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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By brewder
Thanks.. not sure DRVanos.com sells them for...

Thanks.. not sure DRVanos.com sells them for E92's though... that site is for older models. ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By brewder
OK so I replace the two solenoids today. Takes...

OK so I replace the two solenoids today. Takes about 10 minutes. Each came out easily and looked EXACTLY like the non-OEM version I got off Amazon from Auto Parts Prodigy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By brewder
This job is on my list for early next week (I'm...

This job is on my list for early next week (I'm going to give the non-OEM parts a try). I know I tried to access that non-return and I didn't look simple and easy but I'll check it out again and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By brewder
Thanks Cal! LOL.. btw.. I shoot Nikon, not Canon...

Thanks Cal! LOL.. btw.. I shoot Nikon, not Canon ;)

Reason I suspect the solenoid and not that other doodad is this.

I have a 2007 E92 and a 2011. The 2007 had been dropping these codes and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By brewder
VANOS recall? that was really only for loose...

VANOS recall? that was really only for loose bolts, and nothing operational about the solenoid itself if I recall.

//Brew
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By brewder
Vanos parts non OEM

Hi All,

I'm going to ask a question I'll probably regret. lol.

My car (2011 E92 328xi) is throwing what I believe to be VANOS codes:

Motor Control:
Engine / Motor
Outlet, cold start...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By brewder
Pierburg... that's what I ordered for my 2007...

Pierburg... that's what I ordered for my 2007 328xi when it failed... Pierburg is OEM. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,729
Posted By brewder
You sir, are my hero. You should do a DIY...

You sir, are my hero. You should do a DIY video/write-up. I think many would find this valuable.

//Brew
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,729
Posted By brewder
I had the same problem on my 2007 328xi.....

I had the same problem on my 2007 328xi.. Replacing this sensor 100% fixed my problem... I gave up trying to DIY, I just couldn't reach the :mad: thing and ended up having the dealer install it for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By brewder
...and just for fun, your beamer friends ride on...

...and just for fun, your beamer friends ride on two wheels... Your Bimmer friends on four..

http://www.bmwccbc.org/misc/tech-and-trivia/bimmer.html

:bigpimp:

//Brew
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By brewder
How about the Crankshaft position sensor? I know...

How about the Crankshaft position sensor? I know you didn't post any codes, but this sounds very familiar to a situation I had with my 2007 328xi...
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By brewder
Hi there.. I had a very similar experience with...

Hi there.. I had a very similar experience with this a few years back. That "rough idle" for me lasted probably 5 minutes. I just let it run the course, and it smoothed out perfectly. Certainly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By brewder
Done! Battery: $165 Battery Registration...

Done!

Battery: $165
Battery Registration App to change type: $10
Time: 45 Min

Knowing I wont be stranded this winter due to failed battery: Priceless.

PS... The "Magic Eye" in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By brewder
I picked up a Duralast H6-AGM last night. It's...

I picked up a Duralast H6-AGM last night. It's today's DIY project along with shoveling snow. Lucky me.

Old Battery was an Exide. 61 21 7 604 815

It struggled last winter, but almost left me...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By brewder
Battery Advice 328i x-Drive owners

Hello,

I need to replace my battery soon (2011 328i x-Drive). Looking for some advice from those who replaced theirs recently.

I have a Batteries Plus store need me and they offer two brands...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By brewder
BMW's are smarter than you think. The...

BMW's are smarter than you think. The "registration" process let's the charging system know how to properly re-charge the battery. The way it does that is based off the age, and specs, of a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2016, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By brewder
I have the same car, and I can assure you these...

I have the same car, and I can assure you these plugs work: NGK LZFR6AP11GS....because I put them in my car only a few months ago.

The Bosch coils are their part number: 00044 (BMW Part: 12 13 7...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-09-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By brewder
They don't have the lowest prices, but...

They don't have the lowest prices, but BavAuto.com has just about everything. Plus they let you know the exact part numbers if you decide to shop around (Amazon)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-30-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By brewder
Depends on the "fix"... If you DIY, it's about...

Depends on the "fix"... If you DIY, it's about $200 and a bunch of your time (plan on being upside down under your dash). I'm guessing the dealer would charge closer to $600-$800.. Having it done...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By brewder
Most likely, your problem is the lower steer...

Most likely, your problem is the lower steer column (with the knuckle) needs to be replaced. I just did this on my 2007 328xi. It was a PITA, but I did it myself. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By brewder
This happens with my 2011 328xi... Not sure what...

This happens with my 2011 328xi... Not sure what it is. It's a "slow" start after sitting 2-3 days... maybe it's just a starter issue?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 687
Posted By brewder
CC-ID 149 TPMS Inactive

Hello,

Does anyone have any experience solving this error code? I assume the CC-ID telling me there is a problem with the overall system and not that a specific TPM in one of the wheels has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-27-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By brewder
It's not outrageous to think that the plug in...

It's not outrageous to think that the plug in position #3 could really be bad.. What plugs did you put in it last year? I assume you used the NGK's LZFR6AP11GS?? You could try moving plug 3 to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-20-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By brewder
I use this: ...

I use this:

http://www.amazon.com/BAFX-Products%C2%AE-Bluetooth-diagnostics-Android/dp/B005NLQAHS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1448073504&sr=8-1&keywords=obd2+elm327

and BMW Carly for Android.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By brewder
My 2011 328xi has 90k on the clock. I do LOTS of...

My 2011 328xi has 90k on the clock. I do LOTS of driving and can assure you it's much more enjoyable to drive a car like ours on long trips. Keep current on basic maintenance, and you'll get a lot...
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