Why does the CAR WIZARD hate BMW's?!? He explains exactly why on this 2001 325Ci?

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You've heard for months the CAR WIZARD 🧙‍♂️ hates BMW's, but why? He will fully explain on this 2001325Ci.
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  • I really get tried of people giving the car wizard bullshit over his pricing. I am a network engineer and people go network wizzard please make sure my network does not get ransomware or please keep my employees from goofying off or please configure this random piece of equipment and then not all but some get upset when I hand them a bill for 2 hours of my time or what ever it is and they get upset and they know my rate is 120 dollars and I am upfront with them on how long it going to take. I have a honest mechcanic like the car wizard here in my home town. I dont question his rates because like me he stands by his work and like me have a business to run. If you can do it in your driveway great your not the type of person who is running a business and if something else breaks even if it not your fault you are not going to go back to yourself and say well you broke this now fix it. Sorry as someone in a service industry I stand by my work and I have nothing against people who do there own work but stop being back seat quaterbacks it stupid and annoying.

    Rob SnyderRob SnyderUukausi sitten
    • @Rob Manuel he had pull 1/3 of the parts out to change this gasket. He should’ve charged her $800

      Patrick MerkelPatrick MerkelPäivä sitten
    • i totally agree as a up coming technican its also how we get paid too, the owner has a set shop rate, and the job that come in he has to pay the tech, charge for the list price of the part, dignostic, labor, then pay the parts guy, pay tax,

      Alvarez ZAlvarez Z5 päivää sitten
    • @Cole Cooper It's a 400.00 job at my shop

      robert schulzrobert schulz5 päivää sitten
    • Most people don't mind forking out 50k+ for a new car, but never want to pay much to maintain it.

      William MullenWilliam Mullen5 päivää sitten
    • My experience with end user types is that most of the times, if not everytime it is them that have caused the issues they are experiencing! You got ransomware? Well maybe you could have stopped yourself from installing those sixteen part auto updated card playing games! ...and the funny thing is that they will swear that they have not gone to any funky sites or allowed anything to get installed on their system! All I have to do is look at their registry and run a few scans and look for the remnant of all the junk programs and extensions on their systems! They usually deserve everything that they have to deal with!!!

      GrunchlikGrunchlik6 päivää sitten
  • My dad is a retired mechanic (English) and he hates English cars, he also hates any German car that isn't a Merc. The only other cars he rates are particular Japanese models. American cars to him aren't really cars, he just thinks toy town and dismisses away. Regarding BMW he also always refused to work on them.

    N WN W9 tuntia sitten
  • seems to me GM got sied and lost over a twenty dollar widget inside the transmission. making a hundred dollar repair cost two thousand dollars. the transmission had to be removed, the case cracked open, partially disassembled before you could finally replace the twenty dollar widget. stupid. automotive engineers and designers need to be slapped repeatedly until no longer stuck on stupid...

    Johnny RayJohnny Ray21 tunti sitten
  • People complained in 1990 when the mechanics rate was $45 an hour. Don’t like paying an honest mechanic ? Do it yourself or find a dishonest mechanic and pay more. Long live The 🧙‍♂️

    Patrick MerkelPatrick MerkelPäivä sitten
  • 3rd time wat hing you guys, but your honesty made me subscribe, work is work, but honesty cannot be bought is a will, Respect+ , shout out from Puerto Rico.

    Ator TankAtor TankPäivä sitten
  • I’ve does hundreds of these seals they don’t take very long to do, they always go bad it’s really not a big deal because these old inline 6 cyls don’t have many problems really just this oil seal, valve cover gasket, water pumps they are very reliable. The next generation 3.0 the oil housing isn’t the entire bracket. All the newer cars are expensive to fix look at the 3.7 ford engine it costs 14hr of labor to replace a water pump like many other engines. Look at heater cores in many cars the heater core is 60 bucks but 1200 to install but many European cars they don’t cost that much to fix. Many things on European cars are actually easier. This is what we do as auto technicians just get to work. When you do an oil separator (pcv) you need to tell the customer that they plastic hoses are very brittle and likely will break you should never ever ever eat the costs of a broken part like the plastic breather hoses that’s not ur fault they break no matter what you do when they are old. It’s not your fault the customer owns a bmw it’s your job to fix it and make money I’d you want to talk about a bad car talk about a Chevy impala they nickel and dime people to death.

    peanutbutterisfupeanutbutterisfuPäivä sitten
  • The E36 and E46 BMWs are rock simple. If you can't afford $20 for the fan clutch tools and $5 for the socket that fits the oil filter housing lid, and you can't get all of that stuff off of the front of the engine in an hour, buy something else. You can do a complete front end rebuild in 2 hours for $150. Coil packs are $10 - $15 per. The one thing that'll make your eyes water if you're not prepared for it is a starter motor on an automatic equipped car. It's a bitch, and $450 in labor is cheap. I've had E36 and E46 3 series for the last 10 years and put well over 200k miles on every one of them. Bought them at around 100k from people who were scared of them. Current is an '04 Xi wagon. With decent tires, the thing is practically unstoppable in snow and everything works. Sunroof, power seats, rear wiper, heated mirrors and seats, AC blows ice cubes and the heater will set your shoes on fire. 206k miles and she keeps plugging along.

    Papa WoodyPapa WoodyPäivä sitten
  • Mercedes is the same deal! If you can buy one new...fine...but if used stay away from these luxury cars! Money pits!

    Frank RoperFrank Roper2 päivää sitten
  • BMW, Over engineered in a bad way!!

    Ibrahim QariIbrahim Qari2 päivää sitten
  • This video just sums up the fact that the people who design cars don't have to work on them!

    robbocop33 rrobbocop33 r2 päivää sitten
  • I did the exact OPPOSITE of this video and purchased a 2004 325xi (my 2nd E46) and have already dumped nearly $2k into the car and I love it still. Why is that? The E46 chassis the last of the pure 3 Series sedans where BMW wasn't concerned about you wanting a cushy ride, super soft leather and numb steering. The cars have aged well and still look great over 20 years after introduction. Where these cars get you about repairs is the ability to work on your own car. Yeah if you need to take one of these to a mechanic for everything you're going to spend a lot of money and you will want to dump the car. But if you have a decent set of tools, the space and the time these cars are pretty easy to work on (for the most part). Hell I've never worked on my cars without a buddies help and I did the entire cooling system on my car over the course of the weekend. BMW also sold millions of these so parts are plentiful from just about anywhere. I love these cars and will continue to keep mine on the road as long as possible.

    Ryan NelsonRyan Nelson3 päivää sitten
  • Question Car Wizard, are these like the Ford Tritons that you have to put a dob of Dielectric Grease on the Alternator to help prevent that? Something about the Alternator transferring electrolysis voodoo into the gasket that hardens it like that. An old Ford Dealership Mechanic told me that trick, but to be honest, I've never worked on BMW and do everything I can to avoid a Triton as well.

    Bare RoseBare Rose3 päivää sitten
  • Man, bmw are the worst german cars. Still waiting to see one that runs without problems. Most of the car companies have at least one good car. Not bmw, they just go from bad to worst

    ozmanice 75ozmanice 753 päivää sitten
  • Garage wanted 300 für changing a rim tensioner did it in 20 minutes myself.another garage wanted 1000 for changing a generator on a class did it in my garage in 6 hrs because no lifters.with lifters 2 hrs.

    Normaler MenschNormaler Mensch3 päivää sitten
  • I want to see the Wizard on a V10 Audi RS6, explaining how the whole engine has to come out (or at least that's what the manuals say) just to change a $2 gasket on the oil/water pump.

    French20centFrench20cent4 päivää sitten
  • great video

    ChrisChris4 päivää sitten
  • i am from germany and i learn Mechanicen and ican say that volkswagen and bmw build absolutly bad cars....very poor quality

    Sim naSim na4 päivää sitten
    • Mercedes is the best

      BenjaminBenjaminPäivä sitten
    • I thought German cars were Toyota reliable in Germany.

      Melchor Vincent AgotMelchor Vincent Agot2 päivää sitten
  • I would have suggested to the customer to take care of anything else in that general area before reassembled. To save them money, if that is what you were trying to do

    RegularGuyReactsRegularGuyReacts5 päivää sitten
    • People who disrespect 500hp engines usually sell on their problems. Defo do everything known to be an issue when you're in there. Both IDCc, both TAs in the S85 and all the plugs and coils in the N73.....

      Robert Walton-SharpRobert Walton-SharpTunti sitten
  • I 💯🎯 agree with you. So expensive to maintain.

    Ben PeshekBen Peshek5 päivää sitten
  • German cars are unreliable and over engineered. I’ve had many.

    riccccccardoriccccccardo5 päivää sitten
    • They really are

      facu rojasfacu rojas3 päivää sitten
  • e30 baby. non of that non sens

    frank rainfrank rain5 päivää sitten
  • You've heard the expression, the 2 best days in your life are the day you BUY your B, and the day you SELL your B. But, contrary to belief, B isn't boat, it's BMW.

    T.S. RACINGT.S. RACING6 päivää sitten
  • I see what you mean bit it only costs a lot because of labour charge

    john howardjohn howard6 päivää sitten
  • I did exactly this job recently on my 530i m54 engine. It cost me a total 250$. I live in Sweden.

    Ulf LundqvistUlf Lundqvist6 päivää sitten
  • dam you can tell its a beemer at 100K (imperial) its just about had it. meanwhile a Toyota or Mazda would be well worn bit tired but will go a long while yet.

    Antipodean wiseguyAntipodean wiseguy6 päivää sitten
  • Wizard you charged wayyyyyyyyyyyy to much 600 ? Lol where I live the would be 250 300 bucks at most

    rolex specialistrolex specialist6 päivää sitten
  • Sold my BMW 535xi for a VW GTI. Could not be happier. Too many reasons to list. At the same time, I would buy another BMW in a heartbeat. Great cars, just not the best for me at this particular moment. To each their own.

    BigTimeTimmy JimBigTimeTimmy Jim6 päivää sitten
  • Why do you think the germans had so many issues with their tanks in ww2? Great ideas, great innovations, awesome power, but over complicated.

    Matthew TraceyMatthew Tracey6 päivää sitten
  • I just think US labour rates or maybe your labour rates, possibly are to high , I just had this done at a BMW DEALER in my country for less and with that it comes with a 2 year unlimited Km warranty . I do almost all (excluding what I can do myself and if I can find the time ) of Bmw`s repairs at the dealers and the rates and part prices on Original BMW branded parts are very reasonable here in SA . The prices you quote are shocking .

    Zah KamZah Kam7 päivää sitten
  • You couldn't give me a BMW

    Dave MDave M7 päivää sitten
  • So much hate Wizard. You should let it go. Namaste my friend. Namaste.

    Jeremy PilotJeremy Pilot7 päivää sitten
  • Oil over over my driveway.. It's a BMW...

    ItsAlwaysRustyItsAlwaysRusty7 päivää sitten
  • I hate BMWs for the same reason why I hate Audis - the arrogant wankers who drive them.

    Christ in ShadesChrist in Shades7 päivää sitten
  • I think the key here is if you buy a used BMW, you should be prepared to do the servicing yourself.

