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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-26-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By ChasR
White smoke is usually raw fuel going into the...

White smoke is usually raw fuel going into the exhaust. Bad injector, Bad timing, low compression are possible causes.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-22-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 410
Posted By ChasR
Fault Codes

I've been running with intermittent SCR fault codes for about 6 months, so when the SES light came on, I assumed it was a repeat of those codes. Carly now reports different issues:

0049A5 Receive...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-31-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By ChasR
At 136K miles, I'm having to top off my coolant...

At 136K miles, I'm having to top off my coolant level every couple of months, when the low level warning comes on. There isn't a puddle in either of my parking spaces.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-09-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,593
Posted By ChasR
I've been using the PSS for a while. I go...

I've been using the PSS for a while. I go through three sets of rears to two fronts. They have great wet traction, but I find their resistance to hydroplaning leaves some to be desired.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-29-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By ChasR
Carly for BMW will read oil and water temps. In...

Carly for BMW will read oil and water temps. In normal driving in the 335d (no temp guage), it reports both oil and water to be in the 170s to low 180s most of the time in the winter. Usually,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-14-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By ChasR
Get Carly for BMW and the SA can't BS you. It...

Get Carly for BMW and the SA can't BS you. It doens't matter much if you are in warranty, but for those of us with high mileage cars, it can save you a lot of grief.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-23-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,925
Posted By ChasR
127,000+ miles on my 2011. I purchased the car...

127,000+ miles on my 2011. I purchased the car in July 2012 with 37,719 miles on it. It has a lifetime average fuel economy of 32.40 mpg.

So far I've had a turn signal fail under warrany, the...
Forum: The MINI Board 12-22-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,122
Posted By ChasR
Turns out my indy mechanic forgot to change the...

Turns out my indy mechanic forgot to change the plugs at 60K miles. Excessive gap took out two coils.
Forum: The MINI Board 12-21-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,122
Posted By ChasR
2011 Clubman S Error Codes

Wife's Clubman S is on the blink. She says she was stopped at a light on a 4 lane Hwy and heard a pop and the SES light came on. She limped home, unable to maintain 75 mph up hill.

I hooked up my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-16-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,813
Posted By ChasR
One of the parameters Carly will display is...

One of the parameters Carly will display is selected gear. I haven't see where you can code the cluster display to show the selected gear. That would be nice though to see D1 through D6 just like...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-11-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By ChasR
Addition OBD diagnostics came up with 009C53 PTC...

Addition OBD diagnostics came up with 009C53 PTC LIN. The actual Carly description for 004BAC is Reducing agent active tank level sensor signal sensor monitoring error.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-10-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By ChasR
Carly doesn't come up with anything with normal...

Carly doesn't come up with anything with normal communication depth and without additional OBD diagnostics. I will change the Carly setup will see if that finds the culprit.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-10-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By ChasR
335d throwing codes

My 2011 335d has had the SES light coming on and going off for the last 1000 miles. Carly reports the codes are:

003EED Unknown Failure
004BAC Reducing agent active-tank fill level sensor

I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By ChasR
Evolve Tune back

I finally got the Evolve Tune back in the car. BMW wiped it to clear injector codes as part of the CBU repair at 93,000 miles. 30,000 miles later I finally got around to taking the ECU out and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-13-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,593
Posted By ChasR
I bought the ARC-8 wheels from Turner...

I bought the ARC-8 wheels from Turner Motorsports. I was able to fit 255/35-18 on the front, using a 3mm spacer. 265/35-18 fit on the rear without scraping if you run at least 2 degrees negative...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-25-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,530
Posted By ChasR
Id have to consider the 535d. Optioned correctly...

Id have to consider the 535d. Optioned correctly (M Sport, dynamic handling) with a JBD added, it would be pretty darn close to the 335d, except a bit of added bulk. The 8 speed tranny gives it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,239
Posted By ChasR
118K miles on my 2011. Left front turn signal at...

118K miles on my 2011. Left front turn signal at 46K, steering rack at 56K, CBU at 93K, Lifetime fuel mileage 32.59 mpg.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-27-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By ChasR
I made 93K. Just prior to that point, I started...

I made 93K. Just prior to that point, I started having an intermittent rough idle, followed by the SES light for injector codes. I cleared the code(s), several times, but they would return (not...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-24-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,813
Posted By ChasR
Mine starts in first and has a loose torque...

Mine starts in first and has a loose torque converter, noticeable in both first and 2nd (in manual mode) starts.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-08-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By ChasR
The first upgrade I made was to install a Quaife...

The first upgrade I made was to install a Quaife TBD. There is not much point having a bunch more power if the car can't put what it already has to the ground.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-24-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By ChasR
I don't recall having the 1/2 second or so...

I don't recall having the 1/2 second or so hesitation to move when starting in second. It leaves the line much slower (unless you stomp on it) and that is so noticeable that it might mask the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-17-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By ChasR
Mine does the same thing though much less with...

Mine does the same thing though much less with the evolve tune and now the JBD. Revs go up to 2000 or so before the car moves.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-31-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,042
Posted By ChasR
My experience with tickets is that the best thing...

My experience with tickets is that the best thing you can do is go to court and plead innocent or accept the deal of the day. Here in metro Atlanta, the last two court appearances I've made,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By ChasR
My 335d starts in 1st gear in D or DS. If I...

My 335d starts in 1st gear in D or DS. If I forget I'm in manual mode, it starts in 2nd.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-02-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,841
Posted By ChasR
Resale value.

Resale value.
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