Type: Posts; User: Abtitude
Its funny how most people think that when techs drive a customer's car home their cars get to be hot rodded around.
I have done it plenty of times and how complicated systems in these cars it is...
hahahaha... terrible communication.
My advisor always ask for permission and go over reasons why it needs to be done before i drive any customer's car home and I have driven some of the biggest...
I thought I would never use it but I use it occasionally in my m5.
It simply helps the sport driving experience.
I also just bought myself an e39 and happy with it so far.
From what I have gathered, timing chain job is not that difficult to do on these things although parts could be costly on some hydraulic...
it is borderline dangerous...
I just started driving mine and its almost too slow to be on the road.
But I still enjoy every bit of it.
I dont have any mpg result yet as its only my first tank....
If thats the case it should be really easy to to diagnose the cause.
Drop oil sump and the evidence should all be there.
Has the dealer gone that far as for courtesy check?
I feel bad for both the dealer and you as an owner.
I had a similiar incident happened to me about 6 months ago.
Customer came in for a waiter oil change.
I pulled it in my bay and it started...
Funny because my mom texted me from a singapore airlines plane and mentioned that her seat branded the same as the ones in my car. I busted laughing that she even noticed...
ya they are still available