Question about 2003 BMW 325
My car completely broke down and the dealership is saying that it's because something called "Stop Leak" was put into the radiator. The car is under warranty but they don't want to pay for the repairs because they say that I improperly maintained the car but I have never put this stuff in there nor did I ever authorize anything like that. I just bought the car last September and the previous owner claims to have only had the car taken to the service dept at the dealership. They are saying that this stuff totally clogged up my whole cooling system and caused the car to overheat and that now the entire engine needs to be replaced. Is this reasonable?! HELP! The car is a 2003 BMW 325i if it matters.
No, this is a dealer trying to get out of replacing an engine. I would talk to a lawyer and have them call the dealership. Stop leak VERY rarely clogs and I have never heard of an engine hurt by today's radiator stop leak. Maybe back when they put black pepper in the radiators to stop leaks that would happen but not now. PLUS BMW's have such great cooling systems that it would never happen.
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