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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By ashton540
328i Power loss

I have a 2007 328i MT. All is well most of the time. However, at times, the car will seem to lose power. To the point where it seems to fight me in first gear. Sometimes, the shifts are harder than...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By ashton540
:confused: not quite...

:confused: not quite...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By ashton540
Ok thanks.. I guess more or less what I'm trying...

Ok thanks.. I guess more or less what I'm trying to do is eliminate the possibility of it being vanos.. I have searched but, I cannot find much on vanos problems in the n52 engine.. Thats all.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By ashton540
Cam Position Sensor

I was wondering what the symptoms are for a failing cam position sensor? I'm throwing code p0012.. Cam position in overly retarded.. I know this is a pretty generic code.. I have cleaned the vanos...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By ashton540
Man, I really hope its not the vanos seals. I...

Man, I really hope its not the vanos seals. I will clean the solenoids this week.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By ashton540
Got the codes read.. Now what?

Some of you may have read my other thread about my car occasionally stalling with the ac on high when I hit the clutch. Well it did it twice again today and I got the codes read again, and this time...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By ashton540
I definitely know what the VANOS and the...

I definitely know what the VANOS and the solenoids are.. And I also thought it to be a bit far fetched that it would be causing my issues. But, I never rule anything out. I've just never heard of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By ashton540
Is there a certain procedure to this at all? Or...

Is there a certain procedure to this at all? Or can I just get a can of breaks dust cleaner and go to town? What do you mean by blasting?:dunno: Sorry to be ignorant..
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By ashton540
Just ran by auto zone.. Would there still be...

Just ran by auto zone.. Would there still be codes if the cel went off?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-05-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By ashton540
Service engine light went off. No codes

Service engine light went off. No codes
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-05-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By ashton540
I was also thinking this could be a vacuum leak...

I was also thinking this could be a vacuum leak as well. Im gonna go get the codes read today. I actually had forgotten that the service light came on yesterday for a bit.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-05-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By ashton540
Actually, I forgot to mention in the original...

Actually, I forgot to mention in the original post that the service engine light came on and then went off yesterday.. The car has been doing this for a couple months now.. but got bad the last few...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-05-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By ashton540
328i stalls..

Hey all. My 2007 328i has had a problem lately stalling lately when I hit the clutch at low speeds with the ac on at a higher speed. It doesn't do it every time and only does it with the ac on. Most...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,162
Posted By ashton540
fuse box diagram

Hey all, we need to pull the blower motor fuse in a 2001 x5.. I have a suspicion that its fuse number 50 or 28.. Can someone let me know if I'm on the right track here before I pull it? Thanks in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,563
Posted By ashton540
You're not doomed with the 328i.. Most of the...

You're not doomed with the 328i.. Most of the problems I have read about on this forum have to do with the turbo cars.. (335i) The 328 definitely has its weak spots.. Water pump has been an issue...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By ashton540
No beep when locking car and no clown nose flash...

No beep when locking car and no clown nose flash = No alarm installed. My car Does not have the alarm either. I don't necessarily find it a need in my area.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,115
Posted By ashton540
Keeping the car is a wiser financial decision....

Keeping the car is a wiser financial decision. There's no sense in paying between 20 and 30 grand for a new car because you're worried about a (possible) couple grand in repairs. Unless you plan to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,400
Posted By ashton540
This is a ridiculous statement. Its a reliable as...

This is a ridiculous statement. Its a reliable as any other BMW. E39 is the most unreliable BMW. I'm not saying BMWs in general are the most reliable cars. If reliability is your number 1 priority...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,611
Posted By ashton540
The 2001+ models will have a few face lift...

The 2001+ models will have a few face lift touches to add to appearance. As far as mechanical, the only thing that comes to mind for me is that the 97 and 98 models don't have the vanos issues that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By ashton540
:confused: come again..

:confused: come again..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-29-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By ashton540
I had this EXACT issue before with my 97 540i I...

I had this EXACT issue before with my 97 540i I had a while back.. It's 100% the ignition switch. Cheap part to buy and labor is cheap if you can't do it youself. But it's an easy job.. Im sure there...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By ashton540
And... We're off

And... We're off
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,315
Posted By ashton540
If the cooling system were not capable, you would...

If the cooling system were not capable, you would have more head gasket problems or cars with internal engine issues. The performance of the system is up to par as long as its working properly.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,010
Posted By ashton540
Most people's perception of BMW drivers are...

Most people's perception of BMW drivers are arrogant rich snobs. May I quote you in your earlier post..

It was mid afternoon, warm and my nice Swiss watch was visible and I pranced up to a powder...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-27-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,315
Posted By ashton540
I had a 97 540ia for five years before I traded...

I had a 97 540ia for five years before I traded it in last year (I still lerk around the e39 forums:)) . Was an awesome car. Power for days. However I did have some maintenance issues. One of which...
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