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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By 08 335Ci
Replacing parts in hope it will cure a problem is...

Replacing parts in hope it will cure a problem is a foolish way to fix it. Get a scan of your modules paying attention to any 'communication' on a bus errors. Then check your E-box cooling fan.

A...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By 08 335Ci
I know this is 'after the fact' but I have...

I know this is 'after the fact' but I have Liberty Mutual and use the BMW CCA discount. Why? Because they guarantee your car will be taken to a BMW approved repair shop, all parts will be BMW and the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,385
Posted By 08 335Ci
I don't want to hijack the thread, but the early...

I don't want to hijack the thread, but the early 335's (not sure about the newer ones) had a cooling fan design destine to fail. With the jb4's and flashes, the DME works quite a bit harder meaning...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,385
Posted By 08 335Ci
When I changed my charge pipe, I didn't snug down...

When I changed my charge pipe, I didn't snug down one Diverter Valve enough. They are plastic after all. Well at full boost with the meth pumping in, the one valve blew out of the charge pipe....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,385
Posted By 08 335Ci
JB4 and meth. Will make you laugh out loud and...

JB4 and meth. Will make you laugh out loud and your passenger scream in terror.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By 08 335Ci
Take the wheels off and check the beads for...

Take the wheels off and check the beads for proper seating and if they're directional tires, make sure the rotation is correct. Also make sure your cold inflation pressures are correct.

When...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By 08 335Ci
1st thing is to figure out if it's front or rear...

1st thing is to figure out if it's front or rear that's causing the problem. Then a good 4 wheel alignment. You could be 'crabbing' (going down the road sideways). Also excessive caster on one side...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By 08 335Ci
Sensitivity can be adjusted by coding. In...

Sensitivity can be adjusted by coding.

In the mean time, clean the windshield and treat it with Rain-X.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-11-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By 08 335Ci
Get a piece of twine about 8ft long and have...

Get a piece of twine about 8ft long and have someone hold it against the rear sidewall of the tire in question. Hold the twine taunt and move it in until it touches the sidewall at the front of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-10-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By 08 335Ci
The cooling fan can fail and throw no codes, as...

The cooling fan can fail and throw no codes, as mine did. it's best to do a good old manual test of these.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-09-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By 08 335Ci
5E19 comes up to a dynamic stability control...

5E19 comes up to a dynamic stability control problem. You're going to need a good deep scan of all the modules to find where the problem is, and possibly a data log to help narrow the search.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-09-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By 08 335Ci
If you used a dielectric grease on the plugs,...

If you used a dielectric grease on the plugs, it's very easy to apply too much. You only need a little on the plug's insulator below the terminal. Also it's very easy to not get the coil seated...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,626
Posted By 08 335Ci
Install the latest JB4 flash, G5_ISO_32_5. It...

Install the latest JB4 flash, G5_ISO_32_5. It will disable the JB4 if a devise is connected to your OBD2 port.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By 08 335Ci
Make sure your PPI includes a trip to a frame...

Make sure your PPI includes a trip to a frame shop. That's a pretty nasty crease in front of the fuel filler. Probably the real reason it was totaled.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By 08 335Ci
In my state, a 'rebuilt' or salvage title means...

In my state, a 'rebuilt' or salvage title means you have to jump through a whole nuther set of hoops, meaning a state inspection mechanic inspects it first, then a state trooper inspects it and signs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By 08 335Ci
Here's a picture of my old IBS. The new ones...

Here's a picture of my old IBS. The new ones don't have the cover.

And for a little light reading, here's a link to the BMW 'power management' PDF...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By 08 335Ci
Now that you mention it, I do remember reading...

Now that you mention it, I do remember reading thru that.

I should say there's no practical way for a layman to test the IBS.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By 08 335Ci
A low battery will give you all kinds of...

A low battery will give you all kinds of electrical fits. See if you can get BMW to test your charging system.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By 08 335Ci
To fully understand the charging systems on these...

To fully understand the charging systems on these cars, you'd need an EE degree. I'm serious, they're not your daddy's bimmer.

You said you tried several times to jump start the car and you also...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By 08 335Ci
It's quite possible your cooling fan for the...

It's quite possible your cooling fan for the E-box has sucked it's last bit of hot air out of the assembly. If the ECM overheads, you can get all kinds of errors that aren't stored in memory.

The...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By 08 335Ci
Well you did cure that "C" word problem. ...

Well you did cure that "C" word problem.

Now start learning about bimmers the right way. Join the CCA and start hanging out with people who love the cars they drive. It's not a life style, it's a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By 08 335Ci
Beemer is a BMW motorcycle, a BIMMER is the car. ...

Beemer is a BMW motorcycle, a BIMMER is the car.

Your welcome.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 882
Posted By 08 335Ci
I see a frame rack in your future. The front...

I see a frame rack in your future.

The front or rear (or both) sub frames could be tweaked on the body. The only way to tell is to tie it down and get it measured.

Car fax only reports what...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-06-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,000
Posted By 08 335Ci
Do yourself a favor and get hold of someone in...

Do yourself a favor and get hold of someone in the Allegheny Chapter of the CCA (http://alleghenybmwcca.org/). They're some sharp really decent people who I look forward to seeing every year at the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-06-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By 08 335Ci
Look under your front seats for the woofers. They...

Look under your front seats for the woofers. They could be blown, or not there at all. They make a world of difference to the sound.
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