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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By bballfreak
Was verbally told by the dealer that BMW had...

Was verbally told by the dealer that BMW had issued a bulletin.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By bballfreak
Diesel

I have not heard of these issues with Audi, VW and Mercedes diesel.
Oh well
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By bballfreak
I did not know that there is class action about...

I did not know that there is class action about this. How can I join this class action?
I just want all BMW diesel owners know as I did not know about this bulletin.
When I complained about poor...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By bballfreak
Bulletin from BMW for diesel engines

for owners of diesel car and if it is a CPO or under extended warranty,
if you are experiencing lack of power and or hesitation without check engine
light, go to your BMW dealer and complain and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By bballfreak
I meant Combox

I meant Combox
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By bballfreak
yes, I have a Navigation system. What is the...

yes, I have a Navigation system. What is the Ccan I install it myself?ombox? is that brand name? where can I get it and install it myself?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By bballfreak
it did come with some cable, so there is no way...

it did come with some cable, so there is no way to stream Pandora with iphone 5s or 6 with BMW idrive for 2009 335d?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By bballfreak
Streaming Pandora on 2009 335d with iphone 5S or 6

So, is there a way to do this by getting another aftermarket bluetooth device
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By bballfreak
Pandora in 335d

have a 2009 335d with idrive.
Have iphone 5s.
is there a way to stream Pandora using iphone5S in this 2009 335d?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-20-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,366
Posted By bballfreak
Have a 2009 335d with 51K miles and have been...

Have a 2009 335d with 51K miles and have been lucky, so far. Based on the recommendation of the shop foreman, I drive it hard once a month and then I add BG244- diesel additive
and hope that helps...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-05-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,366
Posted By bballfreak
Good to know, Pierre that you have no problems...

Good to know, Pierre that you have no problems with 335d and other diesels.
Shop foreman suggested BG fuel diesel additive, and BG makes good products.
BMW dealer carries BG44 for regular gasoline...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-05-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,366
Posted By bballfreak
I agree that BMW should own up to this problem. ...

I agree that BMW should own up to this problem.
I think this EGR is more prevalent in the US:
1. Emission reqmts
2. Quality of Fuel
3. Driving style
I have a 2009 335d with 50K miles, I add...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,420
Posted By bballfreak
Bavarian technic has limited support for diesels.

Bavarian technic has limited support for diesels.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,420
Posted By bballfreak
Does this work on 335d? such as new battery...

Does this work on 335d? such as new battery registration etc.
let me know
thks
Barry
barry.shah@gmail.com
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By bballfreak
Recommend Diagnostic for 335d

Can someone recommend a high quality diagnostic cable and software for 335d.
I was excited abiut Bavarian Technic but does not support few functions for 335d like
battery registration etc.
Any...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-19-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,366
Posted By bballfreak
I had a big issue with BMW corporate 1.5 years...

I had a big issue with BMW corporate 1.5 years back and we went back and forth on the issue of my MPG dropped from like 36 to 29, driving the same way, same road conditions, same distance, same fuel...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-18-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,366
Posted By bballfreak
Have a 2009 335d with 50K miles. I drive it hard...

Have a 2009 335d with 50K miles. I drive it hard from time to time, like going at 120mph on i-10 from San Antonio to Houston.
I do add BG244 diesel additive from time to time and is suppose to help...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,805
Posted By bballfreak
I did get extended warranty, but am afraid that...

I did get extended warranty, but am afraid that if these codes start showing up after August 2015 after my extended warranty expires, then BMW may not honor to pay for the repairs.
So, I thought of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,805
Posted By bballfreak
You are probably right, but worth a try. My mpg...

You are probably right, but worth a try. My mpg had dropped down to 26 on the hwy., driving on the same road, same speeds and I only put Chevron or Shell diesel fuel with tires properly inflated.
I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By bballfreak
I have used BG244K specific for diesel in my 2009...

I have used BG244K specific for diesel in my 2009 335d
and I drive it hard a little bit.
seems to help in mpg and run smoother
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,805
Posted By bballfreak
I suggest using BG244K and drive it hard.

I suggest using BG244K and drive it hard.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Posted By bballfreak
Battery replacement question in 335d

The battery is going south in my 2009 335d.
It is a white top - Varta -90mAh and 720 CCA, lead acid battery with a vent.
Can I replace it with 100mAh and 900 CCA AGM and be able to register with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By bballfreak
Question on Bosch Battery for 2009 335d

I saw online Bosch Battery at PepBoys for $144.
Any reason one cannot use this battery for my 2009 335d.
My battery seems to be weak and have put it on charger
and then test it to see if the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,514
Posted By bballfreak
Same here with my 2009 335d. My mpg had dropped...

Same here with my 2009 335d.
My mpg had dropped by almost 6 miles per gallon more on the hwy as I do hwy driving
once a month on the same road.
Added BG244 (for diesels) and then put in sport mode...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,514
Posted By bballfreak
Wow, I have a 2009 335d and over the years, my...

Wow, I have a 2009 335d and over the years, my mpg has dropped. Had few problems with tail lights going out twice, belt tensioner,
I love the car, but am scared with all these problems, so I...
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