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      02-23-2018, 03:14 PM   #1
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Would you jump on this?

2013 BMW 528xi w/ premium tech comfort cold weather convenience pkg, cameras, pretty much fully loaded.

70k miles / dealer serviced / no accidents / road ready.

Alpine White on Dakota

Price 15,800 usd.
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2013 BMW 528xi w/ premium tech comfort cold weather convenience pkg, cameras, pretty much fully loaded.

70k miles / dealer serviced / no accidents / road ready.

Alpine White on Dakota

Price 15,800 usd.
Nope nope nope, I'm sure this has the dreaded Timing chain problem just waiting to blow the motor up. I have a 2012 528i and just had a brand new motor replaced under the CPO warranty. I had 74,500 miles and now back to 0! . Try to find a later year preferably late 2015 and up

Please read this:

https://bmwtechnician.com/2016/08/07...g-chain-issue/

This is how I came to realize of the timing chain issue and took it in to the dealer for them to take a look

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Nope nope nope, I'm sure this has the dreaded Timing chain problem just waiting to blow the motor up. I have a 2012 528i and just had a brand new motor replaced under the CPO warranty. I had 74,500 miles and now back to 0! . Try to find a later year preferably late 2015 and up

Please read this:

https://bmwtechnician.com/2016/08/07...g-chain-issue/

This is how I came to realize of the timing chain issue and took it in to the dealer for them to take a look

See my post:
Your picture is very hard to see. Please re-post a bigger size, as this could helpful to many of us. Thank you
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Your picture is very hard to see. Please re-post a bigger size, as this could helpful to many of us. Thank you
I cannot enlarge the pic as it was a screenshot. Please go to this link and search for my name "sunny", you will find my video and comments.

https://bmwtechnician.com/2016/08/07...ge-3/#comments
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I say you find a 535i x-drive, my 2011 is still going solid at 80K miles.
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