F30POST
F30POST
2012-2015 BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum (F30 / F32) | F30POST > 2012-2019 BMW 3 and 4-Series Forums > Regional Forums > UK > Collecting Car on Saturday - wrinkle/prang
PYSPEED
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      05-15-2013, 10:23 AM   #1
zerolight
...
Scotland
6

 
zerolight's Avatar
 
Drives: F30 320d M Sport Auto
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Glasgow


Posts: 281
iTrader: (0)

Collecting Car on Saturday - wrinkle/prang

So I'm collecting my car on Saturday. But today my wife had a parking accident causing about a grand of damage down the near side and rear wheel arch. Working with BMW on a reduced repair cost to allow trade to go ahead without insurance claim. Typical bad luck eh? Hope nothing else goes pear shaped.
__________________
F30 320d M Sport, 18s, Visibility, VSS, Sport Auto, Pro Nav, Folding Mirrors, H/K, Heated with Lumbar, Split Rears, Black Leather, Folding headrests, Brushed Alu with Black, EBII
Appreciate 0
      05-15-2013, 10:58 AM   #2
davyk31
Brigadier General
94

 
Drives: Audi SQ5 & Golf GTD
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Northern Ireland


Posts: 4,448
iTrader: (0)

Better she did it in the current car than the new one!!

I would get a quote or two for fixing it yourself so you know whether its best to do that or just let BMW sort it out.
Appreciate 0
      05-15-2013, 11:49 AM   #3
RobUK
Major
United Kingdom
41

 
RobUK's Avatar
 
Drives: F30 328i Lux' 8SAT, Red
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Sussex, UK


Posts: 1,100
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Think of the money you'll save by not letting the Mrs drive the new one
__________________

2012 F30 328i Lux', 8SAT, Melbourne Red
Appreciate 0
      05-15-2013, 12:20 PM   #4
kitster
Lieutenant
United Kingdom
21

 
Drives: F31 320d M Sport
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: London, UK


Posts: 529
iTrader: (0)

This exact scenario happened to a mate picking up a F30, his P/X got side swiped. He called the dealer and told them they would have to delay pick blah blah for a month or so. The dealer then agreed to take the car plus damage with a small repair fee (few hundred quid).
Appreciate 0
      05-15-2013, 12:22 PM   #5
sunscreemer
Lieutenant
United Kingdom
20

 
Drives: 320i xDrive M Sport Saloon
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: East Midlands, UK


Posts: 579
iTrader: (0)

I had a car damaged (hit and run overnight outside a friends house) just before I picked up a new car back in 2007. Dealer agreed to go halves on the repair cost. As you say, rather get that bad luck out of way on the outgoing car! Hope you enjoy the new one!
Appreciate 0
      05-15-2013, 02:57 PM   #6
derekh929
Captain
Scotland
29

 
Drives: F31 330d M Sport on Order
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Scotland


Posts: 795
iTrader: (0)

Gutted for you and hope you get it sorted out on reasonable basis
Appreciate 0
      05-15-2013, 05:39 PM   #7
zerolight
...
Scotland
6

 
zerolight's Avatar
 
Drives: F30 320d M Sport Auto
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Glasgow


Posts: 281
iTrader: (0)

Cheers guys.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:44 AM.




f30post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST