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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 03-17-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By Frediesel
Was a CBU cleaning performed previously?

Was a CBU cleaning performed previously?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-21-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By Frediesel
Do you know what codes it was throwing? Do they...

Do you know what codes it was throwing? Do they know for sure that it's not the MAF sensor?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-21-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,062
Posted By Frediesel
When was your DEF tank last filled?

When was your DEF tank last filled?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-01-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By Frediesel
I carry an empty 2L bottle in my trunk (in case...

I carry an empty 2L bottle in my trunk (in case I'm ever far from home) so that I can simply purchase DEF from any vendor in any type of container. I started doing this ever since my light went off...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 10-17-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,558
Posted By Frediesel
For $142 more you would be able to get all of...

For $142 more you would be able to get all of that work done if you did it yourself...
Oil Change Kit= $84
Front Brake Kit= $215
Rear Brake Kit= $223
These prices are from ECS Tuning, but you can...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-29-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,558
Posted By Frediesel
Was your engine oil at running temperature? I...

Was your engine oil at running temperature? I once extracted the oil with the engine cool and it took forever to get the oil out. It's usually all out after one or two rounds of pumping when the oil...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-14-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By Frediesel
335d sport suspension. I doubt Firestone loads...

335d sport suspension. I doubt Firestone loads weight on the seats. This was what I based my decision off of...
$180 each alignment for dealer precision maybe every 30-40k miles vs. $137 one-time...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-14-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By Frediesel
Tread wear hasn't been as uneven as it was...

Tread wear hasn't been as uneven as it was originally. I think this is the only factor I can correlate since the tires I've had have been really different: 1) Original Bridgestone run-flats lasted...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-13-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By Frediesel
I paid around $135 at Firestone about 4 years ago...

I paid around $135 at Firestone about 4 years ago for "Lifetime alignments" for as long as I own the car. I thought this would be a good idea after going through a couple sets of tires so quickly...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-12-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,245
Posted By Frediesel
I just opened the program and saw that it's...

I just opened the program and saw that it's different for my car... I went to "Fuel Pump (EKG)" and then "Activation." I remembering being able to hear the fuel being pushed through when the pump was...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-12-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,245
Posted By Frediesel
First time attaching pic. If it worked, you...

First time attaching pic. If it worked, you should see an example of the menu showing where the fuel pump is activated.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-11-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,245
Posted By Frediesel
I think it's an easy DIY with the tools needed to...

I think it's an easy DIY with the tools needed to get under the car and take the splash guards off. The only thing I needed to add to my tool chest was a cable to prime the fuel filter. I purchased...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 04-25-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By Frediesel
+1 I would also use an anti-gelling agent like...

+1
I would also use an anti-gelling agent like STA-BIL for diesels. Not diesel specific, but a battery tender would be wise (if accessible). I use the BatteryMinder, which is supposed to prolong...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-19-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,315
Posted By Frediesel
I believe that is the case. That was the type of...

I believe that is the case. That was the type of fault I had before CBU was cleaned.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-01-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,631
Posted By Frediesel
You're probably better off registering the...

You're probably better off registering the battery yourself using Carly for BMW.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 11-22-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 32,977
Posted By Frediesel
High Performance Renewable

High Performance Renewable
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 10-13-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By Frediesel
I've been okay with just replacing the seals...

I've been okay with just replacing the seals after about 10k miles. I did add an extra seal (don't remember if it is the upper or lower one) since there is an extra groove for one. I had a tough time...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 09-04-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 33,074
Posted By Frediesel
What codes are seen with a bad MAF sensor? I've...

What codes are seen with a bad MAF sensor? I've been in limp mode for a few days with the following codes...
Fault: Air flow meter signal
Code: 4BC2
Fault: Intake air temperature sensor
Code:...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-17-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By Frediesel
I took my car in when a check engine light came...

I took my car in when a check engine light came on related to carbon build up. I believe the carbon cleaning SIB is...
SI B11 03 14
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-17-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By Frediesel
BMW of El Cajon performed my CBU cleaning when I...

BMW of El Cajon performed my CBU cleaning when I was out of warranty at 55,000 mi. That was 2 years ago and they did it under goodwill so I did not pay a cent. I gave them the SIB number and reminded...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-11-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,056
Posted By Frediesel
[QUOTE=Hoooper;9124268]Is that the 6.2 or the...

[QUOTE=Hoooper;9124268]Is that the 6.2 or the 5.3? Either way you should be able to get better than 16 mpg. QUOTE]

It's the 5.3 and the 16 mpg figure was for combined city and highway. I'm also...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-09-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,056
Posted By Frediesel
The wife just got a 2015 Yukon XL. It has a 29...

The wife just got a 2015 Yukon XL. It has a 29 gallon tank, her dad recommended that she only fill it up half way. With cylinder deactivation, "efficient tires", and by babying it (65 mph with...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-08-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,056
Posted By Frediesel
San Diego to Palm Springs and back over the...

San Diego to Palm Springs and back over the weekend. Very annoying when left lane gets blocked by slow-moving vehicles so I treated the slow lane as the fast lane. Passed up every single car to and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,350
Posted By Frediesel
Cop was a no-show in court yesterday. That means...

Cop was a no-show in court yesterday. That means $235 + traffic school $ in my pocket. I guess I can use that $ to get a Sprint Booster :flipoff:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-11-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 25,948
Posted By Frediesel
Yes, all of the the clips were off when I was...

Yes, all of the the clips were off when I was trying to figure out what the issue was. I thought there was an issue with the new seal, but I had the same issue when I tried the old one. I'm just glad...
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