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Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 03-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
As for the carbon cleaning, it's a wait and see...

As for the carbon cleaning, it's a wait and see game. The dealer highly recommend it but judging by the way the car run right now I doubt the carbon build up is to the extend the dealer initially...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 03-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
Update: my car got out of the shop yesterday. at...

Update: my car got out of the shop yesterday. at this point all injectors have been replaced. The car run very smooth now. The reason of the 2nd fail was" bank 2 injectors leaking"
Cross my fingers....
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 03-01-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
What were the repairs and which dealership did...

What were the repairs and which dealership did you go to?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-28-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
Today my car was diagnosed with misfire in all 8...

Today my car was diagnosed with misfire in all 8 cylinders. Bizarre, isn't it? My initial visit to BMW shop was because 3 of the cylinders were misfiring! Now I have all 8 on the same boat! Good work...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-28-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
Guys, Without running some numbers (poll maybe)...

Guys,
Without running some numbers (poll maybe) our problems will never become visible and properly quantified.
I suggest we do something more substantial so BMW NA can hear us. Potentially any of...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-28-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
Picked up my car last night. Car ran very smooth...

Picked up my car last night. Car ran very smooth for about 30 minutes and then the hell broke loose....a very high pitched noise developed instantly and the dreaded CEL and Drivetrain Malfunction...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-27-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
PM'ed you

PM'ed you
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-27-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,961
Posted By TL2E90
Can you please ask your SA what technique he used...

Can you please ask your SA what technique he used to clean the carbon out of intake?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,416
Posted By TL2E90
528 or 535

Gents
I currently drive a 2009 7er and decided to get rid of it. I would like to get into a 5 series but kind of bouncing between 528 and 535. I have a bad experience with turbo engines, namely N63...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-26-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
Thank you for the suggestions! If this is a...

Thank you for the suggestions!
If this is a design issue I am wondering why BMW bear no responsibility in cleaning up their mess? I keep hearing left and right about injector problems, carbon build...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-25-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
So my car is getting the injectors, spark plugs...

So my car is getting the injectors, spark plugs and battery replaced. The error codes list printed out by the BMW technician showed consistently misfire in cylinders 1,2 and 3.
The carbon build up...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
Terraclean seems to do the trick. TOWN & COUNTRY...

Terraclean seems to do the trick. TOWN & COUNTRY BMW - 8111 KENNEDY RD., MARKHAM, Ontario, L3R 5M2 seems to offer this service. Also Budd's BMW.

check out post#10
...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-23-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
I pm'ed him. I need to know what kind of cleaner...

I pm'ed him. I need to know what kind of cleaner BMW used. I am pretty sure there has to be an easier way to do this other than taking the engine apart.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-23-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
As explained by a BMW technician the decarb...

As explained by a BMW technician the decarb process itself is pretty straight forward and takes around 6 hours for a V8 engine. The main problem however is the access to intake valves and other areas...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
My SA explained to me that N63 engine has a very...

My SA explained to me that N63 engine has a very poor design in terms of maintenance access. In other words he referred to some intake ports that cannot be accessed without removing the engine. This...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-22-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
are there any treatments worth to be tried before...

are there any treatments worth to be tried before removing the whole engine?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
Thanks! Very good information indeed. I deeply...

Thanks! Very good information indeed. I deeply regret I did not do my due diligence before I bought this car. Had I known about this problem I would not be driving a BMW car today.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
In all fairness I believe that car manufacturers...

In all fairness I believe that car manufacturers should pick up the tab for every single ordeal like this one. We as customers have no responsibility to pay for a faulty engine design and this...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
How did they clean the build up? Did they have to...

How did they clean the build up? Did they have to remove the engine? Did they have to replace the spark plugs and injectors as well?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
I am wondering how the technician knows there is...

I am wondering how the technician knows there is carbon buildup without opening the engine? Just by reading the fault codes? I have the fault report here and all I see is some cylinders misfiring. ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
Every 6K miles.

Every 6K miles.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
I know part are a lot cheaper online. BMW dealers...

I know part are a lot cheaper online. BMW dealers markup is over 100% in many cases.
What really worries me however is the reliability of our engines . It seems to me that BMW builds less reliable...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
I took it to Parkview BMW. They said sooner or...

I took it to Parkview BMW. They said sooner or later most of BMW cars will have to go through this process. Our engines however seem to be a lot more prone to this kind of problem. They quoted me...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-21-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,147
Posted By TL2E90
Carbon Build up

My car has 38k miles. Last night it started to shake while idling and the Drivetrain Malfunction message came up. I made it to the closest BMW dealership. They ran a diagnostic on my car and said the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 02-17-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,236
Posted By TL2E90
Do you know if Nina has RWS? :dunno:

Do you know if Nina has RWS? :dunno:
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