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      06-07-2021, 12:35 PM   #1
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Website to show BMW repair history?

Hey guys,

Is there a website that will show all the repair history done on a particular bmw car using a VIN? I'm not referring to Carfax.. I thought I saw one when I was researching and buying my 328i about 3 yrs ago, but couldn't find it anymore.

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      06-07-2021, 12:58 PM   #2
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Not too my knowledge.

I do know there is a national database of service records that BMW NA keeps - they have records (accessible to dealers) for all work performed during the car's warranty period.

Once out of warranty, if work is performed by a BMW dealer that particular dealer is the only keeper of the records - the info is not included in the national database.

So you sort of need to hope the current owner has kept a copy of service/repair records. If the car you locate is at a BMW Dealership they should be able to pull the records on the work done during warranty period, and if they have performed after warranty work obviously they have those records. If it's a non-BMW dealer, I'm not sure if they are able to access the BMW records....I'm thinking not.
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      06-07-2021, 01:41 PM   #3
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Years ago if you had a customer account on the BMW portal you could pull up service records, they appear to have disabled this in recent years.
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ok thanks for the info ! It might have been Lexus that I've seen the website that will show the complete service history done on a car, even if it is no longer under warranty.

I remembered when my son bought his first car (IS 350) we was able to check the complete service history using the VIN on the car that he was checking out.

We were also able to drop by the lexus dealer and have them create a report of all the service done by the lexus dealers, even though the car is way past the warranty. (his car was 2007 model year).

It would have been great if BMW could provide the same information even after the warranty period has expired.
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The BMW dealer I purchased my used X3 from, when it was 8 years old, printed out all the detailed service history records for the vehicle from when it was new to current prior to me purchasing it. It was purchased new from the same dealer and all services were done there too, even after the warranty expired. Sure made my purchasing decision easier having the detailed service history YMMV
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Hey guys,

Is there a website that will show all the repair history done on a particular bmw car using a VIN? I'm not referring to Carfax.. I thought I saw one when I was researching and buying my 328i about 3 yrs ago, but couldn't find it anymore.

TIA
You can look up at auto-records.com but each record cost if not mistaken USD7-8 each. Still reasonable IMHO
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