    A GA G7 päivää sitten
  • I had that car, but the hard top version. Same year, same color, same wheels, same interior. I actually liked it until it needed to be fixed. My SECOND BMW was the repair nightmare! I'll never buy one again. Every dash light that came on cost me between $1,000 -$2,500 many times over. DONE!!!!!! I could afford it, but I had two friends that couldn't. One friend only had his used BMW for about three months and I talked my other friend out of it.

    blaster 0416blaster 04167 päivää sitten

    Jim's How-to VideosJim's How-to Videos7 päivää sitten
  • I'm not a BMW fanatic, but on its defence and based on experience; all rubber gaskets turn into plastic between 15 to 20 years of service. In most cases, It's much more cost effective to pull the engine out and replace all the seals and gaskets if you are planing to keep your 15 to 20+ year old car for longer. People often time complain about how expensive BMW parts are or Audi or Mercedes, but when the part is $3.45 then they complain about the labor...

    Xavier LemosXavier Lemos8 päivää sitten
  • They are basic and not that stylish. Extremely overrated and overpriced.

    VinylToVideoVinylToVideo8 päivää sitten
  • He can snap his fingers like a wizard and just charge “NOTHING” for the job if it makes him feel so bad. I’m an AMG buff mech. I pay someone else to bust their buckles doing what I know is a pain in the “you know what”... people; don’t be cheap when it comes to Doctors, mechanics, or lawyers!

    Victor RiveraVictor Rivera8 päivää sitten
  • ugh... those 2000s key fob/keys... When they die, you have to slice them open with a razor to replace the battery (which is only made by one company overseas) then glue it back together

    MatthewMatthew8 päivää sitten
  • you didn't have to take any of those parts...the air filter box is the only thing that needed to be removed and 6 bolts. 45 min job includint the cleaning of the oil filter housing surface... that's why people don't take their BMWs to just a regular mechanic...

    The ZoneThe Zone8 päivää sitten
  • But to the contrary: what other car drives as well as an old 3 series for around 1-2k a year in upkeep and a used sales price of 5-12k? Japanese cars are boring. Korean have terrible seats. Most American stuff handles poorly and doesn’t feel as tight as Bmw’s. E40’s and e90 series once brought up to standard, are as tough as anything out there and deliver a better road feel, steering, smooth engine, fit and trim than virtually anything made now.

    Jonathan ReedJonathan Reed8 päivää sitten
  • Wizard, do a video about why you love Land Rovers! Defender driver here, curious about your opinion!

    sebaaaa56sebaaaa568 päivää sitten
  • BMWs are TRASH, the biggest peace of garbage in car industry, endless money pits

    chidori zchidori z9 päivää sitten
  • All modern cars are the same not just bmw ,this guy is pricey for doing work I'm ok I'm ex motor mechanic I own BMW630i e63 easy to work on when you know how hehe

    colin malonecolin malone9 päivää sitten
  • You should wear a mask?

    ScotchEggScotchEgg9 päivää sitten
    • While here everyone else is thinking "Finally someone who isn't going along with the fake pandemic," here you come along "yOu ShOuLd WeAr A MaSk!" Maybe you should grow a brain?

      VinylToVideoVinylToVideo8 päivää sitten
  • Damn ... what is your labor rate, $200.00 per hour? All I repair is Euros. I cannot understand why the labor is so high unless you work for the dealership. Same job is 250.00 parts and labor

    Army VETArmy VET9 päivää sitten
  • USA has one of the highest mechanic labour rates in the world. In so many countries this job cost under $120.

    Daniel ScalesDaniel Scales9 päivää sitten
  • E46 is a great car but you better be the hands on kind of guy. I don't recommend them to people not in a position to fix them themselves.

    robert coylerobert coyle9 päivää sitten
  • Wait. He shits on bmw reliability but loves ranges. My kind of man n I own a bmw. Lol

    dingonautdingonaut9 päivää sitten
  • I own a manual 07 e60 550i and he is correct about everything except one thing. I still love mine even though I've spent thousands on repairs. I could've bought a new one, no exaggeration. But it's one of the best daily cars I've owned and I've owned a few.

    dingonautdingonaut9 päivää sitten
  • I noticed long ago many of these people driving used BMWs, especially 3 series, want to look like theyve got money, yet they are the types to put in $20 worth of gas at a time, and cant afford to maintain the vehicle. Theyd be so much better off buying a Corolla or a Civic.

