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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 796
Posted By bam
So you're saying that it actually does provide a...

So you're saying that it actually does provide a benefit in at least cleaning the injectors?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 796
Posted By bam
I only use Costco premium fuel and they're...

I only use Costco premium fuel and they're considered a Top Tier fuel that BMW "recommends." I think with direct injection, no matter what type/brand of fuel you use, you will get carbon build up. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 796
Posted By bam
Sea Foam on 335

I'm curious to know if anybody uses Sea Foam on the 335 to help clean the carbon build up. The advertising from Sea Foam says that it works to help break down the carbon build up but I don't know if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By bam
136k miles on 2008 335 and 2nd hpfp failure

My car just had it's second hpfp failure after crossing about 136k miles. I've pretty much had all of the normal expected repairs on this car over the course of 136k miles. Some of the repairs showed...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-11-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By bam
Service Engine Soon light = thermostat error code

I have a 2008 335 with about 134k miles and this morning the car displayed the Service Engine Soon light. Took it to have the error code read and it came back saying thermostat failure. The person I...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 10-13-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By bam
Is that a "double diffuser?" ...and some quick observations

http://s1.bimmerfest.com/gallery/new-bmw-m2/medium/new-bmw-m2-036.jpg

So if you look at this picture, please look at where the rear diffuser is. Notice the dip between the quad exhaust pipes. It...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-29-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By bam
I have an '08 335 and the ambiance lighting is in...

I have an '08 335 and the ambiance lighting is in the overhead lighting consoles where they're just 2 little red/orange mini spotlights and aims downward to create a little ambiance on the center...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By bam
reside on windshield and then wipers start to skip

I was wondering if anybody else has this same problem. I've noticed that when I use my wipers in the rain, after a while of using them, there is a residue left on the windshield in the middle and on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By bam
Can you clarify what walnut blasted is and how...

Can you clarify what walnut blasted is and how much this costs? Does this have to be done at a dealer or can this be done at an independent?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By bam
misfire/hesitation and carbon build up

My car is starting to misfire or something. The car hasn't shown any service engine lights but it sure feels like a misfire. The car currently has 115k and the spark plugs were replaced at about 95k...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By bam
I'm not looking to spend a ton of money to...

I'm not looking to spend a ton of money to upgrade to m3 suspension components. I just need to replace worn out shocks and was maybe thinking to upgrading the springs to lower the car a little. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By bam
My rear shocks are not blown but they're...

My rear shocks are not blown but they're definitely worn out. I am getting a lot of dip and float over bumps and stuff. The fronts maybe fine but if I'm going to replace the rear, I might as well do...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By bam
replacing struts and questions

I think it's about time for me to replace my struts and I have a few questions that some of you can help with.

1. While replacing all 4 struts, should I have the dealer look at any other...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By bam
replace ignition coil and re-register injectors to dme

So I've noticed that my car has been accelerating a little rough and idling a little rough at times over the last few months. The rough idle part didn't bother me so much as I didn't really think...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 10-21-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 570
Posted By bam
problems with ActiveE

So for all of you ActiveE drivers, did you experience any major problems with your cars or did you experience any re-occurring problems with your cars? Just asking to find out how well they held up...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By bam
So just to update folks with information where...

So just to update folks with information where this might be helpful if you experience the same thing. Yes, it was the battery failing. The dealer said that it was only holding about 30% charge so it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-26-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By bam
time to replace battery? (updated 9/4/13)

I have an '08 335 with idrive and over the last couple of weeks, I've noticed something that makes me think the battery needs to be replaced. About 2 weeks ago, we went on a little mini vacation and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,362
Posted By bam
So it sounds like you have the extended service...

So it sounds like you have the extended service agreement and they covered the transmission fliud and filter? Does anybody know if there is a formal annoucement of this change in policy of lifetime...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,398
Posted By bam
The broken head bolt valve cover bolt doesn't...

The broken head bolt valve cover bolt doesn't apply to n54.
But it has its own set of problems .
I have read the gasket for the oil filter housing is a universal BMW problem though.

It has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,398
Posted By bam
Oh. I didn't know that this applied to only the...

Oh. I didn't know that this applied to only the N52 engine. I thought all this the valve gasket leak applied to the N54?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 39,800
Posted By bam
Yes. I actually had the squeal and...

Yes.

I actually had the squeal and completely forgot about it when I recently brought the car in for regular service as indicated by my idrive. Funny enough, my rear brakes said I wasn't due for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,373
Posted By bam
Is this for the e90 and n54 or for the earlier...

Is this for the e90 and n54 or for the earlier generation cars?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,373
Posted By bam
This is interesting. Can you provide some more...

This is interesting. Can you provide some more details as I've never heard of BMW saying that you're supposed to replace the transmission fluid at 100k. Are you referring to the e90 with the n54...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By bam
I have both extended warranties and before it...

I have both extended warranties and before it expires, I also plan on having them replace my spark plugs since they're supposed to be replaced every 45k miles per the manual. There have been lots of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By bam
valve gasket leak

As I was doing a search on the forums about the transmission sleeve leak, I came across a few listing about the gasket leak but wasn't really able to find much information about it. It mainly was...
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