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BMW Alpina B7 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your BMW Alpina B7

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a BMW Alpina B7 is between $1135 and $1388 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

BMW Repair Estimates
Car
Service
Price
2008 BMW Alpina B7 Service Detail: Front, One
ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement
$143 - $480
2008 BMW Alpina B7 Location: Both Sides
Exhaust Manifold Gasket Replacement
$1061 - $1404
2011 BMW Alpina B7 Location: Upper
Radiator Hose Replacement
$175 - $267
2011 BMW Alpina B7 Location: Both Sides
Valve Cover Gasket Replacement
$747 - $1076
2013 BMW Alpina B7 Location: Both Sides
Exhaust Manifold Replacement
$3825 - $4559

BMW Alpina B7 Problems

Check Engine Light with Code P30FF and Rattle from Engine

The Alpina B7 turbo engine suffers from waste gate issues which become progressively worse with normal driving and especially with harsh driving conditions.

The turbocharger uses exhaust gas to create air pressure which is then forced into the engine. When there is no demand for power, the exhaust gases are released into the exhaust through a waste gate to prevent the turbo from speeding up.

“Waste gate rattle” or “Turbo rattle” is a result of excessive movement between the waste gate and the waste gate seat. This is a progressive issue with the following symptoms:

  • Rattling at cold start
  • Rattling upon deceleration
  • Loss of power
  • Check Engine Light Illumination
  • Manufacturer Specific OBD trouble code P30FF
  • Very poor engine performance and MPG

Adjustment of the waste gate actuator can solve the issue, but the issue will return. If adjustment does not correct the issue, the turbocharger waste gate must be rebuilt with new bushings, or the turbocharger must be replaced. BMW has replaced many turbocharger assemblies under warranty to correct this issue.

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BMW Alpina B7 Reviews

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