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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-20-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Posted By Flyingman
Post some photos!!!:thumbup:

Post some photos!!!:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-17-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By Flyingman
Cool, VW parts for 20% of the cost of BMW! I...

Cool, VW parts for 20% of the cost of BMW!

I am not liking this Garmin Mechanic App. It is quite squirrely, drops signal, have to re-connect frequently, shows frozen gauges.

At least I was...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-16-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By Flyingman
OK, I was able to get the Garmin Mechanic to...

OK,

I was able to get the Garmin Mechanic to download on my 5S and connect to the Ecoroute HD dongle.:thumbup:

I'm not familiar with this app but it finally showed the code as P205C, Reductant...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-16-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By Flyingman
There are stories out that autozone will or has...

There are stories out that autozone will or has stopped reading the codes. Is this true?:dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-16-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By Flyingman
Thanks guys. I'll try the Garmin Ecoroute HD...

Thanks guys. I'll try the Garmin Ecoroute HD once again and if that fails will swing by an autozone.

Impossible to say what is going on without knowing the code.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-16-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By Flyingman
Looks like the Garmin Mechanic with Ecoroute HD...

Looks like the Garmin Mechanic with Ecoroute HD just might work with my Samsung 5S.

I still have the dongle so will give this a try. I'm pretty sure I attempted this once before but without...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-16-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By Flyingman
Service engine soon light!

Yesterday I got the dreaded SES light. :mad: I haven't noticed anything strange or different with the car or it's performance. No other warning or information is displayed when I scroll through the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-15-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Flyingman
There was a well known problem with the fan belt...

There was a well known problem with the fan belt squealing on the 335d in 2009-2010. Many folks here reported the problem.

BMW changed the size of the fan belt in a SIB. Havent had a problem...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-11-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Flyingman
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=936956&highlight=windshield+washer+tank
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-11-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Flyingman
TN, The washer fluid tank as I recall is...

TN,

The washer fluid tank as I recall is tucked away within the wheel well area. Impossible to see.

Mine started to leak, it was weird, I kept having to add fluid but never noted there was a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-30-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Flyingman
Col, you sure do go through the cars!!!:yikes:

Col, you sure do go through the cars!!!:yikes:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-30-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Flyingman
I have had two cars valued by CarMax vs dealer...

I have had two cars valued by CarMax vs dealer trade in. In one case I accepted their offer, in another I used it to get my price at trade in.

They know which cars will move and those that wont. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-29-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By Flyingman
I've never heard of a slow reading sensor?:dunno:

I've never heard of a slow reading sensor?:dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-29-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Flyingman
Looks very clean. If you just had the CBU...

Looks very clean. If you just had the CBU cleaned out that should be worth a few extra $$$. The glow plugs are a bit of a bummer, especially since they were just inside the engine. The larger cost...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-26-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 966
Posted By Flyingman
Ozer, take note of your MPG when this...

Ozer, take note of your MPG when this occurs.:yikes:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-26-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 901
Posted By Flyingman
And some are like this one, with two different...

And some are like this one, with two different sized nozzles, one for trucks on one side (left) and for cars on the other (right).

Then others where trucks can use one side of the island and cars...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-26-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 901
Posted By Flyingman
I see it quite often here in Florida. Probably...

I see it quite often here in Florida. Probably 30% or so are like this:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-24-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Posted By Flyingman
I though she was getting all kinds of love once...

I though she was getting all kinds of love once we broke the ice!:p
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-24-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 901
Posted By Flyingman
As my driving routine is pretty much set I...

As my driving routine is pretty much set I usually only fill up at one particular station. The Diesel is at a separate pump located in the middle of an island with two gas pumps. You can fill up...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-24-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Posted By Flyingman
Did we scare MissMandi 00 off?:rolleyes:

Did we scare MissMandi 00 off?:rolleyes:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-24-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 901
Posted By Flyingman
Don't feel bad, or alone!:thumbup: Rise in...

Don't feel bad, or alone!:thumbup:

Rise in number of motorists using wrong fuel, says AA

Motorists are being hit with large bills after accidentally putting unsuitable fuel into their...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-24-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 901
Posted By Flyingman
New diesel fuel filler prevents gasoline fill-up...

New diesel fuel filler prevents gasoline fill-up mistakes


Consumer Reports News: February 10, 2009 04:07 PM


One of the hazards of driving diesel cars has been the threat of accidentally...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-24-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 901
Posted By Flyingman
So exactly how did you manage to get the gasoline...

So exactly how did you manage to get the gasoline nozzle into the hole?:dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-24-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 901
Posted By Flyingman
A useful device if you car doesn't already have...

A useful device if you car doesn't already have something like this.

https://www.misfuellingprevention.co.uk/

Prevention: better than cure

Some new diesel cars make it virtually impossible...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-24-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 901
Posted By Flyingman
New Diesel Car, First, welcome to the forum....

New Diesel Car,

First, welcome to the forum. You are in the right place now.

I'm not certain what the "new" fuel protection system is. I suppose I have the "old" one. The hole is sized so...
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