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      02-20-2013, 04:23 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Maranello455 View Post
Dac, just spoke to my SA and what he told me is that it is correct, the warranty is extended to the wastegates only,BUT he said a wastegate only cannot be changed, that the part number in BMWs bulletin to be changed it includes both Turbos. Is that asseveration correct? What I understood is that the Turbos and the wastegates are the same part number.
Yes, that is correct. In order to replace the WG's you have to replace the entire turbocharger since the WG's are integrated into the turbos.

I think this is BMW legal-ese... since they will not replace a turbo for say a leaking or worn shaft/turbine(after the power train warranty is up). But they will replace them for a rattling loose WG's.