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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-11-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By MotoWPK
49K miles

49K miles
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-11-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By MotoWPK
This recently happened on our X5d and the...

This recently happened on our X5d and the dealer's service department advised me that it was OK to continue to drive as long as the indicator light wasn't flashing and the vehicle was driving...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 07-02-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By MotoWPK
Thanks Doug.

Thanks Doug.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 07-02-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By MotoWPK
Expect to have my '14 X5d returned tomorrow with...

Expect to have my '14 X5d returned tomorrow with its new EGR cooler. Have discussed with the SA inspecting the old cooler when its removed to see if it is fouled with CBU (which I rather expect) and,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-30-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By MotoWPK
Hi believe you're correct that "low efficiency"...

Hi believe you're correct that "low efficiency" means the high pressure EGR cooler is not flowing well, which would lead to a high temp at its outlet triggering the CEL.

The SA mentioned they'd...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-29-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By MotoWPK
EGR Cooler Replacement

A few days ago my '14 X5d with just under 49K miles decided to show me its check engine light. Second day at the dealer and the SA advises they have ordered a replacement EGR cooler, expected in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-23-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By MotoWPK
I believe it is, though like my local BMW dealer,...

I believe it is, though like my local BMW dealer, they will sell the windshield and installation, but have a third party specialist install it.

And if you have HUD, and perhaps some other options,...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 05-20-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By MotoWPK
When I replaced the OEM Goodyear RFT's on my '13...

When I replaced the OEM Goodyear RFT's on my '13 128i cab, I considered both RFT and non-RFT. Eventually went with Bridgstone Driveguard RFT's and have found them excellent - comfortable, quiet,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-18-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,715
Posted By MotoWPK
And then there's this... Volvo May Ditch...

And then there's this...
Volvo May Ditch Diesels, Switch to Hybrids, Electric Cars
http://www.thedrive.com/new-cars/10348/volvo-may-ditch-diesels-switch-to-hybrids-electric-cars
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-18-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,715
Posted By MotoWPK
Thanks for posting the article re: MB's diesel...

Thanks for posting the article re: MB's diesel plans (or perhaps I should say lack thereof).

Things do appear bleak for the outlook of passenger vehicle diesels in the US. With VW and Audi gone...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-09-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By MotoWPK
Have just gone through this on our '14. The only...

Have just gone through this on our '14. The only functionality of real interest was online search (for navigation). While one would think this was part of Connected Drive Services, it was...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-11-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,442
Posted By MotoWPK
For the '14 35d the SIB specified the battery be...

For the '14 35d the SIB specified the battery be replaced only at the second oil service. Not sure if BMW is counting on this replacement to last through the end of warranty and included service or...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-10-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By MotoWPK
It's usually worthwhile to try the obvious first,...

It's usually worthwhile to try the obvious first, so...insure the spacer in the trunk is down. And, if it looks down, I'd raise it and lower it again to insure it is fully in the down position.
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-30-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By MotoWPK
[QUOTE=Marco95;10096019]What puncture repair kit...

[QUOTE=Marco95;10096019]What puncture repair kit do people have? Was thinking genuine bmw one.

I have the BMW Mobility Kit - believe I bought if off amazon. Have never used it (knock on wood) but...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-30-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By MotoWPK
In addition to their lower traction levels...

In addition to their lower traction levels compared to all season or summer tires. This is why I run all seasons.

Living here in CO we see our share of snow, but we also see 300+ days a year of...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-26-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By MotoWPK
Likely the top is not going down because one of...

Likely the top is not going down because one of the windows isn't going down. I expect there is an interlock requiring all windows down before the retraction cycle will start. So, I'd try to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-10-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,034
Posted By MotoWPK
PV = nRT n = amount of gas in moles ...

PV = nRT

n = amount of gas in moles

And, yes, I have made such a spreadsheet but my corrections are made for elevation changes over a road trip which, given the elevation changes I'll typically...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-02-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By MotoWPK
Bridgestone Driveguards. They are run flats....

Bridgestone Driveguards. They are run flats. Replaced the Goodyear run flats original to my '13 128i vert in the fall of '15. Noticeably better riding, feel 'grippier' (I've not driven to the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-16-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By MotoWPK
https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/80.606 ...

https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/40/80.606

"Tactical military motor vehicles or tactical military nonroad engines, vehicles or equipment, including locomotive and marine, having an EPA...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-16-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By MotoWPK
Their focus on autos could very well be a numbers...

Their focus on autos could very well be a numbers game; there are many more diesel powered autos than trucks in the UK. They may be leaving trucks for a second phase (some what like we did here...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-15-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By MotoWPK
British Doctors Beg Prime Minister to Phase Out Diesel ASAP

http://www.thedrive.com/news/7692/british-doctors-beg-prime-minister-to-phase-out-diesel-asap

The group, known as Doctors Against Diesel, sent an open letter to the U.K. PM on Tuesday begging May...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-07-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,479
Posted By MotoWPK
A few weeks ago my '14 X5d receive a good whack...

A few weeks ago my '14 X5d receive a good whack to windshield, leaving a sizeable crater near my line of vision. I knew it was going to be expensive since its; 1) a large windshield, 2) has the rain...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-02-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By MotoWPK
Yes, you could think of then as Trip A and Trip...

Yes, you could think of then as Trip A and Trip B, though not entirely since they don't encompass the same information completely.

Auto reset only works on the Trip Computer, IIRC.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-02-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By MotoWPK
There's a fair amount a duplication between the...

There's a fair amount a duplication between the two, for example, distance traveled, fuel consumption and avg speed, but each set of information is stored separately allowing you to have different...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-02-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By MotoWPK
Brake dust would be black or very dark gray. ...

Brake dust would be black or very dark gray.

The OP is from New England and I believe they use the same or similar anti icing chemicals on the roads as we do here in CO, which is what I believe is...
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