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      08-16-2010, 11:22 AM   #1
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So i had my car towed on Friday for HPFP deal. So next day i got to pick it up Saturday from the sales department and my Ipod and spare keys are missing. The dealer of course tells me that they dont have a use it for it in services. I'm like you guys told me you drove it for 2 hours. So they told me to call the tow truck driver course he denies it also. I called my insurance company and they say i would have to pay $300 deductible and the max that they pay out is $200. So im out an ipod, spare key, and my car is still not working. What else can I do?

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      08-16-2010, 11:33 AM   #2
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complain up the chain.. to manager, store owner, BMW NA etc

that's about your only recourse I think
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      08-16-2010, 11:42 AM   #3
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this is crazy i have never had anything stolen out my car before.
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      08-16-2010, 11:46 AM   #4
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thats BS, def complain to BMW NA
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      08-16-2010, 12:10 PM   #5
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this is crazy i have never had anything stolen out my car before.
You just jinxed yourself


The the OP, dealership or towing company will not take responsibility for lost items. I suggest you move on and buy yourself a brand new shiny ipod.
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You just jinxed yourself


The the OP, dealership or towing company will not take responsibility for lost items. I suggest you move on and buy yourself a brand new shiny ipod.
I pretty much agree.

It should be common sense/practice to remove ALL ITEMS OF IMPORTANCE from your car before taking it in for service. And I'm hoping those spare keys were to your car. If they were why were they in your car? Not trying to be an ass, just asking.
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I pretty much agree.

It should be common sense/practice to remove ALL ITEMS OF IMPORTANCE from your car before taking it in for service. And I'm hoping those spare keys were to your car. If they were why were they in your car? Not trying to be an ass, just asking.

+1, I realize when you're getting a tow, sometimes you forget things...but you learned your lesson, always double check!
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      08-16-2010, 05:10 PM   #8
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You know, the spare key thing kind of worries me. Call me paranoid, but your car is most likely registered to your address, which would be easily accessed by anyone working in the service area...I'd make sure you put that bimmer in a garage at night. Just saying.

But, then again, it's pretty likely that the HPFP would fail as they're stealing it anyway, so don't worry about it, hahahaha jk.
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so i guess i should say bye bye to my items huh? those keys are so f'n expensive
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Sorry to hear OP, but i left like 150 bucks in the smoke tray and it was still there...just your bad luck with bad people
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your fault for leaving valuables in the car, i always always double and triple check that everything is out of the car that is valuable before i bring it in
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your fault for leaving valuables in the car, i always always double and triple check that everything is out of the car that is valuable before i bring it in
that's why I never leave anything of value in my car to begin with..

I keep gum, hand sanitizer, kleenex and an iPod.. the end...
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that's why I never leave anything of value in my car to begin with..

I keep gum, hand sanitizer, kleenex and an iPod.. the end...
huh? why are you lecturing him then? the only thing different here is the spare key from what you 'keep in your car'??
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the spare key was stolen as well?!?! didnt catch that one in the OP! my god man that blows! dont ever keep that in the car, i would have the locks changed and the car reprogrammed, i would worry about the car being stolen now!
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huh? why are you lecturing him then? the only thing different here is the spare key from what you 'keep in your car'??
spare key is of value

someone could easily come and jack his car with a spare key can't they?
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yea i always just keep it the car. its taken apart. i leave it the car because my daughter flushed my last spare key i had. the crazy thing is my car has been going to that same dealer for 2 years with no problems.
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Sorry to hear OP, but i left like 150 bucks in the smoke tray and it was still there...just your bad luck with bad people
Either honest people or they didnt notice it was there lol. What is your avatar "Kafir" about?
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