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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By aleks001
No Idea as I have the old style which doesn't...

No Idea as I have the old style which doesn't even have lights on it lol Sorry wish I could help
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By aleks001
Looking at realoem I'm pretty certain you have...

Looking at realoem I'm pretty certain you have the 6HP19z

This came up for your VIN
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/partgrp?id=PL31-EUR-12-2008-E90N-BMW-335xi&mg=24
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By aleks001
Yeah that is supprising to me as well especially...

Yeah that is supprising to me as well especially since they share so many parts. One can only assume that the dealers are gouging the customers.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By aleks001
Ac/Compressor will need a replacement soon. Had...

Ac/Compressor will need a replacement soon. Had the same thing, it's sort of a whine noise isnt it.

If this is the noise, it's the ac compressor:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6X1xkgFB7Y

I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By aleks001
BMW's most expensive to maintain over 10 year period

Yes yes we all know these lists are subjective bla bla but it's still interesting and from my personal experience it's definetly been the case, but it doesn't mean that everyone has had as many...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,242
Posted By aleks001
Its most likely from the bottom but i couldnt...

Its most likely from the bottom but i couldnt fins it when i did the oil pan and im not going back :p i dont think its the chain tensioner, when i did the valve cover the chain was in perfect...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2016, 02:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,242
Posted By aleks001
It was not the broken bolt in the pan, that...

It was not the broken bolt in the pan, that turned out to be wishful thinking.

Although I think I might be getting closer. I now believe it is the engine mount heat shield. It literally sits on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-19-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 727
Posted By aleks001
Bawling her eyes out because the brake light came...

Bawling her eyes out because the brake light came on, man did you pick the wrong car for her, better get a tissue subscription there will be plenty of lights coming on in the future lol
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By aleks001
Then you probably got lucky and your issue will...

Then you probably got lucky and your issue will be something annoying and electrical, they should have tools to be able to pin point this quickly for you. Or as cutna said maybe the timing got thrown...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By aleks001
Get it diagnosed first at a reputable indy shop...

Get it diagnosed first at a reputable indy shop in your area. You might be lucky and it might have not gotten into the engine, and if it has it might not have destroyed the engine could be just in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By aleks001
Here's a video to scare you some more :P Remember...

Here's a video to scare you some more :P Remember this might not be your issue, just something I've seen floating around and it doesn't mean even if it sucked in that it destroyed the engine, you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By aleks001
It's quite common for the belt to be sucked in...

It's quite common for the belt to be sucked in through the front crankshaft seal. Pray this isn't the case, because it can cause some serious damage.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By aleks001
First find a different garage because that quote...

First find a different garage because that quote is insane for a power steering pump. You can get a new pump for around $500 (used $100-$200) and labour shouldn't be more then an hour or two, even if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By aleks001
I dont think lifters can trip the engine light as...

I dont think lifters can trip the engine light as the engine light is usually somehow related to emissions.

If your out of warrant i would try a different oil. I think there is shell rotella...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-11-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By aleks001
Your dealer is full of crap and trying to weasel...

Your dealer is full of crap and trying to weasel themselves out of paying for anything.

Many cars with full service history and used everything BMW have this annoying ticking. Oil seems to make...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-08-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By aleks001
Even $450 is a ripp off, jesus this is one of the...

Even $450 is a ripp off, jesus this is one of the easiest jobs on the car. There is no way it takes longer than an hour. I would look for another indy and get some more quotes.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-08-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By aleks001
Have you tried tightening the plug to see if the...

Have you tried tightening the plug to see if the leak stops ?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By aleks001
That definetly looks like it's leaking from...

That definetly looks like it's leaking from above, look above your fingers it is wet, if it was the drain plug no where above it would be wet.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2016, 02:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,020
Posted By aleks001
I have a feeling you have owned the cars from new...

I have a feeling you have owned the cars from new or from low km's ? I'm sure they are great up to about 5-6 years and 60-70K miles, after that it's when they seem to go downhill very fast.

I've...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,020
Posted By aleks001
Reliable does not mean the same to everyone. ...

Reliable does not mean the same to everyone.

If Reliable to you means, will the car leave my stranded on the side of the road often, then no the E90 is quite reliable.

If Reliable to you means,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By aleks001
No you can't. Our fuels in Australia are high...

No you can't. Our fuels in Australia are high sulpher, look for ll-01 there are heaps of them. Castrol has an edge 5w-30 which is a great oil if you car doesn't have oil consumption issues. You can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,411
Posted By aleks001
Quick update :) 800KM's after switching to...

Quick update :)

800KM's after switching to 5w-30 castrol I'm down 1 bar, which means I'm heading for the 1L 3000-4000Km consumption range.

So what have we learned so far :P

1. These cars...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,411
Posted By aleks001
Update time ;) So after 1200 KM's on 10w-50...

Update time ;)

So after 1200 KM's on 10w-50 from penrite, I can confirm that car used 0 oil! So using a thicker oil definetly helps if not eliminates oil consumption.

Now the issues with using...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,411
Posted By aleks001
I'm not sure how much that matters either since i...

I'm not sure how much that matters either since i usually change my oil at about the half way mark of what BMW recommends, but yes both of those meet BMW LL-01.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,411
Posted By aleks001
I have a feeling that the penrite oil i put in is...

I have a feeling that the penrite oil i put in is quite crap and that if i put in valvoline 10w-50 i would have had better results. Redline is a great oil company a lot of people have good...
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