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      01-01-2013, 06:42 PM   #23
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Some say we are making a big deal out of this. It is a big deal to have rust inside an expensive new car due to inadequate QC. It is so ridiculous that in this day and age a modern expensive car should have a rust issue. It is shameful and shocking that BMW have allowed such a situation to develop. It has now become a global issue and BMW should come clean and provide all affected owners with a seamless solution. In fact, they should instigate an official re-call.

Removing and re-installing seats especially with the replacement of seat bases, can lead to damage of other trim panels. The seats, particularly leather ones, are never the same afterwards. In fact, brand new complete seats should be provided for the affected cars. BMW needs to provide this goodwill gesture for all the incovenience and stress the situation is causing. At present, they have too much wriggle room by doing just the bare minimum by replacing or rust coating the rusty seat bases.

Lastly, I bet BMW knew there was a rust problem and they hoped against hope that no one would notice or take issue. Now how bad and callous is that?

And then to add insult to injury: shoddy leather workmanship.
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Some say we are making a big deal out of this. It is a big deal to have rust inside an expensive new car due to inadequate QC. It is so ridiculous that in this day and age a modern expensive car should have a rust issue. It is shameful and shocking that BMW have allowed such a situation to develop. It has now become a global issue and BMW should come clean and provide all affected owners with a seamless solution. In fact, they should instigate an official re-call.

Removing and re-installing seats especially with the replacement of seat bases, can lead to damage of other trim panels. The seats, particularly leather ones, are never the same afterwards. In fact, brand new complete seats should be provided for the affected cars. BMW needs to provide this goodwill gesture for all the incovenience and stress the situation is causing. At present, they have too much wriggle room by doing just the bare minimum by replacing or rust coating the rusty seat bases.

Lastly, I bet BMW knew there was a rust problem and they hoped against hope that no one would notice or take issue. Now how bad and callous is that?

And then to add insult to injury: shoddy leather workmanship.
And i thought I was being picky... the leather workmanship is the worst i've ever seen in any generation of BMW i've owned, sat in or seen Sport seats or non sport seats
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      01-02-2013, 06:04 AM   #25
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My leather is fine.
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My leather is fine.
You want a medal?
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We talking about the stretching of the seats?? Ya i thinks not great.. the F10 seats look fine
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You want a medal?
Oooh, yes please. My car's leather is good as well.
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Oooh, yes please. My car's leather is good as well.
None for you my friend, ur car has other problems/safety related issues...
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My leather is fine.
You want a medal?
Yeah you better give me one. I've got no rust under the seat either, pristine.

I think half the forum has mild OCD.
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Yeah you better give me one. I've got no rust under the seat either, pristine.

I think half the forum has mild OCD.
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