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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By sptt144
Just had the same issue with my right rear tire. ...

Just had the same issue with my right rear tire. Tire pressure measured fine but it recently became very cold at night. I filled the tire and released the pressure back down and light went off and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By sptt144
N54 335i Oil Level...I put in 6.75 quarts at 57K...

N54 335i Oil Level...I put in 6.75 quarts at 57K miles. Today, at 62.5K miles my oil went one bar block below the max level line and still showed OIL Level "OK". I checked my oil catch can and had...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,437
Posted By sptt144
Just puked on my keyboard.

Just puked on my keyboard.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By sptt144
Ha Ha....yes you did! Several threads going...

Ha Ha....yes you did! Several threads going around on same topic all at once. Conspiracy? At least you are on the right track!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 598
Posted By sptt144
MIne was an "upfield sensor" I think (it goes to...

MIne was an "upfield sensor" I think (it goes to bank 1 Turbo)??? Would the downfield sensor be covered then? I want my $50.00 back if so! And I will go get it!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By sptt144
CPS and CAM Sensors could be overdue at that...

CPS and CAM Sensors could be overdue at that mileage. My other three cars (three diff brands) all went out from 80K-120K. Same basic construction for the sensors too.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By sptt144
Plugs about $80.00, Coil $100, Gasket $35.00 in...

Plugs about $80.00, Coil $100, Gasket $35.00 in parts.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By sptt144
Found this on another thread: "here I agree...

Found this on another thread:

"here I agree the working condition of solenoid largely depends on the oil you use, I'm thinking if dealer used the wrong engine oil on my car?"

I use Mobil 1 0w 40
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By sptt144
You change your oil too? I have been changing...

You change your oil too? I have been changing mine at 5-7k since Ive had it knowing that cleaner oil keeps these things working better. Do you have a 335 or 328? Maybe new ones will do the trick...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By sptt144
68K not old for those. 120K is old for those.

68K not old for those. 120K is old for those.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By sptt144
The good news is by doing the Vanos Solenoids and...

The good news is by doing the Vanos Solenoids and Sensors, you are doing maintenence that will eventually have to be done anyway and rulling out those possible issues as well as setting up your car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By sptt144
There is one Crankshaft PS and Two Camshaft PS. ...

There is one Crankshaft PS and Two Camshaft PS. The Cam shaft position sensors are to the right and left if the vanos solenoids pointing down to the left facg the front of the engine.

The CPS is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By sptt144
Most say they just clean with carb cleaner and...

Most say they just clean with carb cleaner and swap positions first. So does Bently Manual. Easy quick fix try and does maint at same time. My thoughts are that if you don't change oil often...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By sptt144
Sounds exactly like what happened to me. I...

Sounds exactly like what happened to me. I changed out both the Crank Shaft Position Sensor and the Camshaft Position Sensor and problem went away. One other thing before doing that would be to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 598
Posted By sptt144
FYI....O2 Sensors were NOT covered under BMW...

FYI....O2 Sensors were NOT covered under BMW Emissions Warranty for me. No sensors were included. I also called BMWNA to confirm but it did only cost me a $50.00 deductible. Was told pre cats,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,187
Posted By sptt144
Audi horror stories a lot more and seemingly...

Audi horror stories a lot more and seemingly worse. We can fix a lot of our own little quips on our 335s with the help of this forum, youtube, DSX's expertise, Cals BAVARIAN Code Reader and software...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By sptt144
Way worse than my rear end wreck that was almost...

Way worse than my rear end wreck that was almost totaled. Be shocked if the don't, but not surprised!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By sptt144
Battery cranks / starts no problem? A dying...

Battery cranks / starts no problem? A dying battery could also act like this. It did for me out of nowhere. Car was running perfect.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By sptt144
Something that does cause that behavior...

Something that does cause that behavior intermittently and may not throw a light would be the Crank Shaft Positon Sensor. Easy to change in this car. Can cause hard start, no start, rough idling...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By sptt144
Without doing anything else yet, have you...

Without doing anything else yet, have you rechecked your coils and plugs for firmness? Nothing loose? After that, like CTUNA said, you need to pull codes. No matter what loss of power I have had,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 598
Posted By sptt144
Its a bank 1 fuel system to rich. Just had my 09...

Its a bank 1 fuel system to rich. Just had my 09 335 bank one O2 Sensor replaced for that.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By sptt144
Sounds like a potential bad accelerator servo or...

Sounds like a potential bad accelerator servo or sender. Take it back in ASAP!!! Cars no longer use direct cables that go from the gas pedal to the throttle body. It's done electronically and is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By sptt144
If this is with the windows rolled up, roll the...

If this is with the windows rolled up, roll the passenger side window down just slightly to where you can either still hear the rattle or it goes away as because it might be caused by the dry window...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By sptt144
Check for bad connections on the coils or mixed...

Check for bad connections on the coils or mixed coil connectors. Oh. you did....and fixed it. Way to go!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By sptt144
The number is based on miles driven and a reset...

The number is based on miles driven and a reset on the counter when the last brake change was done (if done at BMW, they probably reset it). If you don't go by that for some reason and go off your...
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