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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Robin128
If serpentine belt is original just do it...and...

If serpentine belt is original just do it...and the pullies and of course the tensioner? There's more room I think in yours than mine. It still should be done...ball ache if it goes.

Plugs, yes.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 04:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By Robin128
Keeping an eye on her

After all the crap about getting my turbos serviced and then the surprise I got when the oil and coolant levels had not been topped up, I thought I'd double check levels and run diagnostics with my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Robin128
You've got pm on here...you are asking for...

You've got pm on here...you are asking for unsolicited calls.
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By Robin128
My son is still ripping the proverbial out of us...

My son is still ripping the proverbial out of us 'cos I've just installed a 7.1 ATMOS system...with everything connected...Satellite, terrestrial, web, iPads, Androids, Blu-Ray,..and still counting....
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By Robin128
Tech dummies

I dare say a few of us have been thru broadband service provider changes.

I'm half way to getting fibre with my new provider and of course have a new hub.

You wouldn't believe it I've got 10...
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 559
Posted By Robin128
Bro just fell for w10 only to find out he had to...

Bro just fell for w10 only to find out he had to pay again for the Office suites he's used on W7, xp, W3.10 etc etc.

But he reckons this provides all he needs...

https://www.libreoffice.org
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Robin128
No. There are mileage reminders set by the...

No.

There are mileage reminders set by the last garage. Notably for oil change and brakes checking.

You have to follow the service schedules as previously advised.

Let's split service from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Robin128
Get the sensor changed...it's not a big job. ...

Get the sensor changed...it's not a big job.

http://youtu.be/uqBmVzfsM08
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 661
Posted By Robin128
I can remember putting my old mini1000 in for an...

I can remember putting my old mini1000 in for an mot for it to fail because there was suddenly a straight screw driver slot in the boot of a cvj.

But I do have a local Indy that loves to be paid...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Robin128
:rofl: Best one I've heard of is someone...

:rofl:

Best one I've heard of is someone refilling with oil before drain plug replaced.

:cry:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Robin128
I've only done 60,000m and seriously considering...

I've only done 60,000m and seriously considering replacing the pump and 'stat this year.

:dunno::thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Robin128
And welcome to the forum! :rofl:

And welcome to the forum!

:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Robin128
Keep at it cjhoward...you may lose your knuckles...

Keep at it cjhoward...you may lose your knuckles and get rattled but you will be satisfied you saved some bucks and know job done right.

:thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 853
Posted By Robin128
Bonkers...IMHO. You're health, work quality...

Bonkers...IMHO.

You're health, work quality and girl would go.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By Robin128
re op ... BMW warranty fine print...mentions...

re op ... BMW warranty fine print...mentions 100,000m, exceptions...not covering parts deemed to have worn out or if servicing not evidenced as meeting minimum BMW standards.

Hmmm you're a bit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,866
Posted By Robin128
There are so many anecdotes about jack...

There are so many anecdotes about jack failures...glad you're safe.

Rule of thumb is 'belt and braces'. When the wheels have to come off, always slide that wheel under the car until replacing. Use...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Robin128
Examine the service record. Determine who...

Examine the service record.

Determine who carried out each service and when (miles) and compare to BMW minimum schedule.

Determine what maintenance and accident repair has been done and by...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By Robin128
Sell it privately for cash...you know, the...

Sell it privately for cash...you know, the folding non counterfeit variety...definitely no cheques...even bank drafts can be stopped. You bank the cash. Beware 'Nigerian fraud'.

Buyer signs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By Robin128
Rado 328, How many miles on the clock?

Rado 328,

How many miles on the clock?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By Robin128
Couldn't live with one being different and I bet...

Couldn't live with one being different and I bet you will not either...let us know when you've replaced it for a Matching Michy, Cal.

;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Robin128
No. You can scroll thru the service reminder...

No.

You can scroll thru the service reminder mileages and reset to sensible periods. It's a case of garbage in garbage out.

Have a good read of the links I posted.

Here's one on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By Robin128
You of all people mixed your tread patterns, wear...

You of all people mixed your tread patterns, wear levels and brands?

Well...expect the worst Cal...

http://youtu.be/QQh56geU0X8
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Robin128
Not as simple as that. I believe my 335i has...

Not as simple as that.

I believe my 335i has 40+ ecu's and God knows how many sensors. These give rise to warnings in the console, limp home mode and fault codes reported using Carly reader etc.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Robin128
To answer your question I'm aware that the wear...

To answer your question I'm aware that the wear indicator on the brakes cannot be overridden without interfering with its wiring. When the pads wear out you get an indication.

If you intend...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Robin128
Copper ease on the back of the pads and pins. ...

Copper ease on the back of the pads and pins.

Handbrake shoes not binding?
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