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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By jimduke
Dealer tire rip-off

I recently purchased 2 OEM tires from Tirerack. The cost for both tires with road warranty and shipping was $383. These are the exact same tires that came from the showroom to include the BMW "star."...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By jimduke
Thank you!!!

Exactly the number I have been trying to find. I was concerned that the alternator was defective or that I had some form of parasitic drain. Where did you find this info? I have spent hours looking...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By jimduke
Yet another electrical problem!!!

2012 335is.
Dealer battery replacement last week.
I bought the BMW battery charger and fully charged the battery last night. I locked the doors with the key fob and made sure that nothing was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By jimduke
Battery type for 335is

2012 335is.
What type of battery was the original factory installed? U S model
Lead acid? AGM?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,077
Posted By jimduke
Thank you for the reply. Yes, all involved...

Thank you for the reply.
Yes, all involved smell the fuel.
They tell me that the car registers no code so replacing anything will be my cost. The master mechanic is in strong opposition with this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,077
Posted By jimduke
Dealer refuses warranty work!!!!!

2012 335is with 23,000 miles.
Three weeks ago the car started taking 2 or 3 cranks to start the motor.
Until warm the car has a very rough idle.
Warm or cold, the smell of raw fuel is very strong...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By jimduke
Outstanding job with the presentation!!! I read...

Outstanding job with the presentation!!!
I read on one of the forums that a company has put-out an attachment that will capture the oil prior to its deposition on the valves. You simply empty the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By jimduke
Intake carbon build-up cleaning

2012 335is.
My mechanic tells me that some of the intake carbon residue can be prevented by running the hell out of the car once a week.
Since I have direct injection, the fuel Techron cannot clean...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By jimduke
Heat shield for the 335is hood???

Bought a 2012 335is with 5000 miles. Has no heat shield attached to the underside of the hood. Dealer says they are made without them.
Sound legit to you guys?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By jimduke
The OEM for my 2012 are front 225/35/19 and rear...

The OEM for my 2012 are front 225/35/19 and rear 255/30/19. There are only 2 RFT available in my rear size. One is about $370 and the other about $460. Also, the wear rating is miserable; 140 on one...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By jimduke
Oil pressure warning light

2001 325Ci with 120,000 miles.
For the last 2 weeks while driving home and coasting down a hill for about 1 mile, the yellow light comes on. I pull over, shut-off the car and re-crank it - light...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,239
Posted By jimduke
Musty smell from air vents

2001 325 Ci.
When I first start the motor a musty smell comes from the air vents.
I bought a spray for this from BavAuto. The instructions say to spray it into the air intake vent and it will...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-11-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By jimduke
Question HELP!! Where is my oil going...............

2002 330Ci needs a quart of oil every 2 weeks.
No oil spray under the hood, on the driveway or on the under carriage. No smoke from the exhaust pipe that I can see. I am lost!!
Any thoughts?
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