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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Today, 06:10 AM
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Posted By KeithS
It's only an inferred guesstimate based on...

It's only an inferred guesstimate based on feedback from others on the amount of time it takes. Early on it was REAL expensive and BMW balked at covering it. Now that there is a well established...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Yesterday, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By KeithS
"The base oil is produced at the Pearl GTL plant...

"The base oil is produced at the Pearl GTL plant in Qatar" Things really are global....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-24-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By KeithS
I had my CBU taking care of at the originating...

I had my CBU taking care of at the originating dealer, Flemington BMW. I will say that if you looked at the engine after they worked on it you couldn't tell it was even touched.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-24-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By KeithS
I never had roaming injector codes. The first...

I never had roaming injector codes. The first time I ever triggered the SES (for an injector) was at 53K miles. It was diagnosed as CBU and was cleaned. They did reset the adaptation values at the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-24-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By KeithS
Most injector codes are actually CBU and not a...

Most injector codes are actually CBU and not a problem with the injectors themselves.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-23-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By KeithS
Are you sure? I just checked on line and they...

Are you sure? I just checked on line and they all seems to be lithium battery powered.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-23-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By KeithS
Possibly a battery in the TPMS sensor issue. ...

Possibly a battery in the TPMS sensor issue. Voltage probably goes down when it get's cold.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By KeithS
If I'm not mistaken the LL-04 is not based on how...

If I'm not mistaken the LL-04 is not based on how it's made, but the ability to hold soot in suspension (using additives?) which is required for a diesel.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By KeithS
You need to start reading the diesel boards. All...

You need to start reading the diesel boards. All except the last code I would say points to CBU (Carbon Buildup). A significant percentage of the posts relate to CBU. This will happen to every...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By KeithS
I use to have the same problem until I forbid my...

I use to have the same problem until I forbid my wife from stopping by at model homes.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-18-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By KeithS
You cannot tell the tire pressure by looking at...

You cannot tell the tire pressure by looking at it, you know that! First check all the pressures with a gauge and correct before you try and reset the TPMS. The car must be driven for the TPMS to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-18-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By KeithS
BMW changed oil suppliers. For years all BMW...

BMW changed oil suppliers. For years all BMW oils were supplied by Castrol ("recommended" oil printed on your oil filler cap). Not that it matters Castrol is owned by BP. BMW has now changed their...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-13-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,970
Posted By KeithS
The X5 may be different, but in almost all cases,...

The X5 may be different, but in almost all cases, as long as you were not far out of warranty or have extended warranty, CBU cleaning on the 335D has always been covered. My understanding for the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-12-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,970
Posted By KeithS
If it really was that easy, don't you think BMW...

If it really was that easy, don't you think BMW would be using it?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-12-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,970
Posted By KeithS
I'd say this is nothing more than wishful...

I'd say this is nothing more than wishful thinking. There can be up to 5 fuel injection pulses per combustion cycle. Unless they can dramatically change what is in the exhaust, I do not see what...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-11-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,970
Posted By KeithS
There you go again.... One cannot choose...

There you go again....

One cannot choose what state to live in just for the ability to rip out emission systems. Most of us are located where we are because of employment and family.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-11-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 77,593
Posted By KeithS
I've had this partially happen. When removing...

I've had this partially happen. When removing the filter, the end ring stayed in the filter canister cover. I think it was an OEM filter from the dealer, the end ring was black plastic. Otherwise...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-11-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,970
Posted By KeithS
First, you need to stop insulting the readers of...

First, you need to stop insulting the readers of these boards. Are you trying to prove your truck is bigger than our cars?

As an owner of a 335D I get that a Diesel is a different driving...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,970
Posted By KeithS
My opinion is that CBU is GOING to happen in...

My opinion is that CBU is GOING to happen in these cars because of multiple reasons. Like it or not, we need to accept it. Any modifications to "try" to avoid CBU is playing with fire as far as...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-02-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,970
Posted By KeithS
I have not found the BMW diesel to me noisy, just...

I have not found the BMW diesel to me noisy, just a different sound.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-01-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,970
Posted By KeithS
Diesels really do not run rich. They always...

Diesels really do not run rich. They always operate with excess/full air with the amount of fuel changed to modulate output.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-31-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By KeithS
The are multiple factors that cause CBU. My best...

The are multiple factors that cause CBU. My best guess is all of the following are CBU contributors. The more of these that exist for your car, the quicker CBU will occur.
Short Trips
Low Speed...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-30-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,970
Posted By KeithS
On my 335D the only code at CBU time was for...

On my 335D the only code at CBU time was for injector #2 Minimum Injector Adaptation reached. CBU cleaning was done, NO injectors were ever replaced, but they did need to reset the calibration done...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-30-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,409
Posted By KeithS
Just as a data point here is the...

Just as a data point here is the non-recall/maintenance work done on my 2011 D, currently at 59K miles:
38,000 Squealing AC belt replaced
53,100 CBU spa treatment - cylinder heads cleaned and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-23-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By KeithS
I've seen one in person up close at a club...

I've seen one in person up close at a club meeting. Not only are the back seats only for show you need to be young to get out of the front seat. There is a very high lip on the side (due to the...
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