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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-20-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,739
Posted By JAPearson
Just the basic design of a diesel is to add fuel...

Just the basic design of a diesel is to add fuel to combustion chamber first then everything else kicks in after the fuel increases. BMW I am sure spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-10-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,739
Posted By JAPearson
2009 no CBU yet

my 335d has 96k miles on it and is not exhibiting CBU. I used to sell Mack trucks years ago and noticed when they put out the most soot. So...now I drive the 335D imagining what the exhaust would...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-19-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,068
Posted By JAPearson
My car was flawless until is wasnt! Then it...

My car was flawless until is wasnt! Then it needed a transmission, two turbos, the floor shifter and think this was really the dealer along with turbo issues fuel lines were leaking all over the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-19-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By JAPearson
I have a 2009 launch 335d. My trans does exactly...

I have a 2009 launch 335d. My trans does exactly what yours does. However a few months ago it also started to shift harder and harder. The worst shift was from 2nd to 3rd. I had it checked out...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-17-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,157
Posted By JAPearson
remember though I have the older 6hptz tranny. It...

remember though I have the older 6hptz tranny. It was built in 2008. I am hoping the new one will have the upgrades put into the hp8 but no one at the dealer knows that answer.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-17-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,157
Posted By JAPearson
I drove the car pretty easy most of the time. ...

I drove the car pretty easy most of the time. This is 2nd transmission that I have ever had fail in 30 years. It is my 1st under 140K miles and that was a terrible ford 5 speed auto behind a V8 in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-16-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,157
Posted By JAPearson
getting a new transmission also

I am getting my CPO "launch" 335D which had 27K at purchase and now has 85K. The obvious symptom was that the transmission was when cold it was holding 2nd gear and then shifting hard into 3rd. ...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-13-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 19,029
Posted By JAPearson
I was able to chat with Jason the tech, he...

I was able to chat with Jason the tech, he refilled the a/c but did not think it would make a difference. He was young and very nice and wanted to help. It was good to chat with him. I wish I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-11-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,676
Posted By JAPearson
you guys are all very exact, non sport model I...

you guys are all very exact, non sport model I don't think I hit 140. Also, I did not bounce when the speed imiter kicked in . May not have looked at the right time so... lets say 130-140 indicated...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-11-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,676
Posted By JAPearson
I hit the rev lmiter, bounced around 130-135 was...

I hit the rev lmiter, bounced around 130-135 was watching the road more than speedo. In PA on 380 N
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-23-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,924
Posted By JAPearson
jake brakes work by keeping the exhaust valve...

jake brakes work by keeping the exhaust valve closed until the last possible second. Some small truck have exhaust brakes, just a valve that closes off exhaust pipe, much less effective but helps.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 05-23-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 19,029
Posted By JAPearson
Well I have to say my last experieince at...

Well I have to say my last experieince at Morristown was pretty good, at least a "A" for effort. My A/c was shutting off at higher temps/RPMS and not coming back on. The dealership let me talk...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 05-17-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 19,029
Posted By JAPearson
Wink similar issues with me

I am working with the following
2 trips to dealer to fill urea tank unsuccessful, was out of time and went to dealer in springfield mass on a emergent basis
Filled the oil one quart low after oli...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 58,134
Posted By JAPearson
I had it done Monday into Tuesday. I brought the...

I had it done Monday into Tuesday. I brought the car in for the a/c not working (CPO launch car with 56k ) and they said I have the emmissions recal. I picked it up Tuesday, No paperwork yet, not...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-07-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,009
Posted By JAPearson
duly noted

I have been duly corrected. There is not requirement to have a day/night mirror in a car. So, BMW can install a auto dimmer that does not work, and you will have to like :) or you can spend your...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-02-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,212
Posted By JAPearson
My only advice is to make sure everything works. ...

My only advice is to make sure everything works. If later they can wiggle out of any unforseen issue BMW and the dealers will do it. I bought CPO and it happened to me. It basically is the cost of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-02-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,061
Posted By JAPearson
what ever you do don/t expect BMW dealers to make...

what ever you do don/t expect BMW dealers to make it clear, check everything!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-30-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,009
Posted By JAPearson
one more question actually, how can I find out...

one more question actually, how can I find out what the part number is for the mirror that was supposed to be put in the car.? The build sheet does not specify that part number. Everybody is going...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-30-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,009
Posted By JAPearson
Thank you for your help, the dealer is Morriston...

Thank you for your help, the dealer is Morriston BMW I really appreciate it. They now have a problem.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-30-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,009
Posted By JAPearson
5116 913445902 905-1541 38/10 3 31054779 ...

5116 913445902 905-1541 38/10 3 31054779
From the mirror. Thank you for your help
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-30-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,009
Posted By JAPearson
i have the "new" auto dimming mirror in a box. ...

i have the "new" auto dimming mirror in a box. The dealer originally replaced my last auto dimming mirror with this one. Sorry to make you work. Here are my questions
1) if i have an auto dimming...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-30-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,009
Posted By JAPearson
Now I don't know if I can even hook up the alarm,...

Now I don't know if I can even hook up the alarm, the car was supposedly pre-wired for the alarm. Can you do that with a manual mirror?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-30-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,009
Posted By JAPearson
yes, that is correct, however my car was equipped...

yes, that is correct, however my car was equipped with an auto dimming mirror. I was told that the car is not wired for it and that "I" had to buy a manual mirror if I wanted a mirror that dimmed. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-30-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,009
Posted By JAPearson
a265417 thanks

a265417 thanks
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-25-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,009
Posted By JAPearson
oct 2008 about, wife has car right now, but it...

oct 2008 about, wife has car right now, but it was around then
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