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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-25-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,005
Posted By Runnerman2
I know on my Ford pickup the mass airflow sensor...

I know on my Ford pickup the mass airflow sensor is in the air intake on the air filter box. Easily accessible and replaceable. Probably not the case with the 335d. Nothing ways on that vehicle. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-25-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,005
Posted By Runnerman2
RHDMD---the part that was replaced that the...

RHDMD---the part that was replaced that the sensor was in was indeed part #16 19 7 204 623. The part by itself was $881.24. Total labor cost was $495.20, but that also included an oil change done at...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-24-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,005
Posted By Runnerman2
Result of not extending the original BMW warranty

Our 2010 335d is now 12,000 miles over the orignal warranty (62,000 miles). I rolled the dice and did NOT extend the warranty, as we were very happy with the vehicle and had near-zero mechanical or...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-20-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By Runnerman2
From all the posts, y'all have convinced me that...

From all the posts, y'all have convinced me that we're in for more expense with these sensors. This latest one is for the smaller DEF resevoir. According to the technician, the sensor is reading a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-19-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By Runnerman2
Faulty NOX and oxygen sensors

On our 2010 335d, which now has 60,000 miles on it, we have recently had to replace two faulty sensors. One was an NOX sensor and the other was an oxygen sensor. Total cost for the two, which failed...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-19-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By Runnerman2
When we first got our 2010 335d, our tank needed...

When we first got our 2010 335d, our tank needed to be refilled well before the first oil change. We took the car in and they filled the active tank. About 3,000 miles later, same thing happened. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-14-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By Runnerman2
I am not sure my answer will be "by the book",...

I am not sure my answer will be "by the book", but when I shift into DS, but leave it in automatic mode, the transmission does indeed downshift to 5th. However, that may be more a function of what...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-10-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 28,004
Posted By Runnerman2
Same concern with our car. Only did it when the...

Same concern with our car. Only did it when the car was cold, such as first start for the day. Took to our dealer, who lubricated the belt and now 30,000 miles later, not a peep.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-10-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,043
Posted By Runnerman2
Regarding swapping to a different size tire,...

Regarding swapping to a different size tire, thanks for the suggestions. But having just purchased a new set of "non-run-flats", that's not an option for at least another few thousand miles. I'll...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,043
Posted By Runnerman2
What really bugged me was on the West Texas run I...

What really bugged me was on the West Texas run I mentioned, set it on 120 for about 40 miles (wide open spaces, you know). Just kills me to know now that I was "only" going 116. Will have to go...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,043
Posted By Runnerman2
Thanks guys for all the input! Sounds like I...

Thanks guys for all the input! Sounds like I will just need to keep the difference in indicated vs. actual speed in mind in the future. We do have iDrive, but haven't looked at that to see if...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-08-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,043
Posted By Runnerman2
Speedometer calibration

While on a recent trip to West Texas, traveling along with another car, we discussed how fast we were driving and my buddy following me said that I was driving 3-4 mph slower than my speedometer was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-02-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,734
Posted By Runnerman2
There are a lot of great solutions to this...

There are a lot of great solutions to this concern, one of which is to buy a temporary spare tire kit, mount in trunk, and replace run-flats with conventional tires. Exactly what I did two weeks ago...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,080
Posted By Runnerman2
Thanks. Just left my tire shop and he...

Thanks. Just left my tire shop and he recommended staying with the posted inflation #'s. The 41 psi on the rear tires concerns me a little. I didn't think to look at the sidewall to see what the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,080
Posted By Runnerman2
Tire size is 225 45-17's. Going with Michelin...

Tire size is 225 45-17's. Going with Michelin Pilot Sports. Thanks!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,080
Posted By Runnerman2
This is a great question and one I have myself,...

This is a great question and one I have myself, as I am moving from run-flats to conventional tires this week. My run-flats call for 36 psi in front, 41 psi in the rear. Given the stiff sidewalls...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-08-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 335,985
Posted By Runnerman2
I'm ready to put on a new set of non-run-flat...

I'm ready to put on a new set of non-run-flat tires and have a question regarding tire pressures: do I now ignore the posted tire pressures on the placard on our 335 and go with what the dealer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 335,985
Posted By Runnerman2
FYI, just attempted this morning to order the...

FYI, just attempted this morning to order the temporary spare tire kit, and received a message from Evan @ bmwgetparts.com. The old part number (#3611 0 308 889) has been DISCONTINUED. However,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 335,985
Posted By Runnerman2
Thanks for the quick reply and the great thread! ...

Thanks for the quick reply and the great thread! Really lots of great help here for all BMW driver/owners
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 335,985
Posted By Runnerman2
Just to throw another wrinkle in---we have a 2010...

Just to throw another wrinkle in---we have a 2010 335d (17" stock wheels). Any concern that this kit will not work just as well on that vehicle, from your experience?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By Runnerman2
Ouch! Makes me want to find a guy in overalls...

Ouch! Makes me want to find a guy in overalls under a shade-tree next time!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By Runnerman2
Thanks everyone. This car has not seen a track,...

Thanks everyone. This car has not seen a track, nor any hard braking (unless my wife has been racing our city streets on her own). The only shop it's ever been in is our BMW dealer. At any rate,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By Runnerman2
Warped Front Rotors on 335d

Just a quick question regarding our 2010 335d: at 23,000 miles, we noticed a slight shimmy when braking and when our dealship checked it out for us, he determined the front brake rotors were warped....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-11-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,395
Posted By Runnerman2
My wife's 2010 335d is in the shop today having...

My wife's 2010 335d is in the shop today having both front rotors replaced because they are warped (under warranty of course). Our car has 23,000 miles on it. Question: why?? Were you told what...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-03-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,853
Posted By Runnerman2
Had to have refilled twice before our first oil...

Had to have refilled twice before our first oil change service. First time was at 6,300 miles. Second time was at approximately 9,000 miles. Upon running full diagnostics on the car, the dealer...
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