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Could someone plz do a vin check for me and email/post the results to/for me? THX!!
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Good News -- Vehicle qualifies for the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee! No severe problems (major accidents, fire, flood damage, major odometer problems or lemon history) were ever reported by a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for this 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789). If you find that any of these severe problems were reported by a DMV and not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back.

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CARFAX Talking CarTM
The story of this 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789) according to our interpretation of the information reported to CARFAX:
This sedan 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 18,838 miles per year, which is higher than than the industry average of 15,000. The last odometer reading, reported on 02/05/2004, was 111,439 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 - Buyback Guarantee!
Other Accident Indicators No Accident Indicators Reported
2. MILEAGE ACCURACY CHECK

Truth-In-Mileage Check No Odometer Problems Reported to DMV - Buyback Guarantee!
Odometer Rollback Check No Potential Odometer Rollback Found
Mileage Consistency Check No Inconsistent Odometer Reading Found
3. LEMON CHECKŪ
No Mfr. Buyback Reported to DMV - Buyback Guarantee!
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 14 HISTORY RECORDS REPORTED
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Year/Make/Model: 1998 BMW 540I

Body Style: SEDAN 4 DR
Engine: 4.4L V8 DOHC FI 32V
Fuel: GASOLINE
Driveline: REAR WHEEL DRIVE
Manufactured in: GERMANY
Safety Equipment: 4 wheel ABS, Dual air bags front, head, and sides/active (manual) belts

Standard Equipment: Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM / FM Cassette, Power Brakes, Power sun / moon roof, Tilt Wheel


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Total Loss Check:


GOOD NEWS! No severe damage events were ever reported by a DMV for this 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789). If you find that any of the following severe problems were reported by a DMV and not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back. You must register to activate this free guarantee!


Salvage Title Loss Due To Fire Title
Junk Title Flood Damage Title
Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title Hail Damage Title
Dismantled Title Canadian Total Loss


Other Accident Indicators:


This 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789) 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 11.Jul.2004 16:33:08. New data will result in a change to this report.
Not all accidents are reported to the Police. Tell us if you know of other fender benders, accidents or damage.

Accident Check FAQs:
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Truth-In-Mileage Check:


GOOD NEWS! No major odometer problems were ever reported by a DMV under the Truth-In-Mileage Act for this 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789). If you find that any of the following odometer problems were reported by a DMV and not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back. You must register to activate this free guarantee!

Not Actual Mileage Title - issued by DMV when the owner discloses mileage fraud or a broken odometer.
Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title - issued by DMV when the owner discloses an odometer rollover.


Odometer Rollback Check:


CARFAX found no odometer rollbacks for this 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789). 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 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789).

Date: Mileage:
02/19/1998 22
03/20/1998 569
06/09/1998 4,848
12/30/1999 38,424
12/07/2000 55,397
10/24/2001 70,579
02/25/2002 76,659
05/23/2002 82,161
03/07/2003 96,146
02/05/2004 111,439



Average miles driven per year 18,838 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.

Do you know this vehicle's current mileage? Tell us and help protect others from mileage fraud.

Mileage Accuracy Check FAQs:
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GOOD NEWS! No manufacturer buyback was ever reported by a DMV for this 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789). If you find that a manufacturer buyback was reported by a DMV and not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back. You must register to activate this free guarantee!

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Ownership History:


CARFAX estimates that this 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789) 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 03/09/1998 California
2nd owner 03/07/2003 California

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The cost of ownership varies by vehicle. Go to Edmunds.com to check the recommended service schedule and estimated costs for this vehicle.



Types of Owners:


This 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789) 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 Taxi Registration Reported No Built to Non U.S. Standards Record Reported

Do you have information about how this vehicle was used or driven? Tell us what you know.

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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 1998 BMW 540I. You can also contact an authorized dealership or BMW at 1-800-334-4269 to find out if this 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789) still has recalls that require repair.

Recall Check FAQs:
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CARFAX estimated the remaining original manufacturer warranty coverage for this 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789) using the date this report was generated (11.Jul.2004 16:33:08) 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: 03/09/1998
Last reading reported on 02/05/2004: 111,439 miles
Today's Date: July 11, 2004

Type of Coverage: Original Warranty: Estimated 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
Specific Components 96 months or 80,000 miles Coverage expired
Notes: Manufacturer covers emissions components under basic warranty. Emissions coverage may vary by state. Refer to owners manual for specific details. Transferable: no cost, unlimited owners covered. Corrosion coverage may require a once a year inspection. Models sold after 10/01/96 have 3 years or 36,000 miles schedules maintenance coverage.




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 BMW web site.


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CARFAX searched more than 3 billion records from over 5,300 sources and found 14 record(s) for this 1998 BMW 540I (WBADE5328WBV93789).

Date:
Mileage Reading:
Source:
General Comments:


01/22/1998 US Customs
Vehicle exported from
Germany
and imported to
Port Hueneme, CA


02/19/1998 22 California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Long Beach, CA
Odometer reading reported for title


03/09/1998 California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Title issued
First owner reported
Registered as lease vehicle


03/09/1998 California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Registered as
lease vehicle


03/20/1998 569 Service Facility
Vehicle serviced
Fuel tank replaced


06/09/1998 4,848 Service Facility
Vehicle serviced


12/30/1999 38,424 Service Facility
Vehicle serviced
Lubed and oil/filter changed


03/29/2000 California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Long Beach, CA
Title issued
Registered as lease vehicle


12/07/2000 55,397 Service Facility
Vehicle serviced
Lubed and oil/filter changed


10/24/2001 70,579 Service Facility
Vehicle serviced
Lubed and oil/filter changed


02/25/2002 76,659 California
Inspection Station
Laguna Beach, CA
Passed emissions inspection


05/23/2002 82,161 Service Facility
Vehicle serviced


03/07/2003 96,146 California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Long Beach, CA
Title issued
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported


02/05/2004 111,439 California
Inspection Station
Laguna Beach, CA

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