Wheels - are they covered under manufacturers warranty ?

Wheels - are they covered under manufacturers warranty ?

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winshent

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1,167 posts

179 months

Thursday 9th March 2017
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Bloke at work has had to have 2 new wheels replaced recently on his Z4 after the BMW dealer had identified they had cracked. His 3 year BMW warranty ran out last week but he bought the wheels from the dealer before this.

Could he have claimed these under warranty? Could he try for a refund or too late for that?

I would have thought everything other than consumables would have been covered by the 3 year manufacturers warranty and I wouldn't class wheels as consumable..

PH XKR

1,761 posts

86 months

Thursday 9th March 2017
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I posted similar recently, there is a small chance but it only cost me tuppence to get them repaird with a respray

DuraAce

4,098 posts

144 months

Thursday 9th March 2017
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Won't they just accuse him of hitting numerous potholes and deny the claim?
Worth asking I suppose but I'd prepare to be disappointed!

TooMany2cvs

29,008 posts

110 months

Thursday 9th March 2017
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winshent said:
Bloke at work has had to have 2 new wheels replaced recently on his Z4 after the BMW dealer had identified they had cracked. His 3 year BMW warranty ran out last week but he bought the wheels from the dealer before this.

Could he have claimed these under warranty? Could he try for a refund or too late for that?

I would have thought everything other than consumables would have been covered by the 3 year manufacturers warranty and I wouldn't class wheels as consumable..
Depends what you do with 'em. Prove it's a manufacturing fault, rather than abuse, and they should be covered by the warranty.

Weso

399 posts

188 months

Thursday 9th March 2017
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Slightly different, but my dad had the lacquer bubbling on the polished face of the wheels on his Hyundai Santa Fe and they replaced all four under warranty even though only two were affected.
Wes