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      11-25-2012, 08:59 PM   #18
Second Lieutenant

Drives: 2011 335i xDrive Sedan
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Massachusetts

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Originally Posted by BimmerE82 View Post
Anyone else having this issue? The black rubberized coating on the steering wheel trim piece where I place my left thumb is starting to peel away. I asked the dealer about this thinking it was a warranty issue and they told me it wasn't covered? My service advisor told me it was due to the oils in my skin or other thinngs along that line and that it wasn't covered. I thought that was a pretty shady answer? a new piece installed will run about $245.00!!! WTF!!!
Same issue here but my dealer replaced it under warranty. Depends on the dealer I guess. Since they must have submitted the bill to BMW NA, the manufacturer is covering these issues.
2011 335i xDrive Sedan / 6MT / M-Sport / PPK1