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      02-19-2013, 08:45 PM   #16

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Originally Posted by Chriskm3 View Post
If I'm not mistaken the difference between the m3 and a 3 series is around %80. I've read somewhere that cosmetic commonalities exist but anything mechanical has been redesigned.
yeah, but something like a battery connector likely will have part commonality across all 3-series and other cars.

Very likely due to the restricted models stated in the recall, it appears these cars all are the non-German sourced parts.

US/Canada assembled cars likely will use local suppliers for minor parts such as a connector cable