Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 356
Search took 0.69 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Oulixes
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Oulixes
....is there any other maintenance that needs to...

....is there any other maintenance that needs to be done?

Mike Miller published a Lifetime Maintenance Schedule recommendations that many people on the forum use.

576554
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Oulixes
Quixx is quite reasonable, depending on how deep...

Quixx is quite reasonable, depending on how deep your scratch is and on the base paint. You may find more info searching in Bimmerfest:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=13
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Oulixes
mazdaverks7: ... the drain and fill plugs... ...

mazdaverks7: ... the drain and fill plugs...

My 330xi've had the fluids replaced at approx. 70 kmiles. The fluids, the drained compared to new, were nearly the same in color, except for the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Oulixes
RedGehring: 0W-40 oil: My 330xi likes Castrol...

RedGehring: 0W-40 oil:
My 330xi likes Castrol Edge 0W-40 (European formula, BMW LL-01) - no problems you've mentioned.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Oulixes
My car got the OEM pump-thermostat installed. If...

My car got the OEM pump-thermostat installed. If you are deciding between DIY and an indy, look at the enclosed video. The job is not difficult, but it is a bit messy. The quote you got from the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By Oulixes
Welcome to the forum. I have a 2009 335i. I...

Welcome to the forum.

I have a 2009 335i. I cannot give you opinion on the price, but can comment on the reliability of my car - note that it is the RW not the AWD model. Except for a problem...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 151,188
Posted By Oulixes
The battery life in my cars is better than six...

The battery life in my cars is better than six years. The battery in my car gets connected to a charger when the car is not used for a few days. I use the C-Tek MULTI US 3300 charger that I've had...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Oulixes
Congratulations on your car and welcome to the...

Congratulations on your car and welcome to the forum.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By Oulixes
Is it possible I did something with the battery...

Is it possible I did something with the battery sensor when I jumped it?
Most unlikely.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By Oulixes
Welcome, Sharif of Dallas, and congrats on your...

Welcome, Sharif of Dallas, and congrats on your car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By Oulixes
A 2008 328xi, even with the low mileage, all the...

A 2008 328xi, even with the low mileage, all the fluids should be replaced, including the transfer case fluid. I also agree with the note recommending to replace the rotors and pads; most likely you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Oulixes
GeorgesAA, I've looked at paints a bit and...

GeorgesAA, I've looked at paints a bit and thought the site I gave may have X-refs on rim paints too. You may try to look into, or ask you question in, Bimmerfest Detailing:...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Oulixes
GeorgesAA, a good first step in looking for a...

GeorgesAA, a good first step in looking for a paint is to find who makes the paint you know as "Gunmetal 219m." Try the enclosed data base. Bear in mind that the manufacturer of the paint may use a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Oulixes
mazdaverx7:...airbag and seat belt light... ...

mazdaverx7:...airbag and seat belt light...

BMW issued a SIB related to the Front Passenger Air Bag Seat Occupancy Sensor; I think your car is included. See enclosed text file.

BTW, it's a good...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By Oulixes
nickr1985: For my longer distance driving I take...

nickr1985: For my longer distance driving I take along essentially what friller9 and rtn1911 have recommended. In addition, I always check the windshield washer fluid and wipers.

One of my recent...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By Oulixes
When the 330i and 330xi were introduced in 2006,...

When the 330i and 330xi were introduced in 2006, a few owners complained about the steering wheel lock. I recall that BMW modified the steering column design and the lock in the middle of the 2006...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By Oulixes
We have two bimmers, one staggered, one square,...

We have two bimmers, one staggered, one square, both ride on the OEM rims. The Manual suggested staggered setup seems to be a good compromise for regular driving. The cost of tires, rotated or not,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By Oulixes
18-inch wheels will fit with no problems.

18-inch wheels will fit with no problems.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By Oulixes
I did find a bit of difference between turning...

I did find a bit of difference between turning right and left. When I tried a stethoscope, I found the method to be quite subjective - that is subjective for someone who does not listen to bearings...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Oulixes
Most likely it is the coolant pump. The pump...

Most likely it is the coolant pump. The pump problem has been discussed on the forum, search for the topic.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Oulixes
dtf: I drive a 330xi, but have never needed to...

dtf: I drive a 330xi, but have never needed to roll-start it. I've only always assumed that when the car is in good shape and in the state that the BMW car manual calls "radio readiness," the car can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By Oulixes
keetybwoy: In my case it was difficult to come up...

keetybwoy: In my case it was difficult to come up with a sure diagnosis. The bearing seem to have been functional while rumbling, and the noise was getting worse only slowly. With wheels off ground I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-11-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By Oulixes
keetybwoy: My 330xi developed similar problem...

keetybwoy:
My 330xi developed similar problem and I tried what you did; also, I checked the driveshaft. In the end I've replaced both rear wheel bearings - that resolved the problem.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Oulixes
Congratulation on your purchase. I have a 330xi,...

Congratulation on your purchase. I have a 330xi, similar to yours, with a MT. The model is not very common - the 330xi was sold in NA as E90 only in 2006. Next year the car was offered with lower...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Oulixes
yohomes1: Recently, the rear of my 330xi started...

yohomes1: Recently, the rear of my 330xi started generating similar noise to that you describe. The reason for the noise turned up to be the wheel bearing, right rear. To correct the problem...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 356

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:25 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms