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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By event3horizon
Ok well update. I took it to import mechanic and...

Ok well update. I took it to import mechanic and they said I replaced the OFH gasket properly and it was one of the reasons it was leaking. Also the serpentine belt was done for because it did in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By event3horizon
I went ahead and took out the pain in the a$$ oil...

I went ahead and took out the pain in the a$$ oil filter housing and replaced the gasket. The old gasket didn't look like it was in good shape. Before I replaced it, there was definitely a leak here...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By event3horizon
Thank you for the help. I may try the dye. ...

Thank you for the help. I may try the dye. After more probing i did find that the oil filter was leaking and sprayed a little oil right when the engine cranked on. I tightened the oil filter and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By event3horizon
I took off the underbelly plastic covering the...

I took off the underbelly plastic covering the engine and wiped everything up. I mean everything's was pretty much coated with oil. I took a hard look and I can't say its the valve cover gasket,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By event3horizon
I was looking around the oil filter but It...

I was looking around the oil filter but It doesn't seem like the source.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By event3horizon
Exclamation 07 328i E92 / N52 engine oil 'explosion'

I'm really sick of this car. I was disappointed to learn that A DESIGN FLAW is responsible for the tapping hydraulic lifter problem that I've been experiencing for a while along with other repairs,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
Well yea, it seems like it could be either the...

Well yea, it seems like it could be either the solenoids or the coils. The difficult part on my car was that there was little electronic evidence of any problems.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
Good price. Dealer charge 320 for me for 5 (****...

Good price. Dealer charge 320 for me for 5 (**** extended warranty paid for 1) but they didn't charge labor. I'm not a mechanic but I don't think changing plugs @ 80K miles is a bad idea. Good luck.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
YES!! I was just about to post back soon. After...

YES!! I was just about to post back soon. After over a week they had the car (second time), they first thought or had computer code that coil 3 was faulty, so they replaced it.. but the problem came...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
OK NEVERMIND.. again.. I'm tired of this but the...

OK NEVERMIND.. again.. I'm tired of this but the problem is still present. For some reason when I tested at night there wasn't a problem but maybe because the car didn't warm up. Today driving...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
Wow your RPM oscillates vigorously there. I...

Wow your RPM oscillates vigorously there. I didn't have that many frequent oscillations as you may have seen in my video. Of course I cannot say if the solenoid is a problem on yours but If you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
I can safely say definitely the VANOS solenoids...

I can safely say definitely the VANOS solenoids caused this:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
Finally had time to give her to the stealership. ...

Finally had time to give her to the stealership. Luckily I have extended warranty. They didn't know EXACTLY what the problem was but did whole bunch of things (probably to rip off the warranty...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
Finally have a video. Here it is in all its...

Finally have a video. Here it is in all its horrendous glory. Is this a misfire?? When the problem happens, the brake is being pressed and the A/C is on. Does not happen when A/C is off. Happens...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By event3horizon
Power seat - Angle adjustment broke

God.. it's always something with this car. Now my driver seat WILL move up down forward back but i cannot adjust the angle anymore. It "sounds" like it wants to do it but does nothing just a click....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
Also I'm not sure if this is a misfire or...

Also I'm not sure if this is a misfire or something similar. I have no codes, no lights. Just freakin confusing.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
Just an update this problem's been back and even...

Just an update this problem's been back and even worse than before. I wonder if that recall thing is any relation to this.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-23-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
interesting. One thing I can tell you is that it...

interesting. One thing I can tell you is that it has become very rare now since changing my air filter.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-16-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
still no go unfortunately. Still happens. I...

still no go unfortunately. Still happens. I guess i'm just taking it to the dealer. I still have powertrain warranty so we'll see.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
Thanks cal. I think I made a slight...

Thanks cal.

I think I made a slight breakthrough but not sure. I think it was my dirty air filter causing all this. Annoyingly, I had to remove the entire assembly to take it out. I had the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
Alright but I see no codes in the check control...

Alright but I see no codes in the check control area or anything. No check engine light. But if there are codes that can be triggered in a hidden fashion with no indication, and can only be read by...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
Thought about it. I'm using 93 octane from...

Thought about it. I'm using 93 octane from sunoco most of the time. I just haven't had this issue pop up until recently.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
It would be nice if I can know how.. but I'll...

It would be nice if I can know how.. but I'll just search.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
I don't see any on the instrument cluster? I...

I don't see any on the instrument cluster? I guess there are hidden codes too since you're asking eh?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By event3horizon
Not much to the engine that I can remember of...

Not much to the engine that I can remember of except a few oil changes. The car has about 50K miles and there are no codes at all.
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