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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By BMWDB
I had the same experience. Removed and wiped...

I had the same experience. Removed and wiped down the exterior trans and all the covers after checking for leaks. Smell went away over a month or so. No idea what was the cause.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By BMWDB
Symptoms and photo may indicate the brake wear...

Symptoms and photo may indicate the brake wear sensor wire somehow broke loose from the sensor which clips into a slot on the bad. Sensor wires brands vary in appear so I am not sure but a broken...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,209
Posted By BMWDB
In addition to the great advice others offered, ...

In addition to the great advice others offered, check out the Pelican Parts and Bavarian Auto sites for great DYI step-by-step photos and videos on just about any maintenance and many repair items....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,691
Posted By BMWDB
Recheck the fluid level with fluid at proper...

Recheck the fluid level with fluid at proper temp, car running, etc. as you noted. Had a similar experience when I changed my fluid. Was about a quart low but topping-off cured the problem.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By BMWDB
I am having excellent experience with Akebono...

I am having excellent experience with Akebono ceramics on my 09 328i. Stopping and feel similar to OEM. Quiet, low dust and long wear. Using on stock rotors and clippers.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By BMWDB
Redline D6 Transmission Smell

Recently changed auto trans fluid and filter on my 2009 E90 as a preventative maintenance measure. Can't say for certain it is attributable to Redline or simply due to a refresh of the fluid but the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By BMWDB
Pelican also sells the whole assembly -adjustment...

Pelican also sells the whole assembly -adjustment screw and plug Might be best to replace the set. Easy DIY. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By BMWDB
Suggest replacing the blue drain plug and see if...

Suggest replacing the blue drain plug and see if that. Approx. $2.00 at parts houses such as ECS so likely a cheap try even if purchased at the dealer. BTW a nickel is a good fit to turn the plug -...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By BMWDB
I have gotten excellent results with Akebono...

I have gotten excellent results with Akebono ceramics on stock rotors
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By BMWDB
Don't really feel much of a difference on the...

Don't really feel much of a difference on the "grab." I think that that may have to do more to do with system design and less to do with pad?? I learned to modulate so the "grab" isn't a problem...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By BMWDB
I have installed Akebono Ceramics on my 09 328i. ...

I have installed Akebono Ceramics on my 09 328i. Feel similar to stock, stopping distance may be a bit shorter but certainly no longer than stock, no fade issue with normal to spirited/aggressive...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-12-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,502
Posted By BMWDB
I had the same need for my 2009 328i and have...

I had the same need for my 2009 328i and have about 35k miles on a set of non-RFT Michelin MXM4s. Smooth and very quiet. Handling is a bit less sharp than the original Continental run flats but more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-29-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By BMWDB
Cool! Which Bilsteins did u install?

Cool! Which Bilsteins did u install?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,547
Posted By BMWDB
Just installed the PBX. Immediate improvement in...

Just installed the PBX. Immediate improvement in throttle response - no lag. Will be interesting to see if it wakes up more once the ECU fully adapts.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By BMWDB
My local BMW dealer replaced my wipers under the...

My local BMW dealer replaced my wipers under the maintenance warranty whenever needed regardless of time/mileage since the last service.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,111
Posted By BMWDB
I don't have any personal experience with...

I don't have any personal experience with WheelSkins but they appear to be a cut above the typical covers at the local auto parts stores.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-23-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,720
Posted By BMWDB
Thanks all. I picked up a pair of Sylvania...

Thanks all. I picked up a pair of Sylvania Silverstars for $33. Noticeable improvement (whiter, wider and a more range) than the OEMs. I'm probably going to replace the working OEM bulb on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,720
Posted By BMWDB
Appreciate it! Thanks.

Appreciate it! Thanks.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By BMWDB
I have a stock drivetrain on my 2009 328i w/ AT...

I have a stock drivetrain on my 2009 328i w/ AT and I'm getting similar mileage on the highway cruising at 70-80 and mid to high twenties around town in a mix of stop-n-go and highway. I don't keep...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,720
Posted By BMWDB
Halogen upgrades - 2009 328i

Did a search on Halogen head light (high and low beam) upgrades and all threads seem to be on Halogen to Xenon conversions.

I need to replace a low beam halogen and wondered if anyone has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,676
Posted By BMWDB
I've had a two (2) sets, one recently, on my 2009...

I've had a two (2) sets, one recently, on my 2009 328i replaced under the maintenance warranty with no issue. If you haven't already done so, I'd return to the dealer for another set whether a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By BMWDB
Interesting. Apparently BMW has multiple...

Interesting. Apparently BMW has multiple versions of the mats? Without questions the BMW mats at my dealers were not the same as the WeatherTechs.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By BMWDB
I have the WeatherTech trunk and floor mats. ...

I have the WeatherTech trunk and floor mats. They are noticeably more robust (more of a rubber rather than plastic feel and pliability) and coverage height a bit better than the OEM mats I checked...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By BMWDB
Hard to tell but one possibility is an...

Hard to tell but one possibility is an overtightening of the wheel lugs which could cause warping of both the wheel and rotor. Also could have been pothole impact that warped the wheel and also...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,377
Posted By BMWDB
Most CPOs are lease returns and I'm not sure...

Most CPOs are lease returns and I'm not sure drivers of loaners "drive them like a rental car" anymore than a leasee given a leasee probably has maintenance and repair warranty coverage during the...
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