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      01-14-2013, 05:29 AM   #1
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Break-In Service Cost

I believe you guys in the US don't pay for Service... But perhaps we have some of the European owners to answer as well.

How much was your Break-In Service Invoice ?

I was a bit surprised to see the amount and cost of the Engine Oil...

8.5 Liters and 205 Euros (before tax)

Total invoice was around 420 Euros
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      06-24-2013, 02:19 PM   #2
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I believe you guys in the US don't pay for Service... But perhaps we have some of the European owners to answer as well.

How much was your Break-In Service Invoice ?

I was a bit surprised to see the amount and cost of the Engine Oil...

8.5 Liters and 205 Euros (before tax)

Total invoice was around 420 Euros
Yikes.
Here is the info for the US BMW Maintenance Program included in the cost of the vehicle.

BMW We cover all factory-recommended maintenance at no charge for the first four years or 50,000 miles, whichever comes first, as well as specific items that require replacement due to normal wear and tear.

Your maintenance costs:

Engine Oil Services: $0
Inspection Services: $0
Wiper Blade Inserts: $0
Brake Pads: $0
Brake Discs: $0
Engine Drive Belts: $0
Brake Fluid Service: $0
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During ED we paid about 600 euros for our service
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I believe you guys in the US don't pay for Service... But perhaps we have some of the European owners to answer as well.

How much was your Break-In Service Invoice ?

I was a bit surprised to see the amount and cost of the Engine Oil...

8.5 Liters and 205 Euros (before tax)

Total invoice was around 420 Euros
I bought 12 quarts (more than 8.9 quarts needed for oil change) of German-made Castrol 0w-30 for $102 on Amazon. This is a much better oil than what the dealers give you.

So 205 euros for just oil is too much. Oil should be $105, filter should be $25, labor 30 minutes.

Then you have differential oil - no idea about cost of that
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