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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-20-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By magbarn
You're lucky you dumped it while your car was...

You're lucky you dumped it while your car was still worth something. My fully loaded $57,000 MSRP 2010 335 is probably only worth $16000 on trade in. What's even sadder is that my wife's 2010 Honda...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-20-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By magbarn
Quick update, BMW has decided to do a 'good will'...

Quick update, BMW has decided to do a 'good will' repair on my car. Short of finding a way to disable the SCR, EGR, DPF without notifying the nanny state, I'll be getting rid of this car before the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By magbarn
I don't have the codes, unfortunately I wasn't...

I don't have the codes, unfortunately I wasn't able to pull them before dropping off at the dealership.

The parts are #8 and #19 below, they're mounted above the DEF tank.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By magbarn
The indy's here don't know jack about our 335d's....

The indy's here don't know jack about our 335d's. The extent of their experience is basically basic maintenance like brakes/fluid changes.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By magbarn
Well the parts are actually not part of the pump,...

Well the parts are actually not part of the pump, but the SCR processing unit. Unfortunately this part is not covered under the CA emissions warranty. I just got off the phone with another dealer's...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-19-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By magbarn
2010 BMW in the shop for CEL, BMW denying DEF/SCR related parts CA emission warranty

My 2010 with 51000 miles has had CEL on intermittently now for the past 2 months. Car is now a the dealer claiming the following part numbers are broken and are not covered under BMW CA emissions...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-12-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By magbarn
So the days of 'whack a mole(injector)' are over?

So the days of 'whack a mole(injector)' are over?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-14-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,999
Posted By magbarn
Don't you have meth and egr block?

Don't you have meth and egr block?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-14-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,999
Posted By magbarn
Stuck with mine for now. If you live in a CARB...

Stuck with mine for now. If you live in a CARB state, don't own this car out of warranty. If you're fortunate to live in a non-CARB state that doesn't do diesel inspections, eliminate the DPF, SCR,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-05-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,793
Posted By magbarn
+1. Best tire I've ever used. Rides...

+1. Best tire I've ever used. Rides smoother/quieter,handles much better,and lasts mugh longer than any other summer tire I've used since my E46 days. Kills the stock bridgestones.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,087
Posted By magbarn
Same here, insurance laws vary from state to...

Same here, insurance laws vary from state to state. I'm not really impressed with this seller as any legitimate seller would've kept insurance on his/her car until it was sold. This lack of care is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,087
Posted By magbarn
Run, don't just walk away from this car....

Run, don't just walk away from this car. Everything you've put up so far is a big red flag. These were $45,000 machines once so don't expect to pay civic prices on maintenance and repair. Multiply by...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-28-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,888
Posted By magbarn
Is this an easy bolt on? As I just had my...

Is this an easy bolt on? As I just had my biannual inspection, I'm thinking about putting this in until my next stupid smog check and just learning to ignore a CEL.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-28-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,464
Posted By magbarn
Since you've driven your car much harder than...

Since you've driven your car much harder than mine (my avg MPH is only 45), I basically have about 15K or so miles left on my car before I'm going to dump her at Carmax when she gets to 60K miles. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-28-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,464
Posted By magbarn
How did you drive your car? Everytime I get stuck...

How did you drive your car? Everytime I get stuck in city driving the DPF regens much more frequently. When I'm doing my usual freeway routes I almost never notice the DPF regen. I drive almost 90%...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,042
Posted By magbarn
Sadly BMW extended warranties all exclude CBU...

Sadly BMW extended warranties all exclude CBU 'maintenance'


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-24-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 16,094
Posted By magbarn
So the question of the day is: Would doing a CBU...

So the question of the day is: Would doing a CBU service BEFORE SES lights come on/power loss hits prevent the need for expensive injector replacement?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-24-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 16,094
Posted By magbarn
They should be covered too AFAIK, the 335i...

They should be covered too AFAIK, the 335i extended warranty rates are pretty much on par to the 335d's.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-24-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 16,094
Posted By magbarn
Why I decided to skip and gamble past the buying...

Why I decided to skip and gamble past the buying window on BMW's extended warranty is their crazy exclusions. For the exorbitant prices their charging for platinum extended warranty, CBU service...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-24-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By magbarn
But that's Daimler's fault for being cheap...

But that's Daimler's fault for being cheap bastards and only importing a 4 banger diesel in their mid range sedan...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,464
Posted By magbarn
No way no how. Considering that BMW no longer...

No way no how. Considering that BMW no longer imports one single new naturally aspirated vehicle to the US means I've written BMW off entirely after this car.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-21-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,210
Posted By magbarn
Unless something else breaks on your car, you're...

Unless something else breaks on your car, you're still ahead... My dealer wanted almost $4000 for the complete extended warranty to cover my idrive system... Nevertheless, my E46 only needed brakes...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-19-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,210
Posted By magbarn
Those diesels in Europe (at least the ones that...

Those diesels in Europe (at least the ones that were out when the E90's were being made) didn't have our auto-fail DEF tanks/pumps. Furthermore, the recall didn't extend the warranty like the HPFP...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-19-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,797
Posted By magbarn
Probably not, even the well-liked N20 doesn't...

Probably not, even the well-liked N20 doesn't sound as good or as smooth as it's N52 predecessor.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-19-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,210
Posted By magbarn
Then BMW needs to give us an extended warranty to...

Then BMW needs to give us an extended warranty to 7/120K like they did with HPFP. Sad that we're all beta testers who will eventually be left holding the bag...

For the OP, unless you've got deep...
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