the in-warranty period.Recommended services used to be in the three to five thousand miles intervals, by getting on the synthetic oil technology tailcoat, pencil-pushers in the accounting headquarters were able to curtail costs by minimizing your maintenance trips to dealers, making claims that you don’t have to change your fluids in your transmission and other drivetrain components. They claim to use “lifetime fluids”.
Whose lifetime? The lifetime of your transmission, that is. Your BMW Transmission will last longer if you just change its fluid and filter every 50 thousand miles or so. As a matter of fact, one of the most common BMW transmission supplier (ZF), recommends the fluids to be changed, however, BMW opts not to. BMW would rather sell you a new transmission or guide you over to the “New Car” section for you to buy their latest model.
These extended scheduled services cause less frequent visits to the dealer or the shop of your choice, which may in turn lead to disregarding certain safety components such as brakes, suspension and tires. A worn suspension system can accelerate tire wear and create an unsafe condition very quickly. Potholes and curb-damage are the main cause of your BMW’s alignment to be out of spec. in the Dallas area.
Is Your BMW Factory Warranty Expiring Soon? Did you know that when you take your car in to your local BMW dealer for your free scheduled services during the warranty periods, unless you complain about an issue you’re having with your automobile, your dealer may or may not inform you of an existing problem? They may simply defer it until your next visit which may be fifteen thousand miles from now, which may put you out of the warranty period.
How Can You Save Thousands of Dollars? Have you every heard of the expression “As soon as it ran our of warranty, things started to break”? Before your BMW Factory Warranty expires, Autoscope can inform you of existing or eminent problems, deferred maintenances, needed services or repairs which you can have your dealer perform for FREE! This May Save You Thousands of Dollars, It has proven to be the fact for many of our clients. However, If your BMW does not have any issues, we’ll also inform you of the fact. Either Way, it’s a Win-Win situation for you.
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