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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-20-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,543
Posted By bballfreak
Have a 2009 335d with 51K miles and have been...

Have a 2009 335d with 51K miles and have been lucky, so far. Based on the recommendation of the shop foreman, I drive it hard once a month and then I add BG244- diesel additive
and hope that helps...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-05-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,543
Posted By bballfreak
Good to know, Pierre that you have no problems...

Good to know, Pierre that you have no problems with 335d and other diesels.
Shop foreman suggested BG fuel diesel additive, and BG makes good products.
BMW dealer carries BG44 for regular gasoline...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-05-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,543
Posted By bballfreak
I agree that BMW should own up to this problem. ...

I agree that BMW should own up to this problem.
I think this EGR is more prevalent in the US:
1. Emission reqmts
2. Quality of Fuel
3. Driving style
I have a 2009 335d with 50K miles, I add...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,271
Posted By bballfreak
Bavarian technic has limited support for diesels.

Bavarian technic has limited support for diesels.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,271
Posted By bballfreak
Does this work on 335d? such as new battery...

Does this work on 335d? such as new battery registration etc.
let me know
thks
Barry
barry.shah@gmail.com
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By bballfreak
Recommend Diagnostic for 335d

Can someone recommend a high quality diagnostic cable and software for 335d.
I was excited abiut Bavarian Technic but does not support few functions for 335d like
battery registration etc.
Any...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-19-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,543
Posted By bballfreak
I had a big issue with BMW corporate 1.5 years...

I had a big issue with BMW corporate 1.5 years back and we went back and forth on the issue of my MPG dropped from like 36 to 29, driving the same way, same road conditions, same distance, same fuel...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-18-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,543
Posted By bballfreak
Have a 2009 335d with 50K miles. I drive it hard...

Have a 2009 335d with 50K miles. I drive it hard from time to time, like going at 120mph on i-10 from San Antonio to Houston.
I do add BG244 diesel additive from time to time and is suppose to help...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By bballfreak
I did get extended warranty, but am afraid that...

I did get extended warranty, but am afraid that if these codes start showing up after August 2015 after my extended warranty expires, then BMW may not honor to pay for the repairs.
So, I thought of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By bballfreak
You are probably right, but worth a try. My mpg...

You are probably right, but worth a try. My mpg had dropped down to 26 on the hwy., driving on the same road, same speeds and I only put Chevron or Shell diesel fuel with tires properly inflated.
I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By bballfreak
I have used BG244K specific for diesel in my 2009...

I have used BG244K specific for diesel in my 2009 335d
and I drive it hard a little bit.
seems to help in mpg and run smoother
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By bballfreak
I suggest using BG244K and drive it hard.

I suggest using BG244K and drive it hard.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By bballfreak
Battery replacement question in 335d

The battery is going south in my 2009 335d.
It is a white top - Varta -90mAh and 720 CCA, lead acid battery with a vent.
Can I replace it with 100mAh and 900 CCA AGM and be able to register with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By bballfreak
Question on Bosch Battery for 2009 335d

I saw online Bosch Battery at PepBoys for $144.
Any reason one cannot use this battery for my 2009 335d.
My battery seems to be weak and have put it on charger
and then test it to see if the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,990
Posted By bballfreak
Same here with my 2009 335d. My mpg had dropped...

Same here with my 2009 335d.
My mpg had dropped by almost 6 miles per gallon more on the hwy as I do hwy driving
once a month on the same road.
Added BG244 (for diesels) and then put in sport mode...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,990
Posted By bballfreak
Wow, I have a 2009 335d and over the years, my...

Wow, I have a 2009 335d and over the years, my mpg has dropped. Had few problems with tail lights going out twice, belt tensioner,
I love the car, but am scared with all these problems, so I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,499
Posted By bballfreak
Really, did not know that. I have the Bentley...

Really, did not know that. I have the Bentley manual for 335i for the same year and read up when I get home.
I thought it said that you need to have the OBD scanner where it displays the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-25-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,601
Posted By bballfreak
That is what the SA told me. And they did it...

That is what the SA told me. And they did it twice.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,499
Posted By bballfreak
i thought this was a plastic pan vs. aluminum and...

i thought this was a plastic pan vs. aluminum and can one get exact temperature
off a plastic pan?
I do have IR temperature gun.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-24-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,601
Posted By bballfreak
Mine was intermittent as well. I was really...

Mine was intermittent as well. I was really upset at this and also told them I got pulled over by a cop who let me go with a warning?
and they replaced. Remember they have to replace in pairs as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,499
Posted By bballfreak
ATF fill procedure in 335d

These pdf file does not tell how does one measure the temperature of the ATF fluid
when filling?
How does one know that you have reached 40C?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,499
Posted By bballfreak
transmission question on 335d

Audi, VW and Porsche all have a temperature requirement when refilling the transmission fluid to avoid overfill.
I think BMW also states the same, I think
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,499
Posted By bballfreak
Question on changing transmission fluid in 335d

How does on measure the oil temperature when filling the ATF fluid in this car?
In mu Audi, I have the diagnostic cable and a laptop and I can actually see the temperature of the ATF fluid displayed...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-23-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,601
Posted By bballfreak
Turn signal issue with 335d

In my 2009 335d, right turn signal went out twice, once in 2010 and again
in 2013. Dealer replaced both sides twice under warranty.
The second time, car was out of warranty by like 1 month.
fyi
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-19-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,127
Posted By bballfreak
what transmission do we have in a 2009 335d? ...

what transmission do we have in a 2009 335d?
6HP26 or 6HP-19? etc.
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