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Old November 14th, 2017, 11:39   #481
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Yesterday my wife, the owner of a 2014 BMW 328d xDrive wagon, received a letter from BMW stating the warranty for the HPFP was extended to 10 years / 120,000 miles. That's great news.

The car is 3 years, 4 months old with 50,000 miles. No problems so far with anything. However, my wife doesn't like the navigation system because it doesn't tell her the road she's on. Picky Picky.
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Old November 14th, 2017, 11:45   #482
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Yesterday my wife, the owner of a 2014 BMW 328d xDrive wagon, received a letter from BMW stating the warranty for the HPFP was extended to 10 years / 120,000 miles. That's great news.

The car is 3 years, 4 months old with 50,000 miles. No problems so far with anything. However, my wife doesn't like the navigation system because it doesn't tell her the road she's on. Picky Picky.
I got the same Letter My warranty was extended when I bought the car to 100K
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Yesterday my wife, the owner of a 2014 BMW 328d xDrive wagon, received a letter from BMW stating the warranty for the HPFP was extended to 10 years / 120,000 miles. That's great news.

The car is 3 years, 4 months old with 50,000 miles. No problems so far with anything. However, my wife doesn't like the navigation system because it doesn't tell her the road she's on. Picky Picky.
It does if you zoom in/out to the correct distance
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JR is tuning the 328d, you guys need to jump on the bandwagon
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Jeff is also tuning the 328D ......he is my choice!
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There's a post on Bimmerpost about this. Not many participating, and the only recurring issue is the transfer case, but that's not 328d specific.
I had the transfer case problem in early September. I never knew it was a known issue and I was quite surprised to be stranded when it dropped. The best part... car had just over 49k on it so the dealer worked with me. I'll explain more if y'all are interested.
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JasonTDI says that if you replace the gear oil in the transfer case every 25,000 miles you're much less likely to have a problem. Says it only holds about 6 oz., but the correct OE oil is $99/liter(!).
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The dealer explained to me that it was my tires and some uneven wear on the passenger front. It had 4/32" of tread and the rest of the tires had 7/32" . Also, that front passenger rim was bent and the alignment was pretty bad. The transfer case was covered under warranty as long as I replaced the tires. Tires, a rim, alignment, oil change at the price tag of $1750 which was cheaper than a $5800 transfer case.

It'll take me about 3 years to drive 25k more miles. I need to find a local BMW mechanic that can help me when I need it. Last thing I want to do is go back to the dealership. Even after dropping nearly 2 grand I found out a week later when I opened my trunk that the tech never put my front belly pan thing back on.
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