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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,182
Posted By cliffj
I have 85K on my engine and have been using the...

I have 85K on my engine and have been using the Total INEO MC3 5W30 for almost all of the oil changes. Very pleased with the product, but normally order the oil online, because I can't find it at...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-02-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,717
Posted By cliffj
Sorry, I can't really explain the reason why it...

Sorry, I can't really explain the reason why it works, but this link does mention it works for DI engines... Even a 16 min video at the link under the "video" tab.
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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-29-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,717
Posted By cliffj
I've used BG244, which is the serious...

I've used BG244, which is the serious injector/fuel system cleaner. One quart should be enough to treat 2-3 full tanks on a 335d....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,717
Posted By cliffj
Just as a data point, I have approx. 78K miles on...

Just as a data point, I have approx. 78K miles on my 11d and no carbon build up problems to date. About 75 miles roundtrip commuting each day, mostly highway. Usually set the cruise at about 78-80...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-10-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,144
Posted By cliffj
Interesting that the OP got an overflow. I don't...

Interesting that the OP got an overflow. I don't wait until I get a low DEF warning, and I fill both the Active and Passive tanks about every 8K miles. No real reason why, but I fill the Active...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By cliffj
I've got 73,xxx on my 2011 335 M-sport. No...

I've got 73,xxx on my 2011 335 M-sport. No Carbon buildup, or injector issues. Other than replacing the iDrive screen under warranty, this car has been bullet proof. Like many, I am addicted to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-19-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,372
Posted By cliffj
2011 335d M-Sport. 73,xxx miles. EGR recall,...

2011 335d M-Sport. 73,xxx miles. EGR recall, and an i-drive screen replacement under warranty. No other issues at all. Bought the car as a dealer demo with 18K at the time of purchase. Averaging...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-25-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,219
Posted By cliffj
67K on mine. ONLY problems so far were SAT radio...

67K on mine. ONLY problems so far were SAT radio module and iDrive screen, both replaced under warranty. About 70% of my commute is highway miles, average speed of about 78 mph, but occasionally 85...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-18-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,323
Posted By cliffj
Only one data point, but I have had ZERO problems...

Only one data point, but I have had ZERO problems with any of the emissions related technology on my 11' 335d. I currently have about 63k miles with a daily commute of 50 mi hwy/25 mi city. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,482
Posted By cliffj
While not an apples vs. apples comparison, I am...

While not an apples vs. apples comparison, I am driving my 7th 3-series, an 11' 335d. I have never bought an extended warranty and all my vehicles have been reliable. Only one of those vehicles...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-05-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,306
Posted By cliffj
Approx 54K on my 11 335d. Squealing belt, EGR...

Approx 54K on my 11 335d. Squealing belt, EGR recall and replacement of the I-drive screen are the only issues for me. This car is my 7th 3 series and has been great. As fast as my 08 335i and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-22-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,047
Posted By cliffj
Here is a good link to their products. I think I...

Here is a good link to their products. I think I have been using the Diesel Purge incorrectly.
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-21-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,047
Posted By cliffj
Well, I'll likely have my d for a while. Just...

Well, I'll likely have my d for a while. Just rolled over 52K problem free miles. My daily commute is around 35 miles each way, with 60% highway at 80 mph. For the last 30K miles, I've been using...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-17-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 820
Posted By cliffj
In the E90, the only way to change the volume of...

In the E90, the only way to change the volume of the NAV instructions is to adjust the volume WHILE an instruction is being spoken. Not sure if it works the same in the F30.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,484
Views: 80,979
Posted By cliffj
Shawn, Will you send me a PM and inform me...

Shawn,

Will you send me a PM and inform me of the process. Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,484
Views: 80,979
Posted By cliffj
Would this work on a 2011 335d w/ iDrive? I used...

Would this work on a 2011 335d w/ iDrive? I used the DVD method to upgrade to 2012 maps.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,019
Posted By cliffj
I'm also one that drives loaners with respect. ...

I'm also one that drives loaners with respect. After all, I signed that I am responsible for all damage. I am also one that, for the first time, bought a dealer demo 2011 335d w/17K miles. Now has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-06-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,507
Posted By cliffj
As a data point, my last car was a 2008 335i...

As a data point, my last car was a 2008 335i SP/PP/6M. Purchased new, took delivery Dec 2008, traded Oct 2011 with 85K on the clock. I spent $6,100 on routine maintenance during my ownership. Only...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-06-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By cliffj
I bought a 2011 335d Dealer Demo in Oct 2011. ...

I bought a 2011 335d Dealer Demo in Oct 2011. Had 17K at purchase, now has 38K. I couldn't be happier, and this is my 7th 3 series. okay, one is technically being driven by my son but I own it. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By cliffj
My 2011 335d has the pad under the hood.

My 2011 335d has the pad under the hood.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-13-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,031
Posted By cliffj
Before the recall, I routinely achieved 32+ mpg...

Before the recall, I routinely achieved 32+ mpg on my daily commute of about 60% hwy. Pure highway trips yielded at least 36-38 mpg. After recall, I am averaging 28-29 mpg on the daily commute, and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,215
Posted By cliffj
Interesting. I had this happen on Friday of...

Interesting. I had this happen on Friday of Memorial Day weekend. Car was sitting outside at the golf course all afternoon and was blazing hot inside when I returned. Got the red screen for about...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 56,722
Posted By cliffj
Thanks for the info. I did read those threads. ...

Thanks for the info. I did read those threads. I should have expanded more on my post, but didn't have much time. Along with the squealing, I was also having some issues with the automatic...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-10-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 56,722
Posted By cliffj
Dropped my 2011 d at Tom Williams BMW in...

Dropped my 2011 d at Tom Williams BMW in Birmingham AL today for the AC compressor squeal. Service Consultant read my key and stated there was a recall for EGR valve on my car. She didn't know if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By cliffj
Interested to hear your thoughts. I'm interested...

Interested to hear your thoughts. I'm interested in these tires as a replacement for my RFT's.
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