26th June 2012, 18:03
M5 Guru (>2000 posts)
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: East Coast
Drives a ///M
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SMG equipped cars in 06-07 had recalls to the SMG pump. Though some dealers only honored the recall if the car was having issues. One way to check is to run the VIN at a BMW dealer to view the service history.
I agree with what the above said; buying the latest model year you can afford is best.
Retired: 2006 e46 ///M3 Silver-Gray SMG (sold)
Current: 2008 e60 DINAN ///M5 Interlagos Blue SMG
DINAN 3.91 Differential, Stage 2 Suspension, Free-flow exhaust, Stage III Software, Front strut braces,
High Flow Air mass meters and intakes, 13% Underdrive pulley, RPI Scoops.
Last edited by mdyaman; 26th June 2012 at 18:04.