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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-09-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
update: after 2 months and 3400km (1700km/L, used...

update: after 2 months and 3400km (1700km/L, used to be 1000Km for 1L) the "add oil message" came on again, which means the repairs that they did on the car took it from just below acceptable to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-16-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By jwanes
Yes it is excessive. I was at 2qrts for every...

Yes it is excessive. I was at 2qrts for every 1800-2000Km. They replaced the valve seals the timing chains, all gaskets and walnut blasted the head to remove carbon deposits. I am at 2300Km and the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-04-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
Yes it appears that BMW keeps lowering the...

Yes it appears that BMW keeps lowering the "normal" level of oil consumption (miles/quart).
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-04-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
update: I have driven the car 2100 km since...

update:

I have driven the car 2100 km since the replacement of the valve stem seals and the oil level is still at maximum. so it looks like the repair definitely improved the oil consumption....
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-26-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
Could it be that the oil is really being consumed...

Could it be that the oil is really being consumed at the track but the measuring system is only catching up when you're on your way home?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-25-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
update: I got my car back yesterday after 6...

update: I got my car back yesterday after 6 weeks at the dealer. These are the parts they changed. Let's see if it will reduced the oil consumption.

-2X REPAIR KIT VALVE SEAL RING. 11340039494 ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-27-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By jwanes
I had that happen a few months back. Stayed on...

I had that happen a few months back. Stayed on for a day or so and went away and hasn't come back.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-26-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,732
Posted By jwanes
It looks like the work was done to resolve an...

It looks like the work was done to resolve an excessive oil consumption issue. Although the cylinder heads don't seem to be a component you would replace. My car is going through similar work right...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-18-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
Yes, I did ask them to make sure the turbos are...

Yes, I did ask them to make sure the turbos are OK. Thanks,
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-15-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
They just upgraded me to a brand new 2014 320xi...

They just upgraded me to a brand new 2014 320xi loaner, so at least it's nicer and I am not paying for it.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-14-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
AdamG13, how is your car's oil consumption? If I...

AdamG13, how is your car's oil consumption? If I remember right it was significant. Your car is brand new so it can't be the seals wearing out.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-14-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
Looks like we have identical cars. Do you have...

Looks like we have identical cars. Do you have the technology package? How many Km's on yours. It looks like as the engine ages, the seals start leaking oil out of the engine or into the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-14-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
I know, my injectors and plugs are the original...

I know, my injectors and plugs are the original ones. let's see what they say about them.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-14-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
yes, I guess you are right.

yes, I guess you are right.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-13-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,291
Posted By jwanes
Excessive oil consumption being addressed

Some of you may know that my 2009 750i has been experiencing oil consumption on the order of 1000-1500km/l ever since I purchased it 19000km ago. The consumption has steadily gone up over the last...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-11-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,552
Posted By jwanes
What were the issues that you were experiencing...

What were the issues that you were experiencing to need to replace the turbo's?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By jwanes
I have close to 90000 km and my car consumes oil...

I have close to 90000 km and my car consumes oil at a rate of 900-1000 Km/L. no visible leak, no smoke no driveability issues. I don't normally drive aggressively. The rate that you are...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-18-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By jwanes
Survey: #1 - Your year and model #. 09 750i...

Survey:

#1 - Your year and model #. 09 750i
#2 - How long have you owned the car? 18 months
#3 - Was you battery replaced? How many times? 2X. Once with teh previous owner
#4 - What was the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-03-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,219
Posted By jwanes
Glad to see most of the repair was covered under...

Glad to see most of the repair was covered under warranty. What was the oil consumption rate with your car? Also, other than oil consumption, were there other drivability issues with it? error...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-27-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,077
Posted By jwanes
My car consumes 1L/1000Km with no leak, no smoke...

My car consumes 1L/1000Km with no leak, no smoke and I have not noticed any loss of power or any other driveability issue.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-21-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,208
Posted By jwanes
I think BMW will say that the oil consumption is...

I think BMW will say that the oil consumption is normal especially when the car has 92000 miles on it. My car has 55000 miles and consumes 1L/1000Km (600 miles) and has been the same since I bought...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-16-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By jwanes
This happened to me a few weeks back. The light...

This happened to me a few weeks back. The light stayed on for a day and went away by itself. No codes stored just like yours
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-08-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,627
Posted By jwanes
Did you get the carbon cleaned also or the...

Did you get the carbon cleaned also or the injectors were the main problem? Good to hear it's all sorted out for you.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-28-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,627
Posted By jwanes
Which dealership did you try this time? Let's...

Which dealership did you try this time? Let's hope they can finally fix your car. Looks like the first dealership made things worse.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-26-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,627
Posted By jwanes
How much are they charging you for the injectors...

How much are they charging you for the injectors and spark plugs? Where are you getting the work done? I know you had been quoted $5800 for the injectors, did you get a better price? I will need...
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