    TheHardcoreLifeTheHardcoreLife9 päivää sitten
  • It has Dual Vanos hoov

    Mr TacomaMr Tacoma10 päivää sitten
  • I had mine changed on a E60 530i and it was 130€.

    TheOriginalGaymanTheOriginalGayman10 päivää sitten
  • 325 BMW, Bring Money Woman.

    Karl NashKarl Nash10 päivää sitten
  • Over engineering equal overly exaggerated prices because of not knowing the 'Golden Rule' K I S S - keep it simple stupid* how difficult is that!! They look nice performs great until it won't‼️💥🤑💲💲💳

    Justmy2centsJustmy2cents10 päivää sitten
  • Same here for some reason bmws never caught my attention. I do however love Japanese 90s and early 2000 cars

    Christian HernandezChristian Hernandez10 päivää sitten
  • Never buy a BMW they are a money pit. It took me 3 times owning a BMW until I learned my lesson.

    Chris MerkelChris Merkel10 päivää sitten
  • they all are crap pits

    TV TheoriesTV Theories10 päivää sitten
  • Same here I absolutely hate BMW all of them. So boring interior and exteriors.

    AllaboveAllabove11 päivää sitten
  • No mention on the panties on the stick lol?

    M C RM C R11 päivää sitten
  • By brother is a hardcore BMW fan and owned a 325is and another 3 series.. One thing that he always did was going to this mechanic friend to fix something in the engine every once in a while (usually water pump related). He wouldn't admit it and always said it was the best car he owned. Now he has a LS400 and hasn't been to the shop in a couple years but he hates it cause its too soft. Go figure.

    hairlesheephairlesheep11 päivää sitten
  • I had a BMW e30 316i , which I bought as an used car for one a winter season, but kept it for 7 years in the end. I was very happy with the simple technical layout, relatively cheap genuine and aftermarket spareparts (fitted a new camshaft, standard maintenance).

    Hein HalbachHein Halbach11 päivää sitten
  • and i'm a gonna make a comment in a moment sure and before we get into all the howdy and getting aqua-tinted y'all people gonna be saying well howdy dooody how do y'all ever get to making babies over here?

    lessless11 päivää sitten
  • I had a 2011 BMW 328x drive. Great car? Solid ride, great in snow. Besides being a pain in the ass to repair they will let you down! I had to tow mine twice! Stick with Toyota Honda or an American brand. You'll be more satisfied and won't have to reach as deep in your pockets!

    John ShulerJohn Shuler11 päivää sitten
  • BMW Broke My Wallet.

    MV GAMERMV GAMER11 päivää sitten
  • 600$ for max 2h job you crazy?. Matter of fact bmw are one of simpliest cars to work on.

    Edgars JansonsEdgars Jansons12 päivää sitten
  • My wife's 2011 gl450 had the same issue, except they also run the coolant in the oil filter housing too. It was: intake off, lights and bumper off, fan and shroud out, coolant drain, upper radiator hose out, oil drain, tensioner off, bracket off. All for a 5 dollar gasket. I did it myself, but I like to work on cars. Otherwise it would have been sold a long time ago. I've already fixed the air ride, and now I'm waiting for the variable intake arm to fail, lol.

