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      10-06-2012, 06:54 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by SleepTight
Can somebody explain to me what the point would be of getting an extended warranty as part of the compensation package? If your oil pump didn't fail, your engine should be fine.

Is there some concern that you could have been driving the car with a low oil condition due to a bad pump and not known it? That doesn't seem very likely and BarryB's tale of woe suggests that the loss of the oil pump leads to a massive engine failure before you even get a low oil warning light.
I think it was suggested as a message from BMW that they stand behind their products for the long haul. Not because of possible damage.