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      01-30-2013, 03:59 PM   #1
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Air bubble in dashboard

I got a decent size air bubble on my dashboard. Assuming that its unable to be repaired, does anyone have any idea how much a dashboard might cost me? Where can i get my hands on one?? Thanks!
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      01-30-2013, 04:55 PM   #2
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I had the same thing. Dash was replaced by BMW just before expiration of warranty. No good ideas about where to get a used one, sorry...
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      01-30-2013, 05:17 PM   #3
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Are you still under warranty? If not then make some calls to some junkyards. I would start there
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      01-30-2013, 07:09 PM   #4
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yea still under warranty, but i caused the bubble when i used one of those sticky navigation mats on the dashboard. I guess the heat from the sun caused the bubble to form underneath the vinyl. You dont suppose the warranty would cover it?
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      02-02-2013, 10:18 PM   #5
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I got a decent size air bubble on my dashboard. Assuming that its unable to be repaired, does anyone have any idea how much a dashboard might cost me? Where can i get my hands on one?? Thanks!
do you have a pic? Assuming you are referring to passenger air bag area?
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      02-02-2013, 10:43 PM   #6
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do you have a pic? Assuming you are referring to passenger air bag area?
assuming its not the passenger air bag bubble that is common, this is what my car had

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      02-03-2013, 08:13 AM   #7
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Www.car-part.com is where I usually start. I love used parts, and while it can be a gamble, most good recyclers offer short warranties and accept returns.
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      02-03-2013, 10:27 AM   #8
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Just got the car a month ago, 2009 135i black on black M sport (22,000 miles) with 4 months left on warranty. While detailing it - noticed some slight bubbles in the dash so I took it to the dealership (amoungst a couple of other issues - squeaky armrest and engine noise).

Dealership stated they will cover the new dashboard - they had to ship a new part from Germany. Dealership stated they will cover the part/replacement only once.

By the way - Tom Williams BMW in Birmingham Alabama has great service!! Gave me a 2011 335is convertible for a loaner. Have had it almost 2 weeks - as they let me have the loaner while the dash was in route from Germany.

They also have gloss black grille's for $65 and gave a deal on installation - my first Mod!!!

Can't wait to get it back...
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