    roo2 dee2roo2 dee212 päivää sitten
  • I own a 2000 528i, I purchased it with a bad head gasket (huge surprise someone overheated it.) When I bought it, I knew nothing about engines or mechanical parts of cars. I could hardly change the oil in my 02' Escalade. This was a cheap way to learn how to work on cars. Was cheaper to replace the engine from a junk yard, so while I had the engine out (huge learning experience for me) I replaced every gasket, and seal I could get to without removing major components..... well.... I thought I did. Put the car together, and amazingly it started up and ran. Except for it poured oil out everywhere. Turns out, that gasket shown in this video.. The gasket I didnt even know existed while I had the engine out of the car had done the same thing. It completely crumbled when I finally reached it, after an afternoon tearing apart half of the engine bay. Same gasket material it appears that they used for the double Vanos seals. Which are also a huge hassle to get to. No surprise to anyone, that car spends 99% of its time sitting in the driveway, as every time it leaves, it blow off a radiator hose, or develops a new vacuum leak because of poor gaskets and rubber materials used in the entire engine bay.

    SubMad026SubMad02612 päivää sitten
  • Hoovie: "this is one of the most reliable BMWs ever built!" Me: HAHAHA I also hate BMWs and had a few to know! At least we got that in common! (...respect!!!)

    GrunchlikGrunchlik13 päivää sitten
    • @Xavier Lemos Agreed, plastic parts are here to stay and necessary, but you can at least you can make sure you don't make your intake manifold out of plastic! Specially the type that turns to hard caramel sugar consistency, so that a few times after it gets hot and cold, after the install from the factory! all you have to do is look at it wrong and it breaks, and the new replacement part is a one time install same crap consistency after heat cycle! and guess how much it costs? Too much, they can at least web it or something! Or at least use materials that don't crack if you were to look at it the wrong way! I dont mean this just for BMW, but most car makers these days! But BMW seems to have made an art out of it!

      GrunchlikGrunchlik6 päivää sitten
    • @Grunchlik All car manufacturers use plastics, some more than others. It's cost effective to do so and also makes cars lighter, which yields to better MPG. I've been working on mostly German cars for more than 30 years, I've seen lots of Audis, VW's, BMW, Mercedes, etc. and there are not that far apart like Wizard wants you to believe. Do you actually believe that BMW or any car manufacturer considers how difficult it's going to be to replace a, b, c, d, etc. 15 to 20 years down the road???

      Xavier LemosXavier Lemos7 päivää sitten
    • I have worked and owned enough BMW s to know what's what...what he was saying is that they go out of their way to make sure you have to do a few things to do something as simple as a oil housing gasket...and it falls to the customer to have to pay for the extra work...what I meant by reliable...I was thinking of the single vanos...pr no vanos...which is even better in my book...straight sixes...iron blocks...aluminum heads...minimum timing bs...and as long as u changed the oil on time and kept it serviced...they just lasted...but God forbid if it falls into the hands of a teenager that is going to redline it every time he puts it in first...they just fall apart...real fast...also one overheat and the headache are gone...u would also get junk in the hoses...not to mention plugged evap issues!!! Don't even get me started on bmws use of plastics nowadays...

      GrunchlikGrunchlik7 päivää sitten
    • @Grunchlik You haven't work on many cars then because unless you're talking about a cars built before the 1960's, they are all difficult to work on. Wizard wanted to create a new video to get people to talk and so he can get paid...

      Xavier LemosXavier Lemos7 päivää sitten
    • @Xavier Lemos ...that is not why Wizard hates these cars, he hates them because if you have to change a 10 cent gasket you have to open up half the motor to take out the integrated housing for th ealternator and oil can, and it costs the owners a lot of money to correct a gasket failure! I do agree this motor of their is reliable, most are assuming they are serviced correctly and not abused! ....but then again BMW likes to do things sideways sometimes, well most of the time!

      GrunchlikGrunchlik7 päivää sitten
  • Wizard I think you should start talking about how GREAT BMWs are. If the dumbass people out there who keep getting stuck with $1000 repair bills want to keep buying BMWs then let them - in fact encourage them. They are idiots and the Darwin Principle will eventually kick in. They will run out of money, sell their house to move into an apartment, sell off their children, all so they can have a BMW. You can't fix stupid.

    One Issue VoterOne Issue Voter13 päivää sitten
    • bollocks!

