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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By cjhoward
I have 115k miles and have never done walnut...

I have 115k miles and have never done walnut blasting. Spark plugs and fuel system cleaner have always resolved any power issues
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-06-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 657
Posted By cjhoward
Are you at least popping the catches on the...

Are you at least popping the catches on the airbag or can it be done without even that?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By cjhoward
That was what it turned out to be for me. I was...

That was what it turned out to be for me. I was convinced it was more since the behavior was so strange and bulbs typically just fail completely, not intermittent operation. But apparently this is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-04-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By cjhoward
I had the same problem for months. Finally got...

I had the same problem for months. Finally got tired of it and changed the bulb. Cleared it right up. Bad bulb only.
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By cjhoward
Yes, it has been replaced. Guessing the only way...

Yes, it has been replaced. Guessing the only way to correct this is when it is replaced again? Any idea the purpose of this trim? Thanks.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By cjhoward
Trim inside microfilter inlets

Anyone know what this is? It's just hanging down on both sides. Looks like it's supposed to snap up, but doesn't really go back up easily.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-29-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By cjhoward
Parrot RNB6 replacement head unit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfrN8IVQB84

discuss
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By cjhoward
Replace Xenon DIY 2007 335i E92

I couldn't find a DIY to replace my driver's side Xenon. Here's what I did:

Jack car using standard floor jack & adapter
Pull E brake & block wheels
Remove wheel
Place support under frame...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By cjhoward
Your cheapest check is the Techron. Car that old...

Your cheapest check is the Techron. Car that old has to have some buildup regardless of miles. Run 2 cans in 2 consecutive tanks. 1 per tank. You can frequently find it at Advance Auto Parts on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By cjhoward
Best place to acquire M performance exhaust?

Best place to acquire M performance exhaust?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By cjhoward
Fuse picture descriptions

This has been asked so many times, but I figured I would try to bump the topic. Anyone out there have a list of all the pictures and their meanings? I saw the attempt on another board where a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,059
Posted By cjhoward
Yeah, no doubt those plugs looked rough

Yeah, no doubt those plugs looked rough
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,059
Posted By cjhoward
The shudder is injectors. Go to advance auto, get...

The shudder is injectors. Go to advance auto, get 2 containers of Techron fuel system cleaner & run 1 in each of the next 2 tanks of gas. Will clean it right up
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By cjhoward
Low oil light

Yesterday, I got a low oil warning light while running a short errand. When I came home, I checked the oil level and it said it was OK. Drove the car another 125 miles in different trips and the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 858
Posted By cjhoward
Adaptive brake light repair/SIB

I was getting a service light for a bulb. Took my car in BMW Annapolis. They said there was a defect in the Adaptive brake light socket. They said when they get the fault code A8C3 that SIB 631407...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,506
Posted By cjhoward
No, they are thrust rod bushings...

No, they are thrust rod bushings...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,506
Posted By cjhoward
I wished I had saved the diagrams I found on this...

I wished I had saved the diagrams I found on this part yesterday for you guys. They came up constantly with my search, but today spent the last 20 f'g minutes looking for it and cannot find it. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,506
Posted By cjhoward
Thrust rod bushing

Was told today after $771 in service (standard scope, air filter, plugs & oil) that I have a blown left thrust rod bushing. They recommend replace both (assume this means left and right side as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,646
Posted By cjhoward
I had the OEM Bridgestone RFTs. They were stiff...

I had the OEM Bridgestone RFTs. They were stiff as sh1t and didn't grip. Just bought some PS2 ZPs, but have yet to put them on. Have enjoyed 2 sets of GY Eagle F1 Asymms over the last few years. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 25,438
Posted By cjhoward
I buried a Blackberry BT remote stereo gateway...

I buried a Blackberry BT remote stereo gateway underneath my center console. 3.5mm output to the AUX input and powered via the cigarette lighter in same. So I can thus stream audio via bluetooth...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 30,943
Posted By cjhoward
I've had the squeak from day 1 (CPO with 9,000...

I've had the squeak from day 1 (CPO with 9,000 miles at purchase). Annoying and sounds junky as hell.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,511
Posted By cjhoward
Even better than that, you know the area on the...

Even better than that, you know the area on the handle where you can touch to lock the doors? Touch and hold and the windows will go up.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,562
Posted By cjhoward
Actually, they determined the recoil from the...

Actually, they determined the recoil from the Bofors 40mm autocannon was the root cause of the cable loosening.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,562
Posted By cjhoward
Complete Power Failure of the Vehicle's Electrical System

Bumping this post in hopes it helps someone for this obscure yet potentially catastrophic failure. It can happen when you are driving!!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,562
Posted By cjhoward
Problem (almost) solved

Went to BMW of Silver Spring and luckily a mechanic was walking by while I was talking to the service guy. Mechanic said there is a bulletin indicating the main power (heavy gauge red lead) will...
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