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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,606
Posted By Oulixes
This is a most interesting thread I...

This is a most interesting thread I follow it for its content and the discussion of methodologies. The presentations are clear and analytical, one can lean from them. Many thanks to DSX, and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Oulixes
Unfortunately, it is possible that the engine oil...

Unfortunately, it is possible that the engine oil change may not be a permanent solution: (a) if the car is parked outside during a low temperature day(s) and night(s), the sensor problem will likely...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Oulixes
[QUOTE=CALWATERBOY DUE;8951950]>AHEM< ...

[QUOTE=CALWATERBOY DUE;8951950]>AHEM<

Capacitance is temperature sensitive and the RTD can do only so much. BMW wants temp compensation to be in the linear range.

Plus, ya'll want engine oil...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Oulixes
Taldrknhnsm: This year there have been several...

Taldrknhnsm: This year there have been several postings related to the oil level sensor unusual behavior. Some of the reported problems are addressed in the BMW "Low Oil-Level Warning Message" SIB 12...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By Oulixes
Fred: As you say, the seal assembly is a good...

Fred: As you say, the seal assembly is a good puzzle, but in the end everything fits and works. Good luck with the rest of your project. You are also right that some of the RealOEM drawings are not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By Oulixes
Yes, what I called the "surround" is in the...

Yes, what I called the "surround" is in the drawing called "[radiator] module carrier" and there are two of them, designated 6 and 7.

The drawing you referenced is for a car with an AT, which is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By Oulixes
fk: The seal fits under the radiator with the two...

fk: The seal fits under the radiator with the two hooks facing up and the three c-clip nuts (07-14-7-154-447) facing the rear of the car. The hooks on the sides of the seal fit into the matching...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Oulixes
Welcomme to Bimmerfest. The operation of the...

Welcomme to Bimmerfest.

The operation of the RES control is independent of the outside temperature. In my car the RESidual heat button can be invoked when the car is at standstill, the engine...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 801
Posted By Oulixes
Conrad323i: You are welcome. I agree with you,...

Conrad323i: You are welcome. I agree with you, the SIB does not correct the real issue, but the way the problem is addressed in the SIB is interesting and it is good to bear it in mind.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 801
Posted By Oulixes
BMW SIB 12 05 07: The referenced SIB...

BMW SIB 12 05 07:

The referenced SIB contains information on several problems related to the oil level sensor and on BMW recommendations for handling them.

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By Oulixes
MP3: You are quite right, the oil contamination...

MP3: You are quite right, the oil contamination shall depend on the type of engine and on its degree of wear. I've found the mx5mia results interesting because his approach was based on analytical...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By Oulixes
Possible problems with the use of Techron: ...

Possible problems with the use of Techron:
There is an interesting posting on [http://forum.miata.net/vb/archive/index.php/t-252072.html], where mx5mia had several engine oil analyses performed...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By Oulixes
Time ago, one of the CA fobs for my 330xi has...

Time ago, one of the CA fobs for my 330xi has developed a problem, refusing from time to time to unlock and start the car. Being intermittent, to sort the problem out took several trips to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,934
Posted By Oulixes
My 330xi has the tire pressure monitor that based...

My 330xi has the tire pressure monitor that based on the same principle as yours, and I've experienced similar problems as you describe. My reset takes longer than what I've originally thought - for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,018
Posted By Oulixes
The 3-series has a reasonable onboard diagnostics...

The 3-series has a reasonable onboard diagnostics for the main battery, which would warn you if the battery were failing. If you are not getting the "low battery" icon, the problem you have observed...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,672
Posted By Oulixes
Congratulation - you have become a 335(x)i Ace. A...

Congratulation - you have become a 335(x)i Ace. A 335(x)i ace is a driver whose car is credited with destroying five or more high pressure fuel pumps during everyday use.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By Oulixes
Topic of the oil level sensor has come up several...

Topic of the oil level sensor has come up several times in the forum, and this time there seems to be an interest in the principle of the sensor's operation, so I have decided to post a brief...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Oulixes
I do not have the same problem but would like to...

I do not have the same problem but would like to have it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By Oulixes
Sorry to hear - no troubles on my 335i (MY2009,...

Sorry to hear - no troubles on my 335i (MY2009, about 2000 miles).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,845
Posted By Oulixes
I would not buy a loaner, especially not not an...

I would not buy a loaner, especially not not an MT one.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-28-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,811
Posted By Oulixes
Many people have the tapping noise problem. Read...

Many people have the tapping noise problem. Read the enclosed:
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13504
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-26-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,083
Posted By Oulixes
My solution would be not to buy the extended...

My solution would be not to buy the extended warranty, but definitely buy the set of winter wheels you have found. For $600, the set is worth it even if the tires have a few miles on them. You...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,656
Posted By Oulixes
My2009 HP pumps are now under the extended...

My2009 HP pumps are now under the extended warranty. See sticky by quattr0 in E90 forum.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,640
Posted By Oulixes
... for destruction ice ... would suffice. ...

... for destruction ice
... would suffice.

(Thanks to R.F.)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 56,277
Posted By Oulixes
The maintenance is not free, every buyer pays for...

The maintenance is not free, every buyer pays for it at the time of purchasing the car. Part of the amount paid for the "free" maintenance is obviously an insurance fee used to cover manufacturer's...
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