The Complete Guide to BMW’s Extended Warranty Program – Extended Vehicle Protection

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BMW Extended Vihicle Protecion BMW Extended Warranty 2016 and Prior

Please note, the Extended Vehicle Protection applies to the 2016 and prior model years BMWs.

For 2017 and later model years BMWs, please refer to the new BMW Limited Warranty Program.

Also, refer to our BMW Maintenance page to find the latest information on BMW maintenance and extended maintenance coverage.

BMW’s Extended Vehicle Protection Program

BMW offers its vehicle owners Extended Vehicle Protection when the original BMW 4-year or 50,000-mile warranty ends. The Extended Vehicle Protection is basically BMW’s extended warranty program.

The Extended Vehicle Protection includes 1-year, 2-year, or 3-years extended protection after the original warranty expires. The plans can cover up to 7 years or 100,000 miles with the original BMW warranty.

Benefits of the BMW Extended Vehicle Protection

  • 100% original BMW replacement parts
  • Covered repairs performed at an authorized BMW repair facility by trained BMW technicians
  • 24-hour BMW Roadside Assistance
  • Protection of your vehicle’s performance and resale value

BMW Extended Vehicle Protection at a Glance

There are three levels of coverage under the Extended Vehicle Protection: Platinum, Gold, and PowerTrain Plus. Each plan has its own comprehensive coverage and limitations.

BMW Extended Vehicle Protection – Platinum

The Platinum plan is the highest level of Extended Vehicle Protection for your BMW. This covers most major components that are not covered by the Gold or PowerTrain Plus.

Comprehensive Coverage of the BMW Platinum Plan

  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Final Drive Assembly
  • Transfer Case (all-wheel drive only)
  • Electrical
  • Cooling System
  • Fuel System
  • Induction System
  • Steering
  • Brake and ABS
  • Heat and Air Conditioning
  • Infotainment System

Limited Coverage in the BMW Platinum Plan

  • Vehicle Interior and Exterior

BMW Extended Vehicle Protection – Gold

The Gold plan is the mid-level Extended Vehicle Protection BMW offers. It covers most major components that are not covered in the PowerTrain Plus.

Comprehensive Coverage of the BMW Gold Plan

  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Final Drive Assembly
  • Transfer Case (all-wheel-drive only)
  • Cooling System
  • Fuel System
  • Induction System
  • Steering
  • Brakes and ABS
  • Heat and air conditioning

Limited Coverage in the BMW Gold Plan

  • Electrical
  • Vehicle Interior and Exterior

What the BMW Gold Plan Not Cover

  • The Infotainment System

BMW Extended Vehicle Protection – PowerTrain Plus

The PowerTrain Plus plan is the most basic Extended Vehicle Protection offered by BMW. It covers many of the major drivetrain components with limited coverage on the other parts of your BMW.

Comprehensive Coverage of the PowerTrain Plus Plan

  • Transfer Case (all-wheel drive only)
  • Induction System

Limited Coverage in the BMW PowerTrain Plus Plan

  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Final Drive Assembly
  • Electrical
  • Cooling System
  • Fuel System

What the BMW Gold Plan Not Cover

  • Steering
  • Brakes and ABS
  • Heater and Air Conditioning
  • Interior and Exterior
  • Infotainment System

Length of the BMW Extended Vehicle Protection

For the new and used BMW, owners can choose between three levels of the Extended Vehicle Protection – Platinum, Gold, or PowerTrain Plus. Each level has six different lengths of the extended warranty as shown below.

New and Used BMWs

Total Years
Total Miles
(Including the Original 4-Year Warranty)
(Including the Original 50,000 Miles Warranty)
5 Years
70,000 Miles
6 Years
70,000 Miles
7 Years
70,000 Miles
5 Years
100,000 Miles
6 Years
100,000 Miles
7 Years
100,000 Miles

For the Certified Pre-owned (CPO) BMWs, owners must choose from the Platinum level coverage with two different lengths of the extended warranty as shown below.

Certified Pre-owned (CPO) BMWs

Total Years
Total Miles
(Including the Original 4-Year Warranty)
(Including the Original 50,000 Miles Warranty)
6 Years
100,000 Miles
7 Years
100,000 Miles

