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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Oulixes
Is it possible I did something with the battery...

Is it possible I did something with the battery sensor when I jumped it?
Most unlikely.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By Oulixes
Welcome, Sharif of Dallas, and congrats on your...

Welcome, Sharif of Dallas, and congrats on your car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Oulixes
A 2008 328xi, even with the low mileage, all the...

A 2008 328xi, even with the low mileage, all the fluids should be replaced, including the transfer case fluid. I also agree with the note recommending to replace the rotors and pads; most likely you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Oulixes
GeorgesAA, I've looked at paints a bit and...

GeorgesAA, I've looked at paints a bit and thought the site I gave may have X-refs on rim paints too. You may try to look into, or ask you question in, Bimmerfest Detailing:...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Oulixes
GeorgesAA, a good first step in looking for a...

GeorgesAA, a good first step in looking for a paint is to find who makes the paint you know as "Gunmetal 219m." Try the enclosed data base. Bear in mind that the manufacturer of the paint may use a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Oulixes
mazdaverx7:...airbag and seat belt light... ...

mazdaverx7:...airbag and seat belt light...

BMW issued a SIB related to the Front Passenger Air Bag Seat Occupancy Sensor; I think your car is included. See enclosed text file.

BTW, it's a good...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Oulixes
nickr1985: For my longer distance driving I take...

nickr1985: For my longer distance driving I take along essentially what friller9 and rtn1911 have recommended. In addition, I always check the windshield washer fluid and wipers.

One of my recent...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Oulixes
When the 330i and 330xi were introduced in 2006,...

When the 330i and 330xi were introduced in 2006, a few owners complained about the steering wheel lock. I recall that BMW modified the steering column design and the lock in the middle of the 2006...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By Oulixes
We have two bimmers, one staggered, one square,...

We have two bimmers, one staggered, one square, both ride on the OEM rims. The Manual suggested staggered setup seems to be a good compromise for regular driving. The cost of tires, rotated or not,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By Oulixes
18-inch wheels will fit with no problems.

18-inch wheels will fit with no problems.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By Oulixes
I did find a bit of difference between turning...

I did find a bit of difference between turning right and left. When I tried a stethoscope, I found the method to be quite subjective - that is subjective for someone who does not listen to bearings...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By Oulixes
Most likely it is the coolant pump. The pump...

Most likely it is the coolant pump. The pump problem has been discussed on the forum, search for the topic.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Oulixes
dtf: I drive a 330xi, but have never needed to...

dtf: I drive a 330xi, but have never needed to roll-start it. I've only always assumed that when the car is in good shape and in the state that the BMW car manual calls "radio readiness," the car can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By Oulixes
keetybwoy: In my case it was difficult to come up...

keetybwoy: In my case it was difficult to come up with a sure diagnosis. The bearing seem to have been functional while rumbling, and the noise was getting worse only slowly. With wheels off ground I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-11-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By Oulixes
keetybwoy: My 330xi developed similar problem...

keetybwoy:
My 330xi developed similar problem and I tried what you did; also, I checked the driveshaft. In the end I've replaced both rear wheel bearings - that resolved the problem.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Oulixes
Congratulation on your purchase. I have a 330xi,...

Congratulation on your purchase. I have a 330xi, similar to yours, with a MT. The model is not very common - the 330xi was sold in NA as E90 only in 2006. Next year the car was offered with lower...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Oulixes
yohomes1: Recently, the rear of my 330xi started...

yohomes1: Recently, the rear of my 330xi started generating similar noise to that you describe. The reason for the noise turned up to be the wheel bearing, right rear. To correct the problem...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Oulixes
You are OK, Castrol 5w30 LL01 is what BMW...

You are OK, Castrol 5w30 LL01 is what BMW recommends in North America for 3-series.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By Oulixes
+1

+1
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Oulixes
This web site has lots of DIY guides with...

This web site has lots of DIY guides with practical solutions to repairs, these are mostly for mechanical jobs - for coding, there is another forum. The topics you have mentioned have all been...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Oulixes
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Oulixes
andyzhu: Few people would take their a BMW to a...

andyzhu:
Few people would take their a BMW to a dealer, because as a rule dealer's maintenance is more expensive and may not be better than a less expensive, privately done maintenance, whether by...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Oulixes
Mark K: Don't be silly. There are no recalls on...

Mark K: Don't be silly. There are no recalls on camels.

Camels surely can be recalled, but they will have more say regarding the process than car owners...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,256
Posted By Oulixes
The factory over torqued the bolts... Where...

The factory over torqued the bolts...

Where was your engine built?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Oulixes
Hi class - location, location, location...

Hi class - location, location, location...
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