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  1. mjgermane

    mjgermane Formula Junior

    Jan 21, 2003
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    I am looking at a 97 E36 M3, but obviously do not want to make a mistake. Here is the vin WBSBG9322VEY74357

    You can email it to me at matt@germane.net or you can just post a reply to this thread. Thanks in advance.
     
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    Jan 9, 2004
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    Get ready... this is a crap load of information.


    CARFAX is the leading independent provider of vehicle history information. This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based on information reported to CARFAX from over 5,300 sources. CARFAX does not inspect vehicles; there may be additional information or problems with this vehicle that were not reported to CARFAX. Use this Report, with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.



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    The story of this 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357) according to our interpretation of the information reported to CARFAX:
    This coupe has had 2 owners and was owned in California. It was originally registered as a lease vehicle. The leasing company actually owned this vehicle and collected payments from the individual leasing it until the vehicle was sold or the lease expired.
    It has had no minor or moderate accidents reported to CARFAX.
    It has had no DMV-reported total loss events, like a major accident, fire or flood.
    It has a consistent mileage history with no indication of an odometer rollback. It was driven an average of 11,771 miles per year, which is lower than the industry average of 15,000. The last odometer reading, reported on 11/18/2003, was 82,018 miles.
    It was not reported to a DMV as a Manufacturer Buyback (LEMON).
    Its basic warranty has expired. You may want to discuss an extended warranty with your dealer.
    Go to the Detailed Vehicle History for the complete history and a glossary of terms.


    Report Summary
    1. ACCIDENT CHECK

    Total Loss Check No Severe Accidents Reported to DMV - GUARANTEED!
    Other Accident Indicators No Accident Indicators Reported
    2. MILEAGE ACCURACY CHECK

    Truth-In-Mileage Check No Odometer Problems Reported to DMV - GUARANTEED!
    Odometer Rollback Check No Potential Odometer Rollback Found
    Mileage Consistency Check No Inconsistent Odometer Reading Found
    3. LEMON CHECK®
    No Manufacturer Buyback Reported to DMV - GUARANTEED!
    4. OWNERSHIP CHECK

    Number of Owners 2 Estimated Owner(s)
    Type of Owners Originally Registered as a Lease Vehicle
    5. RECALL CHECK
    BMW does not report recalls to CARFAX
    6. WARRANTY CHECK
    No coverage remaining on basic warranty
    DETAILED VEHICLE HISTORY 8 HISTORY RECORDS REPORTED
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    Year/Make/Model: 1997 BMW M3

    Body Style: COUPE
    Engine: 3.2L V6 PFI DOHC 24V
    Fuel: GASOLINE
    Driveline: REAR WHEEL DRIVE
    Manufactured in: GERMANY
    Safety Equipment: 4 wheel ABS, Dual front air bags/active (manual) belts

    Standard Equipment: Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM / FM Cassette, Power Brakes


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    Total Loss Check:


    GOOD NEWS! This 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357) has had no severe accidents or other total loss events reported to CARFAX from a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This vehicle qualifies for the CARFAX Certified History, a guarantee worth up to $5,000.

    No Salvage Title Reported No Loss Due To Fire Title Reported
    No Junk Title Reported No Flood Damage Title Reported
    No Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title Reported No Hail Damage Title Reported
    No Dismantled Title Reported No Canadian Total Loss Record Reported

    Other Accident Indicators:


    This 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357) has had no accident indicators reported to CARFAX from its sources. This section checks for accidents and/or related damage reported from many public and private sources. Not all accidents are reported to CARFAX. A vehicle inspection completed by your dealer or professional mechanic is recommended.

    No Salvage Auction Record Reported No Crash Test Vehicle Record Reported
    No Fire Damage Record Reported No Airbag Deployment Record Reported
    No Police Accident Record Reported No Damage Disclosure Record Reported


    CARFAX depends on public and private sources for its accident data. Each one of these sources has different processing times. CARFAX can only report what is in our database on 15.Jan.2004 12:58:03. New data will result in a change to this report.
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    Truth-In-Mileage Check:


    This 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357) had no odometer problems reported to a DMV under the Federal Truth-In-Mileage Act. This Act requires owners to disclose odometer problems and an accurate reading when a vehicle is sold. This vehicle qualifies for the CARFAX Certified History, a guarantee worth up to $5,000.

    No Not Actual Mileage Title Reported:
    Title issued by DMV when the owner discloses mileage fraud or a broken odometer.
    No Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title Reported:
    Title issued by DMV when the owner discloses an odometer rollover.


    Odometer Rollback Check:


    CARFAX found no odometer rollbacks for this 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357). Rollbacks reported in this section originate from readings collected by a DMV or other verifiable source.

    Mileage Consistency Check:


    CARFAX found no inconsistent odometer readings in the mileage history of this 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357).

