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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,013
Posted By bballfreak
I had a big issue with BMW corporate 1.5 years...

I had a big issue with BMW corporate 1.5 years back and we went back and forth on the issue of my MPG dropped from like 36 to 29, driving the same way, same road conditions, same distance, same fuel...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-18-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,013
Posted By bballfreak
Have a 2009 335d with 50K miles. I drive it hard...

Have a 2009 335d with 50K miles. I drive it hard from time to time, like going at 120mph on i-10 from San Antonio to Houston.
I do add BG244 diesel additive from time to time and is suppose to help...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,315
Posted By bballfreak
I did get extended warranty, but am afraid that...

I did get extended warranty, but am afraid that if these codes start showing up after August 2015 after my extended warranty expires, then BMW may not honor to pay for the repairs.
So, I thought of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,315
Posted By bballfreak
You are probably right, but worth a try. My mpg...

You are probably right, but worth a try. My mpg had dropped down to 26 on the hwy., driving on the same road, same speeds and I only put Chevron or Shell diesel fuel with tires properly inflated.
I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 518
Posted By bballfreak
I have used BG244K specific for diesel in my 2009...

I have used BG244K specific for diesel in my 2009 335d
and I drive it hard a little bit.
seems to help in mpg and run smoother
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,315
Posted By bballfreak
I suggest using BG244K and drive it hard.

I suggest using BG244K and drive it hard.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By bballfreak
Battery replacement question in 335d

The battery is going south in my 2009 335d.
It is a white top - Varta -90mAh and 720 CCA, lead acid battery with a vent.
Can I replace it with 100mAh and 900 CCA AGM and be able to register with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By bballfreak
Question on Bosch Battery for 2009 335d

I saw online Bosch Battery at PepBoys for $144.
Any reason one cannot use this battery for my 2009 335d.
My battery seems to be weak and have put it on charger
and then test it to see if the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,714
Posted By bballfreak
Same here with my 2009 335d. My mpg had dropped...

Same here with my 2009 335d.
My mpg had dropped by almost 6 miles per gallon more on the hwy as I do hwy driving
once a month on the same road.
Added BG244 (for diesels) and then put in sport mode...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,714
Posted By bballfreak
Wow, I have a 2009 335d and over the years, my...

Wow, I have a 2009 335d and over the years, my mpg has dropped. Had few problems with tail lights going out twice, belt tensioner,
I love the car, but am scared with all these problems, so I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By bballfreak
Really, did not know that. I have the Bentley...

Really, did not know that. I have the Bentley manual for 335i for the same year and read up when I get home.
I thought it said that you need to have the OBD scanner where it displays the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-25-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,331
Posted By bballfreak
That is what the SA told me. And they did it...

That is what the SA told me. And they did it twice.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By bballfreak
i thought this was a plastic pan vs. aluminum and...

i thought this was a plastic pan vs. aluminum and can one get exact temperature
off a plastic pan?
I do have IR temperature gun.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-24-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,331
Posted By bballfreak
Mine was intermittent as well. I was really...

Mine was intermittent as well. I was really upset at this and also told them I got pulled over by a cop who let me go with a warning?
and they replaced. Remember they have to replace in pairs as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By bballfreak
ATF fill procedure in 335d

These pdf file does not tell how does one measure the temperature of the ATF fluid
when filling?
How does one know that you have reached 40C?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By bballfreak
transmission question on 335d

Audi, VW and Porsche all have a temperature requirement when refilling the transmission fluid to avoid overfill.
I think BMW also states the same, I think
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By bballfreak
Question on changing transmission fluid in 335d

How does on measure the oil temperature when filling the ATF fluid in this car?
In mu Audi, I have the diagnostic cable and a laptop and I can actually see the temperature of the ATF fluid displayed...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-23-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,331
Posted By bballfreak
Turn signal issue with 335d

In my 2009 335d, right turn signal went out twice, once in 2010 and again
in 2013. Dealer replaced both sides twice under warranty.
The second time, car was out of warranty by like 1 month.
fyi
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-19-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,709
Posted By bballfreak
what transmission do we have in a 2009 335d? ...

what transmission do we have in a 2009 335d?
6HP26 or 6HP-19? etc.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-19-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,709
Posted By bballfreak
what transmission do we have in a 2009 335d? ...

what transmission do we have in a 2009 335d?
6HP26 or 6HP-19? etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-19-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By bballfreak
Great, did you get some low battery warning? or...

Great, did you get some low battery warning? or something like that?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By bballfreak
nevermind I found it thks

nevermind I found it thks
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By bballfreak
what is bluedrive?

what is bluedrive?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,737
Posted By bballfreak
PM you!!

PM you!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,737
Posted By bballfreak
$40

$40
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