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need info on servicing bmw (archive)

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Posted by jerry on January 27, 2000 at 18:25:04:

Is the 75k service important? or can i just wait and do the 90k mile service instead? i've never done the 15K or 45K service, but i've always done the 30K and the 60K and i'm waiting to do the 90K andmy car's running fine, so i'm wondering, is that alright? it seems to me that everything done at the 15K intervals are trivial and notreally needed, just a bunch of check this fluid and check that fluid, and at $300 that's alot of money, but the 30K service intervals seem to cover everything the 15K service intervals cover and then some. Thanks for your help.
one more question, what are some things to look out for at 90K and above? my fuel pump went out at 65K, water pump went out at 72K, oxygen sensor went bad at 74K. anything else?

also, where is a good independent shop to do repairs on my bmw in the la or orange county area?

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