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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-19-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 35,614
Posted By bjbolduc
My 2 cents (and hope it's worth that much) is if...

My 2 cents (and hope it's worth that much) is if BMW doesn't adequately address an issue identified during the warranty, repairs after the warranty is up should still be covered by the dealer. Their...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-09-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By bjbolduc
That's too subtle for a German check engine...

That's too subtle for a German check engine light. Are you close to a scheduled oil change or other service?

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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 12-20-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By bjbolduc
For my wife's car, it came and went twice during...

For my wife's car, it came and went twice during the same snow, so I would strongly suggest you get it checked out. Hasn't reared it's ugly head again, so far
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 12-19-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By bjbolduc
In Russia, software hacks you.

In Russia, software hacks you.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 12-19-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By bjbolduc
Chassis malfunction

My wife got a chassis malfunction code last Sunday in the first snow in our area.
She has a 2013 x1 xdrive
The traction and stability control make a big difference in driving in the snow, btw....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By bjbolduc
You can easily verify the odometer accuracy on a...

You can easily verify the odometer accuracy on a highway with posted miles. My car was accurate for the odometer reading for long distAnces. It better be as it's leased
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 11-02-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By bjbolduc
The check engine light will clear after a few...

The check engine light will clear after a few startups if there is no new engine code.
Go to the dealer or an autopart store and get the code read (all autoparts stores will do this gratis) before...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 11-02-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By bjbolduc
My wife had an issue with the turbo activator on...

My wife had an issue with the turbo activator on her x. It threw a code on acceleration and was repaired under warranty
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-01-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By bjbolduc
I am not 100% sure of Xenon, but the stock light...

I am not 100% sure of Xenon, but the stock light aim AND output are pretty poor. I got the lights realigned at a service session and subsequently replaced stock lights with upgraded bulbs which...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By bjbolduc
If possible get the hid lights too. Stock halogen...

If possible get the hid lights too. Stock halogen on the BMW are pretty poor.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-30-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By bjbolduc
Thank you for serving. Generally the end of the...

Thank you for serving. Generally the end of the month is the best time to cut a deal. The smarter financial deal is a low mileage Cpo.
On purchasing vs leasing, when you are leasing, you are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-24-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,763
Posted By bjbolduc
The name branded bulbs are Philips X-treme Vision...

The name branded bulbs are Philips X-treme Vision H7. You can get the Philips cheaper. I would also recommend reaiming the headlights.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-24-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,763
Posted By bjbolduc
I looked at the you tube video on how to install...

I looked at the you tube video on how to install the light bulbs and made the decision to pay Pep Boys to do the installation. I am fairly handy but felt that effort was really worth outsourcing
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-23-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,763
Posted By bjbolduc
FWIW, I just upgraded the stock bulbs in my 328XD...

FWIW, I just upgraded the stock bulbs in my 328XD to Philips H7 X-tremeVision Upgrade. I don't have a scientific way of proving there is much better lighting performance, but the field of vision is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 09-09-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 51,409
Posted By bjbolduc
Well, Mark Wahlberg just did a movie on the...

Well, Mark Wahlberg just did a movie on the Deepwater Horizon, so anything is possible.:dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,291
Posted By bjbolduc
On the noise side, I really can't tell much...

On the noise side, I really can't tell much difference between a 328xd and my wife's x1. Note that the BMW direct injection engines do have a bit more motor noise. On the road you really don't hear...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,291
Posted By bjbolduc
Or move to new jersey where politicians think we...

Or move to new jersey where politicians think we are too dumb to pump our own fuel .
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-29-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 31,299
Posted By bjbolduc
At least in southern california a major refinery...

At least in southern california a major refinery has gone back into service which will close gap between gasoline and diesel
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-07-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By bjbolduc
+1 on the xenon lights. Base lights are weaker...

+1 on the xenon lights. Base lights are weaker than I would like.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-30-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,569
Posted By bjbolduc
I have a 2014 328xd with about 33k miles. One...

I have a 2014 328xd with about 33k miles. One unplanned repair but apart from that no issues. There are some configuration complaints (embarrassing that hid lights are option at this price and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 01-30-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By bjbolduc
I believe in our x1 the auto stop/start does not...

I believe in our x1 the auto stop/start does not engage when ambient temperature is less than about 37f. The threshold temp in my 328xd is a bit lower
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 11-17-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By bjbolduc
I think you need to code the car for the tire...

I think you need to code the car for the tire pressure and temperature to be displayef
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 10-26-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 51,409
Posted By bjbolduc
The qualification for tuning products is...

The qualification for tuning products is typically for off road use and not for use in the peoples republic of California :)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 10-24-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 51,409
Posted By bjbolduc
Well if you check other threads in the diesel...

Well if you check other threads in the diesel forum, there are many people looking to tune their cars. There is a big difference between an individual owner bypassing emission controls and the same...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 10-16-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By bjbolduc
I have a 2014 with 26k miles and have had no...

I have a 2014 with 26k miles and have had no problems. So far.
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