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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Thanks for chiming in Dale. I will be...

Thanks for chiming in Dale.

I will be checking underneath to see what is leaking. I'm hoping it is something minor and easily accessible. Nevertheless, I should be looking into replacing the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By be-em-veh-808
E91 w 116K miles --- coolant leak

My E91 2007 has 117K Miles. I've had low coolant warnings twice in the past year. First time I only had to fill less than a quart. the second time, seems like half a gallon.

I looked down the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By be-em-veh-808
DSXM --- Great explanation on the electric...

DSXM ---

Great explanation on the electric coolant pump! I am nervous about mine failing soon. E91 2007 w 116K miles.

I've had low coolant warnings twice in the past year. First time I only...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By be-em-veh-808
UPDATE: the supposedly 'bearing' noise went away...

UPDATE: the supposedly 'bearing' noise went away --- after replacing tires. New tires are Michelin Pilot Sport A/S. Very quite and great grip! Had nothing to do with bearings. About a year ago, I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,068
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Replaced the Contis with Michelin Pilot Sport A/S...

Replaced the Contis with Michelin Pilot Sport A/S --- fantastic!!!

Finally, I got enough miles out of the ContiSportContact 2's (run flats) to justify replacing the tires. Got 55K miles on fronts...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Reset the check engine light first --- the change...

Reset the check engine light first --- the change the sensor. The check engine light will go away, but the error will be in memory for 20 drive cycles --- as described by DSXMachine. You'll need...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Oxygen Sensor Change for 2007 E91

Just finished the O2 sensor change job for my 2007 E91.

What: changed the Bank 1 Sensor 1 O2 sensor Part # 11787558055

Why: SES light came on --- lived with it for past 4 or 5 months, finally...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,058
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Professor --- Congrats on doing a fine job. ...

Professor ---

Congrats on doing a fine job. Thanks for the pix and write up. Very clear.

I must share my personal experience with this same job/project --- which completely disagree with your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,286
Posted By be-em-veh-808
TJ --- Can you explain if you got the P0304...

TJ ---

Can you explain if you got the P0304 error code first? Or did you get the SES light first?

I'm trying to determine if my 07 328i Wagon needs new coils. I changed the spark plugs about...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By be-em-veh-808
bump

bump
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-15-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,318
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Am I allowed to disclose dealership/agent? Or...

Am I allowed to disclose dealership/agent? Or shall I PM you?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-15-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,318
Posted By be-em-veh-808
My email/negotiation experience was awesome ---...

My email/negotiation experience was awesome --- but only for the few who actually replied. When I blasted ~ same email with PDF attachment to ~ 20 dealers throughout SoCal, I only got reply from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Steering Wheel Button to Change Preset Radio Station

For my 2007 E91 Touring and Sport Pack,

So, I am listening to a pre-set radio station and doing my daily 40 mile / 75 minute commute. Then, after about 20 min on the same station, I push the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,322
Posted By be-em-veh-808
AZ --- Let me answer your Q's straight...

AZ ---

Let me answer your Q's straight up....

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=517834&highlight=

1) Me - DIY

2) 2007 E91 Wagon w Sport Pack
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Wilhelm --- I am 100% certain plugs are the...

Wilhelm ---

I am 100% certain plugs are the right kind for my 2007 E91.

I did not check the gap --- therefore did not adjust gap.

After driving for 1 week and putting in ~ 450 miles, the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Thanks WG. That's what I'll do. I will get...

Thanks WG.

That's what I'll do. I will get a standard OBDII reader and see if there are any codes.

Note that I never mentioned/experienced any rough idling. It is only the start-up --- e.g....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,225
Posted By be-em-veh-808
The car can idle for 5-10 min --- then the oil...

The car can idle for 5-10 min --- then the oil level will register and show up on the dash upon toggling. Joy ride not necessary.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-29-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Clarification: First oil change at 3000...

Clarification:

First oil change at 3000 miles, but no later than 5000. After that. I follow the 5 - 7.5 K miles between oil changes.

My car has 95K miles now --- still running well for the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-29-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Shake/rumble upon start-up --- after changing spark plugs

I changed the spark plugs in my 2007 E91 this past weekend.

All went well/smoothly. I assumed that the spark plugs (NKG --- for N52 engines per realoem.com) came 'pre-gapped". Also noticed the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-29-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By be-em-veh-808
For my 2007 328i Sport Wagon, I did the first oil...

For my 2007 328i Sport Wagon, I did the first oil change (DIY) at ~ 3000 miles. 15K miles seems too far away. I would do it no later than 5 K.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,905
Posted By be-em-veh-808
I also changed the plugs on my 07 328iTouring...

I also changed the plugs on my 07 328iTouring this SAT.

It went fine with nothing broken. The existing plugs were torqued very tight. I has to pull out a long breaker bar for #2,3,4,5. Don't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By be-em-veh-808
You're not the first to recommend this. I'm...

You're not the first to recommend this. I'm hesitant since this involves replacing the entire fuel level sensor in the fuel tank. Correct me if I'm mistaken on this. That's a $200 - $300 part.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Thanks CTUNA. Both diff's --- even for RWD? I...

Thanks CTUNA. Both diff's --- even for RWD? I thought only for rear axel for RWD.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By be-em-veh-808
Thanks for rec/suggestion. Fuel filter is a $200...

Thanks for rec/suggestion. Fuel filter is a $200 part --- it is connected to the fuel level sensor. I think I'll pass.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By be-em-veh-808
So here's what I completed this weekend: -...

So here's what I completed this weekend:
- spark plug change out (DIY) --- 1 hr; surprised at how tight the plugs were torqued, or perhaps it was "set-in" due to the thousands of heat/cold cycles. ...
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