Extended Vehicle Protection Details

 
PLATINUM
GOLD
POWERTRAIN PLUS
ENGINE
Yes
Yes
Yes
Camshaft and bearings
Yes
Yes
Yes
Connecting rods
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crankshaft
Yes
Yes
Yes
Cylinder block
Yes
Yes
Yes
Cylinder head(s)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Cylinder head gasket(s)
Yes
Yes
No
Dipstick assembly
Yes
Yes
Yes
Engine mounts
No
No
Yes
Flywheel/ring gear
Yes
Yes
Yes
Front and rear radial oil seals
Yes
Yes
No
Hydraulic valve clearance compensators (lifters)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Intake and exhaust manifolds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Intake manifold gasket
Yes
Yes
No
Main and connecting rod bearings
Yes
Yes
Yes
Oil pan
Yes
Yes
Yes
Oil pan gasket(s)
Yes
Yes
No
Oil pump assembly
Yes
Yes
Yes
Piston rings and pins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Pistons
Yes
Yes
Yes
Rocker arms and shafts
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sprockets
Yes
Yes
Yes
Timing chains and/or belts
Yes
Yes
Yes
Upper and lower timing case cover gasket(s)
Yes
Yes
No
Upper and lower timing case cover
Yes
Yes
Yes
Upper spring plates (retainers)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Valve collets, guides, and seals
Yes
Yes
Yes
Valve cover(s)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Valve cover gasket(s)
Yes
Yes
No
Valve springs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Valves
Yes
Yes
Yes
Vibration damper
Yes
Yes
Yes
TRANSMISSION
Yes
Yes
Yes
All sprockets, shaft bearings, bushings, drums, pumps, and valves
Yes
Yes
Yes
Drive plate for torque converter
Yes
Yes
Yes
Flywheel
Yes
Yes
Yes
Torque converter
Yes
Yes
Yes
Transmission case
Yes
Yes
Yes
Transmission mount
No
No
Yes
Transmission oil seals and gaskets
Yes
Yes
No
FINAL DRIVE ASSEMBLY
Yes
Yes
Yes
All sprockets, bearings and output shafts
Yes
Yes
Yes
CV joints
Yes
Yes
Yes
Final drive housing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Flexible gaiters (CV joint boots)
Yes
Yes
No
Front and rear hub assembly
Yes
Yes
Yes
Hub bearings
Yes
Yes
Yes
Input and output flange seals and gaskets
Yes
Yes
No
Propeller shafts
Yes
Yes
Yes
Rear housing cover gasket
Yes
Yes
No
Universal joints
Yes
Yes
Yes
TRANSFER CASE (XDRIVE VEHICLE ONLY)
Yes
Yes
Yes
All sprockets, shaft bearings, bushings, drums, pumps, and valves
Yes
Yes
Yes
Transfer case mounts
No
No
Yes
ELECTRICAL
Yes
Yes
Yes
All gauges
Yes
Yes
No
Alternator/generator
Yes
Yes
Yes
Comfort access/power door lock actuators
Yes
No
No
Control modules
Yes
Yes
No
Convertible top storage lid and top drive motors
Yes
Yes
No
Cruise control switch, actuator, and control module
Yes
Yes
No
Electronic mirror motors and switches
Yes
Yes
No
Engine and transmission control modules
Yes
Yes
Yes
Front and rear main wiring harnesses
Yes
Yes
No
Horn contacts, brush, contact rings assembly and horns
Yes
Yes
No
Instrument and service indicator circuit boards
Yes
Yes
No
LCD display modules and coding plugs
Yes
Yes
No
Manually and electrically operated switches
Yes
Yes
No
On-board computer
Yes
Yes
No
Power door and central locking systems
Yes
Yes
No
Power mirror motors
Yes
No
No
Power seat drive
Yes
Yes
No
Power window motors
Yes
Yes
No
Rear window defogger
Yes
Yes
No
Rear window wiper motor
Yes
Yes
No
Remote electronic entrance system
Yes
Yes
No
Starter motor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Starter solenoid
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sunroof motor and gear
Yes
Yes
No
Turn signal/headlight dimmer switch
Yes
Yes
No
Voltage regulator
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windshield wiper delay switch
Yes
Yes
No
Windshield wiper motor
Yes
Yes
No
COOLING SYSTEM
Yes
Yes
Yes
Additional fan motor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Coolant recovery tank
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fan clutch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fan surround
Yes
Yes
No
Idler pulley/belt tensioner
Yes
Yes
No
Radiator
Yes
Yes
Yes
Water pump
Yes
Yes
Yes
FUEL SYSTEM
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fuel injection and air flow sensors
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fuel injectors
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fuel pumps (including high-pressure pump)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fuel tank
Yes
Yes
No
Metal and plastic lines and fittings
Yes
Yes
Yes
Piezo injectors
Yes
Yes
Yes
INDUCTION SYSTEM
Yes
Yes
Yes
Turbocharger assemblies (vehicles so equipped)
Yes
Yes
Yes
SCR (SELECTED CATALYST REDUCTION) EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM (DIESEL MODELS ONLY)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Dosing module
Yes
Yes
Yes
Transfer pump
Yes
Yes
Yes
STEERING
Yes
Yes
No
All internally lubricated parts within the steering box
Yes
Yes
No
Cooler and lines
Yes
Yes
No
Power steering pump
Yes
Yes
No
Rack-and-pinion assembly
Yes
Yes
No
Steering box housing
Yes
Yes
No
Steering shaft and couplings
Yes
Yes
No
BRAKES AND ABS
Yes
Yes
No
ABS control module
Yes
Yes
No
ABS hydraulic pump assembly
Yes
Yes
No
ABS relays
Yes
Yes
No
ABS wheel speed sensors
Yes
Yes
No
Brake booster assembly
Yes
Yes
No
Brake calipers
Yes
Yes
No
Brake pedal assembly
Yes
Yes
No
Hydraulic lines and fittings
Yes
Yes
No
Master cylinder
Yes
Yes
No
Parking brake assembly
Yes
Yes
No
Wheel cylinders
Yes
Yes
No
HEAT AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM
Yes
Yes
No
Auxiliary water pump
Yes
Yes
No
Compressor
Yes
Yes
No
Compressor clutch and pulley
Yes
Yes
No
Condenser
Yes
Yes
No
Evaporator
Yes
Yes
No
Expansion valve
Yes
Yes
No
Heater and air conditioner blower
Yes
Yes
No
Heater control valve
Yes
Yes
No
Heating and A/C control panel and control module
Yes
Yes
No
Idler pulley/belt tensioner
Yes
Yes
No
Receiver-drier
Yes
Yes
No
Stepper motors
Yes
Yes
No
INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR
Yes
Yes
No
Cup holders
Yes
No
No
Front seat tracks/rails
Yes
Yes
No
Head lamps, head lamp assemblies and lenses
Yes
No
No
Shift lever
Yes
Yes
No
Trunk and hood gas pressure struts
Yes
Yes
No
INFOTAINMENT CENTER
Yes
No
No
CD player/changer
Yes
No
No
Entertainment system
Yes
No
No
Navigation system and components
Yes
No
No
Radio
Yes
No
No
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