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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By anE934fun
X5s are getting the coking/CBU experience. Maybe...

X5s are getting the coking/CBU experience. Maybe not as frequently as the E90s, but they are getting the condition.

BMW is certainly aware of the issue. What they are doing about it is a closely...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By anE934fun
In the diesels, the coking/CBU seems to be...

In the diesels, the coking/CBU seems to be sourced from a combination of crankcase vapor mixing with particulates from the EGR. There is one thread that started in the X5 forum where a fester added...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,606
Posted By anE934fun
I would be suspecting the battery in the sensor...

I would be suspecting the battery in the sensor has gone on holiday. There could be a sensor malfunction, but my $ would be on the battery. Buy a new sensor and swap it for one of the present...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-08-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,053
Posted By anE934fun
Usually it involves engine revving while stopped.

Usually it involves engine revving while stopped.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-08-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,053
Posted By anE934fun
I agree with you. Racing has no place on public...

I agree with you. Racing has no place on public streets. I wonder if the speeder in your post got tagged for just excessive speed, or was an exhibition of speed surcharge tacked on? Speed...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-07-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,053
Posted By anE934fun
Doing your bit to contribute to city and county...

Doing your bit to contribute to city and county finances, I see.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-02-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,717
Views: 203,768
Posted By anE934fun
I think your decision tree looks something like...

I think your decision tree looks something like this:

1. Do I like the Car?
A. Yes > Buy an Extended Warranty
B. No > Sell the car before the regular warranty runs out.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-28-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By anE934fun
You might be looking at CBU. I don't have near...

You might be looking at CBU. I don't have near 80K miles on my d, and I am seeing 36 mpg calculated by hand as long as I don't exceed 80 mph. One item that may impact mileage is tires. I lost the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-28-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,597
Posted By anE934fun
$16K would seem to indicate replacement. There...

$16K would seem to indicate replacement. There was a time when BMW replaced the head and intake manifold. Parts shortages (not to mention cost) required a re-think of the replacement route, and now...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,555
Posted By anE934fun
There seems to be a learning curve improvement...

There seems to be a learning curve improvement that is occurring. Initial repairs involved sending the head and intake manifold out for ultrasonic cleaning at a cost ~$7,500 (!). Now, the head gets...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By anE934fun
Time to think long and hard about an extended...

Time to think long and hard about an extended warranty for your d. :thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By anE934fun
You don't think lubricity of the fuel (lack...

You don't think lubricity of the fuel (lack thereof) impacts injector wear?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By anE934fun
When I was in the market for an extended warranty...

When I was in the market for an extended warranty for my d, there were at least 3 options other than BMW that provided coverage past 100K miles. I went with an Allstate warranty that has a $100...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By anE934fun
Kind of hard to see the etching of clear coat...

Kind of hard to see the etching of clear coat with Alpine White. You could feel the etching before you saw it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By anE934fun
I have been told that a 5% solution of sodium...

I have been told that a 5% solution of sodium bicarb and water neutralizes the poop. Although lately, the idea of avoidance seems to have a certain appeal - white paint job for my next car.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,503
Posted By anE934fun
Out of curiosity, to all who have received the...

Out of curiosity, to all who have received the formal diagnosis of CBU…. Have you used any fuel additive (like Stanadyne, PowerService, biodiesel blend, etc.) to improve lubricity of the fuel you...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-07-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,871
Posted By anE934fun
Or, you can get an extended fit funnel from an...

Or, you can get an extended fit funnel from an auto parts store and cut it at the point where the outside diameter = the O.D. of the BMW funnel. That is what I did when I was buying B100 and adding...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By anE934fun
Q re. Data Logging of iDrive Navigation

Does the navigation system in LCI E9X cars do any storing of places visited or other location-based data logging?

Thanks in advance to those who respond.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-06-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,161
Posted By anE934fun
He won't be able to until he replaces the removed...

He won't be able to until he replaces the removed items.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By anE934fun
Magic 8-Ball says a trip to the dealer is in your...

Magic 8-Ball says a trip to the dealer is in your future. :angel:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-06-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,871
Posted By anE934fun
Well, in a way they did - the settlement they...

Well, in a way they did - the settlement they reached to pay out $ billions to state attorneys general was to purchase immunity from prosecution for cost of medical care, which presumably included...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By anE934fun
127K miles is when things (like catalytic...

127K miles is when things (like catalytic converters) can break. $2,500 seems to be the cost of entry on the DPF. Maybe find a unit off of a salvage car with lower miles?

Out of curiosity, how...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-01-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,781
Posted By anE934fun
Meh. It makes me think of what a BMW rendition...

Meh. It makes me think of what a BMW rendition of a Honda Fit would look like. :thumbdwn:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-30-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,871
Posted By anE934fun
I am wondering about that as well. So many...

I am wondering about that as well. So many competing claims….
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-30-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,503
Posted By anE934fun
Not quite true. There are variances between...

Not quite true. There are variances between refiners that result in some CARB D2 having lower than 50 cetane. I did a test a few years back and found some samples from Valero stations at 40…. :eek:...
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