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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-23-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Zooks527
You needed a tip-off? I was trying to be polite....

You needed a tip-off? I was trying to be polite.




Well, we have a person who has never owned a German car before who's asking for financial advice on an internet forum about a financial...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-23-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Zooks527
Well, if a friend or family member came to me and...

Well, if a friend or family member came to me and asked to be steered in the right direction, I'd honestly say "Don't lease", especially if you've never done one before.

Leasing has some...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By Zooks527
Typically, the special editions are all the same...

Typically, the special editions are all the same color (and one not available to most other cars of the same series), which is what makes them a "special" edition.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-21-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Zooks527
Transmission temp isn't an optional reading on...

Transmission temp isn't an optional reading on the ScanGauge.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-21-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Zooks527
The transmission temp function has never returned...

The transmission temp function has never returned anything other than a duplicate of either oil or coolant temp in any car I've used with Torque. I don't think it's configured properly.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-21-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Zooks527
Well, you can ask, but the odds are REAL strong...

Well, you can ask, but the odds are REAL strong that they'll say no if the car isn't asking for it. My 2009 went to 99,000 miles before the rear brakes needed replacement (115,000 for the fronts)...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-21-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Zooks527
Both are also available on my M235xi through...

Both are also available on my M235xi through Torque and my ScanGauge, but it was built at just about the same time as yours. There is a date sometime in the 2014/2015 production series where a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2016, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By Zooks527
BMW extended the warranty for turbo failures due...

BMW extended the warranty for turbo failures due to wastegate issues on N54 engines (which have two separate turbos) to 8 years / 82,000 miles back around 2010 - 2011. They did not do so for the N55...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,634
Posted By Zooks527
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Zooks527
The calculation function ("10,000 miles to brake...

The calculation function ("10,000 miles to brake change") can be reset. However, once you wear through the pad sensor, the only choice is to replace it (or short the ends together).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Zooks527
Your own company almost always denies this type...

Your own company almost always denies this type of coverage, leaving you to pursue the other party's coverage though a court action.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Zooks527
There's a lot of things that could be part of...

There's a lot of things that could be part of your list, but if you have the red "BRAKE" on the screen, you've likely worn through the brake wear sensor or the sensor wire has broken.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Zooks527
Bluetooth was still an option in 2011 on a 328i...

Bluetooth was still an option in 2011 on a 328i convertible, either stand-alone or as part of the Premium Package.

Go here: http://www.bmwvin.com/
Enter the last 7 characters of your VIN and it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Zooks527
If the engine isn't designed for E85, there's no...

If the engine isn't designed for E85, there's no guarantee that all the seals, hoses, diaphragms, etc. in the the fuel system as compatible with the high alcohol content, so there's an unknown effect...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2016, 02:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Zooks527
Nope. E85 is 85% ethanol and only 15%...

Nope.

E85 is 85% ethanol and only 15% gasoline. Its octane number is up around 100, but there's little gas in it. Mixing 3 - 4 gallons into the tank would give you an EtOH percentage of...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-26-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Zooks527
Try here for the part number:...

Try here for the part number: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=1H93-USA-03-2016-F87-BMW-M2&diagId=03_0183

Then search Google for the part number. One source found here:...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By Zooks527
Hell no! Having lived through several bad...

Hell no!

Having lived through several bad replacement jobs by various companies (one windshield glued to the A-pillar, one windshield where they misplaced the sealing gasket, and so on), I would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Zooks527
Just a caveat, the replacement is under warranty...

Just a caveat, the replacement is under warranty until the car reaches 10 years or 120,000 miles, whichever comes first, not the pump itself.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-20-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Zooks527
Yes and yes. I'm very happy with my BT scanner...

Yes and yes. I'm very happy with my BT scanner (now on it's 2nd BMW, as I got the 3 car version back in the day.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-20-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Zooks527
Have you tried pressing the SOS button and...

Have you tried pressing the SOS button and asking? The rep on the other end can usually tell you. Similarly, if nothing happens, then it would appear you do not.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 756
Posted By Zooks527
Stupid as it sounds, first thing that came to...

Stupid as it sounds, first thing that came to mind for me is your battery is going south. Just seems like too big a list all at once.

Now, odds on it's not (the typical failed battery error...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 844
Posted By Zooks527
Well, from the looks of it, you're seeing the...

Well, from the looks of it, you're seeing the auxiliary oil cooler thermostat opening and closing. Typical oil temp targets are in the 240 - 245 range, with the cooler opening at about 250. I don't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 756
Posted By Zooks527
Looking at this, I'm not sure that people have...

Looking at this, I'm not sure that people have caught that the OP has a diesel, not an N54/N55.

The carbon issues on the 335D are significantly different than those on the gas engine cars. ...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-11-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,417
Posted By Zooks527
Someone over on the other set of boards seems to...

Someone over on the other set of boards seems to have picked up $3500 from BMW as compensation.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Zooks527
It isn't working because even cars that weren't...

It isn't working because even cars that weren't set up for Bluetooth had the buttons on the wheel, although they were non-functional.
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