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Got a new mini cooper s and horrible noise was coming from engine. took it to BMW and they said the camshaft has broke and all my valves need to be replaced Should i be worried

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  • steves_2001 Oct 13, 2008

    The car would not start, had to get BMW services out to the car. the car has done 190000 miles and has a full service history

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    You consider 190,000 to be a new car?? Hum very interesting

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    And the question is?

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Hi if your camshaft had broke the car wouldn,t start and if the camshaft had broke the camshafts had a fault in it and it makes no sense what so ever cause if all your valves want changing the car wouldn,t start and if it did it would run very badly you are being took for a ride on this discription if you had a knocking noise from the top end of the engine the camshaft and rockers are proberly at fault may run like this for a long time or not but if i were you i would take it to another garage for a second opinion don,t mention about what bmw said something is not right here if this car is new then what mileage has it done and complain to bmw to fix it as this should not happen [free] these cams should last 100000 miles ifoil changes are done when they are suppose to good luck yates210456

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  • paul yates Oct 13, 2008

    hi you said it was new so that said 190.000 miles but i stand by what i said if the cams broke then it won,t start get a second opinion but ifs done that type of mileage i would have the engine completly overhauled its not going to do much more just a comment for emmisionwiz nice to see you read others comments epspecially mine you will learn something so before you comment you should read what was posted which is i have a new mini cooper s not the reply to what i asked which was what is the mileage as obviously 190000 is not been done on a new vechicle which i didnt state steve2001 did

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