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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By sptt144
Doesn't sound like dying battery symptoms but I...

Doesn't sound like dying battery symptoms but I hope that is all it is. When mine went out (all of the sudden in one day last month) it just wouldn't start unless strongly jumpered by another car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By sptt144
Did you just leak the oil around the oil cap or...

Did you just leak the oil around the oil cap or all over the front?

Very tough to call. All I can tell you is on mine I had oil leaking into my cylinders 3 and 4 due to a leaking valve cover...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By sptt144
I think I saw 2 other cars in that video the...

I think I saw 2 other cars in that video the entire time. Wicked video!!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By sptt144
Before you replace an engine for $15000, try...

Before you replace an engine for $15000, try replacing the coolant tank with a new one and see if it still happens. Water is boiling in that tank because air being let in.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By sptt144
The brake sensor lets you know when you are...

The brake sensor lets you know when you are running out of pad which is when the rotor starts dragging on the sensor but is independent of the system telling you how many miles you have left to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By sptt144
Smaller wheels, higher profile tires will...

Smaller wheels, higher profile tires will definitely make a difference. Lower and wider=better grip but more road noise do to more tire contact and less sidewall to disappate noise.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By sptt144
Any updates???

Any updates???
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By sptt144
That's just a service check indicator to take car...

That's just a service check indicator to take car in and have specific items checked at a specific mileage. Starts at 18,000 miles and comes on at certain mileages. Does not mean there is anything...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By sptt144
Cool deal. Let us know how it turns out....

Cool deal. Let us know how it turns out. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By sptt144
+1 More than likely the install. If you turn it...

+1 More than likely the install. If you turn it off, do you have any problems now?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By sptt144
Don't drive on rough roads. It's a combo of the...

Don't drive on rough roads. It's a combo of the low profile tires and stiff suspension.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By sptt144
We're not going to do any better than a mechanic...

We're not going to do any better than a mechanic at a dealer but that is an awful lot of $$ to not have your issue resolved. I would be calling BMW. They just can't throw their hands up in the air....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By sptt144
That is very strange. I know I have gone through...

That is very strange. I know I have gone through rear pads faster than front pads. They are pretty easy to change yourself. 20% isn't much. Weird that your system all of the sudden said that. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By sptt144
Lots of folks have had to replace the coolant...

Lots of folks have had to replace the coolant tank due to slow, unidentifiable leaks. It mounts with two bolts and has a hose that goes to the bottom and one to the top. Probably hot air escaping...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By sptt144
Yes, you can return the parts if wrong but most...

Yes, you can return the parts if wrong but most of the Electric Waterpumps and T Stats are the same fit. You need to check out the Youtube videos on how to do the job and decide if you want to or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By sptt144
If you did repairs on your own, a battery might...

If you did repairs on your own, a battery might be the most extensive cost. Could be simple brake service that is needed and computer reminding you it's time. The check engine light can be anything...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By sptt144
Extremely rare to get a leaking head gasket on...

Extremely rare to get a leaking head gasket on these forums. Seems over engineered enough to somehow help prevent it for a long while.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By sptt144
No more Dust!

Thanks to the advice from the forum here, I installed Akebono brake pads on all 4 last week. 7 days later the wheels look the same as after driving only 10 miles following a good wheel cleaning from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By sptt144
Reminds me of my old R/C plane engines. It's all...

Reminds me of my old R/C plane engines. It's all the same. You can't set them too lean to start or they will seize and the piston will freeze. Gotta be able to have that lubrication (which is built...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By sptt144
Didn't I see a video somewhere where a Ferarri...

Didn't I see a video somewhere where a Ferarri had to have the engine removed for some basic maintenance? I guess when you have some extra $$ you should spend the extra $$. Congrats to the OP. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By sptt144
$67.00 off ebay for OEM Bosch

$67.00 off ebay for OEM Bosch
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 621
Posted By sptt144
Thanks for the follow up! Scary stuff for sure.

Thanks for the follow up! Scary stuff for sure.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By sptt144
Sounds like air rippling a seal on my end.

Sounds like air rippling a seal on my end.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By sptt144
Full gas tank?

Full gas tank?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-07-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 321
Posted By sptt144
I can't find anything. Gotta call BMW.

I can't find anything. Gotta call BMW.
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