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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-19-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
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 - current) 05-08-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
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 - current) 03-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 03-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 03-01-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-28-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-28-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-28-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-27-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
Posted By TL2E90
PM'ed you

PM'ed you
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-27-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,626
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 - Current) 02-26-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,566
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 - current) 02-26-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-25-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-23-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-23-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-22-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-21-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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 - current) 02-21-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
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...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
Posted By TL2E90
How did they clean the build up? Did they have to...

How did they clean the build up? Did they have to remove the engine? Did they have to replace the spark plugs and injectors as well?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
Posted By TL2E90
I am wondering how the technician knows there is...

I am wondering how the technician knows there is carbon buildup without opening the engine? Just by reading the fault codes? I have the fault report here and all I see is some cylinders misfiring. ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
Posted By TL2E90
Every 6K miles.

Every 6K miles.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
Posted By TL2E90
I know part are a lot cheaper online. BMW dealers...

I know part are a lot cheaper online. BMW dealers markup is over 100% in many cases.
What really worries me however is the reliability of our engines . It seems to me that BMW builds less reliable...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,277
Posted By TL2E90
I took it to Parkview BMW. They said sooner or...

I took it to Parkview BMW. They said sooner or later most of BMW cars will have to go through this process. Our engines however seem to be a lot more prone to this kind of problem. They quoted me...
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