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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By ctuna
Does the date also dissapear from the instrument

Does the date also disappear from the instrument
cluster? If so the battery is the first thing to check .
If the voltage drops below the minimum voltage to
maintain the memory usually on start up...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By ctuna
There are many threads on this

There are many threads on this look them up .
This can cause you to have to have a engine replacement.
bits of the belt can get into the timing chain and oil passages
causing catastrophic failure....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By ctuna
Did you check the front main seal

Did you check the front main seal
When the belt breaks its very important to check this.
Drop the oil pan and remove debris.
When the belt breaks it can wrap around the front main seal
and break...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By ctuna
Do you think it could be the RFT's

Do you think it could be the RFT's
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By ctuna
If you are going to BMW for repairs your nuts

If you are going to BMW for repairs your nuts
if you out of warranty . A water pump and thermostat
change would be around 1 to 1.5k at and Indy . Motor change
arounnd 6k . At 10k I would scrap...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By ctuna
I believe that's the year the idrive changed

I believe that's the year the idrive changed
from disk based to hardrive based.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=122

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1209304
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By ctuna
Scan the car with a BMW capable scanner

Scan the car with a BMW capable scanner
Most common problem related to shaking is
a coil going bad , but it could be any of quite a number
of things.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By ctuna
Some of us that own manuals have found

Some of us that own manuals have found
Changing the transmission fluid to redline d6
smooths things out. Especially in the lower gears.
There are quite a few threads on this.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By ctuna
Not enough detail

Not enough detail
Most common cause is a coil going out though.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By ctuna
Make sure they change the tensioner

Make sure they change the tensioner
Or it will happen again .
They also need to check the front main seal.
You probably should have found a BMW Indy.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By ctuna
If you are not under warranty I no dealer.

If you are not under warranty , no dealer.
Find an Indy.
Don't drive it any further.
The problem is not with the belt itself in most cases its the
belt tensioner, it gets weak and belt won't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By ctuna
2006 330 would be good

2006 330 would be good if you have to get a car that old.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 896
Posted By ctuna
Lazy American Drivers in Heavy traffic.

They have a hard time selling them now here is the biggest reason.

Lazy American Drivers in Heavy traffic.
with no coordination skills.
Why is the Ford f150 the most popular vehicle in the US.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By ctuna
Looks like they are shooting for the perfect

Looks like they are shooting for the perfect Toyota Camry.
But much more expensive.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By ctuna
f30

http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/tags.php?tag=bmw+f30+forum
Lots of connections and things to get right when changing a motor.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By ctuna
If you have and f30 you are on the wrong

If you have and f30 you are on the wrong forum .
This is only for the non turbo and turbo sixes.
e9x not f3x.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_3_Series_(F30/F31)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By ctuna
The f30's get better gas milage than the e90's

The f30's get better gas mileage than the e90's.
A lot of us here do not like the electric steering on the f series.

It remains to be scene what the long term maintenance issues
are with the F30...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By ctuna
So you are takins about an F30 328

So you are taking about an F30 328 which is a 4 cylinder turbo and
not an e90 which is a 6 cylinder normally aspirated car.
Yes performance will cost you.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By ctuna
The turbo is much more likely to give you

The turbo is much more likely to give you
expensive repair problems.
You can't use the 300 hp in everyday traffic
unless you are reckless.
Although I would say the 328 with and automatic...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By ctuna
You can get a value oil change at around 99

You can get a value oil change at around 99
at some dealerships . If you DIY parts are around 50 bucks.
Indys usually charge around 100 to .
These are US not Euro prices .
As this is a mostly US...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By ctuna
Do you know if this is an installed option?

Do you know if this is an installed option?
Try one of the the BMW vin checkers to see if you
have the option installed .
You must have idrive to have this option.(streaming bluetooth music)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By ctuna
Fyi

http://www.e90post.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=353400&d=1267318728
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By ctuna
Fyi

electical e90 pdf...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By ctuna
Don't you have warranty still

Don't you have warranty still
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By ctuna
So you might want to post on the f series forum

So you might want to post on the f series forum.
There have been some comments about general downgrading
of the interior material in the F series and this has happened
over the life of the e90...
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