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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Yesterday, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Diesel Power
According to the BMW Technical Support Engineer...

According to the BMW Technical Support Engineer for my area, an injector fault can occur after cleaning the carbon buildup. The preferred solution is to replace the DDE.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-18-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By Diesel Power
Both are LL-04 approved. I think the Top Tec 4200...

Both are LL-04 approved. I think the Top Tec 4200 is the preferred choice.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-18-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By Diesel Power
Don't blame you. Quite a price premium. This...

Don't blame you. Quite a price premium.

This is my market price - $34.95 for 5 Liters: http://www.bavauto.com/shop.asp


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-18-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By Diesel Power
I'm going to try Liqui Moly Top Tec 4200 5W-30. ...

I'm going to try Liqui Moly Top Tec 4200 5W-30.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Posted By Diesel Power
Any LL-04 approved oil is fine. That said, I'm...

Any LL-04 approved oil is fine. That said, I'm thinking of trying the Liqui Moly Top Tec 4200.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Posted By Diesel Power
I've seen the OEM Castrol Edge Professional OE...

I've seen the OEM Castrol Edge Professional OE 5W-30 as low as $7.75 per quart at a BMW Dealer. $8.95 is a common online price.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Posted By Diesel Power
Click on the following URL for the Mobil 1 ESP...

Click on the following URL for the Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 product data sheet: http://www.mobil.com/USA-English/Lubes/PDS/GLXXENPVLMOMobil_1_ESP_Formula_5W-30.aspx

Click on the following URL to buy a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,328
Posted By Diesel Power
Correct on the coolant and oil replacement. ...

Correct on the coolant and oil replacement.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-13-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Diesel Power
The side bolsters on the sport seats should be...

The side bolsters on the sport seats should be adjustable. Is it enough to achieve your desired level of comfort?


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-13-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,328
Posted By Diesel Power
All I can say is the Technical Support Engineer...

All I can say is the Technical Support Engineer in my area was spot-on, not to mention very customer oriented.

The codes listed in the SIB are the same codes that triggered in my 2011 335d plus a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-12-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Diesel Power
In the absence of a voluntary "recall" or...

In the absence of a voluntary "recall" or goodwill by BMWNA, the SIB procedure will be an out-of-pocket expense unless the vehicle is continually throwing codes that indicate a carbon buildup issue....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,328
Posted By Diesel Power
After pics. Here's the URL to the shop in...

After pics.

Here's the URL to the shop in the Atlanta area: http://www.engineservicesga.com
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-10-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,328
Posted By Diesel Power
A few before pics.

A few before pics.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-10-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,328
Posted By Diesel Power
The intake and cylinder head have returned from...

The intake and cylinder head have returned from the shop in Atlanta. Wow, everything looks like new. I'll post some before and after pics later.


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Forum: European Delivery 04-01-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,492
Posted By Diesel Power
What's the App for Munich? Sent from...

What's the App for Munich?


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-31-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,073
Posted By Diesel Power
Thought the forum might find this interesting:...

Thought the forum might find this interesting: http://blog.bavauto.com/15354/liqui-moly-voted-best-motor-oil-in-germany/


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-29-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,328
Posted By Diesel Power
My 335d will average 38 mpg on a road trip...

My 335d will average 38 mpg on a road trip traveling between 75-80 mph. Combined city/hwy like my daily commute is 32-33 mpg.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,328
Posted By Diesel Power
I've done DIY oil changes in between CBS...

I've done DIY oil changes in between CBS intervals (every other 6,500 miles) from day one. My daily commute and mpg is spot on with your car. My problems started with injector issues in July at 53K...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,328
Posted By Diesel Power
I wouldn't be surprised if a special tool to...

I wouldn't be surprised if a special tool to clean a diesel intake rolls out in the near future.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,328
Posted By Diesel Power
Sonic cleaning of the intake by a shop in the...

Sonic cleaning of the intake by a shop in the Atlanta area. Not sure what type of liquid is utilized. I'll try to obtain the name of the shop. I lost some objectiveness to euphoria. This is what I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,802
Posted By Diesel Power
BMW is going to take care of my car. Intake and...

BMW is going to take care of my car. Intake and valves are being outsourced for cleaning. I'll post an update when I get the car back.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,328
Posted By Diesel Power
Smile Good news today. BMW is going to take care of my...

Good news today. BMW is going to take care of my 335d. Cleaning of intake and valves is being outsourced. I'll post a follow-up after I get my car back.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By Diesel Power
I'm located in the Raleigh, NC area. Sent...

I'm located in the Raleigh, NC area.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By Diesel Power
Membership and local participation provided an...

Membership and local participation provided an opportunity to meet the BMW Technical Support Engineer and discover the process to request his involvement.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By Diesel Power
Smile My meeting with the Technical Support Engineer...

My meeting with the Technical Support Engineer went very well. BMW is going to take care of my 335d. Intake and valves are going to be outsourced for cleaning.

On a side note, membership in the...
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