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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-26-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,852
Posted By satmgr
Your evidence is on the reciept. If they only put...

Your evidence is on the reciept. If they only put in a gallon or two they only filled the lower DEF tank (active tank). The upper tank is 4.5 gallons or there abouts (passive tank).
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-26-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,852
Posted By satmgr
early def warning

My Dealer did not know how to fill the upper passive tank (my sales person asked me how it was done) They would only fill the lower tank and as a result I got the low level alert after about 3000...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,277
Posted By satmgr
Smile 335d why so few

Refill of urea aka DEF fluid is user friendly no computer reset needed. Just get 1 BMW bottle at the exorbant price of 50.00 or so per 1.5 liter bottle and after emptying it in the upper fill port...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-30-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,932
Posted By satmgr
There are two tanks 1.5 gal active, and 4.5...

There are two tanks 1.5 gal active, and 4.5 gallon passive if you had a leak you would see white crystaline where the fluid hit the ground and dried, or the underside of the car. A leak in the small...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-30-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,478
Posted By satmgr
I had 12000 miles before oil change without DEF...

I had 12000 miles before oil change without DEF light, then only 7000 before DEF light lit up, see my other post as to the reasons why and how to fix it yourself.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-30-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,478
Posted By satmgr
I had my first oil change done 7000 miles ago and...

I had my first oil change done 7000 miles ago and the DEF low light went off, after much research and investigation found out that dealerships only fill up the active tank 1.5 gallons and don't touch...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-30-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 200,779
Posted By satmgr
turn the nozzle up to 90 degrees one way or the...

turn the nozzle up to 90 degrees one way or the other and it will allow you to use disfigured nozzles!!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-30-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 200,779
Posted By satmgr
Mileage 335d

I have 12.6k on my 2009 and without any effort get 32mpg mixed highway/city usually 75-80mph h/w, city with 5 to 7mph over limits. Did a 60 mile run (highway) on active cruise control at speed limit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,748
Posted By satmgr
I'm installing a radar based parking assist (not...

I'm installing a radar based parking assist (not ultrasonic, mud dirt and rain negate their use and holes in the bumper) and a beep alert to keep from running someone down when backing up, or at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,194
Posted By satmgr
most definitly better! I want that, I'll have to...

most definitly better! I want that, I'll have to find one.
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,649
Posted By satmgr
additional track

I used http://www.vesseltracker.com/en/Port/sandiego/Map.html only "panama canal colon" to see the vessel wait a few hours and then pass through 7/11 7/12. this link will allow you to see when it...
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