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Hey All..

I'll be gettin my first Bimmer ~ 3/12/03 (325IC w/ Premium, Sport, & HK). Have been considering numerous performance Mod's but am concerned about voiding the warranty.

Does anyone know what BMW's policy is w/ aftermarket Modifications? Is there any tolerance?
 

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Just to clarify. Dinan only provides the same warranty coverage that is existing/remaining on your BMW at the time of the mod.
Whether a Dinan chip will "void" the BMW warranty is a gray area.
 

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A mod voids the warranty on a component or system only if the mod caused the failure of that component or system and the dealership can prove it. In reality, you may or may not be hassled depending on how tolerant your service writer or service department is of mods. I have had control arms and bushings replaced under warranty even though I had UUC swaybars and brakes on my car.

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Ci FLY said:
ac-schnitzer, since the BMW dealerships sometimes sell their cars off the lot with ACS packages
acs? nooo i am a warranty whore
 

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Ci FLY said:
ac-schnitzer, since the BMW dealerships sometimes sell their cars off the lot with ACS packages

Um ... No. ACS is a tuner, they do not provide gap coverage for BMW warranties (a la Dinan).

Of course, like the other poster said, if you get an ACS suspension kit and the ABS system on your car fails, the OEM BMW warranty should still cover the brake problem.
 

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so what kinda mods do you wanna do? dont worry about the warrenty a lot of dealers dont even care....you can do a lot of stuff without even touching your engine components...
 

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In the UK...schnitzer work is done by BMW dealers and is therefore covered by warranty....this even goes for the 300hp supercharger conversion.
 
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