    Date: Mileage:
    12/03/1996 18
    05/23/1999 42,537
    01/24/2002 60,821
    11/18/2003 82,018



    Average miles driven per year 11,771 CARFAX AdvisorTM Compare this vehicle's average annual mileage to the industry average of 15,000 miles per year. Use this comparison to determine how this vehicle was driven.

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    GOOD NEWS! This 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357) has had no Manufacturer Buyback (LEMON) reported to CARFAX from a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This vehicle qualifies for the CARFAX Certified History, a guarantee worth up to $5,000.

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    Ownership History:


    CARFAX estimates that this 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357) has had 2 owner(s). CARFAX analyzed this vehicle's title history and other supporting events to identify potential ownership transfers. In compliance with the U.S. privacy laws, CARFAX does not collect or report owner names or addresses.

    Estimated Owners: Date: Location:
    1st owner 12/27/1996 California
    2nd owner 08/05/1999 California

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    Types of Owners:


    This 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357) was originally registered as a Lease Vehicle.

    No Personal Use Registration Reported No Fleet Registration Reported
    Lease Registration Reported No Commercial Registration Reported
    No Rental Registration Reported No Non-Profit Registration Reported
    No Government Registration Reported No Built to Non U.S. Standards Record Reported
    No Taxi Registration Reported

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    BMW does not report recall information for specific vehicles to CARFAX.
    Go to the CARFAX SAFETY & RELIABILITY REPORT for recalls issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the 1997 BMW M3. You can also contact an authorized dealership or BMW at 1-800-334-4269 to find out if this 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357) still has recalls that require repair.

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    CARFAX estimated the remaining original manufacturer warranty coverage for this 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357) using the date this report was generated (15.Jan.2004 12:58:03) and the last odometer reading reported to CARFAX. If you have a current odometer reading, you may recalculate the remaining warranty coverage.

    Estimated start date of warranty: 12/01/1996
    Last reading reported on 11/18/2003: 82,018 miles
    Today's Date: January 15, 2004

    Type of Coverage: Original Warranty: Remaining Coverage:
    Basic 48 months or 50,000 miles Coverage expired
    Drivetrain 48 months or 50,000 miles Coverage expired
    Emissions 24 months or 24,000 miles Coverage expired
    Corrosion 72 months or unlimited mileage Coverage expired
    Transferable Transferable at no cost Same
    Roadside Assistance 48 months or 50,000 miles Coverage expired
    Safety belt & inflatable restraint No data reported to CARFAX
    Notes: ONCE A YEAR INSPECTION REQUIRED.




    CARFAX Warranty Check provides an estimate of this vehicle's remaining warranty coverage. It does not take into account some vehicle history events. For example, major accidents resulting in Salvage or Junk titles that may void the original manufacturer warranty or ownership transfers that may decrease warranty coverage. Complete warranty coverage information is available for this vehicle at the at the BMW web site.


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    CARFAX searched more than 2.7 billion records from over 5,300 sources and found 8 record(s) for this 1997 BMW M3 (WBSBG9322VEY74357).

    Date:
    Mileage Reading:
    Source:
    General Comments:


    12/01/1996 California
    Motor Vehicle Dept.
    Registered as
    lease vehicle


    12/03/1996 18 California
    Motor Vehicle Dept.
    Odometer reading reported for title


    12/27/1996 California
    Motor Vehicle Dept.
    Title issued
    First owner reported
    Loan or lien reported
    Registered as lease vehicle


    05/23/1999 42,537 California
    Motor Vehicle Dept.
    Encino, CA
    Odometer reading reported for title


    08/05/1999 California
    Motor Vehicle Dept.
    Title issued
    New owner reported


    03/11/2000 California
    Motor Vehicle Dept.
    Encino, CA
    Title issued


    01/24/2002 60,821 California
    Inspection Station
    Passed emissions inspection


    11/18/2003 82,018 Dealer Inventory
    Van Nuys, CA
    Vehicle offered for sale


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    Detailed Vehicle History Definitions:

    First Owner
    When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.

    Lease
    When someone leases a car from a dealer, the dealer actually sells the vehicle to a leasing company. The leasing company then collects payments for the vehicle from the new owner for 24, 36, 48 or more months. A leasing company can be an independent car dealer or a car manufacturer.

    New Owner Reported
    When a vehicle is sold to a new owner, the Title must be transferred to the new owner(s) at a Department of Motor Vehicles.


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    1997 BMW M3
    WBSBG9322VEY74357
    Protection From:
    Salvage Title
    Hail Damage Title

    Junk Title
    Total Loss (Canada)

    Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
    Manufacturer Buyback (Lemon) Title

    Dismantled Title
    Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title

    Loss Due to Fire Title
    Not Actual Mileage Title

    Flood Damage Title






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