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BMW 520D timing chain issue

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BMW 520D timing chain issue
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
Did you have a question about this?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My registration En10 UAC, 2010 BM 520 D. Ie there an engine recall on this model for timing chain issues ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Awaiting a response ?
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
What is the vin of the car?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
WBAFW12040C492619
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Engine number 81677489
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are you there ?
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
I am here. It takes time to look things up and reply
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can we talk instead. It is late at night in the UK
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
there is no engine recall on your vehicle. Please kindly CLICK ON a positive rating to complete the question.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK, is there any history of timing chain issues please ?
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
the previous generation of this engine had a timing chain recall, and there are some issues with your engine as well, but no recall. As the question has been answered, please kindly CLICK ON a positive rating
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sure will rate. Also what is the model number of the engine in this car please - Is it N47D20 or some other
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
N47N aka n47tu. Please kindly click on a positive rating as the question has been answered
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is it a big job to fix a timing chain issue. How much would it cost on an average please ?
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
about £3000. Please kindly now CLICK ON a positive rating as the original question has been answered.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Vow !
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.

it is expensive yes. Please kindly CLICK ON a positive rating

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Would BMW contribute towards this cost as it seems like a design issue on an expensive car
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.

if you are out of warranty then they do not have to, in some cases they will if you complain enough. I hope that you will consider a tip/bonus as I have answered many questions beyond the first. thank you in advance for selecting a positive rating.

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