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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-14-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,940
Posted By Philm35
It's gone up to $4.19 here in Cincinnati… The...

It's gone up to $4.19 here in Cincinnati… The highest I've seen it.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-08-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,429
Posted By Philm35
My first DEF fill came early. It was probably...

My first DEF fill came early. It was probably because it was not fully filled at the factory. (There was an SIB about this). Since having a proper fill, I've never had to top off between scheduled...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-14-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Philm35
Yes. For years.

Yes. For years.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-11-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,010
Posted By Philm35
When I was shopping for cars, I wanted to be a...

When I was shopping for cars, I wanted to be a responsible human and get a car that would achieve 30MPG minimum. But I also wanted something with some performance and great handling. The pickin's...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-11-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,393
Posted By Philm35
That's a beautiful D. Enjoy it! --Phil

That's a beautiful D. Enjoy it!

--Phil
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-08-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,496
Posted By Philm35
Tesla Model S.

Tesla Model S.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-28-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By Philm35
Took it to the dealership last thursday. I played...

Took it to the dealership last thursday. I played a recording of the noise I made on my iPhone for the service advisor. It wouldn't make the noise for them. Same on Friday. They won't do any repairs...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-28-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,595
Posted By Philm35
In a word: Yes.

In a word: Yes.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,167
Posted By Philm35
If they do, I'm sure they're not telling! ...

If they do, I'm sure they're not telling!

--Phil
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By Philm35
Thanks, guys! --Phil

Thanks, guys!

--Phil
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,945
Posted By Philm35
Cough! Cough!

Cough! Cough!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By Philm35
In nearly three years of ownership, I've NEVER...

In nearly three years of ownership, I've NEVER noticed any evidence of my car going into regen. No heat. No smell. No smoke. No evidence of smoke on the rear bumper. How can I verify that the car is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,167
Posted By Philm35
To those who are considering dumping their cars...

To those who are considering dumping their cars before the warranty expires: Keep in mind that for every complaint about a problem that shows up in these forums, there are thousands of other cars...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By Philm35
The five-second shriek

My D has been making an annoying noise, after the car has been parked out in the hot sun for several hours. Within about 30 seconds of starting, a loud shriek emanates from the engine compartment. It...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-02-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,371
Posted By Philm35
My 2011 335d was included in the recall, and I...

My 2011 335d was included in the recall, and I had the work done a couple of weeks ago.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-18-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,998
Posted By Philm35
What are the symptoms of carbon buildup?

What are the symptoms of carbon buildup?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-18-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 57,995
Posted By Philm35
Just got mine back from having the SCR Mixer and...

Just got mine back from having the SCR Mixer and battery cable recalls done.

My car does seem to have greater acceleration torque than it used to, but that could be because I was driving a new...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,619
Posted By Philm35
Enjoy your D! After two years, I still love mine....

Enjoy your D! After two years, I still love mine. I almost never use the paddle shifters, though.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,301
Posted By Philm35
My mileage dropped about 2-4MPG after the...

My mileage dropped about 2-4MPG after the software update. I was disappointed, but I'm not gonna sue.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,301
Posted By Philm35
My driving is about a 50-50 mix of city and...

My driving is about a 50-50 mix of city and highway. My d gets about 30MPG regularly, while making good use of that fabulous torque. On long freeway trips averaging 75-80MPH the car gets 35MPG. Not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,852
Posted By Philm35
I've owned 3 different Audis with Quattro and an...

I've owned 3 different Audis with Quattro and an AWD Volvo... all equipped with all-season tires year-round. Now I drive a 335d with RWD, which gets Blizzaks installed for winter. The streets leading...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-09-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By Philm35
My wife drives a 2010 A4 with 6-speed manual....

My wife drives a 2010 A4 with 6-speed manual. It's been a great car, but I'm sure it would be better with the sport package. Enjoy!

--Phil
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-13-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,841
Posted By Philm35
Good choice. I would have picked the 2011. The...

Good choice. I would have picked the 2011. The new tires, the CPO, the closer dealer, the discount and the good service records, in addition to better future resale value all make up for the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-13-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,877
Posted By Philm35
There is a piece about this in this month's...

There is a piece about this in this month's Roundel. Basically said that the ECU varies the coolant temperature under various conditions so much that it can give "useless" information to the driver....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-06-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,608
Posted By Philm35
Same here. My car gave the low DEF warning many...

Same here. My car gave the low DEF warning many thousands of miles too early. I referred my SA to a TSB stating that some 335d's left the factory with incomplete DEF fills. That worked... They filled...
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