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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-23-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By TL2E90
Stay away from before MY2013. N63 engine is most...

Stay away from before MY2013. N63 engine is most likely one of the worst engines ever made by BMW. MY 2013 up (N63 TU engine) seem to be better compared to N63 but still falls short in terms of...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-22-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,354
Posted By TL2E90
Stay away from these cars. My last repairs bill...

Stay away from these cars. My last repairs bill was pretty hefty as the 3rd party extended warranty insurance company did not want to cover more than 50%
Anyway here is a list with problems you can...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-30-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By TL2E90
Did CEL came on along with the message"...

Did CEL came on along with the message" Drivetrain Malfunction"? If this is true then your engine computer detected a misfire event on one (or more) cylinder.
Usually the injectors are the culprit...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-26-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By TL2E90
Holly Molly! You mean they replaced all these...

Holly Molly! You mean they replaced all these items for you? What would be the total cost (without warranty)?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-09-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,940
Posted By TL2E90
Get a way to fix it and sell it! Most of these...

Get a way to fix it and sell it! Most of these cars are prone to give you lot of problems down the road! Real money pit.
I spent already over 7K dollars trying to fix this car. I took my loses and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-19-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By TL2E90
Fault Codes

Hello
Can someone help me to understand what these codes mean? I have replaced already all sparkplugs and injectors and still have this problem. After I shut down the engine and restart, everything...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-08-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By TL2E90
Cylinder 3 misfire - under load only

Hello All
After all injectors and spark plugs were replaced to my car, cylinder#3 misfires every now and then, only under moderate to heavy acceleration.
Dreaded " Drive train malfunction message...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
As for the carbon cleaning, it's a wait and see...

As for the carbon cleaning, it's a wait and see game. The dealer highly recommend it but judging by the way the car run right now I doubt the carbon build up is to the extend the dealer initially...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
Update: my car got out of the shop yesterday. at...

Update: my car got out of the shop yesterday. at this point all injectors have been replaced. The car run very smooth now. The reason of the 2nd fail was" bank 2 injectors leaking"
Cross my fingers....
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-01-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
What were the repairs and which dealership did...

What were the repairs and which dealership did you go to?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-28-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
Today my car was diagnosed with misfire in all 8...

Today my car was diagnosed with misfire in all 8 cylinders. Bizarre, isn't it? My initial visit to BMW shop was because 3 of the cylinders were misfiring! Now I have all 8 on the same boat! Good work...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-28-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
Guys, Without running some numbers (poll maybe)...

Guys,
Without running some numbers (poll maybe) our problems will never become visible and properly quantified.
I suggest we do something more substantial so BMW NA can hear us. Potentially any of...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-28-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
Picked up my car last night. Car ran very smooth...

Picked up my car last night. Car ran very smooth for about 30 minutes and then the hell broke loose....a very high pitched noise developed instantly and the dreaded CEL and Drivetrain Malfunction...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-27-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
PM'ed you

PM'ed you
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-27-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,609
Posted By TL2E90
Can you please ask your SA what technique he used...

Can you please ask your SA what technique he used to clean the carbon out of intake?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-26-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,404
Posted By TL2E90
528 or 535

Gents
I currently drive a 2009 7er and decided to get rid of it. I would like to get into a 5 series but kind of bouncing between 528 and 535. I have a bad experience with turbo engines, namely N63...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-26-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
Thank you for the suggestions! If this is a...

Thank you for the suggestions!
If this is a design issue I am wondering why BMW bear no responsibility in cleaning up their mess? I keep hearing left and right about injector problems, carbon build...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-25-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
So my car is getting the injectors, spark plugs...

So my car is getting the injectors, spark plugs and battery replaced. The error codes list printed out by the BMW technician showed consistently misfire in cylinders 1,2 and 3.
The carbon build up...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
Terraclean seems to do the trick. TOWN & COUNTRY...

Terraclean seems to do the trick. TOWN & COUNTRY BMW - 8111 KENNEDY RD., MARKHAM, Ontario, L3R 5M2 seems to offer this service. Also Budd's BMW.

check out post#10
...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-23-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
I pm'ed him. I need to know what kind of cleaner...

I pm'ed him. I need to know what kind of cleaner BMW used. I am pretty sure there has to be an easier way to do this other than taking the engine apart.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-23-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
As explained by a BMW technician the decarb...

As explained by a BMW technician the decarb process itself is pretty straight forward and takes around 6 hours for a V8 engine. The main problem however is the access to intake valves and other areas...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
My SA explained to me that N63 engine has a very...

My SA explained to me that N63 engine has a very poor design in terms of maintenance access. In other words he referred to some intake ports that cannot be accessed without removing the engine. This...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-22-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
are there any treatments worth to be tried before...

are there any treatments worth to be tried before removing the whole engine?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-21-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
Thanks! Very good information indeed. I deeply...

Thanks! Very good information indeed. I deeply regret I did not do my due diligence before I bought this car. Had I known about this problem I would not be driving a BMW car today.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-21-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,648
Posted By TL2E90
In all fairness I believe that car manufacturers...

In all fairness I believe that car manufacturers should pick up the tab for every single ordeal like this one. We as customers have no responsibility to pay for a faulty engine design and this...
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