BMW 7 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 7 Series: Service and warranty

We recommend that you read this publication thoroughly. Your vehicle is covered by the following warranties:

  • New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
  • Rust Perforation Limited Warranty.
  • Federal Emissions System Defect Warranty.
  • Federal Emissions Performance Warranty.
  • California Emission Control System Limited Warranty.

Detailed information about these warranties is listed in the Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models or in the Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models.

Your vehicle has been specifically adapted and designed to meet the particular operating conditions and homologation requirements in your country and continental region in order to deliver the full driving pleasure while the vehicle is operated under those conditions. If you wish to operate your vehicle in another country or region, you may be required to adapt your vehicle to meet different prevailing operating conditions and homologation requirements. You should also be aware of any applicable warranty limitations or exclusions for such country or region. In such case, please contact Customer Relations for further information.


Maintain the vehicle regularly to sustain the road safety, operational reliability and the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

Specifications for maintenance measures:

  • BMW Maintenance system.
  • Service and Warranty Information Booklet for US models.
  • Warranty and Service Guide Booklet for Canadian models.

If the vehicle is not maintained or is improperly maintained, this could result in serious damage to the vehicle. Such damage is not covered by the BMW New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

Refer to chapter engine oil change regarding recommended service intervals for oil changes.


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