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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By Zooks527
At a guess, they found the leak in an easily...

At a guess, they found the leak in an easily accessible section and just cut and spliced there. Cheap and dirty, plus it fixed the problem. The question becomes whether or not they charged you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Zooks527
Sure, assuming "just" means that "10k-13k" and...

Sure, assuming "just" means that "10k-13k" and "21k-22k" are the same numbers. :rolleyes:

In any event, the CBS "sensor" function is minimal. The CBS changes are almost linear with gas mileage,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Zooks527
Stunningly dependent upon one's driving style. ...

Stunningly dependent upon one's driving style. My E90 called for oil changes via the CBS every 21,000 to 22,000 miles. FWIW, I changed it every 7500 miles regardless.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Zooks527
Well, the transfer case could die via frying the...

Well, the transfer case could die via frying the clutches. Alternatively, the front differential could fail, as the transfer case would lock up the clutches trying to get the front axle to spin at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Zooks527
Have you tried selecting satellite radio as the...

Have you tried selecting satellite radio as the source? You should get the sample channel. If you do, you then go to Sirius with the radio number (not the VIN number) and purchase a subscription.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By Zooks527
Appears to have. ...

Appears to have.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=589980&stc=1&d=1487900761



Recently, also seems to have picked up an F250XL. From that Ford forum:
"Now I've...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By Zooks527
From here to the Miata forums, thence to Ford...

From here to the Miata forums, thence to Ford trucks. Occasionally on Reddit.

Here's his last post on Bimmerfest: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9539449&postcount=6
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Zooks527
In addition, the Evap test will only reset when...

In addition, the Evap test will only reset when there's between about 1/4 to 3/4 of a tank of gas and the car is restarted after it's cooled almost to outside temperature (about 8 hours of sitting...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-21-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Zooks527
Have you tried calling BMW and asking?

Have you tried calling BMW and asking?
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-19-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Zooks527
The M235 has the N55 engine, with all the bugs...

The M235 has the N55 engine, with all the bugs worked out. The B58 in the M240 is still pretty early in its life cycle. Still, your wife's choice of color may be dispositive.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-17-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Zooks527
I find scan is less common than it used to be. ...

I find scan is less common than it used to be. Most cars from mid-90s through mid-2000s had it, then it began to drop off.

At a guess, it's because the utility seems much lower that it used to be...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-16-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Zooks527
You're describing "Scan", which scans through the...

You're describing "Scan", which scans through the entire band stopping briefly on each. "Seek" goes to the next station. You've got half the function.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Zooks527
Well, they likely won't pay too much attention to...

Well, they likely won't pay too much attention to a poster from the UK.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-16-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Zooks527
Then you're in "Preset" mode, not open channel...

Then you're in "Preset" mode, not open channel mode. If you pick "FM" or "AM" off the radio menu instead of "Preset", those buttons will seek to the next station found in the direction you select.
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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-15-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Zooks527
Far right side of the radio, just above and to...

Far right side of the radio, just above and to the right of the CD slot over the CD eject button. You don't have left/right arrows in that location?

Press "Radio" on the center console, select...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Zooks527
I don't know of any hard numbers, but xDrive cars...

I don't know of any hard numbers, but xDrive cars of any type with a 6mt, while not unicorns, are far and few between.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-15-2017, 03:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By Zooks527
10 minutes for the first one as you learn how to...

10 minutes for the first one as you learn how to do it. 2 minutes for the second. I think the only tool I used was a wooden ruler.

One other note. The fake engine noise contributed a lot to the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-11-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By Zooks527
The driver's control button turns on the defogger...

The driver's control button turns on the defogger on both sides. It's just that the driver is the one who gets to control it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Zooks527
You've taken a picture of your oil filter housing...

You've taken a picture of your oil filter housing (the filter is under the black plastic cover). It could just be a bit that dripped down the last time you had an oil change that the tech didn't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Zooks527
Well, starting at the end, yes, the transfer case...

Well, starting at the end, yes, the transfer case and front differential are two separate parts. The rear driveshaft is hard-connected to the output shaft of the transmission. The transfer case...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Zooks527
We had edits that crossed in the night. Note my...

We had edits that crossed in the night. Note my post now includes: "Your best move may be to look for someone who can do the job for a price you can afford."

Does seem a bit high. Price for a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Zooks527
Well, with 225/45/17 on the front and 255/40/18...

Well, with 225/45/17 on the front and 255/40/18 on the back, you had a 4% difference in rolling diameter between the two axles. Typical recommendation for an xDrive car is to keep them within 1%...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2017, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Zooks527
The typical recommendation is to replace both if...

The typical recommendation is to replace both if either one fails.

As noted, it's a bear to get to either of them, and most of the replacement cost ends up being labor. If you're going to spend...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-09-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Zooks527
DTC is a subset condition of DSC, where the...

DTC is a subset condition of DSC, where the wheels are allowed to spin a bit more before traction control intervenes and pulls power back. It helps on an unplowed street by allowing you to get a bit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By Zooks527
See post #16 above. Be aware, however, that when...

See post #16 above. Be aware, however, that when it comes to car parts, you often get just what you pay for.

Or, LMGTFY: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=24347647856 You would want to make sure you do this...
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