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Old 29.11.2010, 12:01
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Windscreen Wipers

In the last 12 months I have bought 3 cars from BMW dealers.

Of those cars, only 1 has had windscreen wipers that didn't need replacing!! The Alpina Roadster went back in after a week, and the 530 is having a pair sent to me in the post.

I said to the salesman, I can take out an entire gearbox - windscreen wipers won't be a problem.

The CD-changer also jammed on it's first use!!
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Old 29.11.2010, 12:02
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I said to the salesman, I can take out an entire gearbox...
Yeah, but can you put it back in!?!
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Old 29.11.2010, 12:03
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Re: Windscreen Wipers

Your post only prove what I knew already....BMW sucks
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Old 29.11.2010, 12:10
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Re: Windscreen Wipers

You phoned up a BMW dealer...

You : "Hello, I'd like a windscreen wiper for my 530 please..."
Dealer : "That's a fair swap..."

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Old 30.11.2010, 09:45
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Yeah, but can you put it back in!?!
Yes - and out again - and back in again. I trashed 2 this year

Mind you at 75 a through they aren't exactly expensive - cheaper than a tyre - singular!!!

ElggDK - BMW sucks? Not really - wipers are in the post - and the car itself is superb.
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Old 30.11.2010, 09:56
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ElggDK - BMW sucks? Not really - wipers are in the post - and the car itself is superb.
OK then....but why doing this then.....?

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Yes - and out again - and back in again. I trashed 2 this year
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Old 30.11.2010, 10:43
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Re: Windscreen Wipers

I am not into Bmw so i don't know much of them, but when you mean with " replace windscreen wipers", are we talking the lot? blade and rubber?

Our previous car was an Opel, the garage we had it serviced had the rubbers on a roll ( from Bosch so no crap)

He just cut them to size and replaced them on the blades,where other garage will replace the full blade and rubbers , costing you way more then just the rubber.

Would that be an option? or does Bmw not accomodate swapping just the rubbers on its own?
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