      MrKeefrichardsMrKeefrichards13 päivää sitten
  • Toyota highlander...need to pull the engine to replace the timing seal. And it needs to be replaced often.

    Karl ParatoKarl Parato13 päivää sitten
  • Is this Alt mount the same on the N52 engine? Could you ask Ninja please. My 125i has 103k and is just starting to leak from the cover gasket, i do all the work myself so when i see a shelf like that i see about 30minutes work.......You are totally correct about people servicing them though, they need to be bought by people that enjoy the maintenance side, the only run best when properly clean inside etc

    Adam SatchwellAdam Satchwell13 päivää sitten
  • Yah car wizard is dead to me afyer this quote

    Mason SeyzerMason Seyzer13 päivää sitten
  • Mechanics also rob people on bmws once i was quoted 1200 for new fuel pump... 247 doller part 10 minute fix they got bad review. Lake city auto motive cda Idaho

    Mason SeyzerMason Seyzer13 päivää sitten
  • Bmw e46 are diy. Save me alot of money and I also love my 05 wagon.

    Mason SeyzerMason Seyzer13 päivää sitten
  • I have always liked the look of the BMW cars but somehow i have never got to the point where i really wanted to own one. I don’t know why... maybe it’s just simply not me. Wizard you forgot to mention the failing occupation sensors in the front seats which is also a common problem. You have to strip the seats to get access to the bad sensors. I have driven a few but non of them made mi impressed.

    NZotyoka81NZotyoka8114 päivää sitten
  • 1. Most people buying used E46's can't afford to maintain them, and don't. You have to pay to play. 2. Something I learned in the Army. PMCS - Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services. Treat your car like shit and you'll get it in return. 3. You act like you're rebuilding the engine. That gasket is an easy job, stop whining. 4. If you're charging her $600 you should be in prison. 5. 2 gaskets and the cooling system are the only two things you really need to watch on these. It doesn't matter how much the gasket costs, do your job and fix it. 6. Don't buy a luxury car if you can't afford to maintain it, new or used.

    Joseph GadberryJoseph Gadberry14 päivää sitten
  • I hate u americans sometime back an american said in a download the best cheap is e46. A perfect car. And now u condemn bmw. So the bmw f one racer should close it's factory. It may happen one or two cars. Due to bad maintenance. So don't condemn the bmw manufacturer. In Malaysia thousands owning it and having a great time. Malaysians condemn yr download

    Rob ShanRob Shan14 päivää sitten
  • I’ll never like bmw 😂

    Simmer sinnerSimmer sinner14 päivää sitten
    • your loss

      MrKeefrichardsMrKeefrichards13 päivää sitten
    • Then why are u here

      Mason SeyzerMason Seyzer13 päivää sitten
  • It does vary depending on location obviously, but $600 for an ofhg on an e46 is a bit excessive . We charge $200 cad for an e46 ofhg and can be done in under an hour .

    Braden McelwaineBraden Mcelwaine14 päivää sitten
  • I replaced the same part on my '97 318ti. Not much fun, but with the help of a Bentley manual it was easy enough. If you don't mind doing the research, and have the inclination, owning a BMW is not that bad assuming it is a simpler model. As for all the plastic parts under the hood, at the 100K/10 years you really have to start replacing all of those brittle pieces regardless what make and model.

    Gabor HermanGabor Herman14 päivää sitten
  • One has to look after any car. You are old fashion mechanic who should not work on BMW's.

    Willem Van RensburgWillem Van Rensburg15 päivää sitten
  • For someone like a wealthy doctor, maintenance cost is no issue

    Benny GreeneBenny Greene15 päivää sitten
  • Most European cars are throw away vehicles. Drive them for 4 years or 80,000 miles and then dump them!

    Alouicious JacksonAlouicious Jackson15 päivää sitten
    • @MrKeefrichards Your response is one of the dumbest things I've ever heard! Most European vehicles start needing expensive repair and maintenance by 100K. Porshe is one of the few exceptions.

