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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By humbertob
Exclamation Coolant Drain DIY - F30 335i

Well today I just replaced the brownish coolant on my F30, here are the steps, could help someone, I hope:

1. Place your car securely on ramps
2. Remove the engine under cover, you need to remove...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By humbertob
Lightbulb Yes of course, I'll do it for sure ! :thumbup:

Yes of course, I'll do it for sure ! :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By humbertob
Talking Thanks a lot for your response Mr. J3030 I think...

Thanks a lot for your response Mr. J3030 I think that I don't need to fill the system with the thermostat open if I perform the correct bleeding procedure using the water pump to bleed the system,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By humbertob
Smile Just performed a PH test on the coolant on my car...

Just performed a PH test on the coolant on my car and result is 8.5PH and the BMW Blue Coolant is 9PH, so what do you think ? Take the risk and drain the radiator and overflow tank, or leave it there...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By humbertob
This car is cpo and with an extended warranty for...

This car is cpo and with an extended warranty for 4 more years or 100K so I'm not worried about that, anyway the coolant must be changed.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By humbertob
I have had the car for a month only, and I...

I have had the car for a month only, and I suspect that in the past somebody used water on the cooling system to refill or may be it's time to flush it out, I just want to know if the bleeding...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By humbertob
Well, I just need to drain the radiator and the...

Well, I just need to drain the radiator and the overflow tank, and the reason is that my coolant is turning brown at this point. My main concern is the bleeding procedure after replacing the coolant,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By humbertob
Question coolant flush procedure diy, anyone ?

I have been searching for the correct procedure to flush the coolant on my 2013 335i with no sucess, any advice ? :dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By humbertob
Talking Good car

The 2011-2013 335i uses the N55 engine, a very reliable engine with proper mantainance but not for cheap, owning a 335i is not the same to own a 328 with the N51 or the N52, the N51-N52 are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By humbertob
Have you read the codes on the car ?

Have you read the codes on the car ?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By humbertob
Talking I also came from a 328i

I'm also coming from a 328i to a 2011 335i and transition is awesome, the 328 is an adequate car, but the 335i is a different beast all the way ! I really love everything about my 335i, my son still...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By humbertob
You could remove the drive belt and start the car...

You could remove the drive belt and start the car for some seconds, if noise remains then it's not related with the drive belt and tensioner, at least you could start to eliminate possible failing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-11-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By humbertob
You got a burned bulb in your car, check the...

You got a burned bulb in your car, check the brake lights, corner lights, driving lights !
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-11-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,910
Posted By humbertob
Red face In love with '11 N55

This is my 4th BMW and my current 2011 335i with the N55 motor has been the most capable and more enjoyable of all 4 ! I can't talk about reliability because I have owned this one for just 5 months...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-24-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By humbertob
It's the starter going out for sure, my son's...

It's the starter going out for sure, my son's 2007 328i was showing the same symptoms and the problem was the starter, so prepare for a 8 hour DIY or to pay $1200 at the dealership to replace the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-24-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By humbertob
get it !

72k miles is not a lot for a NA BMW engine, so if the price is right for you, go get it! But definitely prepare yourself to learn that a bmw is a car that needs regular mantainance and compared with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By humbertob
Exclamation Yes Cooling fan is running from the very start, ...

Yes Cooling fan is running from the very start,
My compressor is clutchless but I'm sure it's working, otherwise cold air it's almost impossible, and I'm getting cold air eventually
Yes I think 45...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By humbertob
What should be the A/C low side pressure ?

Hi guys, I'm just doing a research on what should be the low side A/C pressure on a 2011 BMW 335i ? Mine is reading 45 psi and the reason why I'm concerned about is that my wife's 2009 X3 reads 25...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By humbertob
With that mileage expect to replace the coils...

With that mileage expect to replace the coils soon, as well as spark plugs, do an auto trans fluid and filter change, and may be oil pan gasket and valvetronic gasket.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By humbertob
Your car symptoms are usually coil related, I...

Your car symptoms are usually coil related, I would change all coils with that mileage and go the secure way, and while there why not the spark plugs too !
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,581
Posted By humbertob
Exclamation Pretty much reliable cars

I own a 2007 328i coupe with 82k on the clock, has been my DD for 2 years with no major problems, a battery, spark plug ignition coils (replaced all 6), a broken bolt in the valve cover area (the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,166
Posted By humbertob
Talking Mine was doing the same

My 07 328i coupe was on the same mood 2 months ago, 2 coils were the fault so I just replaced the 6 coils and the problem is now gone !:thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,923
Posted By humbertob
I got my '07 with 57k 4 months ago, I have...

I got my '07 with 57k 4 months ago, I have replaced one coolant hose and did some preventive maintanance: engine oil and filter, flushed power steering fluid, replaced coolant, replaced rear diff...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By humbertob
The smell of burning brake pads is completely...

The smell of burning brake pads is completely normal on bmw cars, don't worry at all. And about the high pitched noise coming from the engine compartment, these cars are prone to have defective and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-30-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By humbertob
Ecstuning.com sells it for 99.69 and replacement...

Ecstuning.com sells it for 99.69 and replacement should not take you more than 1 hour and a half
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