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Old 10th August 2008, 13:13   #1
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Inspection 2 , Whats included?

Guys, as the title says , whats included in the inspection 2 service? ie, what gets replaced/renewed? and what just gets 'inspected' and replacement cost must be met by the owner? Thanks in advance.
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Old 10th August 2008, 17:40   #2
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I try not to say this.... but do a search. This has been asked maybe 1 million times. I even posted a list of inspection 1 and 2 items.....
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Inspection II

The Inspection 2 Service is the larger of the two Inspection Services and basically includes all of the items performed on the Inspection I Service along with some extras like differential oil change; fuel filter and air filter replacements; Replacement of spark plugs. Inspection 2 generally runs around $400+ to $500+. Below are the items that are normally performed. If you are performing the inspection yourself, We carry most of the BMW parts you need to complete the inspection and replacement of BMW parts. Click here for the Online BMW Parts Catalog. Don't forget to purchase the BMW service/oil change reset tool.

Undercarriage
  1. Change engine oil and filter oil while engine is at normal operation temperature.
  2. Check transmission for leaks.
  3. Check rear axle for leaks.
  4. Visually check fuel tank, lines, and connections for leaks.
  5. Check condition, position, and mounting of exhaust system. Examine for leaks.
  6. Check power steering system for leaks.
  7. Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads.
  8. Examine brake disc surfaces.
  9. Clean brake pad contact points in calipers.
  10. Grease wheel center hubs.
  11. Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage, and joint disc.
  12. Check front control arm bushing for wear.
  13. Check brake and clutch system connectors and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning.
  14. Check for free movement of the parking brake cables. Adjust parking brake if necessary.
  15. Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary.
  16. Check condition of tires (outer surfaces (left/right)), tread wear and pattern; In case of uneven tread wear readjust wheel alignment if required.
  17. Check thickness of parking brake linings.
  18. Half-shafts; check for leaks at flexible boots.
  19. Inspect entire body according to terms of rust prevention limited warranty.
Engine Compartment
  1. Read out diagnostic system
  2. Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks.
  3. Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level; add coolant if necessary.
  4. Check level of brake and clutch fluid in reservoir; add fluid if required.
  5. Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection. Fill up and/or correct if necessary.
  6. Check air conditioner for operation.
  7. Reset Service Indicator.
  8. Replace spark plugs.
  9. Replace intake air cleaner element.
Body/Electrical Equipment
  1. Check battery electrolyte level and add distilled water if required.
  2. Perform batter load test.
  3. Check lighting system, i.e. headlights, foglights, parking, backup, license plate, interior (including map reading lights), glove box, flashlight, illuminated makeup mirrors, luggage compartment lights.
  4. Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination.
  5. Check all warning/indicator lights, check control.
  6. Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer/flasher switch.
  7. Check wiper and washer system(s); wiper blades, washer jet positions.
  8. Check condition and function of safety belts.
  9. Oil hood, trunk/tailgate, and door hinges.
  10. Grease hood, trunk/tailgate and door latches. Check operation of all latches.
  11. Check central locking/double lock.
  12. Replace microfilter or Acc Cabin Filter.
  13. Check heater/air conditioner blower, rear window defogger.
  14. Check rear view mirrors
  15. Visually examine the SRS airbag units for torn cover, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations, or accessories.
Final Inspection
  1. Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission
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That appears to be a generic interpretation of the BMW specified Inspection II for BMWs in general. Actually it sounds like a shop that has 'dressed it up' to make it sound more extensive and detailed- to support their prices or influence your decision to go there.

Near as I can tell it is NOT what BMW publishes for the M5.

While it may be useful or helpful, when someone asks for a FACT they should get that and not someones 'best guess internet search'.

The OP can easily find it himself. Posting misinformation actually does him a disservice!

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Inspection II

The Inspection 2 Service is the larger of the two Inspection Services and basically includes all of the items performed on the Inspection I Service along with some extras like differential oil change; fuel filter and air filter replacements; Replacement of spark plugs. Inspection 2 generally runs around $400+ to $500+. Below are the items that are normally performed. If you are performing the inspection yourself, We carry most of the BMW parts you need to complete the inspection and replacement of BMW parts. Click here for the Online BMW Parts Catalog. Don't forget to purchase the BMW service/oil change reset tool.

Undercarriage
  1. Change engine oil and filter oil while engine is at normal operation temperature.
  2. Check transmission for leaks.
  3. Check rear axle for leaks.
  4. Visually check fuel tank, lines, and connections for leaks.
  5. Check condition, position, and mounting of exhaust system. Examine for leaks.
  6. Check power steering system for leaks.
  7. Check overall thickness of front and rear disc brake pads.
  8. Examine brake disc surfaces.
  9. Clean brake pad contact points in calipers.
  10. Grease wheel center hubs.
  11. Check steering for absence of play, condition of suspension track rods, front axle joints, steering linkage, and joint disc.
  12. Check front control arm bushing for wear.
  13. Check brake and clutch system connectors and lines for leaks, damage, and incorrect positioning.
  14. Check for free movement of the parking brake cables. Adjust parking brake if necessary.
  15. Check all tire pressures (including spare). Correct if necessary.
  16. Check condition of tires (outer surfaces (left/right)), tread wear and pattern; In case of uneven tread wear readjust wheel alignment if required.
  17. Check thickness of parking brake linings.
  18. Half-shafts; check for leaks at flexible boots.
  19. Inspect entire body according to terms of rust prevention limited warranty.
Engine Compartment
  1. Read out diagnostic system
  2. Check engine cooling system/heater hose connections for leaks.
  3. Check coolant level and antifreeze protection level; add coolant if necessary.
  4. Check level of brake and clutch fluid in reservoir; add fluid if required.
  5. Check windshield washer fluid level and antifreeze protection. Fill up and/or correct if necessary.
  6. Check air conditioner for operation.
  7. Reset Service Indicator.
  8. Replace spark plugs.
  9. Replace intake air cleaner element.
Body/Electrical Equipment
  1. Check battery electrolyte level and add distilled water if required.
  2. Perform batter load test.
  3. Check lighting system, i.e. headlights, foglights, parking, backup, license plate, interior (including map reading lights), glove box, flashlight, illuminated makeup mirrors, luggage compartment lights.
  4. Check instrument panel and dashboard illumination.
  5. Check all warning/indicator lights, check control.
  6. Check turn signals, hazard warning flashers, brake lights, horns, headlight dimmer/flasher switch.
  7. Check wiper and washer system(s); wiper blades, washer jet positions.
  8. Check condition and function of safety belts.
  9. Oil hood, trunk/tailgate, and door hinges.
  10. Grease hood, trunk/tailgate and door latches. Check operation of all latches.
  11. Check central locking/double lock.
  12. Replace microfilter or Acc Cabin Filter.
  13. Check heater/air conditioner blower, rear window defogger.
  14. Check rear view mirrors
  15. Visually examine the SRS airbag units for torn cover, obvious damage or attachment of decals, decorations, or accessories.
Final Inspection
  1. Road test with check of brakes, suspension, steering, clutch/manual transmission or automatic transmission
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