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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-24-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Oz 535d
Re: 535d fire risk

In the end the car was only off the road for a week, not 3 as expected.
Turns out the particulate filters were blocked, causing damage to the filters, back pressure sensor, wiring harness, and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Oz 535d
Re: 535d fire risk

At the time I didn't know what was happening. I learnt all about it from my SA. Now that I know if it happens again I will go for a drive to let it finish.
It would have been nice if there was a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Oz 535d
535d fire risk

I am interested to know if anyone else has had this experience.
Drove 15 minutes home and during the trip notice the floor plan getting warmer than usual.
When I parked in the garage and stopped...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-28-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,099
Posted By Oz 535d
Re: Premature Rear Brake Pad Wear

Just bought a 2011 535d and am amazed at how short the lifespan of the pads is. My last car (mazda 6 mps - mazdaspeed 6) has original pads and rotors on the rear and original rotors on the front...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-28-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,451
Posted By Oz 535d
Re: What is your MPG?????

That's disappointing. I drove the previous 530d and while impressive, it's 'still a diesel' (especially when cold).
The 535d is more refined, especially when cold. And with the 8 speed you are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-28-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,451
Posted By Oz 535d
Re: What is your MPG?????

According to the conversion tool I used, US gallons, but in metric speak around 8l/100 klms combined and 5l/100 klms highway if you want to double check.



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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-27-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,451
Posted By Oz 535d
Re: What is your MPG?????

2011 535d
29mpg daily drive, 40mpg highway
Diesel
Leased
36k klms on the clock but I have only had it for 1.5k

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-27-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,851
Posted By Oz 535d
Re: Activehybrid 5; anyone own one??

I have a 535d here in Australia returning around 29mpg daily driving and around
40mpg on the highway.
As mine is an MY11 it doesn't have stop/start. From MY12 F10 535d's have stop/start, better...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-27-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,157
Posted By Oz 535d
Re: ActiveHybrid 5

I have just bought my first Beemer - 2011 535d M sport with 36k klms (about 22k miles) here in Australia.
After a tank and a half of mixed driving I am getting around 8l/100 (29 mpg)average (around...
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