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      02-06-2013, 12:39 PM   #14

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Originally Posted by kscarrol View Post
^^ Interesting. I am considering extended warranties as I approach three years of ownership. I always thought the BMW warranty was tied to the VIN and it did not matter who owned the vehicle. Better do some more research though I have to say I am leaning toward a third party warranty such as the USAA coverage.
that sounds right, b/c the dealer then would resell the car as a CPO, if they so choose. The new buyer wouldn't take the balance of the previous owner's warranty, they just take the new CPO terms, subject to BMW's own CPO conditions (e.g. BMW won't put a CPO tag on cars older than "x" years or higher than "y" miles, etc.)