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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-17-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By KeithS
Remember it's not a matter of if, only when. The...

Remember it's not a matter of if, only when. The only operability issue mine had until the SES popped on at 53K was decreased MPG. Just before cleaning I struggled to get 37 MPG on trip. After...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-15-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By KeithS
Of course port injection is not an option for a...

Of course port injection is not an option for a Diesel. But does sound promising for gas engines. But naturally more cost and more complexity to implement.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-15-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By KeithS
In this day of squeezing out all possible...

In this day of squeezing out all possible efficiency and minimizing emissions, I think we have to accept the CBU will become the norm regardless of gas or diesel. While no manufacturer has yet...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-14-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By KeithS
The process for the D is similar to the i but...

The process for the D is similar to the i but there are some very special and distinct tools to be able to access the long thin tangential intake ports. Without these specialized tools/wands, it's...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-11-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By KeithS
Think someone needed a BMW lug nut. I can't see...

Think someone needed a BMW lug nut. I can't see it just falling off. I've driven at least a million miles in my life and never had one just disappear. Fortunately only thing for me that has ever...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-11-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By KeithS
But with typical CBU, none of the items mentioned...

But with typical CBU, none of the items mentioned are broken and require replacement. Extending the warranty is no help for CBU. The CBU is cleaned out and most often, that's all that is needed. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-03-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By KeithS
Just as info, the 335D tranny is the same one...

Just as info, the 335D tranny is the same one used in 4.8 X5 from a few years ago.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-03-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By KeithS
I think the major engine failures are extremely...

I think the major engine failures are extremely rare and are due to something the dealer did wrong. Earlier on, they were removing the head to clean the CBU. This created many potential areas for...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-02-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By KeithS
The 335D is an amazing car and BMW is unlikely to...

The 335D is an amazing car and BMW is unlikely to ever import another like it to the US. Closest will be the 535D. CBU will happen to all of them sooner or later, but then as everyone knows...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-31-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,423
Posted By KeithS
I think they are fine tuning the process. On my...

I think they are fine tuning the process. On my car they did multiple IRAP sessions before they gave it back to me. After the cleaning there was a session. Then a tech took my car home for the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-28-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,423
Posted By KeithS
Apparently I've have a better experience. 1000...

Apparently I've have a better experience. 1000 miles since the CBU cleaning and no issues: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1050157
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-16-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By KeithS
Yes carbon buildup can be an issue. It is...

Yes carbon buildup can be an issue. It is covered by most the BMW warranties but it sounds as you would need to drive 50K miles in the next year on this car to maximize the CPO. The good news is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-13-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By KeithS
I think you will find that the first 1/2 tank of...

I think you will find that the first 1/2 tank of fuel includes an extra gallon not on the gauge contained in the filler neck. If I account for this extra gallon, all the rest of my calculations...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-09-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,063
Posted By KeithS
Just curious as to what are the symptoms that...

Just curious as to what are the symptoms that makes you believe CBU is back? At 53K miles I had my first SES for Injector #2 (P02CE) accompanied by random miss at idle. It persisted for several days...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-06-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By KeithS
If you have a warranty I certainly would expect...

If you have a warranty I certainly would expect that being an integral part of the engine they are covered. These are not suppose to wear out.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-06-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,423
Posted By KeithS
Well for me, the issue has been postponed. I...

Well for me, the issue has been postponed. I implemented an 'Italian tuneup' and that seems to have cleared the misfire at idle and the SES (code P02CE) has gone out. I called the dealer where I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-27-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,423
Posted By KeithS
Sport Activity Vehicle. This is BMW speak for a...

Sport Activity Vehicle. This is BMW speak for a SUV.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-27-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,423
Posted By KeithS
I understand that. But is there any value in...

I understand that. But is there any value in waiting to get the work done at a later time when it's more needed? This would extend the time for when the 2nd cleaning will be required (on my dime). ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-27-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,423
Posted By KeithS
I did receive a nice and unexpected call from BMW...

I did receive a nice and unexpected call from BMW Corporate assuring me this will be taken care of without major cost. The effort to reach out to me was most appreciated. I made the appointment...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-24-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,423
Posted By KeithS
As you may have read in other posts, looks like I...

As you may have read in other posts, looks like I may also be up to bat for the "ordeal". Right now I only have an Injector #2 code. Car runs perfectly fine except MPG is down about 10%. Because...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-22-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,024
Posted By KeithS
I have almost the EXACT same story. I purchased...

I have almost the EXACT same story. I purchased a 2011 335D service loaner with 8K miles. ZERO issues until yesterday where at 52K miles the SES came on. My generic code reader indicates an...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-13-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,443
Posted By KeithS
The orientation of the little vent tube inside...

The orientation of the little vent tube inside the filler bottle is important. As I recall it needs to be near the top in the air space, not in the liquid. When in the liquid there is too much back...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-05-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,443
Posted By KeithS
Unless your 2011 is different than mine the DEF...

Unless your 2011 is different than mine the DEF trap door, which is about a 2" diameter circle is located on the drivers SIDE of the lower rear bumper. You press the little button towards the front...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-02-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,440
Posted By KeithS
I have what may be a dumb question. What if one...

I have what may be a dumb question. What if one simply pulls the connector off the EGR valve. Will it just stay closed? I know it will generate a fault, but so does plugging the flow.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-01-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By KeithS
I too noticed how clean my wheels were on my 335D...

I too noticed how clean my wheels were on my 335D compared to other BMW's. I also run Akebono Euro Ceramics on my other cars. These are very different than the newer lower dusting BMW brake pads. ...
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