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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By Oulixes
330xi, 0 - 70k miles, coolant: never had to add,...

330xi, 0 - 70k miles, coolant: never had to add, but once the fluid was replaced, at 68k miles, when the coolant pump failed and a new one was installed.
335i, 0 - 22k miles, coolant: never had to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By Oulixes
In addition to measuring the bolt parameters as...

In addition to measuring the bolt parameters as suggested by fdriller9, it is good to find out if the bolt is made of steel or aluminum. If you cannot tell offhand, use a magnet. Most bolts on BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,898
Posted By Oulixes
Very pretty, and the camera loves her....

Very pretty, and the camera loves her. Congratulations...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By Oulixes
The seat heating is quite reasonable in both of...

The seat heating is quite reasonable in both of my cars.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Oulixes
surf, I have no rattles and no Autowerke exhaust,...

surf, I have no rattles and no Autowerke exhaust, but I find the Cal's advice and analysis of the causality of you rattles the most salient. You probably do not want to go after the people who...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Oulixes
I happened to have had Cinturatos on one of my...

I happened to have had Cinturatos on one of my cars, and liked them; currently I have Potenzas on another car, and also like them, but I would not mix these two on my 335i. Neither should you - the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By Oulixes
Congratulation, welcome and good luck.

Congratulation, welcome and good luck.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By Oulixes
Always good to learn. My 335i (pre LCI) has the...

Always good to learn. My 335i (pre LCI) has the alarm and it sure is loud, but I didn't know where the source of all that noise was located.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By Oulixes
The part in your photo is similar to the one in...

The part in your photo is similar to the one in my 330xi. It is an air recirculation sensor (AUC, 64119240180), which interacts with the car's INKA. The acronym AUC stands for die Automatische Umluft...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-07-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,903
Posted By Oulixes
Outstanding work. Also, the photos are very good.

Outstanding work. Also, the photos are very good.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Oulixes
Calwaterboy is right - there is no reasonable...

Calwaterboy is right - there is no reasonable mileage. It is better to look for maintenance records and general condition of the car, starting with basic stuff such as the frequency of oil changes,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Oulixes
330xi 06: My post is based on the experience with...

330xi 06: My post is based on the experience with just one 330xi, used mostly for highway driving and long distance touring, 80 kmiles so far. The car has worked quite well, but I can only compare it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Oulixes
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Oulixes
Depending somewhat on the mileage and on where it...

Depending somewhat on the mileage and on where it has been incurred, a 330xi you are looking for should have the following routine maintenance done: coolant pump and thermostat, serpentine belt and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,858
Posted By Oulixes
This is a most interesting thread I...

This is a most interesting thread I follow it for its content and the discussion of methodologies. The presentations are clear and analytical, one can lean from them. Many thanks to DSX, and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Oulixes
Unfortunately, it is possible that the engine oil...

Unfortunately, it is possible that the engine oil change may not be a permanent solution: (a) if the car is parked outside during a low temperature day(s) and night(s), the sensor problem will likely...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Oulixes
[QUOTE=CALWATERBOY DUE;8951950]>AHEM< ...

[QUOTE=CALWATERBOY DUE;8951950]>AHEM<

Capacitance is temperature sensitive and the RTD can do only so much. BMW wants temp compensation to be in the linear range.

Plus, ya'll want engine oil...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By Oulixes
Taldrknhnsm: This year there have been several...

Taldrknhnsm: This year there have been several postings related to the oil level sensor unusual behavior. Some of the reported problems are addressed in the BMW "Low Oil-Level Warning Message" SIB 12...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Oulixes
Fred: As you say, the seal assembly is a good...

Fred: As you say, the seal assembly is a good puzzle, but in the end everything fits and works. Good luck with the rest of your project. You are also right that some of the RealOEM drawings are not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Oulixes
Yes, what I called the "surround" is in the...

Yes, what I called the "surround" is in the drawing called "[radiator] module carrier" and there are two of them, designated 6 and 7.

The drawing you referenced is for a car with an AT, which is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Oulixes
fk: The seal fits under the radiator with the two...

fk: The seal fits under the radiator with the two hooks facing up and the three c-clip nuts (07-14-7-154-447) facing the rear of the car. The hooks on the sides of the seal fit into the matching...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Oulixes
Welcomme to Bimmerfest. The operation of the...

Welcomme to Bimmerfest.

The operation of the RES control is independent of the outside temperature. In my car the RESidual heat button can be invoked when the car is at standstill, the engine...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 898
Posted By Oulixes
Conrad323i: You are welcome. I agree with you,...

Conrad323i: You are welcome. I agree with you, the SIB does not correct the real issue, but the way the problem is addressed in the SIB is interesting and it is good to bear it in mind.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 898
Posted By Oulixes
BMW SIB 12 05 07: The referenced SIB...

BMW SIB 12 05 07:

The referenced SIB contains information on several problems related to the oil level sensor and on BMW recommendations for handling them.

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By Oulixes
MP3: You are quite right, the oil contamination...

MP3: You are quite right, the oil contamination shall depend on the type of engine and on its degree of wear. I've found the mx5mia results interesting because his approach was based on analytical...
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