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BMW owners take legal action over engine failures

Thirty people are issuing legal proceedings against BMW after a design fault was discovered with one of its engines. A Dublin solicitor says he expects more will follow, as over 100 BMW owners across Ireland have made enquiries about “catastrophic” engine failures. In one case, the driver stated he lost all power, including his power steering, on a roundabout coming off the M50. Another driver said their car stopped completely …Read More

The BMW timing chain fault that could cost motorists €6k to fix

BMW has admitted that hundreds of its vehicles may need to be checked for a potentially “catastrophic” design fault. The German car-maker is facing legal threats over its refusal to carry out the repairs for free, estimated at around €6,000 per vehicle. In a statement to the Irish Independent, the company has admitted a design fault with chain tensioners – and potentially timing chains – in its N47 engines installed …Read More