      Alouicious JacksonAlouicious Jackson12 päivää sitten
    • one of the dumbest things i have ever heard!

      MrKeefrichardsMrKeefrichards13 päivää sitten
  • That job is done to every bmw that was made. The top cost is 400 at best and that’s high

    Gino PassaroGino Passaro15 päivää sitten
  • Ever have to replace an evaporator core on a 2007-2011 Toyota Camry? $150 part and $2,000 later I had a working air conditioner again. It was, like, almost ALL labor! Why can't there just be an access point from the firewall?? That's one repair I hope I never repeat. 😐

    Allen1350Allen135015 päivää sitten
  • GM pulled this shit when they ran coolant thru the tensioner bracket on the 3800 v6

    Google SuxGoogle Sux15 päivää sitten
  • 😂😂😂😂😂

    Kim VinhKim Vinh15 päivää sitten
  • BMW make you work on you have to replace all part at the same time...if don’t They make you more work on it...

    Kim VinhKim Vinh15 päivää sitten
  • He right ..I own same this car a lot of work... lucky I khnow how to fix all car by myself..........

    Kim VinhKim Vinh15 päivää sitten
  • You know what's worse than that repair bill? A Subaru EJ255 with a clogged AVCS banjo bolt filter, that filter bolt costs $5, that thing clogging up cost me $3500 to repair by myself. If that happened to someone and they had to take it to a shop, the car would've gone to the scrap yard. The banjo bolt supplies a steel line that feeds the Active Variable Camshaft System and the turbocharger. Mine clogged up on the interstate while I had it spooled up at 15psi, the turbo spinning at speeds north of 140k rpm seized due to the lack of lubrication and snapped the turbine shaft in half. I had to drive with my foot to the floor for 25 miles like that only able to maintain 75mph because I had zero boost. That of course filled the oil pan with brass shavings from the turbo slowly dying before I made a pass at 15psi when it snapped the shaft, all that metal went through my bearings and camshafts destroying the engine. After doing a total rebuild and getting rid of all the bullshit that the gayass subaru engineers put in that engine(no oil cooler, the banjo bolt filters, a horribly ineffective windage tray, worst PCV system design ever conceived, hypereutectic pistons) I finally have a working Forester XT again that is guaranteed to never have a lack of oil pressure anywhere inside the engine. TLDR; if you ever buy a turbo Subaru, save your engine and turbo by immediately deleting the filters inside the AVCS banjo bolts, and non turbo EJ owners: install the STi oil cooler and water pump if you care about your bearings

    Jeremiah JorenbyJeremiah Jorenby15 päivää sitten
  • I would think that.a good reason to hate BMW was the timing at the flywheel end on newer models. That's what I heard.... please confirm.

    Paul SeymourPaul Seymour16 päivää sitten
  • I own a BMW motorcycle and love it. They should have stuck with motorcycles.

    Jim BairdJim Baird16 päivää sitten
  • It doesn't sit well in his pallet, but he happily will sample oil, hydraulic fluids, anti-freeze etc.....lol

    Daniel GuadianDaniel Guadian16 päivää sitten
  • Idk what the going rate is for where you're at but 600 seems overpriced for my area and actual work done. I would say 3 to 400 is about right if you dont add the BMW premium. Why that exists is beond me.

    Keith HudsonKeith Hudson16 päivää sitten
  • This is not a sport package car lol

    George AustersGeorge Austers16 päivää sitten
  • $600 for 1-2 hours work?!

    George AustersGeorge Austers16 päivää sitten
  • That's why I don't work on European cars .That's what you say a BMW/MERCEDEZ car owners with Toyota /Honda money

    Tone OroTone Oro16 päivää sitten
  • In our shop we call them BMtroubleyou.

    Darren PattersonDarren Patterson17 päivää sitten