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      07-12-2012, 10:54 AM   #24
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Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: NOVA

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So, it turns out the software update didn't solve anything. I've been thrown into limp mode a few more times in the last week. Still throwing the codes for throttle actuator bank 2, it needs to be replaced. My SA submitted for goodwill and I just got the call....BMW is willing to cover 40% of the repair, which they estimated to be around $2K total.

I've gotta say, I'm not satisfied with this response. I started getting these faults about a week out of warranty and the car only has 37K miles on it. There's nothing they can say to convince me it's within the normal scope of operation for a throttle actuator to fail at this kind of mileage. What are my options here? Call BMWNA customer relations and escalate?

Last edited by RBB; 07-12-2012 at 10:59 AM.