Originally Posted by Sal@Evolve
Companies are acting very responsibly and also to a lesser extent covering themselves by suggesting a part is changed which has been updated by BMW.
Given the job is actually not very difficult at all it is well worth changing the bearings.
Many opinions out there on the subject of why motors have blown.
On the S62 scene, changing rod bearings is very much the norm and at the top of most people's maintenance list.
Agree 100%. Change your oil often.