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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-14-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By Frediesel
335d sport suspension. I doubt Firestone loads...

335d sport suspension. I doubt Firestone loads weight on the seats. This was what I based my decision off of...
$180 each alignment for dealer precision maybe every 30-40k miles vs. $137 one-time...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-14-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By Frediesel
Tread wear hasn't been as uneven as it was...

Tread wear hasn't been as uneven as it was originally. I think this is the only factor I can correlate since the tires I've had have been really different: 1) Original Bridgestone run-flats lasted...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-13-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By Frediesel
I paid around $135 at Firestone about 4 years ago...

I paid around $135 at Firestone about 4 years ago for "Lifetime alignments" for as long as I own the car. I thought this would be a good idea after going through a couple sets of tires so quickly...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-12-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,552
Posted By Frediesel
I just opened the program and saw that it's...

I just opened the program and saw that it's different for my car... I went to "Fuel Pump (EKG)" and then "Activation." I remembering being able to hear the fuel being pushed through when the pump was...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-12-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,552
Posted By Frediesel
First time attaching pic. If it worked, you...

First time attaching pic. If it worked, you should see an example of the menu showing where the fuel pump is activated.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,552
Posted By Frediesel
I think it's an easy DIY with the tools needed to...

I think it's an easy DIY with the tools needed to get under the car and take the splash guards off. The only thing I needed to add to my tool chest was a cable to prime the fuel filter. I purchased...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-25-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Frediesel
+1 I would also use an anti-gelling agent like...

+1
I would also use an anti-gelling agent like STA-BIL for diesels. Not diesel specific, but a battery tender would be wise (if accessible). I use the BatteryMinder, which is supposed to prolong...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,962
Posted By Frediesel
I believe that is the case. That was the type of...

I believe that is the case. That was the type of fault I had before CBU was cleaned.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-01-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,332
Posted By Frediesel
You're probably better off registering the...

You're probably better off registering the battery yourself using Carly for BMW.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-22-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 30,486
Posted By Frediesel
High Performance Renewable

High Performance Renewable
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-13-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Frediesel
I've been okay with just replacing the seals...

I've been okay with just replacing the seals after about 10k miles. I did add an extra seal (don't remember if it is the upper or lower one) since there is an extra groove for one. I had a tough time...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-04-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 28,830
Posted By Frediesel
What codes are seen with a bad MAF sensor? I've...

What codes are seen with a bad MAF sensor? I've been in limp mode for a few days with the following codes...
Fault: Air flow meter signal
Code: 4BC2
Fault: Intake air temperature sensor
Code:...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Frediesel
I took my car in when a check engine light came...

I took my car in when a check engine light came on related to carbon build up. I believe the carbon cleaning SIB is...
SI B11 03 14
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Frediesel
BMW of El Cajon performed my CBU cleaning when I...

BMW of El Cajon performed my CBU cleaning when I was out of warranty at 55,000 mi. That was 2 years ago and they did it under goodwill so I did not pay a cent. I gave them the SIB number and reminded...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-11-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By Frediesel
[QUOTE=Hoooper;9124268]Is that the 6.2 or the...

[QUOTE=Hoooper;9124268]Is that the 6.2 or the 5.3? Either way you should be able to get better than 16 mpg. QUOTE]

It's the 5.3 and the 16 mpg figure was for combined city and highway. I'm also...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-09-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By Frediesel
The wife just got a 2015 Yukon XL. It has a 29...

The wife just got a 2015 Yukon XL. It has a 29 gallon tank, her dad recommended that she only fill it up half way. With cylinder deactivation, "efficient tires", and by babying it (65 mph with...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-08-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By Frediesel
San Diego to Palm Springs and back over the...

San Diego to Palm Springs and back over the weekend. Very annoying when left lane gets blocked by slow-moving vehicles so I treated the slow lane as the fast lane. Passed up every single car to and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,018
Posted By Frediesel
Cop was a no-show in court yesterday. That means...

Cop was a no-show in court yesterday. That means $235 + traffic school $ in my pocket. I guess I can use that $ to get a Sprint Booster :flipoff:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,824
Posted By Frediesel
Yes, all of the the clips were off when I was...

Yes, all of the the clips were off when I was trying to figure out what the issue was. I thought there was an issue with the new seal, but I had the same issue when I tried the old one. I'm just glad...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,824
Posted By Frediesel
I think the green seal (for the red hose) is on...

I think the green seal (for the red hose) is on the passenger side and the black seal is on the driver's side. Both go into the grooves around the hose on the metal part then into the intercooler....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-30-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Frediesel
I read that the module can come into contact with...

I read that the module can come into contact with water in certain models, so the problem is noticed more when it rains- not sure if this is the case for us. I also read that simply disconnecting the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-28-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,615
Posted By Frediesel
Is $200 what the dealership charges for the fuel...

Is $200 what the dealership charges for the fuel filter change? If DIY is an option- the fuel filter is about $25 for the Mahle brand or $61 for the BMW OEM brand. The BavTech cable ($180) can be...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-16-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,295
Posted By Frediesel
I've purchased three different filters (including...

I've purchased three different filters (including both Mann & BMW brands) and can't remember any of them having the smaller o-ring. I assumed it wasn't needed, but now that you mention it, I'm not...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-16-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Frediesel
I just ordered the BavTech cable. I saw where it...

I just ordered the BavTech cable. I saw where it says "Contact us about refurbished kits! These lightly used kits come with all of the same features, warranties, and guarantees as the new kits -...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,018
Posted By Frediesel
After some research online I pleaded not guilty...

After some research online I pleaded not guilty (80mph on a 65) a couple of weeks ago and set a court date for May 26th 8 a.m.- I read that cops are less likely to show up to court the day after a...
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