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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-11-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By oldsankey
Thanks. Glad you're all up and running now.

Thanks. Glad you're all up and running now.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-10-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By oldsankey
(AZ335D) Did you notice any warning signs prior...

(AZ335D) Did you notice any warning signs prior to the first turbo going out due to the low pressure controller, or did it just die out one day? With regards to the three times your car has been in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-10-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By oldsankey
The good news...When I left work to drive home,...

The good news...When I left work to drive home, the car ran like normal again. I couldn't reproduce the lack of first turbo boost problem again... I'm hoping it was just a one time anomaly, but...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-09-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By oldsankey
First turbo no longer kicking in

I'm at ~52,000 miles (conveniently outside of warranty) and near the end of my commute into work this am, my first turbo would no longer kick in. No SES lights or errors though. Anyone else...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-01-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,150
Posted By oldsankey
I thought re-flashes were free as well, but as of...

I thought re-flashes were free as well, but as of mid August, VS Motorsports charges $190.00 for re-map, plus shipping. Unfortunately, I was unable to get pre/post DPF dynos, but I can tell you...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-27-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,150
Posted By oldsankey
I've had Evolve tune before... Low upfront cost,...

I've had Evolve tune before... Low upfront cost, but pricey to get re-tuned when the dealership wipes, as in my case. Great power curve, especially pulling away power at highway speed in M6. I just...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-09-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,299
Posted By oldsankey
I've yet to hear of anyone in the states...

I've yet to hear of anyone in the states successfully remove the DPF "without" having to ship out the ECU for a bench flash. ECUPROGRAM out of Calgary (poc Miguel) and JR Auto Electronics out of...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 09-17-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 35,341
Posted By oldsankey
I too recently purchased from Alex at Alpine HIDs...

I too recently purchased from Alex at Alpine HIDs and I'm trying to figure out what the typical expected wait time is for the HIDs to be shipped out after ordering?? After reading some of these...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,716
Posted By oldsankey
Just to follow-up and close out my "car not...

Just to follow-up and close out my "car not starting issue"... I finally picked up my vehicle late yesterday with the following repairs/replacements: DME Gateway Failure. No communication from...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-21-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By oldsankey
Loss of power at high end when accelerating hard.

When accelerating hard onto a highway merge, my car seems to lose power around the time the second turbo should be kicking in...and immediately thereafter, I receive the "loss of power" half-lit up...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,716
Posted By oldsankey
I totally agree and I hope they don't go that...

I totally agree and I hope they don't go that route. I'm keeping my fingers crossed they correct the problem soon and most importantly, they continue to do the work under warranty.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,716
Posted By oldsankey
Yeah, MAF sensor remains unchanged and I also...

Yeah, MAF sensor remains unchanged and I also made sure I left the metal diffuser screen in place just before the MAF sensor to ensure accurate readings.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,716
Posted By oldsankey
So an update... The dealership has had my car...

So an update... The dealership has had my car for six days now...and still can't get it started! Day one they advised the DME/ECU needed to be replaced (thank goodness for the warranty) and that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,716
Posted By oldsankey
Thank you both for the quick responses and wealth...

Thank you both for the quick responses and wealth of info. I finally gave up late last night, swallowed my pride and went to bed in utter defeat. I made the BMW tow call first thing this morning...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,716
Posted By oldsankey
Car won't start after jump starting another car...

So as we were attaching the jumper cables to my E90, the ground clamp popped off and shorted/sparked near the DME/control box grounding bolt. Now my car won't start. It just cranks, but never turns...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-24-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 53,786
Posted By oldsankey
Latest emissions recall and lower mileage-Inquiry POC

I recently contacted BMW NA regarding my drop in fuel efficiency follwoing the most recent "voluntary" emissions recall. Unfortuantely, my local dealership would not address the issue, or even offer...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-13-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,299
Posted By oldsankey
US-335D, DPF off and Ecotune tune and pipe

Does anyone have any experience with ECOTUNE out of Scotland that provides a DPF removal pipe and an ECU tune re-map on a US-spec 335D? They claim they've sold some to US customers and that the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,519
Posted By oldsankey
US 335D with DPF off and ECOTUNE tune and pipe

Does anyone have any experience with ECOTUNE out of Scotland that provides a DPF removal pipe and an ECU tune re-map on a US-spec 335D? They claim they've sold some to US customers and that the...
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