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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By MotoWPK
And in case you're not quick enough to adjust the...

And in case you're not quick enough to adjust the volume control while the voice command is responding, you can use the command "repeat" and it will repeat the last response giving an opportunity to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-19-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By MotoWPK
But...on the street this will only represent a...

But...on the street this will only represent a very small percentage of operation since you simply cannot maintain these high levels of output. A few seconds of relatively high output accelerating...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-18-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By MotoWPK
This seems to express a common mistaken...

This seems to express a common mistaken perception regarding heat and CBU. To burn off soot takes several hundred degree F minimum. Indeed, fuel is added to the exhaust to provide sufficient heat in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-14-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,463
Posted By MotoWPK
Product description only lists hydrofluoric, but...

Product description only lists hydrofluoric, but the MSDS states it contains hydrochloric acid as well.

http://msds.mocauto.com/index.php/component/edocman/?task=document.viewdoc&id=1369&Itemid=477
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-14-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,282
Posted By MotoWPK
At least here in Colorado I'd think of it as...

At least here in Colorado I'd think of it as wishful thinking. In the five years I've been fueling a diesel I've never seen cetane posted on a pump. Perhaps twice I've seen a "premium diesel"...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-14-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By MotoWPK
Thanks for the tip. I'm going to give this repair...

Thanks for the tip. I'm going to give this repair kit a try for a small chip/crack I picked up recently.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-14-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,282
Posted By MotoWPK
Pierre, for which model does BMW specify 51...

Pierre, for which model does BMW specify 51 cetane? I know in the '14 X5 manual they do not, only specifying ULSD to ASTM D 975 and a max of 5% bio-diesel.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-13-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,463
Posted By MotoWPK
Pretty aggressive cleaner, a solution of...

Pretty aggressive cleaner, a solution of hydrochloric and hydrofluoric acid. Don't think you'd want to use it on a regular basis...and keep it away from the aluminum.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-12-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,282
Posted By MotoWPK
It's not clear either from the Car and Driver...

It's not clear either from the Car and Driver page or the Land Rover site if the TD6 uses only low pressure EGR or low pressure in conjunction with high pressure EGR, as BMW does on the X5 (and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-11-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By MotoWPK
The active tank, the one that supplies the DEF...

The active tank, the one that supplies the DEF pump, is heated, as is the pump itself and interconnecting lines and components to the active tank. The passive tank, which supplies the active tank, is...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By MotoWPK
bimmerized, I have the Steptronic in my '13 128i...

bimmerized, I have the Steptronic in my '13 128i as well and find it a very good automatic with only one annoying trait. When manually shifting from 2nd to 3rd between about 2000+ RPM and 4000+ RPM...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-11-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,282
Posted By MotoWPK
As it is the mixture of crankcase vent oil and...

As it is the mixture of crankcase vent oil and exhaust soot that is building up (there are no problems with a similar soot build up in the exhaust where oil is not mixed with soot), if the Provent is...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-11-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By MotoWPK
By "primary urea tank" do you mean the active...

By "primary urea tank" do you mean the active tank (the other tank being the passive tank)? If so, how could it freeze since this tank is heated, unless there is a problem with your X5's active tank...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-09-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By MotoWPK
Our policy, purchased in April 2014, was a BMW...

Our policy, purchased in April 2014, was a BMW policy and does have a $50 per occurence deductible.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-09-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By MotoWPK
glangford, do you recall what brand kit you used?

glangford, do you recall what brand kit you used?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-09-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By MotoWPK
You pay for the technology of rain sensing wipers...

You pay for the technology of rain sensing wipers and HUD not once, but repeatedly with windshield replacements (plus it has that BMW part number).

When it comes time to replace a Bimmer...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-09-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By MotoWPK
We picked up a crack similar in size to the OP's...

We picked up a crack similar in size to the OP's last week. It's simply a matter of chance this time of year in the snow regions what with the mixture of sand and rocks spread on the roads.

As...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-07-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By MotoWPK
If that's how the dealers administer the coverage...

If that's how the dealers administer the coverage that's great, though would seem to go beyond the definition of a covered road hazard which is, quoting from the BMW tire & wheel protection...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-07-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By MotoWPK
It sounds like you're attempting to find a POI...

It sounds like you're attempting to find a POI using voice commands - correct?

If so, and depending on how you do it, I think you skip past the location page that appears when you search for a POI...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-07-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By MotoWPK
We purchase a 4 year for about $950. Is it worth...

We purchase a 4 year for about $950. Is it worth it? Time will tell.

Do be aware of what it doesn't cover; cosmetic damage, damage from a curb or something normally in the roadway (i.e. it covers...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-06-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,144
Posted By MotoWPK
Well...you're right about that and I'll claim mea...

Well...you're right about that and I'll claim mea cupla at least in part. In my defense, the thread topic is 335d vs. 328d and, from everything I've read regarding the 335d, CBU is about the only...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-06-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,063
Posted By MotoWPK
I'm going to modify what I said on 12/31 with one...

I'm going to modify what I said on 12/31 with one dislike regarding our '14 X5 35d.

We have the X Line which has brushed aluminum trim under the front, lower air intake, rear bumper cover and the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-06-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,144
Posted By MotoWPK
I wouldn't be surprised that injection of a...

I wouldn't be surprised that injection of a cleaning agent could avoid CBU problems even with EGR active. It would come at the cost of additional complexity including what impact the solvent may have...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-06-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,144
Posted By MotoWPK
It would certainly depend on the degree of...

It would certainly depend on the degree of effectiveness in removing oil from the crankcase ventilation flow stream. The most effective means I'm familiar with are filtration units that use a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-06-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,249
Posted By MotoWPK
BMW has certainly exhibited inconsistency in this...

BMW has certainly exhibited inconsistency in this regard from my experience.

The CBS on our '13 328 came programmed as 15K/2 years.

My '13 128 came with 15K/1 year, then after it's initial oil...
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