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Thread: Disappointed and Discouraged in BMW

  1. #271
    Quote Originally Posted by dmftoy1 View Post
    As far as BMW customer service calling back to say he's not covered, they're in a no win situation, if they didn't respond to his letter then the complaint would be that they never responded.

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  2. #272
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    Quote Originally Posted by PGlaves View Post
    Ah, the good old days. Transmissions locked in a single gear due to a little broken spring; frequent alternator rotor failures; acute wheel spline wear; once a year or 12k mile clutch spline lubes; missing circlips; wheel bearing races that spin in the hubs; diode board failures; GS driveshaft u joint failures at 30K miles; dissolving carb floats; shredded carb diaphrams; etc. Boy oh boy those were "reliable" bikes but only if you worked on them frequently. But they were indeed the best then available.
    Yes you are right Paul, but they were failures that most of us could fix and they were not in the $2k-3K range.
    1978 R100rs MOA#22600 125cc Kymco , 180cc Kymco Racing King
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