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Malfunction in the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system resulting in complete engine breakdown


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Greetings, everyone.
Has anybody encountered a situation where an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) defect has directly resulted in a complete engine failure?
The dealership/BMW UK refuses to contribute to the cost of replacing the engine in my 1 series, claiming that it is unrelated to the malfunctioning EGR. However, they were unable to determine the specific cause of the engine failure without doing a further examination that I would have to pay for. Is this correct?

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Indeed, a similar occurrence happened with my own device, and I surmise (albeit without concrete evidence) that this had an adverse impact on the engine. The dealership has provided me with a quote of £12,000 for a new engine. And uncooperative in offering any assistance!

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Is it feasible, however?
The vehicle is now being taken to an independent shop for the installation of a new engine. However, it is unlikely that the mechanics would dismantle the faulty engine to determine the precise cause of its failure. Although the situation remains uncertain, BMW declined to provide any assistance despite its failure to carry out the EGR recall when I brought the vehicle in September. However, when my vehicle unexpectedly malfunctioned on the motorway in December, the first course of action taken was to replace the EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) system and the intake manifold.

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The breakdown occurred immediately, and the dashboard displayed a warning indicating a problem with the powertrain. From my comprehension, there are occasional occurrences of power loss and coolant alerts that may have been detected if I had a more technical understanding. However, in September, I brought my vehicle to the shop for the EGR recall, but they failed to do the necessary service.
The garage confirmed the presence of metal filings in the oil, but they firmly said that it could not have been caused by the defective Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system. It is worth mentioning that the EGR and intake manifold were severely damaged and perforated by the time they were replaced. The occurrence of the engine failure in isolation from the malfunctioning EGR seems to be very improbable, suggesting a lack of coincidence.

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either way,but if it was me id be going over some heads,then visiting a solicitor,as it has been on fire,and no way could they establish it aint had nowt to do with it,lay it on thick,say you gone to doctors with anxiety that the vehicle will catch fire again etc etc.

 

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