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      07-13-2009, 08:53 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by amk2912 View Post
So instead of a $5.00 globe replacement we're probably looking at a $300-$400 part. Just as well it's a warranty job!

Just the mirror glass itself needed to be replaced. As it's not rocket science I just bought the mirror glass.....$310!!!
Originally Posted by LuKe450 View Post
Result: Whole new everything.. $1400 for memory. They put it through their insurance. I was just happy it didn't fold into any of the X5 panels/door - that would have been very costly.
Strange how these things happen - as an engineer we're told to design/select components that have a high MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) - I question why engineers that are paid a lot aren't choosing components that are more resilient. From the greater business' point of view - the cost of sale would go down (and margins could go up!)

Perhaps we should go after BMW collectively as a client
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2010 E92 M3 Space Grey | Fully Loaded
1996 E36 M3 Dakar Yellow - SOLD
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