Originally Posted by J1n
Well I don't see a big issue if they replace it.
The issue in fact the way I see it is how did it pass QC. And was there any issues getting their dealer to rectify the problem
Maybe the rust happened during transit, so QC wont catch that situation. Apparently BMW have owned up that the base was not rust proofed during manufacture, but will be From Nov 12 builds onwards
Although... Small caveat that this forum member was quoting BMW Korea.