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Hi. I own a bmw 1 series wgich is 3.5 yrs old and less than 35000 driven. Some warning light came up on my dash board and i went to a BMW dealer only to find out that the hydraulics of my car had failed and will cost me 1900£ to get fixed. According to the dealer nothing i have done could have possibly contributed to this problem.Can someone please enlighten me on the problem and the possible solutions Also if i have not contributed to the fault then should the BMW not be paying for the repairs considering that the car is only 3.5 yrs old? Is this a common problem??? All help would be greatly appreciated Many Thanks

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Had same on 120i (2005 reg). Without prompting dealer contacted BMW who agreed to pay for part and half the labour as it seems to be a common problem for 04-06 models.

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I would take the car to a private garage and have them check out this problem.If it is a BMW fault then you should not have to pay for anything.if Its a manifacture fault.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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