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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-04-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By elester12
Good Bye 335D. X5d will stay for now.

It's been fun keeping up with all of you and your cars. I can't deal with my 335d's problems anymore. Sitting on the side of I-95 with a pregnant wife and broken down car for two hours did it for me....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-04-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,621
Posted By elester12
Sterling SCREWED my car up big time. When they...

Sterling SCREWED my car up big time. When they replaced my head the first time sensors were bent, many things were cracked, things were leaking left and right.

I took the car to BMW of Fairfax...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-16-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By elester12
My x5 has it too. Most service advisors don't...

My x5 has it too. Most service advisors don't even know what the difference between dpf and def is.

See here. http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=FF03&mospid=51164&btnr=22_0131&hg=22&fg=05
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-15-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,605
Posted By elester12
Ever seen what's involved in taking that pump...

Ever seen what's involved in taking that pump out? From what I remember you drop the exhaust and all work is done from under the car. What confuses me is thecut out in the trunk of our car under the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-15-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By elester12
number 6 was cracked on mine.

number 6 was cracked on mine.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-15-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By elester12
vacuum controlled engine mount

I posted this on another diesel site and figured I'd share over here as well.

If anyone has issues with their vacuum controlled engine mounts please check your vacuum lines leading to both...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-01-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By elester12
Replaced the sensor. Had to drop exhaust.

Replaced the sensor. Had to drop exhaust.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-28-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By elester12
I had that code when the pressure sensor before...

I had that code when the pressure sensor before the DPF went bad.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,094
Posted By elester12
Emissions ready codes

I was wondering if the emissions ready codes say okay or incomplete after doing this tune?

Here in Virginia I am required to have an emissions test done. They connect to the OBD2 port and scan...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-08-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,628
Posted By elester12
Fault codes 4D02 and 4804 are related to the urea...

Fault codes 4D02 and 4804 are related to the urea pump under the rear of the car. The pump was not building up pressure. You have to drop the exhaust to get to the pump above the tanks. 6 hours of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-02-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,628
Posted By elester12
Anyone Have The Follow Fault Codes?

Hello all,

My check engine light comes and goes normally but has finally decided to stay on. I scanned it with my bavarian technic tool and found the codes 4D02 and 4804. It's in German but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By elester12
Yup- This vibration was there before the...

Yup- This vibration was there before the accident. I'll find a place that does road force. I think the dealer uses the normal spin method.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By elester12
Engine mount's vacuum controled?

When I drive between 50-100mph I feel a vibration in the steering wheel and a bit in the seat. Sometimes I think the vibration is not from the wheels themselves but more from the center of the car....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-03-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By elester12
Is the Subframe Bolt On?

Hello All,

My car was in an accident involving the front right side. However it was my rear sub frame which had to be replaced.

I'm just wondering what is involved when a sub frame is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 115,196
Posted By elester12
So from what I understand almost all BMW...

So from what I understand almost all BMW locations can't receive these DVD's anymore? Please see what getbmwparts.com wrote me.....

Hi, thanks again for your order - yes, that is the correct part...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 115,196
Posted By elester12
part number

Hey all,

I called my dealer and asked them to order part number 01990037287. They said it does not exist. I am wondering if BMW stopped selling this? I drive a 2010 335d with the original maps....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-04-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,933
Posted By elester12
Just photocopy the book's page with the interval...

Just photocopy the book's page with the interval date. If you dont have it PM me and i'll email it over to you.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-04-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,933
Posted By elester12
The odd's are against me. I can't stop thinking...

The odd's are against me. I can't stop thinking about how much trouble i'll have once I pass 100K. Sure, the extended warranty will keep me going until 100K but is it worth the headache of taking it...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-04-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,933
Posted By elester12
You're right. I do recall that information being...

You're right. I do recall that information being there.

Normally I keep my oil burners for 200-300K and could careless about the resale. In this case I can't wait to get rid of it and start...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-04-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,933
Posted By elester12
I know I can't lemon the car but I'm pretty sure...

I know I can't lemon the car but I'm pretty sure I could go after them with the "breach of warranty" law.

I know they've killed the resale value of my car but down I could always sell it to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-04-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,933
Posted By elester12
I seriously feel cheated by BMW. The car...

I seriously feel cheated by BMW. The car consumes 1 quart ever 800-1000 miles.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-04-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,933
Posted By elester12
Nope, other than the BMW engineer felt it was...

Nope, other than the BMW engineer felt it was necessary to resolve my oil consumption and check engine light.

I wish BMW would put me into a new car. I found out the first owner was able to get...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-04-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,933
Posted By elester12
New Engine

So, BMW is throwing a new engine and throttle body in my car. I feel that BMW is throwing parts into my car hoping it will resolve the check engine light.

I'll be sporting a 135i for the next...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-29-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,566
Posted By elester12
I could not agree more Snipe. The days of using a...

I could not agree more Snipe. The days of using a simple volt meter are gone. A lot of these new young techs only know how to diagnose based on fault codes. I bet you could find some techs in the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-29-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,933
Posted By elester12
Update

The dealer has replaced my EGR valve and reprogramed the ECU. The BMW engineer has ordered a valve cover gasket in order to resolve the excessive oil consumption and EGR problems.

Another...
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