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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-05-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By jwhallman
I told the dealer they better not put the old...

I told the dealer they better not put the old injectors back in when it became apparent they had botched the dirty valve diagnosis such that the real problem was not the injectors. The service...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-05-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By jwhallman
The turbos were replaced about a year ago. The...

The turbos were replaced about a year ago. The dealer had the car for more than a week that time to get the necessary approvals. So that repair was unrelated to the missing on wide open throttle...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-04-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By jwhallman
N54 pilots? The only thing I can find under that...

N54 pilots? The only thing I can find under that term are Michelin tires
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-04-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By jwhallman
Maybe the dealer wants me to feel less robbed...

Maybe the dealer wants me to feel less robbed about the 2.5k extended maintenance that got me two oil changes and some brake pads by telling me the injectors were 3.5k but that is what I was told...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-04-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By jwhallman
Even if one Believes that all DI engines suffer...

Even if one Believes that all DI engines suffer from carbon (they don't) it is BMW who touts their 100% free maintenance. Look at the TV ads that proclaim even your wipers are covered free of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-04-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By jwhallman
I hate to burst your BMW bubble but it is indeed...

I hate to burst your BMW bubble but it is indeed a mechanical flaw. Google for the edmunds article about carbon in DI engines. The problem is virtually non-existent in certain General Motors DI...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By jwhallman
My point is that BMW sells cars with this story...

My point is that BMW sells cars with this story about free maintenance and then CPO it to 100K and also sell me the extended maintenance (I got suckered into at the time for $2.5K...) but then tell...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By jwhallman
Opening Puma Cases for Dirty Valves

I just got back from the dealer today: my 2007 335i with 60K miles had been missing at wide open throttle, which I can see from this forum is practically guaranteed due to a rather poorly engineered...
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