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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By kvasg
Thanks guys. Now i'm more concerned on how the...

Thanks guys.
Now i'm more concerned on how the maintenance is after 100k Miles. I had a 2001 325i for 13 years. Should I expect the same kind of maintenance? I see more gadgets on the 528 which...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By kvasg
Some really good advice. THanks. I do like the...

Some really good advice. THanks. I do like the 3 year old with CPO advice. Thanks everyone.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By kvasg
Good idea. Thanks. I was thinking of going this...

Good idea. Thanks. I was thinking of going this route as well. If I can bring down the price on a non cpo.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By kvasg
1.) It cost a lot 2.) You have to replace them...

1.) It cost a lot
2.) You have to replace them more often
3.) To get a certain model/series, sometimes the nearby tire place might not even have it

More concerned about price and durability. ANd...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By kvasg
Thanks Guys. I think the only thing that...

Thanks Guys.
I think the only thing that bothers me at this point is having to deal with the run-flats. When i had my 2001 235i, didnt have to deal with that. I'm debating about using just the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By kvasg
Need advice 2011 528 non cpo vs cpo

Hello ppl,
Could use your advice.


Have two situtations.
1.) 2011 BMW 528 35k miles
2.) 2011 BMW 528 45k miles CPO

#2 is BMW certified. What would you choose? Exact same price and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By kvasg
BMW 5 series vs 3 series maintenance

Hi Finatics,
I got rid of my 2001 325i after enjoying every mile. Got to keep it for 13 years and the way I saved a lot of money by ordering my own parts and having my private mechanic work on it....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-05-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By kvasg
BMW 5 series vs 3 series maintenance

Hi Finatics,
I got rid of my 2001 325i after enjoying every mile. Got to keep it for 13 years and the way I saved a lot of money by ordering my own parts and having my private mechanic work on it....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By kvasg
Looks like, the warranty has passed it. The fuel...

Looks like, the warranty has passed it. The fuel pump warranty is only for 10 years or 120k miles. I have 12 years and 160k miles on my car.
Any way to really be sure its the fuel pump?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By kvasg
Thanks everyone. I guess i'm confused on why it...

Thanks everyone. I guess i'm confused on why it would work at random times? Today when i started it, its running as well. I spoke with my mobile mechanic and since I didn't get the check engine...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-20-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By kvasg
Fuel Pump Sensor

Hello BMWfanatics.
Has this issue happened to anyone of you? I have a 2001 325i (160k) miles. Today while heading back to work from lunch, my car wouldn't start. It would start for few seconds...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By kvasg
Great. I'll try that. Thanks again. Amrit

Great. I'll try that. Thanks again.

Amrit
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By kvasg
Thanks OfTheLost. So its safe to drive with ABS...

Thanks OfTheLost. So its safe to drive with ABS off for a while right while I investigate the issue.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By kvasg
I had my mobile mechanic read the codes and this...

I had my mobile mechanic read the codes and this is what I received:

Secondary Controller DSC - Communication Failure or no Controller Available:

Secondary Controller DSC-MK60
0x5E38(24120) -...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By kvasg
My ASC light keeps coming on

Hello Everyone,
I was wondering if anyone came across this issue? While driving my ASC light (Circle with the triangle in middle) keeps coming on and while driving it stops the car. Before it used...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By kvasg
Thank you everyone for all your suggestions. ...

Thank you everyone for all your suggestions. I'm planning on getting my thermostat & water pump replaced at same time.
I have had my car for 12 beautiful years so far. I have about 160k miles...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By kvasg
Thanks guys for all the comments. One of my...

Thanks guys for all the comments. One of my friends who has a similair car had recommended to replace my water pump along with the thermostat at same time.

Is this something you guys would...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By kvasg
P0128 - Thermostat question

Hello Everyone,
I just received a P0128 error code and per some forums, it is stating that it is an issue with having to replace the thermostat. I checked the Coolant level today and, that little...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By kvasg
Wheel Allignment @ Dealer or Firestone

Hey guys. Got a dilemma. I have a 2001 325i, 152k miles. Had it for 10 wonderful years with no issues. I just got 4 new tires and have not done an alignment in probably 4 years or so.

Now my...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,302
Posted By kvasg
Good Oil type recommendations for > 150k miles?

Hello Folks,
I have a 2001 325i. I have had a oil leak. I changed the Oil Pan gasket, along with Oil filter housing. After I changed my Oil Pan gasket, I took it back to the mechanic and he said...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By kvasg
Hey guys. Thanks for the reply. It ended up...

Hey guys. Thanks for the reply. It ended up being the plugs. Its quite odd, because I changed them at 90k. I ended up buying 6 new OEM plugs from NAPA and then also bought boots. I figured since...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By kvasg
Misfire Cynlinder - 2, 6

Hello folks.
I have had great experience on my 2001 325i. I have driven and enjoyed every mile (147,000). Today was a sad day, while I was driving to work, my check engine light came one and the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By kvasg
2007 BMW 528i

Hey Guys,
I have a 2001 325i, this baby has been good to me. 130k miles and 9 good years.
I was looking at a used 2007 BMW 528i, 22k miles for about $30k. What is the main difference between a 3...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By kvasg
Well I have already had my spark plugs changed at...

Well I have already had my spark plugs changed at 100k miles. So no point in that.
ANd plus I dont work on my car.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By kvasg
Inspection II - Debate about Dealer, or non dealer

Okay folks, I'm hitting 120k miles, and its time for me to do an INspection II for my 2001 325i. I had called few folks and these are the prices that has been quoted.

BMW dealer - $525 (half a...
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