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Forum: General BMW 06-15-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,300
Posted By dodell66
Bring More Wallet :D

Bring More Wallet :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-15-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,527
Posted By dodell66
I too had a "nut job" performed earlier this...

I too had a "nut job" performed earlier this week. My car just turned over 66,000 miles. A local indy shop charged $399 (dealer wanted $625). I chose to have the service performed even though my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By dodell66
Just got this FANTASTIC deal on car Direct from Germany.

Might I recommend a clay bar. ;-)


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By dodell66
I had an engine malfunction-reduced power error...

I had an engine malfunction-reduced power error message a while back. The dealer ended up replacing a VANOS solenoid.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,829
Posted By dodell66
Parts (pump, thermostat, coolant, misc. supplies)...

Parts (pump, thermostat, coolant, misc. supplies) - $780
Labor - $300

The indy used BMW replacement parts for the job so I assume the 24 month warranty period on the parts applies.

EDIT: Just...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,829
Posted By dodell66
My water pump died yesterday at 65,500 miles. ...

My water pump died yesterday at 65,500 miles. Had both it and the thermostat replaced at a local indy shop. What started out as a leisurely drive to work ended quite differently. The mechanic told...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-02-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By dodell66
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By dodell66
I've seen the stalk read full before. The gauge...

I've seen the stalk read full before. The gauge now clearly reads 3/4 full.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By dodell66
I did. There was no change. I have subsequently...

I did. There was no change. I have subsequently checked both of them again and I still get 3/4 full via the stalk and full via the iDrive.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By dodell66
Discrepancy In Oil Level Readings

The other day I checked my engine's oil level. First I checked it using the OBC that is accessed via the turn signal stalk. Much to my surprise the reading said 3/4 full. Then I checked it using...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 27,070
Posted By dodell66
My car had the same high pitched squeal that...

My car had the same high pitched squeal that everyone is referencing coming from the right rear wheel. As is the case with most everyone else that has experienced this, it only occurred at speeds <...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By dodell66
Did you replace your brakes all the way around? ...

Did you replace your brakes all the way around? If so, what type of pad did you put in the rear?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By dodell66
Try a hard reboot of your idrive/nav...

Try a hard reboot of your idrive/nav system...while simultaneously pressing in the "eject" buttons on both the DVD and CD player, press the "power/mute" button for the radio. This will reboot your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,158
Posted By dodell66
Beautiful car. Congratulations! :thumbup:

Beautiful car. Congratulations! :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,717
Posted By dodell66
+1 I'm certainly enjoying the ride quality...

+1

I'm certainly enjoying the ride quality of my car a lot more since I switched to the FSDs.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,597
Posted By dodell66
Great review. Thanks! :thumbup:

Great review. Thanks! :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By dodell66
+1 on the wiper stalk indicator light.

+1 on the wiper stalk indicator light.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,125
Posted By dodell66
If the car was "lemoned" by BMW there's something...

If the car was "lemoned" by BMW there's something more going on than just three bad injectors. I've had three injectors replaced under warranty on my 335. Injector replacement has been a fairly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,665
Posted By dodell66
If you are asking what may be causing the...

If you are asking what may be causing the "Service" indicator to appear I would check the vehicle registration date. The car may think it's time to renew your registration. On my car that date is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,395
Posted By dodell66
Looks good! :thumbup:

Looks good! :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By dodell66
I should clarify that the car has never broken...

I should clarify that the car has never broken down on me or stranded me anywhere. To this day I've never had a problem with my HPFP. The only reason I took it into the shop for the HPFP service...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,389
Posted By dodell66
I don't like to use the word "hate" so I'll just...

I don't like to use the word "hate" so I'll just say I strongly dislike the look. You own a BMW, not an Audi. :confused:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By dodell66
4 Years Ago Today...

I picked up my brand new 335i sedan at the Welt in Munich, Germany. This is the only BMW I have ever owned.

I can honestly say that for the first time in my life after owning a car for 4 years I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,351
Posted By dodell66
I've been driving around on the FSDs for a week...

I've been driving around on the FSDs for a week now and so far I like them. They are definitely more forgiving than the stock dampers so I do like their feel for every day driving. I still have my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By dodell66
Press the button on the end of the turn signal...

Press the button on the end of the turn signal stalk a few times to see if the information comes back. There is a setting that makes all that data disappear. If that doesn't work...:dunno:
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