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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-08-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By jjbaldas
I am not the only one

Flipxcru, thanks for posting. To clarify, when pressing the white tab down where should the connecter separate? Red arrow, green arrow, other? I am referring to the upper photo (EGR Valve...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-28-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By jjbaldas
Any suggestions ?

Any suggestions ?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-19-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By jjbaldas
EGR valve sensor connectors

I am trying to remove my EGR valve and am having difficulty disconnecting the sensors - see pictures. The main problem is the connector shown in the pictures with red circle and red square. Any...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 10-07-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By jjbaldas
OBD codes P323F and P0101

To all fellow 335D owners.
I have been experiencing recurring check engine indication with following codes: P323F and P0101.
There is no noticeable performance issues (i.e. rough idle, power...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,853
Posted By jjbaldas
I successfully completed 2017-1 update. Quick...

I successfully completed 2017-1 update. Quick response to my questions! Thumbs up recommendation.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,206
Posted By jjbaldas
I have always used Mobil 1 0W-40 European Car...

I have always used Mobil 1 0W-40 European Car Formula. I change oil every 7500 miles and have 206K miles on car - still runs strong.
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-23-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 40,089
Posted By jjbaldas
Hi Shawn, can you PM me info on 2016 BMW...

Hi Shawn, can you PM me info on 2016 BMW Navigation Map Update.
Thanks,
JB
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-23-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 40,089
Posted By jjbaldas
Hi Shawn, can you PM me info on 2016 BMW...

Hi Shawn, can you PM me info on 2016 BMW Navigation Map Update.
Thanks,
JB
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-23-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By jjbaldas
Electronic Fault!

I am a new owner of a well maintained 335d (previous owner was family member so I know the maintenance history). Recently received a “Electronic fault! indication. See pictures.
My ODB2 scanner...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-23-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By jjbaldas
Independent shop recommendations in King of Prussia, PA area

Looking for recommendations for independent shop to work on BMW diesel vehicles. Anywhere in north and west Philadelphia suburbs area. Thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-08-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By jjbaldas
I also had an issue with VR gasket, developed...

I also had an issue with VR gasket, developed leak after 6 months.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,056
Posted By jjbaldas
Got mine from oembimmerparts - prior to order I...

Got mine from oembimmerparts - prior to order I checked with them to ensure elring was available and requested that brand exclusively. And that is what I received.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,056
Posted By jjbaldas
I replaced with a Victor Reinz gasket and...

I replaced with a Victor Reinz gasket and developed a leak very soon after install (leak in back). Replaced with Elring and all is good now. If I ever need to do another replacement I would use...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By jjbaldas
I had the same issue -- I ended up using a small...

I had the same issue -- I ended up using a small screw driver and needle-nose pliers and pulled it out in pieces. Just had to stick with it. Good luck
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By jjbaldas
Update; I previously did remove the rubber...

Update; I previously did remove the rubber covering (at the trunk lid attachment side) and slid the covering down as far as I could and did not see any wiring issues. I then went back and slit the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By jjbaldas
to follow-up the trunk lock is not in the...

to follow-up the trunk lock is not in the horizontal position
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By jjbaldas
Trunk lock is in correct position for interior...

Trunk lock is in correct position for interior button to work -- which is why this is so perplexing ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By jjbaldas
Trunk not opening with remote of inside button

My trunk will not open with the remote key nor with the inside under dash trunk button. My license lights are working fine, and my remote key works the door locks with no issue. I did a quick check...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-03-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By jjbaldas
The exact thing happened to me when doing cooling...

The exact thing happened to me when doing cooling system maintenance and changing a leaking expansion tank. As mentioned above by QAfred, you need to pull out the bottom broken parts out of the port...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,328
Posted By jjbaldas
Thanks, that is my goal!

Thanks, that is my goal!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,328
Posted By jjbaldas
iskoos, yep I Concur with G.P. Burdell -- I...

iskoos, yep I Concur with G.P. Burdell -- I purchased the exact item indicated in your oembimmerparts link.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,328
Posted By jjbaldas
I did not experience any hiccups. I do think...

I did not experience any hiccups. I do think that the performance improved (better power at low rpm's) after 200 + miles were put on.
But no idle issues or any other weird problems after Vanos...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,328
Posted By jjbaldas
I have been using Mobil-1 0W-40 European...

I have been using Mobil-1 0W-40 European Formula. I believe the previous owner used dealer oil until end of warranty (many years ago now) and then Mobil-1.
I like the results and will be sticking...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,328
Posted By jjbaldas
Yes, I concur with the engine condition. I am...

Yes, I concur with the engine condition.
I am the second owner -- I got the car with 160K miles. I knew the original owner and have all service records; he followed BMW recommended oil change...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,328
Posted By jjbaldas
VANOS seals and Valve Cover gasket

I had a leak from VCG and decided to do the VANOS seals on my 323Ci with 185K miles. I really was not having issues with VANOS (no cold start idle problems) but I thought while I had everything...
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