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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By fun2drive
Normal operation... This is the reason why BMW...

Normal operation...
This is the reason why BMW buffers the gauge...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 105,063
Posted By fun2drive
Thanks for the data point on the string...

Thanks for the data point on the string replacement. That should help others thinking about getting theirs done. As Kat has posted her new strings show no wear compared to the original version...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By fun2drive
Lifters are hydraulic and there is no adjustment....

Lifters are hydraulic and there is no adjustment. Ticking when the engine is hot is not unusual but ticking all the time could be the fuel injectors. Use a stethoscope and locate exactly where the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By fun2drive
You need to go north of 270F to get the engine...

You need to go north of 270F to get the engine into limp mode. I added the cooler to my car simply because I live in Florida but frankly it was not needed. Peace of mind is what it provides. I did...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 105,063
Posted By fun2drive
Suggestion

If this was my car I would be checking with another shop about adjusting the top to close the tolerances. BMW is NOT in the business of fixing things using this method they are in the business of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By fun2drive
Vanos not related at all to this. I would suggest...

Vanos not related at all to this. I would suggest that you visit the dealer and have them recheck the battery cable connections because it sure sounds like a connection issue more so than anything...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-13-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,619
Posted By fun2drive
Think you mean hygroscopic

Think you mean hygroscopic
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By fun2drive
Looks like this came loose and feel out. Search...

Looks like this came loose and feel out. Search around the car for those parts first of all...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 105,063
Posted By fun2drive
To add to Kat's post the drains also have a check...

To add to Kat's post the drains also have a check valve in them so be careful if you go to clean them out.
Lubing the seals is recommended and if I was looking at your number I could clean the seals...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By fun2drive
No way to tell if someone modded it unless you...

No way to tell if someone modded it unless you pull the driver's side panel off and see. You should have an NFRM vs FRM 2 or 3.
Pull the panel and read the numbers to be sure...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,185
Posted By fun2drive
You will see higher maintenance on the mileage...

You will see higher maintenance on the mileage and years you are looking at. Specifically the water pump tstat, oil filter housing gasket, possible ABS/DSC/ Brake module. Mine was flawless until Nov...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By fun2drive
Agree wheel bearing have a side that has to face...

Agree wheel bearing have a side that has to face in which I believe is magnetic to allow the wheel speed sensors to function correctly.
What a PITA if you have to pull everything again and reinstall...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,693
Posted By fun2drive
Well that is actually good news since it doesn't...

Well that is actually good news since it doesn't sound like anything but a sensor not making contact because it failed (unlikely) or was somehow bumped out of position. Pulling the codes means...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,693
Posted By fun2drive
Have you pulled the codes? It helps if your...

Have you pulled the codes?
It helps if your issue isn't a relay or hall sensor than that might indicate the electro-hydraulic pack.
Without some codes to guide you are shooting in the dark.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-30-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,119
Posted By fun2drive
I used my battery tender hooked to the charging...

I used my battery tender hooked to the charging posts under the hood to hold the 12VDC to keep the memories from being lost. Just be careful when removing the posts off the battery and cover them so...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-30-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By fun2drive
You didn't say how many miles you had on the car...

You didn't say how many miles you had on the car then and now but you have xdrive and doesn't take well to long fluid change intervals. I would do a change of the transfer case and diffs then...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,860
Posted By fun2drive
If you change oil at 3500 miles there is no point...

If you change oil at 3500 miles there is no point in using any long life oil just a great synthetic oil would be best. Long life oils use a great deal of high pH additives to keep TBN up to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-23-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By fun2drive
BMW struts and shocks are typically toast after...

BMW struts and shocks are typically toast after 75K miles. Also I assume the adjustments were done to keep it in spec on the rack...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By fun2drive
Once latched down the top should not move at all....

Once latched down the top should not move at all. Now some of the padded areas around it will move.
Sounds from what I read here your latches are not tight enough. There are adjustments for those...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By fun2drive
Companies can claim what they want based on the...

Companies can claim what they want based on the engineering specifics of their product that DOESN'T mean they did ANY testing what so ever.
BMWs with ZF transmissions are very sensitive to the right...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By fun2drive
Not a common issue at the mileage you are at....

Not a common issue at the mileage you are at. Something is wrong here given BMW replaced the first one.
What is happening to the transmission meaning what symptoms?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-27-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,005
Posted By fun2drive
Techron will most CERTAINLY work on fuel...

Techron will most CERTAINLY work on fuel injectors that are getting dirty. Really 20 bucks is too much to try?
Until you pull the plugs you have no idea what the issue is. BMW dealers are always...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,420
Posted By fun2drive
Mangler Who in Atlanta was this? I need some...

Mangler
Who in Atlanta was this?
I need some remote coding done as well.
Thanks
PM me if you don't want to mention his name here...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-16-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 45,877
Posted By fun2drive
Ohio Coding Needed: Dayton-Cinn-Columbus

I need some E-93 things coded/ recoded like a replacement FRM2.
I am not the only one I see others trying to get some help.
I have all the software and laptop as well as other coding programs but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 105,063
Posted By fun2drive
I have BMWHAT and the ability to code anything is...

I have BMWHAT and the ability to code anything is very much dependent upon the year E93 you have. I have an early E93 4-2007 and there are virtually no items I can code what so ever.
Be sure to...
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